One Child Nation (2019)

In this documentary about China’s “one child” era co-directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang risked arrest and imprisonment for surreptitiously filming many of their interviews in that country. The “one child” policy, in effect from 1979 through 2013, was enacted into law because the government wanted to ward off over-population. The danger to the filmmakers …

Grandma (2015)

When Sage seeks help from Grandma to pay for an abortion, the two set off seeking loans from various friends & old lovers, finally having to ask the estranged mother for help.