The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Rape of Recy Taylor

How a sexual assault in the Jim Crow South triggered an unprecedented outcry 2017 | Running Time: 91 minutes | Rating: NR Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. During the Jim Crow South, black women...
One of Us

One of Us

Three Hasidic Jews face ostracism and threats when leaving their orthodox community 2017 | Running Time: 95 minutes | Rating: NR ONE OF US penetrates the insular world of New York’s Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away. Etty and Ari...
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

A portrait of an American icon, writer and civil rights activist 2016 | Running Time: 114 minutes | Rating: NR Maya Angelou has lived not one life, but half a dozen. While she’s best known as a poet and best-selling author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, her life...
How I Got Over

How I Got Over

Formerly homeless women stage a play inspired by their true-life stories 2014 | Running Time: 87 minutes | Rating: NR HOW I GOT OVER follows the residents of a temporary housing facility for homeless and low-income women as they craft and rehearse an original play...
Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher

A former sex worker inspires women living on the edge 2015 | Running Time: 104 minutes | Rating: TV-MA Brenda Myers-Powell grew up in one of Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods, lost her mother as an infant and suffered sexual abuse at the hands of trusted family members....