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HAITI IS A NATION OF ARTISTS

Haiti Is A Nation Of Artists tells the story of Haitian artists creating transformational art after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. The documentary depicts the humanity of Haitian culture through the lens of a Haitian-American filmmaker who seeks to uplift the rich diversity of Haiti and its historical legacy.

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Dancing Like Home

A personal documentary traces director Joyce Guy’s journey to Senegal, West Africa to pursue the meanings of the traditional dance ceremonies of Casamance, Senegal but once there her expectations of this culturally rich region are challenged.

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BOUND: AFRICANS VS AFRICAN-AMERICANS

Tensions between Continental-born and African-Americans are rarely addressed. Opening with personal testimonials exposing this rift, we are taken through the corridors of colonialism and slavery, laying bare how their effects have divided and bound the two. As we start this journey, one question soon dominates the conversation between the Africans and Africans, 'who sold the Africans into slavery?' The complexity of this question is reflected in the different responses and the range of emotions it solicits.

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BaddDDD: Sonia Sanchez

In this riveting documentary, funded by Sundance Documentary Fund, NEA, Women in Film and others, Sonia Sanchez “offers hope and heroes,” and a liberating vision of redemption, compassion and self-respect.

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