The GOOD DOCS Blog

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and we are celebrating the culture and history of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Amidst the tragic rise of hate crimes toward Asian Americans, we believe it is critically important to spotlight AAPI stories and the work of filmmakers. 
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GOOD DOCS is proud to partner with the 2022 BOOST FILM FESTIVAL (April 27-April 29) featuring six of our films: THE UNAFRAID, THE BAD KIDS, THE PUSHOUTS, RIVER CITY DRUMBEAT, PERSONAL STATEMENT, US KIDS. The mission of the BOOST Film Festival is to support the work of talented and dedicated filmmakers and to share their work so that it may inspire, educate, and transform youth and professionals in the youth work field.  

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It’s World Health Day! Each year the theme reflects the current priority of the WHO, and this year it is Our Planet, Our Health. This theme calls us to recognize the inequities in access to proper healthcare and resources as well the effects of commercial and political efforts on our planet and consequently its people.  Today, we would like to encourage schools and communities to screen A PLACE TO BREATHE and host a GOOD TALK with speakers from the film. We are also highlighting a few other films that embody this year’s theme for World Health Day!
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March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate all women and champion their contributions throughout history but also to raise awareness about the ongoing movements for gender equality around the world. During this month (and beyond), we hope you will bring your community together to celebrate women and leadership through the work of acclaimed women filmmakers. Below is a list of documentaries that we would like to highlight, but please be sure to check out our entire collection of films for Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. All of these films are available for streaming and purchase through GOOD DOCS for your next school or organization event!
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