Breath of Life: Wayne “Vene” Chun at a waterfall

"Link Voices" is a unique collection of documentaries that show a range of perspectives, untold stories, and regional flavors. These films tackle topics including LGBT rights, homelessness, racism, and poverty through the eyes of the people closest to these issues. Enter the worlds of revolutionary artists, musicians, environmental activists, disabled individuals, and powerless communities.

Funding for the series is provided by grants from Millicent Bell, Alec Rhodes, and other KCETLink donors.

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Prison Songs

In Australia’s tropical Northern Territory over 800 inmates squeeze into the overcrowded Berrimah Prison. Berrimah is filled mainly with Aboriginal inmates, who battle the dirt, rats, mosquitoes and unbearable heat. Many come from remote communities where English isn t their first language and their traditional lore is in conflict with European rule of law. This thoughtful documentary musical gives a voice to these normally overlooked Australian citizens, tapping into their culture that uses song and dance to communicate.

 

 

Tapped

"Tapped" looks into the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and ecologically. The filmmakers focused on industry giants such as PepsiCo and Nestlé Waters, visiting a town containing a Nestlé factory as well as running tests on the bottles the company uses for its products. Their results came back showing "several potentially harmful chemicals, some known carcinogens".

Fierce Green Fire

An exploration of the environmental movement — grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. Featruing Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, and Ashley Judd.

Farmageddon

"Farmageddon" tells the story of family farms who were providing healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop by agents of misguided government bureaucracies.

Heather Booth: Changing The World

A film by critically acclaimed filmmaker Lilly Rivlin traces the ongoing legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth. In telling the story of Heather’s life and work, the film presents an overview of 50 years of the progressive movement, as well as a manual on how to become an organizer.