Videos

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12 Years a Slave

Available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, and Google Play.

134 mins

In this powerful film that takes place in pre-Civil War America, a freed man named Solomon Northup from upstate New York gets kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South.

13th

Available for streaming on Netflix.

100 mins

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay exposes the link between the American prison system today, particularly the mass incarceration of black people, and our country’s history of slavery.

The Color of Fear

90 mins

This 1994 classic documentary on race relations features two African-American men, two Asian-American men, two Latinos and two white men engaging in a series of joint conversations about race in America.

Fruitvale Station

Available for purchase on Amazon and iTunes.

90 mins

Based on true events, this film follows 22-year-old Oscar Grant, a young man living in Oakland, CA trying to live a clean life after leaving prison. On New Year’s Eve 2008, a confrontation between Grant and a former inmate on the BART train turns fatal when police become involved.

Get Out

Available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, and Google Play.

104 mins

This “social thriller” follows a young black man on a weekend trip to meet his white girlfriend’s parents for the first time. His initial experiences of seemingly harmless micro-aggressions turn into an extremely disturbing series of events.  

Selma

Available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, and Google Play.

128 mins

This film brings to life the famous voting rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

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