This week, eight screenings in cities across the country use film to foster dialogue and enhance awareness on a range of social issues.
Last Chance to Watch Select POV Short Docs Online!
Watch The Barber of Birmingham, Sin País and other documentary shorts free online while you can!
Join a Social Screening of 'The Barber of Birmingham' with Filmmaker Robin Fryday
Watch the Oscar-nominated short film online and ask the director. Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 4PM ET (1PM PT).
Birmingham Public Library Hosts Civil Rights Activists at Fall Screening Series
In anticipation of the presidential elections, the Birmingham Public Library is hosting a special screening series of The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement across fourteen branches in September and October.
New Barriers to Voting and the Legacy of the Foot Soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement
How much has changed since President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law?
Four Independent-Minded Docs for Independence Day
What’s more patriotic than waving a flag and drinking a Bud? How about baring witness to the struggles of Americans that have made this nation great?
The Legacy of the Vincent Chin Case, 30 Years Later
Revisiting Vincent, a theatrical adaptation of the Vincent Chin case, was performed at New York Law School. Watch a video of the performance.
Doc Soup: Review of 'The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975′
MoMA’s New Directors / New Films festival kicks off Wednesday in New York City, and lasts until April 3, once again bringing to light a sometimes esoteric, but usually intriguing selection of movies. Not exactly overflowing in the documentary department, the fest does offer at least one must-see: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. The film […]
Great Docs: 'Eyes on the Prize'
Eyes on the Prize is the most comprehensive — and moving — civil rights documentary series ever made. The landmark production by Blackside — which runs a formidable 14 hours in total — was first aired on PBS in two parts in 1987 and 1990. The series traces the Civil Rights Movement from the ’50s […]