Pier Kids

In New York City, queer and trans youth of color make Christopher Street Pier their own.

Elegance Bratton
Chester Algernal
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A poetic quest in coastal South Carolina unearths Black inheritance amidst a violent past.

Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of girls of color at the front lines of social justice. Official Selection, SXSW. A co-presentation of Latino Public Broadcasting.

In a Mexican coastal village, 16-year-old Ñoño has a secret that defies gender norms.

A child reveals a secret to their mother: "I'm not a girl.">

Painter Titus Kaphar turns to film when the art world tries to silence his activism.

Black women create a space for freedom through the Baby Doll Mardi Gras masking tradition.

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Film Resources

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