Dolores Huerta, Our Past, Present and Future

The documentary film, Dolores, chronicles the story of Dolores Huerta, a civil rights champion whose life's work continues to increase rights and improve the lives of every American. Peter Bratt's engaging film aims to overpower the racism and sexism that have prevented Dolores Huerta from becoming the inspirational household name she deserves to be.

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Black History is American History

Tell Them We Are Rising, a compelling new film by Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams, details the profound role that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played in American history. It airs on PBS’ Independent Lens Television Series Monday, February 19th. The film spotlights the role that African Americans have had in the birth and growth of our nation, and the role that HBCUs have played as a cultural touchstone. 

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We have a lot to learn from The Bad Kids

The Bad Kids is a gorgeous film, visually and stylistically. It's about a group of students whose lives, in many ways, have been filled with uncertainty. We hear their stories of hunger, neglect, abuse, substance use, and poverty, and yet they show up to school, they strive, and, with support from the staff and faculty at Black Rock High School, they begin to thrive. They are resilient and they are capable of anything. Theirs are the stories we need right now.

 

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