Healing from Hate: BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF A NATION
Bolstered by the rise of Trump and the Alt Right, disenfranchised white Americans are becoming radicalized into white supremacy at an alarming rate. Healing From Hate: Battle for the Soul of a Nation examines the root causes of racism though the bold work of Life After Hate, a group of former hate group members now transforming attitudes of intolerance, and groundbreaking sociologist Michael Kimmel (author, Angry White Men & Healing From Hate).
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ANGRY WHITE MEN: AMERICAN MASCULINITY IN THE AGE OF TRUMP
A powerful new documentary about the anxious state of white manhood in the age of Trump. Based on the acclaimed book by sociologist Michael Kimmel, Angry White Men offers crucial insights into why so many white American male voters seem to be so hell-bent on smashing the political order. Kimmel offers profound insights into why so many white men feel they have no choice but to cling tenaciously to an anachronistic ideology of masculinity — one that’s found expression in the regressive, rage-fueled politics of resentment embodied in figures like Donald Trump.
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LET HOPE RISE: CHICAGO
Chicago is a microcosm for racial tension and inequity in America – the perfect storm of segregation, economics and historical weight. Within this cauldron of inherited disadvantage and violence is one man attempting to incite social change with art – and use theater as a means for inner-city youth to transform their personal stories, rooted in tragedy, into assets and a catalyst for change.
THE MINDFULNESS PROJECT
The Mindfulness Movement has exploded in the modern marketplace as the era’s predominant self-help craze - but behind every easy fix lurks a shadow side. What happens when Buddhism collides with Capitalism? And what’s at stake when time-honored spiritual practices, developed for deeper explorations of the human condition, are severed from their spiritual traditions and commodified for mass consumption in the name of “self-improvement”?