Run Time: 22:22
This short film is the story of Iris, a young undocumented Haitian immigrant trying to realize the American dream. Drowning in the pursuit of an unachievable goal, Iris must find a way to stay afloat. In her darkest moment, Iris is drawn to the sea and finds guidance in the echoes of Iemanja.
Run Time: 22:55
In the year 2032, the dictator Solomon has seized power over one of the five islands remaining after a major world war and stripped people of human rights and freedom. Art and gender expression are outlawed. Borders are highly regulated, and no one is safe. Despite the danger, a group of trans and gender nonconforming People of Color organizers come together to resist. They are The C.O.R.E.
Run Time: 5:00
Made in collaboration with DRUM and Ugnayan, this short film takes on the epidemic of the NYPD's unlawful and deceptive searches of young people of color. The filmmakers produced this film to create awareness of and support for the Right to Know Act, which aims to create transparency and accountability in everyday interactions between the NYPD and the public.
Run Time: 7:00
Made in collaboration with youth leaders from Community Voices Heard, DRUM, FUREE, GOLES, RAISE and Ugnayan, this short film explores the perspectives of four young women around the intersections of Islamophobia, anti- Black and anti- Asian racism, policing, and immigrant detention.
Run Time: 22:40
Created by and for trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary and allies from GAP’s SupaFriends LGBTQ media program, this thriller tells the story of how Brave, a racial justice activist and filmmaker, responds to the loss of his ex-girlfriend Kelly, a trans justice organizer, and grapples with his own guilt about hiding their relationship. This film tackles the epidemic of transphobic violence and the silence around the murders of trans women.
Run Time: 20:40
A group of immigrant youth decide how to respond when politician "Donald Cruz" comes to speak at their high school. Created by G.A.P.'s Youth Breaking Borders media program for immigrant youth, this film addresses the current anti-immigrant political climate and the personal impact that this fever pitch xenophobia is having on immigrant youth.
Run Time: 3m
Youth from DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving partnered with Global Action Project to interview South Asian & Indo-Caribbean Students in Queens about their experiences with punitive Zero-Tolerance school discipline policies and bullying, as part of the Dignity in Schools campaign. In the interview featured in this clip, DRUM members Justin and Sarah share their story.
Run Time: 17:52
Following the stories of two youth, this film addresses the impact of policing and surveillance, specifically on young immigrant and black communities in New York City. Youth producers are hoping to use the film to raise awareness among high school students about how they can fight back against Islamophobia and racism in their schools, on the streets and in NYC policy.
Run Time: 13m
Get yr "SAS Facts"! Based on the experiences of LGBTQQ youth of color, this ‘Know Your Rights’ video covers not only street encounters and warrants, but also sexual harassment by police, inappropriate searches of transgender and gender non-conforming youth, profiling for prostitution-related and other “quality of life” offenses, as well as covering new ‘Trans patrol guide’ policies.
A Global Action Project, Community Media in Action Production, created in partnership with Streetwise and Safe.