Friday, July 24, 2020
"We Are the Radical Monarchs" (film)
PBS, POV, July 14, 2020; Crystal Quintero, Ashley Wells, Xochitl (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
We Are the Radical Monarchs
(#RadicalMonarchsFilmPBS) Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color [unaffiliated "Brownies"] on the frontlines of social justice. Set in the Bay Area city of Oakland, California, the film documents the journey of the group as they earn badges for completing units on such subjects as LGBTQ allyship, environmental preservation, and disability justice. Official Selection, SXSW. A co-presentation of Latino Public Broadcasting. Directed by Linda Goldstein Knowlton, We Are the Radical Monarchs debuted its national broadcast and streaming on the PBS documentary series POV (pbs.org/pov) on July 20, 2020.