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  • Skull and Bone

    Movie

    Treme, New Orleans. In a neighborhood plagued with a violent past, one man reflects on its deeply rooted history, its cultural impact and the importance of keeping ancestral traditions alive. They carry stories of resilience and survival and celebrate life, as the precious, fleeting gift it is.

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  • She's Revolutionary

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    Tarana Burke, civil rights activist and creator of the Me Too movement was featured among other female activists as the Time Person of the Year for 2017. The film explores Tarana’s life as a survivor, activist and mother and how she found the confidence to start a movement telling other survivors...

  • Pretty Wings

    Movie

    A Triumphant tale of a high school student who, through dance, learns to soar above a painful relationship. The youth wanted to make a film that empowered young women and taught them to value themselves.

  • Perfect Chemistry

    Movie

    A cheerleader must make the difficult choice of being popular with her squad or finding true love with a chemistry geek.

  • On Time

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    Bringing Light to a Problem: On Time follows the life of Renee Johnson, a mother forced to make a dangerous decision for the sake of her child. Six months unemployed and desperate, Renee realizes this isn't the life she want for her seven-year-old daughter, Imani. Renee receives an interview for ...

  • Little Orphan Hermione

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    When Hermione Martinez, a starry-eyed optimist, finds herself placed in an orphanage with a group of depressed teens, she teaches them hope through music and the belief that anything is possible, if you believe.

  • Boarding House Blues

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    Despite the slapstick atmosphere there, the inhabitants of Moms' theatrical boarding house in Harlem are broke and in danger of losing their home. For some ready cash, they trick a producer into helping them put on a show, featuring a variety of black specialty acts.

  • Blacks Without Borders: Chasing the American Dream in South Africa

    Movie

    Chasing the American dream in South Africa.

  • Black Soul

    Movie

    BLACK SOUL is an exhilarating immersion into the heart of Black culture via a whirlwind voyage through the defining moments of Black History. As an old lady initiates her grandson into his past, a series of perpetually transforming images painted directly under the animation camera unfolds before...

  • Black Sister's Revenge

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    A naive young girl from the South moves in with her relatives in a Los Angeles ghetto. At first she is made fun of, but eventually she is accepted and plots to rob a bank to raise bail money for her new boyfriend, who is a jailed drug dealer.

  • Black Indians

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    A documentary film vibrant with passion, spirituality, wild music and beauty, at the crossroads of black American and Indian culture. A feel-good movie that makes you happy and immerses you in the world of the Black American tribes of the New Orleans neighborhoods, who mask and dress up as dreamy...

  • Black & White

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    This experimental film dissects the Webster’s Collegiate
    Dictionary’s definitions of the words Black and White – to prove how historically, the meanings of the words have been ingrained with very specific connotations in relation to race and ethnicity.

  • And That's It

    Movie

    A moving, intimate portrait of a young African American mother's life as she tirelessly works to provide for her daughter, make her house a home, strive for excellence in her work, and aim for a big future. The daily grind can seem unbearable at times, but Dominique won't let that get in the way ...

  • American Life

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    17-year-old Michael uses boxing for moments of escape from his violent Chicago community. But, when a gang won’t stop using his brother, he leaves his gloves behind and does what he feels he must to protect his family.

    Chicago remains one of the most segregated and economically disproportionate ...

  • A Majestic Wish

    Movie

    Her only wish is to have her father back, but a birthday dance with her crush would be nice too.

  • You Are Not Alone

    Movie

    A young girl is torn between telling the authorities that her mother is a drug addict; but one never knows when an angel is watching and protecting you. The youth wanted to create a film that showed people the emotional strain that youth in foster care have to deal with when it comes to trying to...

  • Who Killed Catalina Sanchez?

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    A group of high school students elicit the help of a Ouija board to find out which one of them is responsible for the death of their friend. The youth from Sun Valley High School’s Media Academy wanted to create a unique film with a diverse cast that represented the makeup of their community. In ...

  • What Lays In Tiffany's Mind

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    A powerful story of a teenage girl’s battle with the opinions of others. They youth wanted to create a film that made people think about their actions, and the repercussions that come with being bullied.

  • Trapped Within

    Movie

    After being kidnapped by a pimp, a homeless foster girl and her best friend are given a miracle that can help them escape. The young girls from Maryvale Group Home wanted to write a film that demonstrated how generational poverty perpetuates pain and suffering for the poor. In addition, a few of ...

  • Tis Of Thee

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    What is it like to be a black or brown man in America? Tis of Thee portrays our fears, anxieties, and the traumas African Americans endure from the perpetual social injustices and threat of police brutality. Director Jon Boogz and Movements4Movements founder Quentin Robinson dedicate this work to...

  • The Ties That Bind

    Movie

    When two young men living in poverty are faced with a difficult decision, they must decide if easy money is worth the risk.

  • The Signal

    Movie

    A Deadly Sound transmitted from space known as The Signal, corrupts the minds of all who hear it, turning them into soulless Demons under its control.

  • The Missing Piece

    Movie

    Jonathan takes on a mission to not be a loner anymore, and to make friends. Will he find the missing piece?

  • The Lot

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    Part coming of age story, part community action story, find out what happens when adults and kids work together toward a common goal.