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Tiny and Ruby: Hell Divin' Women
Profiling legendary jazz trumpeter Tiny Davis and her partner of over 40 years, drummer-pianist Ruby Lucas, Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women weaves together rare jazz recordings, live performances, vintage photographs, and narrative poetry by Cheryl Clarke. Tiny's contribution to…
A Bit of Scarlet - Gay Characters in Post-War British Cinema
Any minority craves images of itself, and this compilation of clips from Britain's post-war cinema archives is a testament to the closeted appearances of gay characters and sentiments from filmmaking's earliest days. Following gay characters as they go from being…
Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be in Love
Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be In Love is a lyrical film portrait of the once famous, and now, largely forgotten jazz vocalist Maxine Sullivan. Sullivan won fame in the 1930s with swing renditions of traditional songs like "Loch Lomond" and…
Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story
Escape to Life: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story, the result of a remarkable pairing between fiction and non-fiction filmmakers, depicts an even more remarkable relationship. Erika and Klaus Mann, the brilliant eldest children of German author Thomas Mann, claimed…
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
From the Piney Woods School in the Mississippi Delta to the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, this toe-tapping music film tells the story of the swinging, multi-racial all-women jazz band of the 1940s. A 16 piece band with…
Woman Of The Wolf
Woman of the Wolf is a sumptuous fairy tale based on a 1904 story by American poet/author Renee Vivien. Two opposing versions of the same narrative are told: one verbally, by Pierre Lenoir, the male narrator and guest at a…
Seed of Sarah
A video collage of song and remembrance. The story is based on Judith Magyar Isaacson's highly acclaimed memoir recounting her real-life story as a young Hungarian girl growing up during the tumultuous years of WWII and the Holocaust. The film…
The Man Who Drove With Mandela
How did South Africa come to be the first country in the world to embody LGBT rights in their post-apartheid Constitution? It was in large part due to the unsung hero Cecil Williams, whose moving life story is told in…
U.N. Fever
U.N. Fever follows three teams of college students - The City College of New York, Freie Universitat Berlin, and Pace University in Pleasantville NY -- as they prepare to compete in an international Model U.N. competition. These passionate young people…
ReCall Florida
Recall Florida starts out as a road movie, following former Attorney General Janet Reno as she takes to the wheel of her red pick-up truck and cruises the backroads and byways of Florida in her recent bid for Governor. As…
I Live At Ground Zero
"I Live at Ground Zero" offers a different take on the 9/11 disaster through the eyes of a child. On September 11, 2001, children living and going to school around the World Trade Center were eye-witnesses to the destruction and…