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“17 Blocks” is essential viewing about race and class in America

Source:  The Playlist A documentary with cinéma vérité sensibilities and no qualms whatsoever about the honest presentation of its subjects, “17 Blocks” is both heartbreaking and inspiring. Director Davy Rothbart wisely removes himself from the effort to allow the...

Why you need to see VR documentary “Traveling While Black”

Source:  Forbes At the Sundance Film Festival in January, Oscar winner Roger Ross Williams premiered his first virtual reality (VR) documentary, "Traveling While Black." The 19-minute VR film takes viewers on a journey from the segregation of the 1950s to the police...

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency by Tennessee governor

Source:  PEOPLE On Monday, Tennessee governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was a 16-year-old victim of sex trafficking in 2004 when she fatally shot Johnny Mitchell Allen, a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. The...