Beginning on Tuesday nights at 8PM, the award-winning documentary series America ReFramed will debut it’s fifth season on WORLD Channel with a selection of diverse films that highlight innovative and artistic approaches to storytelling from emerging and veteran filmmakers alike. Co-produced by American Documentary (known for the acclaimed series, POV), the new season will immerse you in personal stories from the streets of towns big and small to the exburbs and country roads that span the spectrum of American life.
Free online viewing! Films will be available online at no charge the day following the broadcast premiere at: http://worldchannel.org/pr ograms/america-reframed/
In the first premiere of the season, A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone (February 14, 2017), filmmaker Marlene “Mo” Morris focuses on the life and work of muralist, activist and educator, Edythe Boone—a self-taught artist from East Harlem who empowered the San Francisco community and beyond to engage in community issues through art. http://worldchannel.org/p rograms/episode/arf-s5-501-new -color-edythe-boone/
Following A New Color, America ReFramed continues with the premiere of 70 Acres in Chicago (February 21, 2017) by filmmaker Ronit Bezalel. The film explores the effects of Chicago’s 1.5 billion-dollar Plan for Transformation and chronicles the demolition of the Cabrini Green Homes, a development erected from 1942 to 1961 as a housing solution for the working poor. http://worldchannel.org/progr ams/episode/arf-s5-502-acres-c abrini-green/