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Subject: African & African American Studies

A Sentence Apart

A Sentence Apart

by Theo Rigby

The United States imprisons more people, per capita, than any country in the world - A Sentence Apart follows three families as they cope with the infinite ripple effects of incarceration in the U.S.

Beauty in the Bricks

Beauty in the Bricks

by Cynthia Mondell

Black teenage girls growing up in a housing project.

The Flashettes

The Flashettes

by Bonnie Friedman and co-produced by Emily Leon

Inner city girls gain self-esteem from a track club

Gaining Ground: Building Community on Dudley Street

Gaining Ground: Building Community on Dudley Street

by Mark Lipman and Leah Mahan

An inside view of community organizing at its best.

The Garifuna Journey

The Garifuna Journey

by Andrea Leland and Kathy Berger

A first voice testimony celebrating the resiliency of the Garifuna people and their traditions. 

Hearts and Hands

Hearts and Hands

by Pat Ferrero

A social history of 19th century women and quilts

Homes & Hands - Community Land Trusts in Action

Homes & Hands - Community Land Trusts in Action

by Debra Chasnoff & Helen Cohen

Three low-income communities find new ways to develop permanently affordable housing.

Hungry For Profit

Hungry For Profit

by Robert Richter

Is Third World famine the price we're paying for our food?

Jamesie, King of Scratch

Jamesie, King of Scratch

by Andrea Leland

A spirited musical journey to the U. S. Virgin Islands

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Land of Opportunity

Land of Opportunity

by Rebecca Snedeker & Luisa Dantas

The frontlines of the unprecedented rebuilding process in New Orleans.

Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush

Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush

by Joanne Hershfield

Born in Kansas City, living in Tanzania - artist, activist, citizen of the world.

My Brooklyn

My Brooklyn

by Kelly Anderson and Allison Lirish Dean

Who has a right to live in cities and determine their future?

Pariah (The Short Film)

Pariah (The Short Film)

by Nekisa Cooper and Writer/Director, Dee Rees

A Bronx lesbian teenager juggles conflicting identities to please friends and family.

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

by Paco de Onis and Pamela Yates and Peter Kinoy

The Battle for the International Criminal Court

Saving Jackie

Saving Jackie

by Selena Burks-Rentschler

A recovering drug addict struggles to develop healthy relationships with her adult daughters.

Silent Choices

Silent Choices

by Faith Pennick

African American women and abortion. Finally, the silence is broken.

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater

How the simple act of women planting trees changed a nation...

These Are Our Children

These Are Our Children

by Joanne Hershfield

Saving the children of Kenya, one dream at a time.

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Third Ward TX

Third Ward TX

by Andrew Garrison and Nancy Bless and Noland Walker

When Community Development is also Art, a Neighborhood Comes Back to Life....

Through a Glass, Lightly

Through a Glass, Lightly

by Jacky Comforty and Kathy Berger

Inner city art and transformation of environment, society, and self

Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground

by Amie Williams

American youth take a personal look behind the politics of South Africa

War Don Don

War Don Don

by Rebecca Richman Cohen

Through the trial of a rebel leader in Sierra Leone, a nation faces its wartime past.  Now international justice is on trial for the world to see.

YURUMEIN (Homeland)

YURUMEIN (Homeland)

by Andrea Leland

Resistance, Rupture and Repair; the Caribs of St. Vincent in the Caribbean.