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Out in the Night

by Blair Doroshwalther

Gay African American women friends defending themselves against a violent sexual assault in a seemingly gay-friendly New York City neighborhood are arrested for assault and attempted murder. A different kind of fight ensues in the courts and the media.

Red Hook Justice

by Meema Spadola

Red Hook Justice follows the ups and downs of several defendants and staffers involved in an experimental court in the crime-ridden neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn — part of a legal revolution that has become a model for courts nationwide.

Independent Lens, True Stories

Revolution '67

by Bongiorno Productions Inc.

Revolution '67 returns to Newark, New Jersey in the summer of 1967 to reveal the untold story of what happened during the Newark rebellion.

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Stolen

by Rebecca Dreyfus

In 1990, two thieves dressed as police officers gained entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, successfully executing the largest art heist in modern history.

Independent Lens

True to the Game

by Robert Young and Sandy Kazan

Written by a 16-year-old high school student, True to the Game dramatizes the story of a teenage African American girl in New York City, torn between her life as a drug and gun dealer and her desire to become a writer.

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