Windrider Bay Area Film Forum will present a virtual series of film screenings and discussions with a "Lens of Hope" theme July 8-10 and 15-16.
On the July 8-10 screening docket are films including "Carterland," about President Jimmy Carter's role in environmental protection and social justice; "River City Drumbeat," about a Kentucky couple who start a drum corps to inspire youth creativity, discipline, and pride in their African heritage; and a trio of short films ("Knocking Down the Fences," "Tree #3" and "Red Horizon")." On July 15-16, audiences with Netflix subscriptions can view "Rising Phoenix" and "Giving Voice." Q&A sessions accompany all the films.
"Windrider's 'Lens of Hope' filter invites its audience to engage and listen as filmmakers tell their stories, showing constructive responses to important issues," according to a press release from the organization.
For schedule, tickets and more information, go to windriderbayarea.org.