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How This Man’s Movies are Getting People Out of Prison

Source:  OZY. Alstory Simon thought he’d never get out of prison. Because of a coerced confession, he was serving 37½ years in Illinois for a double murder he didn’t commit. He’d been reduced to a statistic, until nine-time Emmy Award winner Shawn Rech — who had a...

NY Times Op-Docs: When Seeing Your Mother Means a Trip to Prison.

From  The New York Times. The New York Times Op-Docs presents Elizabeth Lo’s “Mother’s Day,” which follows groups of California children taking part in an annual bus program that brings them to visit their incarcerated parents. Watch the...

“For Ahkeem” is the Millennial Documentary on Black Girlhood

JET reports that black teen girls are rarely given platforms to tell their stories, but "For Ahkeem" changes all that. Over the past several decades, we’ve had glorious films like "Pariah," "Eve’s Bayou" and "Love & Basketball" among others, that have afforded young...