Doc World: Armed with Faith
In northwest Pakistan, the KPK Bomb Disposal Unit is trying to stop the region from falling into the hands of terrorists - working with “faith and passion alone.” Armed with Faith follows unit members who actively put their lives at risk for the people of their country. With families to support, they must decide: Is the job worth the risk?
Shot in Mexico
Armed with a camera, a young American journalist chases a revolution in Mexico. But his journey ends tragically when he is caught in a gun battle, films his own murder, and sets two families – one American, one Mexican – on a cross-border quest for justice.
America ReFramed: 100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice
Elouise Cobell's relentless pursuit of justice led her to find remedy for over half a million Native American account holders whose funds were held by the U.S. government in trust for a century. 100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice is the compelling story of this little known hero, and petite Blackfeet warrior, and how she prevailed.
Stories from the Stage: Stand Up
There are those moments when you have to stand up and speak out, changing everything. Andy takes his political activism door-to-door; Katie discovers how compassion can cross the language barrier; and Yvette battles exclusion by redefining her Blackness. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Stand Up, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Stories from the Stage: Take a Stand
Sometimes, you have to stick up for yourself, or somebody else...even when that little voice tells you it’s safer to keep quiet. Rev. Mariama gets down and dirty for a cause; Myles stops ignoring his stutter; and Tereza speaks up about her undocumented status. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Take a Stand, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
AfroPoP: Fatal Assistance
By acclaimed director and Haitian-born filmmaker Raoul Peck, Fatal Assistance takes viewers on a two-year journey following the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country of Haiti. The film looks at the damage done by international aid agencies whose well-meaning but erroneous assumptions turned a nightmare into an unsolvable tragedy.
AfroPoP: 10 Days in Africa: A Home Movie
An insightful and humorous look at Regi Allen's journey to West Africa. The filmmaker travels to Ghana, Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire with a group of other African Americans seeking to learn more about Africa and go beyond the stereotypes about the continent, exploring the differences and similarities between Africans and African Americans.
Stories from the Stage: Deadly Sins
Most often, we do the right thing. But sometimes, our switch gets flipped and we lose control. Kevin goes postal in the post office; Ashley's patience is tested by FEMA after a flood in her community; and Khuyen has his life stolen by a life-tracking app. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Deadly Sins, hosted by Theresa Okokon.