BLACK & WHITE
Lisa, a young Russian emigre studying medicine in New York, and Roy, an African-American building superintendent, bond as they eke out a meager living on the city's Lower East Side...LEARN MORE.
MUHAMMAD ALI, THE GREATEST
Not to be confused with the Hollywood biopic, The Greatest (1977), this documentary by acclaimed photographer and filmmaker William Klein is a vibrant, intimate portrait...LEARN MORE.
Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison was inspired by the true story of Margaret Garner in writing her novel Beloved. Garner was a slave in pre-Civil War America who escaped and...LEARN MORE.
MAXWELL STREET BLUES
Chicago's legendary Maxwell Street was home to an open-air market that thrived for decades. It was there that the Chicago blues was born as African-American street musicians, who had...LEARN MORE.
THE PEOPLE VS. PAUL CRUMP
Before directing The French Connection, The Exorcist, and Killer Joe, William Friedkin made one of the most powerful documentaries you’ve never seen. On March 20, 1953, five black men...LEARN MORE.
DISRUPTIVE FILM VOL. 2
The overall aim of the Disruptive Film project is to help construct an alternative history of experimental, political nonfiction media, specifically from the perspective of...LEARN MORE.