Written and Directed by: Stacey Muhammad TRT: 14 min (USA) Inspired by the highly acclaimed 1975 choreopoem “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange, For Colored Boys is a series of stories that follow the lives of African American men from various walks of life as they […]
Directed by: Ellie Walton Produced by: Hawah Kasat TRT: 60 min (USA) A group of teenagers board a bus for West Virginia, leaving the streets of Washington, DC to participate in an ambitious peace education program. For the first time in their lives Mark, the group plays in mountain steams, sings under the stars, and […]
Directed by: Tim Reid TRT: 19 min (USA) Song of Survival is the story of an incredibly indomitable Congolese woman, Rose Mapendo, and her family of 10 imprisoned in 1998 in a death camp for 16 months. Through the strength of Rose’s character, she was able to gain release from the death camp by forgiving […]
Written and Directed by: Tim Wilkerson TRT: 107 min (Egypt/USA) 12 Hours Of Terror Inspired A Lifetime of Peace: On a frigid day in 1982, a struggling Jewish WWII veteran became the first domestic terrorist to target the nation’s capital. In the process he would inspire the longest running public protest against US foreign policy […]
Directed by: Nuakai Aru (LMI Fellow) TRT: 20 min Behold the natural wonders, a majestic people, and the history of a dignified culture as manifested in their lifestyle perched atop Africa’s highest plateau. This film is a sweeping overview of Africa’s oldest independent country, Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia.
Written and Directed by Nima Beltijeh TRT: 92 min (Canada/Iran) (In Persian w/English subtitles) A teenager and his mother pursue utopia inside far-off lands. While waiting for their refugee status results, they encounter voluminous hardships.
(Monsieur) Written and Directed by: Kagan Olgunturk TRT: 19 min (Turkey) (In Turkish, w/English subtitles) Cevdet Ogut is the owner of a second hand shop but he represents himself as an antique dealer, the neighbors call The Monsieur. This film is the portrait of a man who makes a huge impact on his environment.
(Reshipment) Written and Directed by Gloria Rolando TRT: 55 min (Cuba) The voices of prominent historians join the memories of Haitians and their descendants in Cuba to understand a chapter of the complex economic and social history of the Caribbean: the presence in the Island of Cuba of thousands of West Indian laborers, especially from […]
By: Rainbow Hill TRT: 3 min 40 sec (Trinidad & Tobago) Experimental animation created in stop motion from a series of personal sketchbooks investigating subliminal messages of the evils of poverty and hopelessness in a place called Laventille in Port of Spain.
By: Barbaro Joel Ortiz TRT: 14 min 55 sec (Cuba) A housewife desperately holds on to the memory of the man she married 20 years ago.