Global Watch 2018: Crisis & Social Action

A year-round documentary series that untangles the stories behind the headlines, sheds light in dark corners, and introduces us to the people working to make the world a better place.

Global Watch is programmed by Brian Ackerman, and Andrew Jupin, and Saidah Russell.

The Feeling of Being Watched Dec. 13 Q&A filmmaker Assia Boundaoui and editor Rabab Haj Yahya When journalist Assia Boundaoui investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers thousands of pages of…
What is Democracy? Jan. 17 Q&A filmmaker Astra Taylor with JBFC Programming Director Brian Ackerman Director Astra Taylor’s (Examined Life, Zizek!) idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to…

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