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  • middle aged white male convict listens with arms crossed at a re-entry training

    Each year in the United States, 650,000 convicts are released from our state and federal prisons. Four Walls Around Me follows three of them as they embark on the jarring odyssey known as “re-entry.”

  • two women dressed in traditional muslim attire walk through parking lot with male

    When a filmmaker investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.

  • Five Black and brown men (from left to right: Vince, Jay, Tito, Pete and Var) sit in wheelchairs outside, lined up in a straight horizontal line facing the camera. They wear T-shirts and sneakers and some wear baseball caps. They all look into the camera with serious expressions.

    Synopsis

    On a tiny island in NYC, a group of Black and brown disabled artists fight Covid and the city to protect the lives of 500 vulnerable nursing home residents.


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  • A still from "For Venida, For Kalief": Two framed photos sit on a bedside cabinet, one of Kalief Browder, a young Black man wearing a checked shirt, and the other of a young Black woman wearing a sleeveless black top.

    Synopsis

    For Venida, For Kalief is a poetic cinematic portrait of the complex microcosm of criminal justice reform in New York. The film debuts the poetry of Venida Brodnax Browder, mother of Kalief Browder, whose unjust arrest and tragic suicide deeply...

  • In the Fourth Kingdom, cans and bottles are exchanged for coins, and the waste of the society becomes the dreams of their inhabitants.

  • a black and white image of Wendell Berry reading a book in a chair with feet kicked up on table

    In 1965, Wendell Berry returned home to Henry County, where he bought a small farm house and began a life of farming, writing and teaching.  This lifelong relationship with the land and community would come to form the core of his prolific writings. A half century later, Henry County, like many...