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Uncharitable (2023)

Opens on October 15

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2023

Starring: Dan Pallota, Darren Walker, Dorri McWhoter, Edward Norton, Mayra Veronica, Rudy Espinoza

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

After three of the most dynamic and successful U.S. charities were shut down by conservative charity watchdogs, destroying lives and cutting off precious resources, many of the top influencers in the field knew something had to be done to overhaul the nonprofit sector.

Led by Dan Pallotta, whose record-breaking Ted Talk on the subject has inspired top philanthropists and changemakers, this feature documentary exposes the dark side of philanthropy and introduces a radical new way of giving. In an emotional call to action, Uncharitable (2023) demands that charities be freed from the traditional sackcloth-and-ashes constraints, so that they can truly change the world.

No topic is more crucial and timely as we emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic with the revelation that we are all interconnected and that our fate lies in how much we are willing to invest in positive change.

About the filmmaker:

Stephen Gyllenhaal is a Cleveland-born film and television director. After a childhood spent in rural Pennsylvania, he obtained his degree from Trinity College and embarked on a career making industrial films in NYC. He moved into TV with afternoon specials before settling in Los Angeles and finding steady work with primetime TV-movies—most based on true stories. Gyllenhaal first won attention for NBC’s The Abduction of Kari Swenson (1987), which managed to avoid sensationalization. He also steered the CBS miniseries Family of Spies (1990) and earned an Emmy nomination for CBS’s A Killing in a Small Town (1990).

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