Reel Economy

Reel Economy is a collection of powerful films that offer unique and comprehensive perspectives on the challenges and opportunities within the U.S. and global economic systems.

Reel Economy connects a collection of award winning documentaries with nonprofit organizations, online initiatives, and funders that are moving us toward a sustainable economy that can work for everyone. In primary partnership with United for a Fair Economy, we are leveraging these stories to support state level economic justice and tax fairness campaigns to seed a ripple effect across the nation.

  • American Winter

    Economy

    American Winter is a documentary feature film that follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.Years after...

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  • As Goes Janesville

    Economy

    "As Goes Janesville" catapults viewers to the front lines of America's debate over the future of...

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  • Chasing the Sun

    Economy, Environment

    In a city where oil spills, air quality red-alerts, and poverty are commonplace, Chasing the Sun asks the hard questions of how a clean energy economy may actually be built, through the...

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  • Citizen Koch

    Economy

    "America -- they're coming for you next." Thats thewarning from a Wisconsin state employee after her union rights were destroyed by a Republican governor funded by corporate and ...

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  • Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

    Economy, Health

    Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: what can be done to save our broken medical system? The film...

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  • Inequality for All

    A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, INEQUALITY FOR ALL features Robert Reichprofessor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member - as he demonstrates how the widening...

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  • The Hand That Feeds

    Economy, Human Rights, Race & Ethnicity

    At the 63rd Street Hot and Crusty cafe, residents of New Yorks Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented...

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  • We're Not Broke

    Economy

    America is in the grip of a societal economic panic. Lawmakers...

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  • Xmas Without China

    Pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors to survive the Christmas season without any Chinese products. Fed up with toy and food recalls, the Jones...

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Screenings

  Name     Date City State   Location   Status
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 31, 2014 Wilmington NC US Cameron Art Museum Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 31, 2014 Greensboro NC US Central Library, Nussbaum Room Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 31, 2014 Charlotte NC US NCAE Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 31, 2014 Durham NC US Durham County Main Library Auditorium Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 29, 2014 Raleigh NC US Community United Church of Christ Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jul 25, 2014 Asheville NC US Ferguson Auditorium at AB Tech Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Wilmington NC US Community Arts Center Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Durham NC US Full Frame Theater, American Tobacco Campus Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Greensboro NC US Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC-Greensboro Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Greenville NC US Lucille W. Gorham Intergenerational Communtiy Center Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Asheville NC US Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Charlotte NC US NCAE Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 29, 2014 Raleigh NC US Kenan Hall at William Peace University Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 May 06, 2014 Baltimore MD US Sheldon Hall, Johns Hopkins University Public Health School Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 30, 2014 Duluth MN US Teatro Zuccone Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 30, 2014 Concord NH US Red River Theater Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 24, 2014 Red Oak IA US The Red Oak Grand Theater Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 22, 2014 St. Bonaventure NY US The Regina Quick Center Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Apr 10, 2014 Greenville NC US Unitarian Universality Congregation of Greenville Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 09, 2014 Framingham MA US Bose Corporation Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 08, 2014 New Britain CT US Vance 105, Central Connecticut University Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Apr 07, 2014 Middletown CT US Wesleyan University Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Apr 01, 2014 Dover DE US Dover Public Library Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Mar 01, 2014 Portland OR US Tabor Heights United Methodist Church Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Feb 11, 2014 Chico CA US Pageant Theater Details Complete
American Winter thumbnail American Winter 0 2 Feb 07, 2014 Gresham OR US Zion United Church of Christ Details Complete
Inequality for All thumbnail Inequality for All 0 0 Jan 28, 2014 Raleigh NC US William Peace University Details Complete
Citizen Koch thumbnail Citizen Koch 0 3 Jun 30, 2013 Durham NC US The Full Frame Theater Details Complete
Citizen Koch thumbnail Citizen Koch 0 3 Jun 25, 2013 Greenville NC US Unitarian Universalist Church Details Complete