12TH AND CLAIRMOUNT
Director: Brian Kaufman
Hundreds of hours of home movies, archival footage, illustrations and new oral histories offer multiple perspectives of the 1967 Detroit uprising.
32 PILLS: MY SISTER’S SUICIDE
Director: Hope Litoff
Years after the suicide of her sister Ruth, a talented but troubled artist, director Hope Litoff tries to make sense of her loss.
Director: Alex Shebanow
Executive produced by Dan Rather, Fail State explores the dark side of higher education in America, focusing on the rise of for-profit colleges.
Director: Lenny Feinberg
In the first half of the 20th century, Father Divine, an African-American spiritual leader gained over a million followers, claiming to be God.
THE GROWING SEASON
Director: Evan Briggs
An intimate, bittersweet portrait of growing up and growing old, set in a nursing home that also houses a preschool program.
Director: Sam Pollard
Director Sam Pollard constructs a portrait of charismatic trailblazer Maynard Jackson, who became Atlanta’s first black mayor in 1973.
Directors: Brent Renaud, Craig Renaud
DEA agents face the Sisyphean task of curbing the influx of Mexican ice, a more potent form of meth, into poor, rural communities in Arkansas.
SHOT IN THE DARK
Director: James Crump
Orr Academy’s high school basketball team is a refuge from the often harsh realities of the streets of Chicago’s West Side.
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