Documentary Films

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 Detroit Historical Museum March 9 & 10

February 28, 2019

Join Pam Sporn and Wendell Watkins at the

Detroit Historical Museum - March 9 & 10, 2019.

DETROIT 48202 NATIONAL PBS PREMIERE JAN. 2019

December 20, 2018

Chicago Premier of DETROIT 48202 at Black Harvest Film Festival

August 18, 2018

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along A Postal Route, will be screening at the Gene Siskel Film Center's 24th Black Harvest Film Festival on August 24 & 26! 

Buy your tickets now; many shows sell out!
http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/detroit48202