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Tips for Using New Day Films in the Classroom

October 1, 2014
Choose films that tell a compelling story. Stories provide the conduit for conveying information. Most people don’t remember pure facts - but we are hard-wired to remember stories. Ask students to share their own stories as a counterpoint to the film’s stories.

New Day at the People's Climate March

September 29, 2014
New Day filmmakers joined more than 300,000 people at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City, adding our collective voice to the growing effort to force global leaders to address climate change. For post-march activities, check out New Day’s extensive collection of environmental titles here.

New Day Films for November

September 22, 2014
November is Native American Heritage Month

I Am New Day: Debbie Lum

September 22, 2014
I'm a San Francisco-based Asian American woman who was born in Virginia and raised in the Midwest. All my life I've been hit on and harassed by men who are obsessed with Asian women, and I've always wanted to know why so many Western men develop "Yellow Fever" or "Asian Fetish."

I Am New Day: Kimberly Bautista

August 22, 2014
I had been involved in solidarity work since 2003 to raise awareness about the violent murders of women in Juarez, Mexico, and that work connected me to feminists working in Guatemala.

New Day Films for October

August 22, 2014
Order Now! Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15

New Day Films Inspire Social Justice Heroes from Edward Snowden to Amanda Blackhorse

August 22, 2014
by Lynne Sachs, New Day Member For most New Day filmmakers, the reason we make documentary films has as much to do with social and political impact as it does with festival awards, box office returns or DVD sales. Though we all know our films contribute to education and change in broad ways, in this article we look at how change can be sparked when just one person sees the right film at the right time.

New Day Makes the B-Corp A-List!

August 22, 2014
By Isabel Hill, New Day Member Earlier this year, New Day completed an intensive process that resulted in a designation of “B Corporation” for our social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency as a company. We are proud to announce that New Day has now been placed on the 2014 B Corp “Best for Communities” List!

Wrapping up the 2014 ASA Annual Meeting

August 19, 2014
On the last night of the ASA meeting, we were joined by an even younger set of New Day filmmakers-in-training: Debbie Lum’s daughters Nina and Anna!  New Day’s youngest representatives at ASA 2014.

ASA Conference, Day 3

August 18, 2014
By Vanessa Warheit, New Day Member

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