Titles tagged 'race & ETHNICITY':
The Long Shadow
An astonishingly candid look at the history of ani-black racism in the United States, "The Long Shadow" traces the blunt imposition of white privilege and its ultimate manifestation-slavery.
Life After Life
Life After Life follows the stories of Harrison, Noel, and Chris as they return home from San Quentin State Prison. After spending most of their lives incarcerated, they are forced to reconcile their perception of themselves with a reality they are unprepared for.
After The American Dream
A compelling story that takes you from the underbelly of corruption and crime of Central America on a quest for a life unknown, showing never-before-seen footage that provides an examination of human migration.
Family Portrait In Black And White
Raised by the Soviet regime, Olga Nenya believes in a communal responsibility over individual freedom and runs her family of 17 foster children with a Stalinist determination.
To Be Heard
The story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry.
The story of the 92nd Buffalo Division, the all African American segregated combat unit that fought with outstanding heroism in Italy during the Second World War.
Out of Omaha
OUT OF OMAHA is an intimate portrait of twin brothers Darcell and Darrell Trotter, two young black men coming of age in the racially and economically-divided Midwestern city of Omaha, Nebraska.
The Rape of Recy Taylor
Recy Taylor, a 24-year old black mother and sharecropper, was gang rapped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama.
She spoke up and bravely identified her rapists, despite being in Jim Crow South.
A Story From Ghana
A story of the lives of the Sefwis' and their efforts to forge ties with other Jews worldwide.
Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, just 17 years old and the youngest competitor, is fighting for the Olympic gold medal for women's boxing. She desperately wants to take her family to a better, safer place and winning a gold medal could be her only chance.
Little White Lie
Lacey Schwartz's grew up in a typical upper-middle class Jewish household with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity- despite the open questions from those around her about how a white girl could have such dark skin.
Emmy nominated film about artist Beverly Mclver and the promise she made to her mother that she would take care of her older sister Renee, who is mentally disabled.
Brothers of the Black List
September 4, 1992: An elderly woman in a small town in upstate New York reports an attempted rape by a young black man.
A school administrator reacts by handing over a list of names and residences of 125 male students.
American Trial: The Eric Garner Story
This hybrid fiction-documentary engaged the services of two actual legal teams to create a rigorous, legally based fictional—yet unscripted—trial that never happened for one of the nation’s most disturbing tragedies.
The Work offers a powerful and rare look past the dehumanizing tropes in our culture to reveal a movement of change and redemption that transcends what we think of a rehabilitation.
One year before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in nearby Ferguson, 17-year-old Daje is sentenced to a court-supervised high school in St. Louis.
In this intimate coming of age story, Daje fights to secure a better future.
The true story of Charles Mully, whose unlikely stratospheric rise to wealth and power leaves him questioning his own existence, searching for meaning in life. Mully sets out to enrich the fate of orphaned children across Kenya.
Based on a true story, a young black man searches for his identity in the aftermath of a fatal shooting in South Side, Chicago. This film tackles the issue of racial injustice and what it takes to overcome grief under difficult circumstances.
The intimate story of recyclers in West Oakland and the journey through a landscape of love and loss, devotion and addiction, prejudice and poverty.
The Anatomy of Hate
Reveals the shared narratives found in hate, and how we as a species can overcome them.