Sergio arrived in the Oaxaca highlands and created a project for Indigenous kids to discover their capacity to dream through basketball. Through studying, effort, and willpower, they struggle to break the cycle of poverty around them and defeat their most powerful rival: hunger.
We are our families, our families are us.
12-year-old Beans is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and delinquent adolescence, and forced to grow up fast to become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Indigenous uprising known as The Oka Crisis, which tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990.
Communities leading the charge across time and geography.
Set in Lagos, Nigeria and told in two chapters, Eyimofe (This is My Desire) follows the stories of Mofe, a factory technician, and Rosa, a hairdresser, on their quest for what they believe will be a better life on foreign shores.
The intimacy of portraits.
Lean deep into the light.
Ephraim Asili’s The Inheritance weaves the history of the West Philadelphia-based MOVE Organization, the Black Arts Movement, and a narrative based on the filmmaker’s younger years when he was a member of a Black radical collective.
Swirling, spiraling, luminous creative interventions.
In the early 20th century, Liborio, a peasant, disappears in a hurricane and returns as a prophet.
Uprooted: The Journey of Jazz Dance is a feature-length documentary celebrating the history, lineage, and future progressions of jazz dance. Exploring and commenting on political and social influences, the film is an honest conversation about jazz dance addressing topics such as appropriation, racism, socialism, and sexism
Blossomings of youth.
In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, chief reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions, be it on the frontlines of India’s biggest issues or within the confines of their homes, redefining what it means to be powerful.
In this cinematic allegory of love and loss, a hula dancer fights for survival and her sanity in the shadows of Waikiki for an unflinching glimpse into paradise, where there remains hope through human connection and reconnection to Ê»aina (nature).
Camilo is the adopted son of an Indigenous couple of the Quillasinga tribe from the Cocha Lagoon, in the southwest of Colombia. He is the only Black person in his community and has always felt different.
After 62 years of living together, Lina’s grandparents, Aïcha and Mabrouk, have decided to separate.