My soon-to-be former place of employment really does get their hands into some inspiring work. We partner with this organization every year to screen short documentaries that touch on various issues going on in the world.
I was particularly touched by these two films; you should check ’em out, they’re only about 10 minutes long:
Young boys , who seem grown beyond the years, talk about the tragedy of Sean Bell and speak out about their fears and hopes growing up in NYC, where the lives of young men are cut short everyday.
Denied by Julie Winokur
A mother of two struggles to pay for chemotherapy and surgery to remove cancer from her breast and lungs, after being denied health insurance. After she dies, the U.S. Government then decides to give her family benefits.