In Dear Mama, Allen Hughes deftly explores the life of rapper Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni, a civil rights activist and Black Panther member.
Nelson reflects on working with William Greaves and inspiring change through documentary.
For those of us who witnessed it live on TV, the image is indelible. 200-metre Olympic champion Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos stand on the podium, their fists raised in
When so many media images favour images of Black death and trauma, films like Becoming and Hale County, This Morning, This Evening illustrate the complexities of portraying Black lives onscreen.
Criterion Channel's collections of films about Black experiences have a number of docs and hybrids worth exploring, including Symbiopsychtaxiplasm and Urban Rashomon.
“I hope the film will reframe the idea of criminals in the U.S and also help people understand the criminalization of drugs and political prisoners,” says Mia Donovan. on her experience with