Documentary Films

Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories

Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories

Highlights the historical journey of an Afro-Cuban family, from Jamaica, to Cuba, to the Bronx, revealing that the Cuban-American experience is more diverse, racially and ideologically, than we are often led to believe.
Disobeying Orders: G.I. Resistance to The Vietnam War

Disobeying Orders: G.I. Resistance to The Vietnam War

Focuses on the antiwar movement within the armed forces during the Vietnam War.
With a Stroke of the Chaveta

With a Stroke of the Chaveta

A poetic documentary short that leaves us wondering where to draw the line between "worker" and "intellectual."
Remembering the Mamoncillo

Remembering the Mamoncillo

The history and cultural importance of the Recordando el Mamoncillo festival and El Club Cubano is brought to life by dance scenes, testimonies of long-time members of the club and musical performances by Chico Alvarez y su Palo Monte, Son Sublime, the Charanga All-Stars, and Orquesta Broadway.

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

A look at a changing city through the eyes of a native son.
A Humble Giant: 70 Years Defending Immigrants and Radicals

A Humble Giant: 70 Years Defending Immigrants and Radicals

Tells the story of legendary attorney Ira Gollobin, who was instrumental in crafting the practice of combining brilliant legal work and social justice organizing to successfully fight for immigrants’ and political activists’ rights.
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

A man, a postal route, a changing city. Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route explores history and change in Detroit, through the lens of African American postal worker, Wendell Watkins, and the customers he has built ties with over 30 years on his route.

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Detroit 48202 Featured in Atlantic City Lab

January 22, 2016

Celebrating the Life of Grace Lee Boggs in New York City

November 14, 2015

New Yorkers celebrated a Century of Struggle of Grace Lee Boggs at The Malcolm Shabazz Center on November 10, 2015.

Grito Productions is honored to have filmed and be able to share the event.

CUBAN ROOTS/BRONX STORIES Outdoors in the Bronx! 8/7/15

July 16, 2015