Behind the Rainbow Trailer
When the ANC won power in South Africa, they had to govern alongside their oppressors.
Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Trailer
Meet Jewish anthropologist Melville Herskovits, who exploded myths about African Americans.
Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Film Clip 1
"Professor Herskovits seemed to think sometimes that he owned Africa."
Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Film Clip 2
"Herskovits learns that the place to look for behavior is in cultural practice, not biology."
Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Film Clip 3
"The idea of race as this organizing way of thinking about people is still extremely pervasive."
Copyright Criminals Trailer
Can you own a sound? Go inside the clash between sampling culture and intellectual property law.
Copyright Criminals Film Clip 1
"What the photographer is to the painter is what the modern producer is to the instrumentalist."
Copyright Criminals Film Clip 2
"They say I’m the world’s number one sampledest drummer. I haven’t got a penny for it yet though."
Copyright Criminals Film Clip 3
"You can’t put soul in a bottle. You can’t quantify soul by a person who’s just got a briefcase."
Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness Behind the Scenes
Harvard Professor Vincent Brown discusses the irony that a white man came to define black culture.
Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity Web Exclusive
Is imitation sincerely flattery, or could it be an insidious form of mockery?
Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968 Web Exclusive
Reenacting an historically controversial event can challenge the documentary standard of objectivity.
Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story Web Exclusive
A young black entrepreneur in 1920 Paris brought African American jazz musicians to Montmartre.
Bronx Princess Behind the Scenes
Rocky Otoo offers advice to first-generation Americans who are heading to college.
When I Rise Trailer
Bigotry knocked her down ... but her music knocked back.
When I Rise Clip
Prejudice and politics wounded Conrad deeply, but in the media she appeared stoic.
When I Rise Video Extra 1
For Conrad - truly the embodiment of "Amazing Grace" - creativity is essential.
Me Facing Life Promo
She made a split-second decision that changed everything.
When I Rise Video Extra 2
Center Point, TX was a "safe haven" for African Americans, with rich musical traditions.
When I Rise Video Extra 3
Conrad's classmate, Robert Mims, believed students generally approved of desegregation.
Me Facing Life Clip 1
In a pretrial interview, Dr. William Bernet listens as Cyntonia recounts a painful past.
Me Facing Life Clip 2
Cyntoia's adoptive mother struggles to understand why she missed the warning signs.
Me Facing Life Clip 3
In prison, Cyntoia tries to recuperate her own self-esteem after years of abuse.
Me Facing Life Video Extra
Via prison telephone, Cyntoia recounts her past choices and hopes for a better future.
Adjust Your Color Promo
Follow the unlikely story of America's original shock-jock.
Working class Kaya and his family face a hard choice when invited back to wealthy San Francisco.
Jean-Michel Basquiat Promo
Basquiat was the wunderkind of New York's Lower East Side.
Jean-Michel Basquiat Clip 1
Who Was SAMO?
Jean-Michel Basquiat Clip 2
He had a talent for transforming street energies into high art.
Welcome to Shelbyville Promo
Shelbyville is not Mayberry anymore.