Hidden in Full View introduces the story of the lynching of Matthew Williams in Salisbury, Maryland. The story of townspeople who stole a life, terrorized Black residents, destroyed the Black business district, listened to the testimony from 124 witnesses to the brutal lynching, and yet held no one accountable. To this day.
Belly of the Beast: When a courageous young woman and a radical lawyer discover a pattern of illegal sterilizations in California’s women’s prisons, they wage a near-impossible battle against the Department of Corrections.
BLACK FEMINIST is a lively and illuminating documentary that explores the double-edged sword of racial and gender oppression that Black Women face in America.
FANNIE LOU HAMER’S AMERICA, a documentary producer by her grand-niece Monica Land, is a portrait of a civil rights activist and the injustices in America that made her work essential.
In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only all-black female battalion to serve in Europe during WWII. Confronted with racism and sexism from their own leadership and troops, they served with honor and distinction completing their mission in six months.
A CRIME ON THE BAYOU chronicles the legal fight as it goes all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and in the process enshrines the Constitutional right to a jury trial at the state level.
Storming Caesars Palace challenges the pernicious lie of the “Welfare Queen,” and highlights the visionary leadership of low-income grassroots organizers whose courage, tenacity and dreams could not be quashed, against all odds.
The ruling that rendered more than 200,000 people stateless, without nationality, identity or a homeland, a young attorney named Rosa Iris mounts a grassroots campaign, challenging electoral corruption and advocating for social justice.
BARBARA LEE: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER is an intimate and inspiring portrait of Representative Barbara Lee, a champion of civil rights and a steadfast voice for human rights, peace, and economic and racial justice in the U.S. Congress.
Two films on Africatown, Alabama
In this BAFTA award-winning film, America's War on Abortion, two-time Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmaker Deeyah Khan examines the erosion of reproductive rights in the United States, foregrounding the stories of those often forgotten in this ‘war’ who nonetheless find themselves on its frontline: impoverished women and women of color.
FRUIT tells the story of how the power of mentoring can shift the narrative of the young black male.