GroundTruth’s short films unite the best of international journalism and documentary filmmaking to tell stories about the human condition worldwide.

Led by award-winning journalist and filmmaker Beth Murphy, GroundTruth Films encompasses a team of skilled, culturally diverse film fellows and includes directors, producers and cinematographers produce character-driven work around the world. Our film fellows are mentored through all aspects of production — from pre-production and funding to editing and distribution — to create short form, web-based and feature documentary films. When our stories demand it, we implement robust educational and impact campaigns to further the impact of our films.



Coping With Drought

A farmer and father grapples with an 85 percent loss to his income because of recent droughts in Afghanistan, but education for his daughters helped the family survive.


Somalia’s Climate For Conflict

As one of the places hardest hit on the planet by climate change, Somalia is the canary in the coal mine for the rest of us. The stories of Somali activists and scientists and people struggling to cope with a changing environment.