Brave New Conversations
Brave New Conversations brings leading activists, storytellers, and organizers to the Brave New Films office for live discussions on the most compelling issues of today. To receive updates on upcoming speakers, subscribe to our email list above. To watch the videos live, LIKE our Facebook page.
Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out – a conversation on educational justice
Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out is a must read for everyone who cares about educational justice. It was an honor to host author Mark Warren and contributors Maisie Chin from Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE) and Aida Cardenas from Building Skills Partnership in our studio!
Talal Derki talks about going undercover in Syria
We sat down with filmmaker Talal Derki, who talked about his Sundance award-winning documentary Of Fathers and Sons.
Freedom of the Press in the Trump Era with Amy Goodman
Robert Greenwald sits down with Amy Goodman, the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.
Patrisse Cullors On Prison Abolition and Community Organizing
Artist, organizer, educator and public speaker, Patrisse Cullors is Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and Founder of the grassroots organization Dignity and Power Now.
Dolores Huerta On Organizing and Action
We sat down with labor leader and community organizer Dolores Huerta for a discussion on grassroots action and her life-long history with activism.
Women and Incarceration: A Talk with Susan Burton
Prison activist Susan Burton is the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life, a nonprofit that supports women out of prison. Referred to as a modern-day Harriet Tubman, Burton is the author of a book chronicling her remarkable life, Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women.
Labor Organizing and Immigrant Rights: Kent Wong
Kent Wong, Director of the UCLA Labor Center, sits down with Brave New Films to talk about workers' rights in the context of today's political climate.
Radical Kinship: A Talk with Father Greg Boyle
Check out our talk with Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries, who stopped by our office to talk about the power of radical kinship and compassion.
Brave New Conversations - 2012 Series
Check out our one-on-one discussions with various activists, including Tom Hayden, Henry Rollins, Oliver Stone, Markos Moulitsas, Amy Goodman, Valerie Plame, and more.