“Traffic Stop” is a short animated documentary. Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in…

DocTalk: ‘A Time For Burning’ with Director Bill Jersey

An incredible exploration of race relations in Omaha, Nebraska in the mid 60s, A Time For Burning, was a Best Documentary Feature Oscar nominee. In this special Doctalk show, the film is discussed in depth by the director Bill Jersey,…

‘4.1 Miles’: Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short about Refugees

By Daphne Matziaraki When I returned home to Greece last fall to make a film about the refugee crisis, I discovered a situation I had never imagined possible. The turquoise sea that surrounds the beautiful Greek island of Lesbos, just…

Oscar Lopez Rivera Interviewed in Marion Prison

Recently ordered released from prison by President Barak Obama, Puerto Rican activist Oscar Lopez Rivera describes how the dehumanization of being incarcerated has forced him to adapt in order to survive.

Civil Rights Movement Begins in Nashville

Listen to U.S. Representative John Lewis and others speak about the first lunch counter Civil Rights Era sit-ins that began in Nashville, Tenn., on Feb. 13, 1960.
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