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Dear New Day Digital Customer,
We’re pleased to announce that our New Day Digital streaming platform has been integrated with the New Day Films website and you will now be able to access your films at www.newday.com. With this upgrade in place, there will no longer be a separate New Day Digital platform. You will now be able to purchase and stream our films directly through the New Day Films site, and you’ll also be able to purchase DVDs from the same film page. We look forward to hearing your feedback on the new fully integrated site.

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We want to make this upgrade as smooth as possible for you, so please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. If you have any general questions regarding our new service, please contact Karen Knox (). For technical support, please contact Andrea Debellis ().

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Newest Films

Recent additions to the New Day Digital Collection

Brasslands
NEW!  A film by Jay Arthur Sterrenberg
A vibrant ethnography of the cultures, lives and stories that collide in the Balkans at the world's largest brass band festival.

E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name
NEW!  A film by Christen Marquez
E Haku Inoa: To Weave a Name takes a deep look at the importance of culturally minded care in the field of behavioral health and how easy it is for providers and trainers to take their own cultural biases for granted. The film touches upon how women and families can find themselves caught up in the child welfare system that does not always have proper cultural training and can cause unintentional damage through separation of families.The film also illustrates connections between the cultural suppression of indigenous people and the mental and social repercussions that still resonate through subsequent generations.

Holy Land (Abridged version)
NEW!  A film by Peter Cohn
"Holy Land" is an unprecedented, multi-character documentary about a tumultuous year in the West Bank. The film zeroes in on the explosive issue of the Israeli settlements: its protagonists are both Israeli settlers and the Israelis and Palestinians who oppose them. It's a cross section of the West Bank never seen in one film: right and left, secular and religious, from Hasidim to Hamas.

Holy Land (Theatrical version)
NEW!  A film by Peter Cohn
"Holy Land" is an unprecedented, multi-character documentary about a tumultuous year in the West Bank. The film zeroes in on the explosive issue of the Israeli settlements: its protagonists are both Israeli settlers and the Israelis and Palestinians who oppose them. It's a cross section of the West Bank never seen in one film: right and left, secular and religious, from Hasidim to Hamas.

Life on the Line: Coming of Age Between Nations
NEW!  A film by Jen Gilomen & Sally Rubin
"Life on the Line" follows a year in the life of 11-year-old Kimberly Torrez as she and her family await the visa that will allow them to return to the United States after unforeseen circumstances trap them in the border-town of Nogales, Mexico.

Making Noise in Silence
NEW!  A film by Mina T Son
Making Noise in Silence follows two Korean-born students who attend the California School for the Deaf and explores how they navigate adolescence within the intersection of Deaf and Korean culture.

Off and Running
NEW!  A film by Nicole Opper
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers, Brooklyn teen Avery, a local track star in high school, grew up in a unique and loving household. But Avery's curiosity about her roots compels her to contact her birth mother, thrusting her into a complicated exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

Prodigal Sons
NEW!  A film by Kimberly Reed
PRODIGAL SONS, "a whiplash doc by an exciting new talent" (SF Weekly), was selected by VIDEO LIBRARIAN as one of the top films of the year, landed on ten more similar lists, and won 13 awards, including the FIPRESCI prize. PRODIGAL SONS was nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors' Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film award, and GLAAD Media Awards' Outstanding Documentary award.

Raananah: A World of Our Own
NEW!  A film by Marlene Booth
Raananah is an intimate look at one remarkable community and its independent people as they gracefully age. Fifty years ago, a group of idealistic Jewish immigrants formed a summer refuge, Raananah. Through home movies, we see the founders as young people and hear of their lives and dreams. Today we meet these same people at Raananah as they reflect on their lives, their children, and aging together with dignity.

Split: A Film about Divorce - through Kid's Eyes
NEW!  A film by Ellen Bruno
A Film about Divorce - through Kids' Eyes

States of Grace
NEW!  A film by Mark Lipman
Winner of multiple audience awards, States of Grace intimately captures the profound transformation of a revered physician and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. For Dr. Grace Dammann, a pioneering AIDS specialist who was honored by the Dalai Lama, a routine commute across the Golden Gate Bridge turned tragic when another driver crashed head on into her car. After seven weeks in a coma and a dozen surgeries, Grace miraculously awakened with her cognitive abilities intact, though her body was left shattered. States of Grace follows her return home to the Buddhist community where she and her partner Nancy "Fu" Schroeder live with their teenage daughter Sabrina, who was born with cerebral palsy.

The Campaign
NEW!  A film by Christie Herring
THE CAMPAIGN follows the people behind California's historic No-on-8 campaign to defend same-sex marriage through exclusive behind the scenes footage, interwoven with the national history of same-sex relationship recognition since the 1950s.

The Caretaker + The Mayor
NEW!  A film by Theo Rigby
Two short films on Immigration in the U.S.

The Land
NEW!  A film by Erin Davis
The Land (2015) is a short documentary film about the nature of play, risk and hazard set in The Land, a Welsh "adventure" playground. At The Land children climb trees, light fires and use hammers and nails in a play-space rooted in the belief that kids are empowered when they learn to manage risks on their own.

The Tailenders
NEW!  A film by Adele Horne
The Tailenders is a captivating look at a missionary group's use of ultra-low-tech audio devices to evangelize indigenous communities facing crises caused by global economic forces. Global Recordings Network, founded in Los Angeles in 1939, has produced audio versions of Bible stories in over 5,500 languages, and aims to record in every language on earth. The film traces their journeys in the Solomon Islands, Mexico, India and the United States, where they distribute the recordings, along with hand-wind audio players, to "the Tailenders": the last people to be reached by worldwide evangelism.

The Year We Thought About Love
NEW!  A film by Ellen Brodsky
What happens when a diverse group of LGBTQ youth dares to be "out" on stage talking truthfully about their lives? As they create a play about love, a theater troupe of Queer youth celebrates the fullness of their lives as young artists and activists.

Top Spin
NEW!  A film by Mina T Son
TOP SPIN follows the lives of Ariel Hsing, Michael Landers, and Lily Zhang - three teenagers competing their way through the world of competitive table tennis. These young athletes face unusual challenges coming of age in a niche sport, and reveal the sacrifice and passion it takes to pursue Olympic-sized dreams.

Tracing Roots
NEW!  A film by Ellen Frankenstein
Tracing Roots is a portrait of an artist and a mystery. The film follows master weaver and Haida elder Delores Churchill on a journey to understand the origins of a spruce root hat found with Kw"aday D"an Ts'`inchi, the Long Ago Person Found. The 300-year-old traveler discovered in Northern Canada a retreating glacier. Delores's quest crosses cultures and borders, involving artists, scholars and scientists, raising questions about the meaning of connection, knowledge and ownership.

TRINIDAD - Broadcast Version
NEW!  A film by PJ Raval
Edifying and intimate, TRINIDAD acquaints viewers with three extraordinary transwomen whose paths cross in an unlikely setting—the unassuming town of Trinidad, Colorado. Against the backdrop of the town’s history of transgender surgery, TRINIDAD invokes the passions and gender politics of these three individuals as they search for a place of empowerment and belonging.

TRINIDAD - Theatrical Version
NEW!  A film by PJ Raval
Edifying and intimate, TRINIDAD acquaints viewers with three extraordinary transwomen whose paths cross in an unlikely setting—the unassuming town of Trinidad, Colorado. Against the backdrop of the town’s history of transgender surgery, TRINIDAD invokes the passions and gender politics of these three individuals as they search for a place of empowerment and belonging.

Woo Who? May Wilson
NEW!  A film by Amalie R. Rothschild
This pioneering film, made in 1969 before the women's liberation movement of the 1970s, is a vibrant portrait of the artist. We see her acquiring young new friends and a new self-image, and we watch her gain success as "Grandma Moses of the Underground." We enter into her distinctive world and share her innermost thoughts about artistic process, about the difficult readjustment to being on her own, and about becoming a full-time artist later in life.


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States of Grace
Winner of multiple audience awards, States of Grace intimately captures the profound transformation of a revered physician and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. For Dr. Grace Dammann, a pioneering AIDS specialist who was honored by the Dalai Lama, a routine commute across the Golden Gate Bridge turned tragic when another driver crashed head on into her car. After seven weeks in a coma and a dozen surgeries, Grace miraculously awakened with her cognitive abilities intact, though her body was left shattered. States of Grace follows her return home to the Buddhist community where she and her partner Nancy "Fu" Schroeder live with their teenage daughter Sabrina, who was born with cerebral palsy.

E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name
E Haku Inoa: To Weave a Name takes a deep look at the importance of culturally minded care in the field of behavioral health and how easy it is for providers and trainers to take their own cultural biases for granted. The film touches upon how women and families can find themselves caught up in the child welfare system that does not always have proper cultural training and can cause unintentional damage through separation of families.The film also illustrates connections between the cultural suppression of indigenous people and the mental and social repercussions that still resonate through subsequent generations.

Holy Land (Theatrical version)
"Holy Land" is an unprecedented, multi-character documentary about a tumultuous year in the West Bank. The film zeroes in on the explosive issue of the Israeli settlements: its protagonists are both Israeli settlers and the Israelis and Palestinians who oppose them. It's a cross section of the West Bank never seen in one film: right and left, secular and religious, from Hasidim to Hamas.

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