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THE 2019-2020 AMERICAN GRITLAND FILMS

The Providers

Laura Green, Andrea Moot-Levin, 2019

 

Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. Their journeys unfold as they work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare system. With intimate access, the documentary shows the transformative power of providers’ relationships with marginalized patients. Read more

Rodents of Unusual Size

Quinn Costello, Chris Metzler & Jeff Springer, 2017

Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales doesn't know what will hit him next. After decades of hurricanes and oil spills he faces a new threat - hordes of monstrous 20 pound, fast-breeding swamp rats, invasive South American rodents. But Thomas and a pack of lively bounty hunters are hellbent on saving Louisiana before it dissolves beneath their feet. Read more

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While I Breathe, I Hope

Emily Harrold, 2018

 

When he was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2005, Bakari Sellers became the youngest African-American elected official in US history. Now the charismatic Democrat sets his sights on becoming the state’s first African-American lieutenant governor since 1876. An eye-opening look at the legacy of racism in American politics. Read more.