Homegrown: Future Visions

Guaranteed in Gary

Directed by Darryl Parham.

Follow a guaranteed income experiment in Gary, Indiana, designed to help create pathways to lift local residents out of poverty and to prove that poverty is a lack of cash, not a lack of character.

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Black Strings
Directed by 
Marquise Mays

A string orchestra in Milwaukee, Wisconsin redefines what it means to be a first responder.

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Seed Warriors
Directed by 
Rebekka Schlichting

Pawnee seed keepers work with Nebraska farmers to revive their sacred and ancient corn.

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Detroit We Dey
Directed by 
Ozi Uduma

A Nigerian community in Detroit explores the past and future of their vibrant social club.

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Directed by 
Amber Love

A third-generation community leader in Lansing, Michigan continues the fight for racial equity.

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Here, Hopefully
Directed by 
Hao Zhou

A Chinese, nonbinary aspiring nurse seeks to build a gender-affirming life in Iowa.

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Silsilad (Sequence)
Directed by 
Tariq Tarey

Follow the co-founders of the Soomal House of Art in Minneapolis, the nation’s first Somali-American art center, as they run the community-based gallery.

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Language Keepers
Directed by 
Ajuawak Kapashesit

Watch as three Ojibwe residents of Minnesota work to revitalize their language through the use of technology.

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