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Journey with us to Pelican Bay State Prison in California, to see how HUSTLE 2.0 is empowering incarcerated men through Entrepreneurship + Emotional Intelligence training.

DONATE to HUSTLE 2.0 and LEARN MORE about the project at https://thesistersociety.com/cause/

This project is sponsored and created by The Sister Society-- a non profit organization created by a group of visionary female entrepreneurs who share a common mission to change the world.

DIRECTED by: Kelly Gardner

While we all make a significant difference through our businesses, we knew that there was more work to be done; that we wanted to commit to making a sustainable difference with some of society’s deepest issues. We knew this required more than just wanting to “make a difference”—it required on the ground, immersive action to better understand these issues, and a powerful use of our collective influence to both educate others on these issues, and garner their support. There are movements and organizations all over the world who need support from leaders like us to spread the word about their vision, call in the troops to fund their efforts, and fan the flames of the trails that they’re blazing.

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Films For Action is a library for people who want to change the world.

 

Our mission is to provide citizens with the knowledge and perspectives essential to creating a more beautiful, just, sustainable, and democratic society.

Films For Action was founded in 2006 by a few friends in Lawrence, Kansas, after realizing how essential healthy media is to a healthy democracy.

Over the last 15 years, we've reviewed and curated over 1,000 free documentaries and 4,000 short films, plus over 150 pay-per-view documentaries, spanning 34 topics related to changing the world.

During this time we've been able to reach tens of millions of people - not by owning a TV network or spending truckloads of cash on advertising, but because millions of awesome people keep sharing 'films for action' with their friends on social media - in particular, our 850,000 supporters on Facebook and 70,000 site members. 

One of the coolest things is, thanks to our patrons, our library is ad-free and 100% supported by member donations, while 99% of our library is free to access and always will be. The pay-per-view films on our site, of course, help support the filmmakers, and 90-100% of the revenue for PPV films hosted by us goes to the filmmakers. 

To thank our $5/mo patrons, we partner with filmmakers and distributors to provide free access to a growing number of films that are normally pay-per-view. With just 20 highly curated films at the moment, it's basically a very, very tiny Netflix for world changers, but its main function is to support the library as a whole.

If you'd like to know more, want to help out, or you're a filmmaker looking to collaborate, feel free to get in touch!

Cheers,  Tim Hjersted