Closure

Closure

Angela, an African-American, was raised by a Caucasian couple in a large, multiracial family in Washington State. She was adopted at the age of one from foster care in the state of Tennessee, under the […]

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step: Notes on the Life of Nat Hentoff

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step: Notes on the Life of Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of ‘alternative’ journalism in America. This unique […]

The Loving Story

The Loving Story

On June 2, 1958, a white man named Richard Loving and his part-black, part-Cherokee fiancee Mildred Jeter traveled from Caroline County, VA, to Washington, D.C. to be married. At the time, interracial marriage was illegal […]

Sing Your Song: Harry Belafonte

Sing Your Song: Harry Belafonte

Told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style and musical panache, Susanne Rostock’s inspiring biographical documentary SING YOUR SONG surveys the life and times of singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as […]

Duke Ellington...and more stories to celebrate great figures in African American history

Duke Ellington...and more stories to celebrate great figures in African American history

Four lyrical stories that celebrate African American history on one DVD!

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks

BEAH: A BLACK WOMAN SPEAKS, the directorial debut of actress Lisa Gay Hamilton, celebrates the life of legendary African American actress, poet and political activist Beah Richards, best known for her Oscar nominated role in […]

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Shortlisted for an Oscar® and executive produced by Danny Glover, SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION combines powerful archival footage of the civil rights movement, riveting testimony from those who were there, and original musical performances by superstars including John Legend, Wyclef Jean and Joss Stone.

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

This intimate portrait by his daughters follows Kunstler from his early civil right activism to later controversial causes defending rapists and assassins.

Sole Journey

Sole Journey

SOLEJOURNEY shows how dedicated and courageous individuals, following in the footsteps of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., use non-violent resistance and acts of civil disobedience to confront anti-gay rhetoric as well as religious and […]