Kris Henderson of Amistad Law Project interview Yvonne Newkirk with a film crew from Bonfire Media Collective

Films and Animation


A colorful animated still shows a well resourced and vibrant community

Practical Abolition Animation Series

In collaboration with artist Erik Ruin, Amistad Law Project is staking out creative path in lifting up alternatives to policing. In this series, we explore ideas for programs that could replace policing with real community based alternatives.

Kariymah smiles as a video crew sets up to film her.

Everyday Philadelphians Want to #DefundThePolice Video Series

People in communities throughout Philadelphia had been calling to defund the police for years. We interviewed 8 working class Black women about why they want to #DefundThePolice and what truly keeps our communities safe: jobs, schools, and resources.