Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material.
Revisits the much-publicized case of Matthew Shepard, the young man tortured and killed in 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming for being gay. Family and friends recount Shepard's life and the circumstances surrounding his murder.
David Wilson, a 28-year-old African-American journalist, travels into his family's past to find answers to America's racial divide. Along the way, he meets another David Wilson, the descendant of his family's slave master. This discovery leads to a momentous encounter between these two men of the same name but whose ancestors were on the opposite sides of freedom.
A young African-American filmmaker sets out on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. He explores what the treatment of history tells us about race and equality in a 'post-racial' America.
Interviewees discuss finding their identities, coming out, being accepted or rejected by straight society, being married, watching the development of AIDS, and witnessing other changes in the experience of being gay in America.
The documentary examines the relationship between the historical and existing media images of women of color and raises the question of whether they may be suffering from a self-image disorder as a result of trying to attain the standards of beauty that are celebrated in media images.
Two of the country's leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth.
Role of Gender
Offers a contemporary look at marriages and families and the choices, changes, and issues that affect individuals, diverse family types, and interpersonal relationships. Focuses on how all of us learn about gender from an early age, and explores some of the ways in which gender-based roles, expectations, and assumptions are changing.
Wise provides a non-confrontational explanation of white privilege and the damage it does not only to people of color, but to white people as well. An ideal introduction to the social construction of racial identities, and a critical new tool for exploring the often invoked - but seldom explained - concept of white privilege.
The film provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner of the culture, from television, movies, video games, and advertising to pornography, the sports culture, and US political culture.
Roberto Miniverni tells the story of a black community in the American South during summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of young African American men sent shockwaves throughout the country. A meditation on the state of race in America, this film is an intimate portrait of those who struggle for justice, dignity, and survival in a country that is not on their side.