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The history and legacy of a groundbreaking multiethnic alliance of community groups that changed the face of 1960s Chicago politics.
In this intimate verité documentary, four charismatic kids strive for acceptance in a world that is often, at best, indifferent to them.
Decade of Fire covers a shocking but untold piece of American urban history, when the South Bronx was on fire in the 1970s.
THE UNAFRAID is a feature length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college.
The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day. Filmed over six years, the film follows victims and survivors as they organize the groundbreaking “Argentine Lawsuit” and fight a state-imposed amnesia of crimes against humanity, in a country still divided four decades into democracy.
Dr. Victor Rios, a former gang member turned celebrated professor and author, rejoins his old mentor to work with at-risk students at Los Angeles’s Yo! Watts YouthSource Center, a program determined to break the school-to-prison pipeline.
On January 28, 1918, in the border town of Porvenir, Texas, 15 Mexican men were taken from their homes and executed. One hundred years later, the film explores this tragic story, asks what led to the events of that fateful night and reveals the tensions that still remain along the border a century later.
In Adios Amor, the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot — Maria Moreno, an eloquent migrant mother of 12 who became an outspoken leader for farmworker rights. Her legacy was buried – until now.
Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage is a revealing portrait of the brilliant, charismatic Puerto Rican actor whose magnetic work on stage and screen took the world by a storm.
Politicians aren’t often full-time hotel housekeepers, union members, grandmothers, and immigrants working service jobs. But Carmen Castillo changes that when she wins a seat on the City Council in Providence, Rhode Island.