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Today on Your Call: What movie changed the way you understand the world?

On today's Your Call, a few days before “that other award show” we will announce your nominations for the film that most powerfully changed the way you understand the world.  Documentaries, features, shorts, or even animation. Which movie pulled you into a reality different from your own?  Or maybe transformed the way you think?  Email your nominations to feedback@yourcallradio.org.  Then join us at 10 to hear about great reality-based movies you might want to check out for yourself.  How do movies change us?  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Rachel Caplan, founder and executive director of the San Francisco Green Film Festival 

Abby Ginzberg, filmmaker: “A Soul of Justice,” “Tale of Two Cities,” “Opportunity of a lifetime”

Hossein Keshavarz, filmmaker: “Dog Sweat”


San Francisco Green Film Festival

Dog Sweat-- Official Film Website

Thursday, February 22nd: Special Film Screening Of "Dog Sweat" in San Jose

Camera Cinemas: 7pm - 288 S. 2nd Street in San Jose

'Dog Sweat': Young And Restless In Tehran's Streets

Soul of Justice-- Official Film Website

Abby Ginzberg Website

Movie Recommendations

Oh Dem Watermelons

That Awful Backlash

From the Heart of the World: The Elder Brothers Warning

Sea Change

End of the Line

Big Boys Gone Bananas

The Cove

Sin by Silence


The Age of Stupid

A World Apart

Inside Job

A Day Without a Mexican

A Better Life


Shadow Children

The War Game


Rivers and Tides

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas


Rules of Engagement

Darwin's Nightmare

Fahrenheit 911

Bowling for Columbine

The Power of Nightmares

Do the Right Thing

Nonviolence vs. Violence

Black Orpheus



The Black Power Mixtape

Call of Life: Facing Mass Extinction


Another Earth





Ali Budner came to KALW as a volunteer reporter with Crosscurrents in early 2009, then joined the Your Call team as a producer in March of 2010. She loves the dynamic daily interactions of live radio and the inspiring guests and listeners that Your Call attracts. She still makes stories for Crosscurrents in her free time.