Serving Life is the first original documentary commissioned for the OWN Documentary Club, narrated and executive produced by Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker, and directed by Lisa Cohen… Read More →
Filmed over the course of nearly three years, the filmmakers use unique access and never before heard testimonies to tell a story of the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history…Read More →
Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who… Read More →
Both in raw numbers and by percentage of the population, the United States has the most prisoners of any developed country in the world. For a great many poor people in America, particularly poor black men, prison is a… Read More →
Set in the military outpost of San Antonio, Texas, AFTER FIRE highlights the challenges faced by the fastest-growing group of American veterans: women, who now account for one in five new recruits… Read More →
(In Production) In a startling sign of the times, nearly every day there is news from across the country of hate crimes and threats. In the wake of these crimes, which are disproportionately… Read More →
Short Doc: On April 14, 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. 219 girls remain missing. One mother, Esther Yokubu, carries on raising her family but the daughter who… Read More →
Street prostitutes occupy the lowest rung of the ladder in America – marginalized, abused and degraded for most of their lives. In Nashville there’s a place where these women can reclaim their dignity and… Read More →
Notes from Dunblane: Lessons from a School Shooting depicts Father Bob Weiss, who in the days following the Sandy Hook Massacre that took the lives of 20 children and 6 of their educators on December 14, 2012, was tasked with the burial of 8 of those children… Read More →
At first glance, Repeter ‘Pete’ Monsanto lives a glamorous life – a celebrity photographer who works with boldface names like Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean and others. But look deeper and you will see a man with father-sized hole in his life. Read More →
The rise in anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric in the U.S. in the past 3 years has generated a new wave of activist. This short film, featuring a performance by Mandvi, Lewis Black and Roy Wood, Jr., reveals what led this artist to become an activist, and why it’s important for other artists to step up.  Read More →