The United States is full of people touting their family and faith. A new report from The New York Times’ Upshot asked 2,204 Americans to list the three identities that meant the most to them. Family status and religion ranked as the value that Americans deemed as most important.
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The short films “provide an opportunity to listen to and understand lots of different types of Americans in diverse corners of our country,” said Brad Barber, who was named one of Variety’s 10 Documakers to Watch in 2015. “At a time where we are increasingly divided, this kind of empathic experience feels more urgent now than ever.”