We The Dreamers programming block on FUSE to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a look at some of the young dreamers who are paving the way to a better future for generations to come. Join Fuse on Monday, January 15 beginning at 10a.m. ET/PT for an inspiring We The Dreamers programming block featuring documentaries: Right Footed, Show Me Democracy, Indivisible, and the Oscar-nominated film, A Better Life. Please see below for a full description of each program.
We The Dreamers programming block on FUSE to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Right Footed (10am ET/PT) chronicles the life of disabilities advocate Jessica Cox. Born without arms as result of a severe birth defect, this powerful documentary takes a look at her life as she inspires others through her story of overcoming adversity.
Show Me Democracy (12pm ET/PT) centers on seven St. Louis college students in the wake of the Ferguson Uprising as they evolve into advocates and activists, demanding change through policy and protest. The documentary chronicles their diverse approaches to combating racism and police brutality; advocating for educational reform; and asks the question: Can a small group of young people make a difference in complex and imperfect systems?
Indivisible (2pm ET/PT) chronicles the lives of three undocumented immigrants as they fight for a pathway to citizenship and a chance to be reunited with their loved ones who have been deported. The documentary tackles the crucial issues of deportation and citizenship, as well as the emotional struggle of families affected by the challenges facing undocumented immigrants living in America.
A Better Life (4pm ET/PT) is a drama starring Oscar nominated actor Demián Bichir as Carlos Galindo, a smalltime gardener and single parent who is fighting to provide a stable life in Los Angeles for Luis, his teenage son. Determined to keep Luis away from gangs, Carlos attempts to begin a gardening business and give his son the opportunities that he never had in his own life. Trouble stirs when Carlos’ immigration status comes into question.
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