In November of 2016, a young, hijab-wearing mother-of-three named Ilhan Omar made history, becoming the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected to state office in America. An inspiring, stereotype-busting portrait of a rising political star as she begins a bold and powerful political career.
When six women from the U.S., all of whom have experienced a devastating loss, travel together to South Africa, they find an opportunity to experience their pain as a part of a community, and to find healing through service to others.
In the 1980s and 90s, a beloved high school teacher required students in her class to write a letter to themselves, marked to be sent any time in the future. For the last 42 years, she has been mailing these letters out to now-adults from their teenage selves and after more than 10,000 letters mailed, she is down to the last five letters.