A documentary film list about social change.

Films with the Immigration tag:

Councilwoman [2019]

Workers Rights Immigration

Carmen Castillo, a Dominican hotel housekeeper in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, has won an election to the City Council. Now she must manage her day job cleaning hotel rooms, while advocating for low-income workers as a rookie politician.




The Fight [2020]

Civil Rights Immigration LGBTQIA

Inside the ACLU, five scrappy lawyers battle against the Trump administration’s historic assault on civil liberties - from separating families at the border, to rolling back transgender, reproductive, and voting rights.




The Hand That Feeds [2014]

Immigration Workers Rights Occupy

Behind the scenes of a popular deli on New York's Upper East Side, undocumented immigrant workers face sublegal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma López has never been interested in politics, but in Jan. 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back.