Films and Documentaries

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    No Lye : An American Beauty Story

    No Lye: An American Beauty Story chronicles the rise and decline of the black-owned ethnic beauty industry in America.

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    Trapped: Cash Bail In America

    Every year, millions of Americans are incarcerated before even being convicted of a crime - all because they can't afford to post bail. How did we get...

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    “We Cry Your Tears: The Jamal Clay Story”

    , “We Cry Your Tears: The Jamal Clay Story”, in honor of Jamal Leo Clay, who passed away due to suicide on May 27, 2020. This film highlights the work...

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    Dark Girls

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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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    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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    Mandela In Chicago

    "Mandela in Chicago" traces the city's free South Africa Movement and the activism that led to Nelson Mandela release and his 1993 visit to Chicago.....

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    DRUG$ The Price We Pay

    DRUG$: The Price We Pay – Narrated by Academy Award® Winner J.K. Simmons, a story that unpacks the mystery of modern medicine’s skyrocketing price tag...

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    A Young Moviemakers Association Documentary

    A Young Moviemakers Association Documentary

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    WVON's 50th Anniversary Grand Gala

    with a star-studded gala at the Chicago Theater. The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and headlined by the Grammy Award-winning singer Toni Brax...

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    WVON Documentary

    WVON 50 Years of Impact traces the history of WVON Radio. This short film documents the important role WVON has played in history of Chicago the n...