Two movies have caught me of guard recently and they both left a lasting impact. Crip Camp and Merata are documentaries on Netflix people should make time to see. Make you proud and lift you up.
Merata had the most impact as it was a random unsung pick on Netflix but also because I learned something new about the history of social change. I needed that something new aspect, evidently. I don't know as much as I think I know. Merata Mita is a powerful film maker, activist, and speaker fighting for her people, her family and indigenous people around the world. She is amazing and inspiring. Lots of emotional impact from survivors of domestic and societal abuse.
Crip Camp was also impactful. I loved the story of youth with disabilities at camp and how some met later in life to fight for their equal and human rights. Judy Heumann is the woman from the article cover photo. This film fits right in with the other 60s movements in history that I love and movies like the Weather Underground albeit with little violence. Weather Underground on Youtube link.
Beautiful people in these two movies.