Our original 2020 Spotlight was intended to reflect the challenging global situation we found ourselves in at the end of 2019. Nothing felt more urgent than the fact that we were living in a world on fire — both literally and metaphorically. In a time of such urgent concerns, movies can be a beacon of hope. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the world as we knew it, we felt our original idea was a bit too on the nose, and quickly pivoted to revise the list and launch the 20+20 Spotlight.
Browse the 2020 Spotlight Films
Films about characters from underrepresented/marginalized groups where the filmmaker shares the same identity.