Brave New Films

We need to defend families from deportation and we need your help to make these kids’ voices heard. We will be releasing
In many cases, defendants who cannot afford to pay bail will be pressured into taking plea deals.
Kumbaya is not really in our vocabulary at Brave New Films. We are believers, not conciliators, not dealmakers. There is
Clarence Allen Rice died of cancer, in prison instead of at home with his family, because the system didn’t work.
Sandra Bland is the one you knew about. In the year after her well-publicized death, 815 people died in jail awaiting trial
This year, our generation will make history.
My first placement was with Outreach. I was able to work on the distribution of our new film, Making a Killing: Guns, Greed
As we mark World Refugee Day on June 20th, the United States will have taken in less than 1 percent of the total number of refugees coming from Syria -- a country from which half the population has fled in fear for their lives.
In 2005, Congress passed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) -- a law that the National Rifle Association described as "the most significant piece of pro-gun legislation in twenty years." This is not an exaggeration.
"Many of us go to dark places, sometimes for long periods, sometimes for short periods. But the darkness passes."
I am not sure if I can adequately convey the degree to which this final footage is simply beyond anything that exists when it comes to capturing the extreme violence associated with guns.
Imagine what our lives would look like if for the last several decades, the snack food industry had put a portion of every bag of chips ever purchased into a fund set aside strictly to promote and preserve your personal right to crunch.
The only voting block that consistently votes at the rate of other countries is America's 1 percent. And that's no coincidence. They don't have those barriers to hurdle. And they get the concrete rewards of policies like the carried interest loophole.
In a time when college enrollment is booming and college tuition is at an all-time high, the prospect of getting an upper-level degree and working at a college or university would seem like a sure bet for anyone. And yet, in 2015, a PhD does not guarantee a great living.
Because of something called carried interest, the top 25 hedge fund mangers paid a lower tax rate than the average kindergarten teacher in 2014. Billionaire hedge fund managers don't need a tax break, and there is no reason this loophole should exist.