Manhattan Film Festival

Film Heals

Film has the unique ability to inspire, educate, entertain, and heal. Film gives a voice to those who are silenced, unheard, under-represented, or scared. The mission of the Film Heals program is to use the power of film to promote peace, justice, equality, and humanity. Every year we honor three filmmakers with a Film Heals Award. These films have had a massive impact in the lives of so many. Just months after screening the documentary “David & Me” we were thrilled when this news broke:

Other Film Heals alumni have used their voice to bring attention and spotlight to other cases of wrongful convictions. Find below yet another example that received national attention: