'The Apollo' Spotlights the History of New York's Most Famous Black Theater
The documentary explores the legacy and impact of the Harlem theater via interviews and archival footage.
StoryShift Series Breaks Down the Art of Accountable Storytelling
Working Films’ new interview series features filmmakers discussing how they make projects that center the agency of participants.
WATCH: Doc Explores How Criminal Justice System Fails People With Mental Illnesses
“Forty hours of mental health training in a police academy that’s seven-and-a-half months long isn’t long enough.”
WATCH: The 50-Year History of Mismanagement at Hawai'i's Mauna Kea
In just six minutes, this film provides context for the recent protests at the sacred site.
EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Clip From HBO Doc on Bryan Stevenson's Liberatory Work
In “True Justice,” the Equal Justice Initiative founder connects the dots between enslavement and death sentences for Black people—and breaks down why he is committed to ending mass incarceration.
Watch the Trailer for Laquan McDonald Documentary, '16 Shots'
The Showtime documentary will examine the 17-year-old’s murder at the hands of the Chicago Police Department and the subsequent cover-up.
New Doc 'The Apollo' Tells the Story of Harlem's Most Iconic Theater
The HBO documentary screened as the opening selection for the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.
WATCH: New Doc Takes You Behind Scenes of AOC's Campaign
Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” follows the grassroots campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other women who ran for Congress in 2018.
New Documentary Explores Racism in the War on Drugs
Caron Butler’s “The Green Dream” shines a light on the devastation faced by Black and Latinx people who are criminalized for marijuana in record numbers.
Peabody Awards Honors Documentary Films on Dolores Huerta, Lorraine Hansberry
Skateboarding film “Minding the Gap” also snagged a win.
Marijuana Doc 'Grass Is Greener' Highlights War on Black and Latinx Communities
Fab 5 Freddy’s directorial debut explores the history of weed in the United States, including its criminalization and impact on music.
WATCH: Trailer for Viola Davis and Steph Curry Documentary, 'Emanuel'
The new documentary follows the people whose lives were most impacted by the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
'Blowin’ Up' is a New Doc About a Court Room That Rules In Favor of Compassion
What happens when sex workers receive support rather than punishment? Everything.
New PBS Doc 'Tre Maison Dason' Explores Growing Up With An Incarcerated Parent
One in 14 American children has a parent who is currently, or was previously, in prison. “Tre Maison Dasan” follows three of these children.
Jeffrey Wright-Narrated Doc 'Rigged' Highlights Voter Suppression Tactics
Wright: “I hope ‘Rigged’ sounds an alarm that wakes America up.”
Watch Aretha Shine in Trailer for 'Amazing Grace'
Buried for decades, the documentary hinges on the singer’s live performance at New Bethel Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.
Twitter Responds to Michael Jackson Doc, 'Leaving Neverland'
The new documentary centers on two men who allege that the pop star sexually abused them as boys.
Incarcerated Men Document Their 'Hard Truth' Via Film
Men incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Indiana co-directed “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It,” which captures their education in documentary filmmaking.
Sundance to Screen Doc On Michael Jackson's Alleged Child Sexual Abuse
“Leaving Neverland,” which revisits two men’s accusations that the artist abused them as boys, has prompted backlash from Jackson’s estate.
'The Claudia Kishi Club' Explores 'Baby-Sitters Club' Member's Influence on Asian America
In Sue Ding’s upcoming documentary, Asian-American artists discuss what the ultra-fashionable babysitter meant for their cultural representation.