Measuring impact or drawing a direct line between cause and effect is a difficult proposition when it comes to film. We know that a film can change how we feel, but can it change the world—or even a small part of it? Several organizations in the field of film outreach and engagement have been trying to answer this question while providing valuable new tools aimed at supporting filmmakers’ efforts to affect social change through their work.

If you are interested in Active Cinema, we encourage you to check out some of these great organizations and innovative resources: