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Bronx Princess

by Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed

Follow the journey of an American teenager who travels to Ghana, West Africa to reunite with her royal father.

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Little White Lie

by Lacey Schwartz

Lacey Schwartz grew up in an upper-middle-class household with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that the man she's always assumed was her father is not her biological parent, she unlocks a powerful family secret.

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Lost Sparrow

by Chris Billing

Three decades ago, two Crow Indian brothers ran away from home and no one knew why. Their sudden and mysterious deaths sent shockwaves through a tiny upstate New York community. Lost Sparrow is their adoptive brother's journey to bring Bobby and Tyler home and confront a painful truth that shattered his family.

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Miller's Tale

by Rebecca Marshall

A personal narrative about the life and death of award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller.

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A Place of Our Own

by Stanley Nelson

Each summer, affluent and successful African Americans like filmmaker Stanley Nelson return to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, an upper middle class resort community that has historically provided an oasis for black professionals.

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True to the Game

by Robert Young and Sandy Kazan

Written by a 16-year-old high school student, True to the Game dramatizes the story of a teenage African American girl in New York City, torn between her life as a drug and gun dealer and her desire to become a writer.

When I Walk

by Jason DaSilva and AXS Lab Inc.

When 25-year-old filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he didn't wallow in gloom. He picked up a camera and set out to inspire people.

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William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler

An intimate portrait of the late civil rights attorney William Kunstler, who risked everything for his beliefs.

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