Adrian Mack: Voices to Disarm Community Gun Violence Part 1
An interview style documentary exploring the complex issue of gun violence in Minneapolis from an empathetic solution-focused approach.
Adrian Wilson: A Letter to Bryson
As the revolutionary civil rights movement unfolds, a black filmmaker from south Minneapolis documents the events following the murders of George Floyd and Jacob Blake in hopes to one day show his ffive year old son what being black America really is.
Georgia Fort: Changing the Narrative
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, independent journalist Georgia Fort disrupts the way media is consumed, created and distributed. Once shut out by mainstream news outlets, Fort becomes a trailblazer in an emerging field of journalism, as her coverage challenges racism and media bias during Minneapolis’ ongoing policing crisis and widespread unrest.
Prakshi Malik & Alfred Sanders: Forgotten Souls
Abuka Sanders, Alfred’s father, was killed by the Minneapolis Police Department twenty years ago. What happens after the protests and hashtags go away? What healing is needed? “Forgotten Souls” is a documentary directed by Prakshi Malik and Alfred Sanders that speaks to the lingering impacts of, and healing needed from the intergenerational trauma caused by police brutality
Sequoia Hauck: They Didn't Deserve to Die
Native American families share their heart-wrenching stories of loved ones lost to police brutality.
Police brutality occurs at a higher rate in the Native American community than compared to other racial and ethnic groups, yet it is the least talked about. This violence goes virtually unreported in the media. In a new documentary series, They Didn’t Deserve to Die, Native families share their experiences of losing a loved one to police brutality.
The families of Paul Castaway, Richie Estrada, Ryan Gipp, Braven Glenn, Travis Jordan, and Cole Stump recount their loved one's unforgivable deaths. Most importantly, as these families share memories of their loved ones in a way only a mother, a sister, or a cousin could; they tell stories about who these people truly were and what they meant to the community.
Tahiel Jimenez Medina: Día a Día, 2020: One Day at a Time
A window view into how the year 2020 transformed the way Colombian immigrants in Minnesota celebrate culture, aid community, and attempt to thrive in the current overlapping crises.