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The (In)Justice for All Film Festival is an exciting and groundbreaking event designed to raise awareness about the magnitude of the harm caused by mass incarceration by harnessing the creative energies of dedicated, socially conscious filmmakers. See these films, expand your mind, grow your heart, and join the movement for justice.

- Michelle Alexander

6th Annual (In)Justice For All Film Festival

October 3rd - 12th, 2019


Our 2019 festival is just around the corner and we, along with our many partners, are in the final frenzy of putting together what will be the most exciting and meaningful festival yet. 


A special shout out to our 2019 filmmakers. We have selected more than 30 films from those submitted into competition, and expect another 5- 10 films to be featured out of competitionAlso, for the first time, we have developed a schedule so that real film fans will be able to see all of the films in competition - no time conflicts.


A special congratulations to our 2019 Offical Selections: 


  • Already Home, by Victor Ramos

  • Alternative Facts, by Jon Osaki

  • Benevolence, by Joanne Hershfield

  • Calls From Home, by Julia Szromba

  • Dying Out Loud, by Molly Denton

  • Embers, by Prakshi Malik

  • Healing Trauma: Beyond Gangs and Prisons, by Brave New Films

  • Heart of Gold, by Ella Kings

  • Honey Bee, by Sally Karam

  • I Was That Kid: Breaking the Cycle of Juvenile Crime, by Manjula Varghese

  • In Pursuit of Justice, by Gregg Jamback

  • Invisible Until Suspicious, by Free Spirit Media

  • Jail or Yale: Young, Black and Out of Options, by Christopher Spence

  • Mni Wiconi: Water is Life, by Michael Genz

  • NYPD's Gang Database, by BRIC TV

  • Outside-Daniel Laurent, by jeff Palmer

  • Protect & Serve, by Kate Jopson

  • Rondo: Beyond the Pavement, by Scotty Herold

  • Survivor '98 Second Stories, by Elizabeth Tobias

  • The Chains of Edward Bailey, by Alex Anderson

  • The Color of Skin, by Jessica Scott

  • The ISIS Trial, by Ellie Bernstein

  • The Issue of Mr. O'Dell, by Rami Katz

  • The Last Day Of School, by Clara Davies

  • The Sweetest Land, by Jeffrey Teitler

  • The Voicemail, by Kyle Solomon

  • Trouble Finds You, by Stephanie Tanglilisan

  • Victim Witness, by Emmet Soldati

  • What Happen to Dujuan Armstrong, by Lucas Guilkey

  • Where Justice Ends, by George Zuber

  • Where There is Darkness, by Sean Bloomfield


The Next Movement is extremely thankful to our many partners, without whom our festival would not have nearly the impact, breadth, or depth, that we are able to realize: 



Affordable Power and Justice • Art Works Project • Black and Pink • Black Law Students Association of Northwestern University School of Law • Cabrini Green Legal Aid • Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression • Chicago Community Bond Fund • Chicago Filmmakers • Chicago Metropolitan Association-Justice Witness Ministry • Chicago State University • Chicago Votes • Columbia Comfort Station • Community Film Workshop • Community Renewal Society • Co-prosperity Sphere • DePaul University • Doc Talk Show • Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church • Facets Cinematheque • Fellowship Christian Church of Oak Park • First Baptist Church of University Park • First Unitarian Church Chicago • Fourth Presbyterian Church/Interfaith Coalition Against Racism • Good News Community Church • Illinois Conference of the UCC, Justice Witness Ministry • Kartemquin Films • Lake Forest College • Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts • McCormick Theological Seminary • Mill Park Tower • Nehemiah Trinity Rising • Northeastern Illinois University-El Centro • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law • St. James Cathedral, Chicago • St. Paul and the Redeemer • Positive Anti-Crime Thrust • Reel Black Filmmakers • St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church • Scrappers Film Group • Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center • Service Employees International Union • South Shore Cultural Center • Southside Projections • Trinity UCC Ministries • Uri-Eichen Gallery • University Church of Hyde Park • Workers Rights Board of Jobs with Justice


2019 Sponsors