I’ve Just had a Dream by Javi Navarro (2015, 7 min.). Two girls. Two cultures. Two visions. A dream. They say that dreams are just dreams. The only thing that makes them different is the person who dreams.
Sterile by Matthew Klein (2016, 7 min.). Throughout the 20th century, there were legalized eugenics programs in the United States. In total, over 60,000 victims were sterilized against their will. Sterile is the story of Donna, a woman who fights to prove the horrific wrong the Eugenics Board of North Carolina did to her in 1968.
Across the Tracks by Michael Cooke (2015, 16 min.). Two African American sisters grow up in racially charged 1960s Georgia, But one is born with fair skin and when schools integrate in their small town, she decides to change her destiny - by passing for white.
Remixing Colorblind by Sheena C. Howard (2015, 30 min.). This documentary embarks on examining how the educational system today shapes our understanding of race and, by extension, the nuances of race relations – including notions of implicit bias, individual racism, institutional racism and reverse racism. Viewers embark on a journey that will encourage them to critique the ways in which the educational system has shaped their own notions of race and influenced their relationships with “others”.
Black Girl in Suburbia by Melissa Lowery (2015, 16 min.). Filmmaker Melissa Lowery shares her experiences growing up in a white suburb of Oregon and her inspiration for making the film. Melissa introduces her daughters ages 6 and 8 at the time the film was shot, and converses with them about what their experiences have been growing up in a predominately white and Hispanic community as one of very few African Americans at their school. You see Melissa having these conversations with her girls while braiding their hair and walking through their suburban neighborhood.