Support Mary Lou Williams Documentary


I think the takeaway from this film is to not let anyone stop you from doing the thing you were born to do. We follow this incredible artist through the trials and tribulations she encountered just to get her music out in front of audiences and have it be recognized.


NBPC 360 Gives Up To $150K For New TV and Web Series


NEW YORK (October 1, 2014) — “National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), a nonprofit based in Harlem that has been presenting stories about the Black experience on the public airwaves since 1979, is launching NBPC 360, a new funding initiative designed to identify innovative storytellers and to generate quality serial, digital and multiplatform content for public… Read more »


Masquerade, Escaping Slavery With Love


“The attention to detail they employed for their disguise is bold and mesmerizing. She wrapped her hands and face in bandages and took on the specific physically of an invalid white man suffering from rheumatism.”


Look in the Mirror, Do You See an American?


America is overwhelming at first glimpse, everyone is talking faster, the houses and cars are suddenly bigger, and the sky seems more imposing somehow, the concept and physicality is just so vast. In “My Dear American” filmmaker Arpita Kumar dramatizes this beautifully using the intimate relationship between an Indian-American husband and wife who just moved to the suburbs.


Welcome to Leith


If you fly a swastika flag in your yard, you’re closing yourself off from the possibility of any productive conversation about race or worldview. What came across most during our trips was a sense of fear and confusion – on both sides.


A Small Life with Grand Visions


Rawlins was a husband, father, grandfather and public servant. He lived inside the proverbial box. Obedient and a man of service, Rawlins came alive in the small workshop he maintained beneath his Caribbean home. It was there where Rawlings used found materials he re-purposed, re-imagined and reconfigured into 1/16th-scaled works of art and interest.