With their flight cancelled due to a snowstorm, Texas Congressmen Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat, and Will Hurd, a Republican, decided to rent a car and drive the 1,600 miles to D.C. in time for their votes.
While the national conversation continues to spiral out of control and a record high of Americans report feeling more divided than ever, one unexpected team of independent filmmakers have set about the country to actually get to the bottom of it all.
One native prophecy speaks of a black snake that—much like the Keystone XL—will bring great destruction. Another speaks of different peoples uniting to defend the land. Now, it too is becoming a reality, thanks to indigenous-led organizing.
"This isn't a Republican, Democrat, conservative, liberal, or progressive sort-of-issue. Our freedom of the press and the importance of the press in our system, the importance of truth in our republic, are issues that should be bipartisan or nonpartisan."