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  • Justice for Ahmaud

    A mother fights for the truth behind her son’s killing – captured on video. Ahmaud Arbery was jogging when he was chased and shot. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca reports.

  • Restoration A Concert Film

    In Spring 2020, the Acres of Ancestry Initiative/Black Agrarian Fund collaborated with the South Carolina Lowcountry hip hop group, Native Son, to create the anthem for our campaign, “The Land.” “The Land” is our generation’s love offering to the beautiful struggle to protect 1.5 million acres of...

  • Dreaming of Words

    Njattyela Sreedharan, a fourth standard drop-out, compiles a dictionary connecting four Indian languages. Travelling across four states and doing extensive research, he spent twenty five years making the multilingual dictionary. This unique dictionary offers a comparative study of Malayalam, Kann...

  • No Lye: An American Beauty Story

    No Lye: An American Beauty Story chronicles the rise and decline of the black-owned ethnic beauty industry in America.

  • Sherod

    "SHEROD" is a story about finding oneself and starting over. In this short documentary, Sherod "Sha Stimuli" Williams discusses his journey of self discovery from hip-hop artist to husband and father while navigating the business side of music, relationships and love.

  • Thoughts Create Form

    A humorous view of the epidemic of "Homelessness of Art" fought out in the streets of NYC with a performance piece of, Do Thoughts Create your Life? The film looks at the locations where consistent thoughts have created Physicality. It is a documentary about an experiment that you are now a part ...

  • The Cost of Denial

    From 1981 to 2021, the world has confronted a terrible scourge that has impacted countless individuals with fear, pain and death. Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent on our war against AIDS. The medical industry has focused on antiretroviral drugs to combat the HIV virus. All efforts ...

  • 2020AD

    How does one survive as a "non" human?
    How does the Black psyche experience life in the face of looming death?

    I dread telling my Black child about police...

    2020AD visualizes the labor of engaging "the talk" while imagining an alternative, more generative confrontation drawing from the archive...

  • Death To The N-Word

    Death to The N-Word highlights the desensitizing of the taboo term through music, history, and multiple cultures.

  • BOJ - The Movie

    BOJ (The Book of Job) -The journey of a man named after the prominent biblical figure and the parallels he discovered through surviving a stroke.

    What originated as a one-man play meant to premiere last summer (2020) in the NY Theatre Festival evolved into this short film due to the pandemic and...

  • BIRTHRIGHT: Finding the Missing Piece of Me

    Britney Giaccone always felt something was missing.

    As a young girl, she never identified with her “biological” dad. Fortunately, her stepfather filled a void in her life, but it was never enough to settle the feeling that something was off. A random decision to take a popular over-the-counter D...

  • Ourselves in Stories

    In the last 25 years, the independent comics community made deliberate efforts to be inclusive and elevate under-represented voices. This is the story of how the community has changed over those years and evidence that if you want to change a culture, you need to change its stories, starting with...

  • Journey of Gogos

    Three South African gogos (grandmothers) take on a journey to Europe. As they travel, they tell the true story of gogos, who often replace parents in raising and educating children in South Africa.

  • Becoming Black Lawyers

    When these five Black lawyers set out on their journeys to receive a professional legal education, they did not realize that they would have to struggle against additional battles even more challenging than the rigors of learning the law in a hypercompetitive environment. They discover the contra...

  • Bartholomew's Gold

    Host Moe the Mos gives an in depth look into the life of up and coming NYC fashion designer Winston B Holder III.

  • Delayed But Never Denied: Juneteenth 2021

    In the town of Cleveland, north of Houston, a local organization holds a Juneteenth celebration that unites the community.

    This documentary shares the sights and sounds of the festivities, participants share the meaning of the day, and the importance of Juneteenth being recognized as a national ...

  • TKT

    Short documentary about T Kang Tae Kwon Do School on Avenue U Brooklyn.

  • Bo Legs: Marvin Arrington, Sr., An Atlanta Story

    Marvin Arrington, Sr. is one of Atlanta's most significant political leaders yet one of its least recognized. Born in Atlanta, then a segregated, provincial town of the Deep South Arrington grew up to help galvanize the city of his birth into the international, cosmopolitan metropolis that it is ...

  • In the Sun

    From Executive Producer Kerry Washington, “In the Sun” is a poignant and inspiring documentary that lets viewers in on the personal skin health journeys of seven families facing extraordinary circumstances as they uncover the long-term effects of living in the sun. The film introduces us to Dr. S...

  • One Pint at a Time

    Craft beer generates tens of billions of dollars annually for the US economy. Despite beer’s Egyptian and African heritage, these traditions have been mostly forgotten and are rarely found in American brewing culture. Today, Black-owned breweries make up less than 1% of the nearly 9,000 brewerie...

  • TAPIZ (Tapestry)

    A documentary that focuses on the asylum process and how Covid-19 impacted the LatinX community.

  • Covid Crusader: : The Carla Brown Story

    Motivated by the death of her husband due to COVID-19, Carla Brown is on a mission to vaccinate the African American population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

  • Fire In Little Africa

  • Talk With Us

    Twelve subjects with different disabilities from all over Brazil talk about Communication and the specific ways through which they connect with the world and with themselves.