Accept the Call

25 years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota — which has the largest population of Somalis in America — his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Accept the Call captures the story of a father and … READ MORE

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code – Trailer

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code tells the story of the tragic 1995 Chicago heatwave, the most traumatic in U.S. history, in which 739 citizens died over the course of just a single week, most of them poor, elderly, and African American. Cooked is a story about life, death, and the politics of crisis in an … READ MORE

Leftover Women – Trailer

Leftover Women follows three successful Chinese women — Qiu Hua Mei, a 34-year-old lawyer; Xu Min, 28, who works in public radio; and Gai Qi, 36, an assistant college professor in Beijing — who, despite thriving careers, are still labeled “leftover women,” or sheng nu, a derogatory term used in China to describe educated, professional … READ MORE

Accept the Call – When the FBI Detained My Son – Clip

In this excerpt from Accept the Call, Yusuf Abdurahman, a father who left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota, receives a shocking call from the FBI telling him his son Zach was suspected of trying to join ISIS. Angry and heartbroken after they’re reunited, Yusuf lights into his son and … READ MORE

Always in Season – Trailer

Always in Season follows the tragedy of African American teenager Lennon Lacy, who in August 2014, was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, North Carolina. His death was ruled a suicide by law enforcement, but Lennon’s mother, Claudia, her family, and many others believe Lennon was lynched. The film chronicles Claudia’s quest to … READ MORE

American Nomads

As the cost of living rises across the United States, so too is the number of people who dwell in their vehicles. Some travel across the country looking for work and to fulfill the American Dream. Others never want to settle anywhere, happy to make a home for themselves in their vans, buses and campers. Meet … READ MORE

ATTLA

ATTLA tells the gripping story of George Attla, a charismatic Alaska Native dogsled racer who, with one good leg and fierce determination, became a legendary sports hero in Northern communities around the world. Part dog whisperer, part canny businessman and part heartthrob, Attla rose to international fame during a unique period of history when Western … READ MORE

First Rainbow Coalition – Unlikely Allies – Clip

In this excerpt from The First Rainbow Coalition, be a fly on the wall during a first meeting in Chicago in the 1960s, between three wholly different activist groups — Black Panthers, led by the charismatic Bobby Lee, Latino group the Young Lords Organization, and the Southern whites of the Young Patriots — all surprised … READ MORE

Accept the Call – Trailer

25 years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota — which has the largest population of Somalis in America — his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Accept the Call captures the story of a father and … READ MORE