Film and Documentaries

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    BLACK SEEDS: The History Of Africans In America Book 1

    Black Seeds uses dramatic historical reenactments, rare period illustrations and an original music score to explain the socioeconomic reasons behind t...

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    BLACK SEEDS: The History Of Africans In America Book 2

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    Driving While Black

    A comedy about the extra layer of police hassle a young black man faces while driving. The film explores, with love, the black experience in everyday...

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    LIL NAS X: UNLIKLEY COWBOY

    Montero Lamar Hill, also known as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper and songwriter. He rose to fame with the release of his country rap single “Old Tow...

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    "Everybody Loves Chris Rock" Documentary

    Comedian, actor, and producer Chris Rock boasts critical acclaim and global stardom. We take an intimate look into the life of one of the world's grea...

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    Cooked Survival by Zip Code

    Peabody Award winning filmmaker Judith Helfand takes audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat disaster -- in which 739 people died, mostly black an...

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    PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Balck Girls in School

    "PUSHOUT" is a feature length film confronting the criminalization and miseducation of African American girls that has led to their alarming high scho...

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    True Justice

    True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality follows 30 years of EJI’s work on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. The film...

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    Mama Gloria

    Meet Mama Gloria. Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen, now in her 70s, blazed a trail for trans people like few others before her. Emerging...

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    Folded Map Project Documentary

    The Folded Map Project documentary is a great, real example of small steps to understanding how did you end up living there, and how can we get to kno...

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    GRASSROOTS CHICAGO

    A documentary about neighborhood people creating change. Produced for the MacArthur Foundation by Kartemquin Films, this piece features six vignettes...

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    Chicago at the Crossroad

    Chicago at the Crossroad filmed over the course of 15 years,, offering a penetrating look at the incessant segregation, violence and disastrous public...

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    Dark Girls