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Neshoba: The Price of Freedom
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directed by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017; produced by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017, Pro Bono Productions and Pagano Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins

In 1964, a mob of Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers in the small Mississippi county of Neshoba – the infamous "Mississippi Burning" murders. The young men, two Jews from New York and an African-American from Mississippi, were in the Deep South helping to register African-American voters during what ca...

directed by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017; produced by Micki Dickoff, fl. 1989-2018 and Tony Pagano, fl. 1977-2017, Pro Bono Productions and Pagano Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins
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Wrong Side of the Bus
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directed by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 56 mins
Sidney Bloch, an internationally recognized professor of psychiatry from Australia, returns to Cape Town, South Africa for his medical school reunion. Sid has suffered from a troubled conscience for forty years and wants to resolve his guilt for colluding with Apartheid, but what will it take to free him from his...
directed by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 56 mins
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Guilty Until Proven Guilty
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(New York, NY: First Run Features, 2018), 52 mins
GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit. After more than two years in the Orleans...
(New York, NY: First Run Features, 2018), 52 mins
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The Hard Ride: Black Cowboys at the Circle 6 Ranch
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directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 27 mins
The Hard Ride is an intimate look at black cowboys as they gather for a rodeo and dance on the 40 acre Circle 6 Ranch in Raywood, Texas (between Houston and Beaumont). A dirt road leads onto the ranch, where all of the structures, including a frame house, rodeo arena, and barn, are hand-wrought. A.J. Walker, his w...
directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 27 mins
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Off and Running: An American Coming of Age Story
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directed by Nicole Opper; produced by Nicole Opper (First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean-Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about her African-American roots grows, she decides to contact her birth mother. This choice propels Avery into her own complicated ex...
directed by Nicole Opper; produced by Nicole Opper (First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
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Osceola Mays: Stories, Songs and Poems
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directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 28 mins
Osceola Mays sits at the table without moving. She closes her eyes and starts to say something, but then covers her mouth with the palm of her hand as if to hold back her voice. There is a short pause, and then she begins to sing. The words come forth with a steady rhythm, and her body sways forward and back. The...
directed by Alan Govenar, fl. 1984; produced by Documentary Arts (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 28 mins
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