Welcome to Perennial Films

Director Joanne Hershfield

Documentary Films

Coming soon: Gardening for the Planet: A Climate Change Documentary

Gardening for the Planet: Impact Climate Change

wild flowers in a field, light purple
Gardening For The Planet is a documentary about how native plant gardening can make a meaningful and significant difference in combating the devastating effects of climate change.

Men Are Human, Women are Buffalo

A powerful documentary that addresses a pervasive global
Human Rights violations.
With a focus on violence against women.

The Gillian Film

A young woman with developmental disabilities
decides to move out on her own.
Follow her journey.

Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush

A former member of the Kansas City Black Panther Party, Mama C, a poet, musician, artist, and community activist, has lived for over forty years as an “urban warrior in the African Bush”

These Are Our Children


In Kenya, the devastating effects of poverty, HIV/AIDs, and violence on children are being successfully reduced through simple and
inexpensive grassroots interventions


The journey of five women as they are released from prison and move onto Benevolence Farm in Alamance County, NC.

Director, Joanne Hershfield, filming in Kenya