Documentary Films

Making The Impossible Possible

Making The Impossible Possible

MAKING THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE tells the story of the student led struggle to win Puerto Rican Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY, in the late 1960’s.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.

News

Detroit 48202 at InLight Film Festival

April 26, 2022

Detroit 48202 is a powerfully crafted and visually compelling homage to black life, resilience, and the project of world-making from the optic and lived experience of a laboring Detroit mailman,” said Professor Michael T. Martin, former Director of The Black Film Center and Archive, after seeing Detroit 48202 at the InLight Film Festival at Indiana University in April 2022.

Making The Impossible Possible in NYWIFT/iWoman Shorts Festival

March 10, 2022

March 1 - 31, 2022

 

Help us win the Audience Choice Award. Watch at: https://bit.ly/3IZyDRb.

 

DETROIT 48202 TEACHER'S GUIDE AVAILABLE

January 24, 2022

We received tremendous reviews after the encore broadcast of DETROIT 48202 on PBS/World Channel's America Reframed Series on Jan. 11. One viewer tweeted: “Best movie about Detroit I ever saw.” Another said:  wrote: “…my heart is full, my spirit is moved, I’m feeling pangs of righteous anger.” The person continued: “I’ve downloaded the incredible, thorough Teachers’ Guide.