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AfroBeatPromo

The Birth of AfroBeat Filmmaker Opiyo Okeyo’s hybrid live-action/animated short, The Birth of AfroBeat, about legendary Nigerian percussionist Tony Oladipo Allen, combines the best of documentary storytelling with the enchantment of animation. The film is animated by Mel Roach. Allen, who died in May 2020, was a longtime collaborator and friend of renowned musician and

AfroPoP: The Abominable Crime (Producer Chat)

Filmmaker Micah Fink takes a moment to discuss issues covered in his film “The Abominable Crime,” a documentary documenting the lives of gay activists dealing with violence and discrimination in Jamaica.

After 180 Days

After 180 Days: Hartsville, a panel discussion will explore in more detail the vision for Hartsville, how Sonoco Products Company is making a difference, and how other school districts can learn from the Hartsville experience as well as look at recent developments in statewide public policy and education issues that need to come together to

Small Man

John Ambrose Kenwyn Rawlins was an ordinary man of modest means. He was a good father, grandfather and husband; an obedient public servant. Yet the most vivid part of his life was lived in was a small workshop beneath his house. In there, at the end of his workday, he made things. From simple push

A Marriage of Inconvenience

A young man tries to convince his very religious parents to stand by his side on his wedding day. Director FRANKLIN JIN RHO, Written by DERRICK D. PETE, Produced by MILES MAKER with Producer DERRICK D. PETE. A collaboration of the National Minority Consortia and Film Independent’s Project Involve. Check out more shorts like this

Vivre

A teacher asks his pupils what they want to do when they grow up. While his classmates answer lightly and with great fun, Tom a quiet 10-year-old boy slips away. When his turn comes to speak, Tom embarks himself upon a striking monologue. With passion, humor and bewildering maturity he describes three possible life choices

Auntie

AUNTIE is a middle-aged seamstress and respected caregiver in her rural Barbadian community. 12-year-old KERA is her latest ward and a special child to whom she has grown uncharacteristically close. Seven years after Kera’s mother emigrates to England in search of a better life, Auntie is confronted with the day she long dreaded when the

Passage

A
 twenty-
year-
old 
Haitian 
woman, 
Sandrine 
and
 her 
brother
 thirteen
-year-
old 
brother
 Etienne 
are 
being 
transported
 from 
Haiti
 to 
the
 Bahamas
 in 
the 
hold 
of 
a 
dilapidated
 wooden
 vessel
 filled 
with 
several 
other 
immigrants
 in
 search
 of 
a
 better
 life.
 During 
the
 journey, 
a
young
 woman
 gets
 violently 
ill. 
A 
rule 
of 
the
 sea 
in 
transportin g
persons
 dictates


180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School (Part Two)

This special gives space and breadth to our nation’s education reform debate by giving the audience a first-hand view of what happens in a school that meets the needs of the most challenged students in new and sometimes non-traditional ways.

180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School (Part One)

This special gives space and breadth to our nation’s education reform debate by giving the audience a first-hand view of what happens in a school that meets the needs of the most challenged students in new and sometimes non-traditional ways.