Today, less than 10% of African Americans consider themselves to be Republican and many of them keep their political views “in the closet.” Filmmaker Kevin J. Williams takes a non-partisan journey over four years and two presidential elections to find out why there are so few Black Republicans and what that means for the future of the Two-Party political system in America. Featuring: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, U.S. Senator Ed Brooke, Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, and Republican National Committee chairman, Michael Steele. As seen on Al Jazeera, BET, Fox News, ABC 6, and more. Click here to view the trailer.
Subject Area(s): Documentary, Government, Social Policy, Voting, Political Science, Race
Runtime: 111 min | PPR: $195 | DVD Cat#: PRDVD1895 | UPC: 884501481113
"A detailed and stirring account of the 92nd Division in Italy." - James McBride, Author, Miracle at St. Anna
INSIDE BUFFALO tells the story of the "Buffalo Soldiers," an African-American combat unit that fought nazism in Italy during WWII and battled racism at home in the US. Director Fred Kuwornu reveals little-known aspects of the story, including details of the friendships forged between African American soldiers and the Italian partisan fighters and villagers they liberated from fascist rule. Featuring Vernon Baker, the last living African- American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor in WWII. Click here to view the trailer.
Subject Area(s): Documentary, African American Studies, US History, Military History
Runtime: 60 minutes | DVD Cat#: PRDVD1351 | PPR: $299 | SRP: $49.95 | UPC: 885007104629
"An excellent and timely film." - The Associated Press
Fate and faith conspire to create a beautiful and surprising partnership between orphans targeted by the murderous militia of Joseph Kony and hardcore inmate-artists in an Oregon penitentiary. They are connected by two retired, small town America teachers who help the orphans and inmates find something they both had lost: hope. Their story will take your heart and not let go. Click here to view the trailer.
Subject Area(s): Documentary, African Studies, Youth, Community Organizing
Rumtime: 59 Min. | DVD Cat#: prdvd2121 | PPR: $199 | UPC: 884501907361
"A must see." - Entertainment Weekly
In Zimbabwe, where disabled babies are often killed at birth, Prudence Mabhena not only survives but achieves social acceptance. In this Oscar winning film, follow how Prudence and her Afro-fusion bandmates overcome diasbility to triumph over insurmountable odds. Click here to view the trailer.
Subject Area(s): Documentary, Gender, Women's Studies, African American Studies, Music, Disability
Runtime: 111 Min. | DVD Cat#: PRDVD1585 | PPR: $149
Subject area(s): Documentary, Social Organizations, Community, African American Studies
Runtime: 75 Min. | DVD Cat#: prdvd1589 | PPR: $150 | UPC: 931701165655