Found 24 resources on racial justice

racial justice


The following films from the Media That Matters™ collection explore the issue of racial justice.

A Girl Like Me

Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.
Official selection of the Media That Matters 6 collection

A LOUD COLOR

I was asked by Tim Ryan at NOVAC (a nonprofit video access center in New Orleans) to…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

A NOMAD’S LIFE

A NOMAD’S LIFE was conceived as part of the Kham Film Project, an association of American and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

AMEN

Filmmaker Yusef HaronAMEN is about two men from different faiths and race, who come to an understanding…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 11 collection

ARTICLE OF FAITH

Filmmaker Christina Antonakos-Wallace: I was living four blocks away from the Twin Towers on 9/11/01. That day…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 11 collection

ASHRAY

About ASHRAY from Director Ambika Samartha Ashray, one of the project organizations that makes up the Committed…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

BITS AND PIECES - A SHORT FROM JORDAN

BITS AND PIECES is a short film inspired by the powerful need to confront distorted perceptions of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME

About BY-STANDING: THE BEGINNING OF AN AMERICAN LIFETIME from Director Karen Lin BY-STANDING is the collision of…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

DAY JOB

From the beginning, filmmaking and positive social change have always gone hand-in-hand for me. After working with…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

EXILED IN AMERICA

EXILED IN AMERICA explores immigration in the United States, focusing on detention and deportation from the point…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

GROWING UP REFUGEE

In Burma (Myanmar), thousands of tribal Karen people are on the receiving end of a brutal ethnic…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

I AM SEAN BELL

When I chose to do the Sean Bell film, I was extremely disturbed by the verdict and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

LADY RAZORBACKS

Rugby is an empowering activity that gives this group of women confidence to cope with their daily…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

LOCUSTS

We needed to develop “Locusts” beyond our lyrics into something that represented a wider community perspective from…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 9 collection

Massacre at Murambi

More About Massacre at Murambi from Director & Producer Sam Kauffmann During the genocide in Rwanda in…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

MY FELLOW AMERICAN

Most Americans have never met an American Muslim. Many only know Muslims through the way they are…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 11 collection

Rapping at Fear

More About Rapping At Fear from Producer Listen Up! Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border

More About Rights on the Line: Vigilantes at the Border from Producer WITNESS Rights on the Line:…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

SHADES OF THE BORDER

The racial issues that exist on the island of Hispaniola can hardly be described as “black and…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 10 collection

SOMETHING’S MOVING

Imagine being taken from your family before the age of seven and sent to live in a…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 8 collection

Still Standing

More About Still Standing from Producer EVC Youth Organizers Television (YO-TV) In December 2005, the EVC Youth…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

STORIES OF TRUST: CALLING FOR CLIMATE RECOVERY

Young Jaime learns about climate change and how it has been affecting her surroundings. She speaks up…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

The Apollos

More About The Apollos from Director Nick Parker My role in the making of The Apollos was…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 7 collection

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN WHO LOVES HIP-HOP?

African-American women are affected by the way that they are portrayed in the hip-hop culture. Music videos…
Official selection of the Media That Matters 12 collection

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“Look at these amazing filmmakers that co-directed All That I Can Be. This Media That Matters film is so haunting and so straight forward and so truthful… This is a film about William Solomon who felt that he had no choice… but to join the army. He is now in Iraq.”
— Barbara Kopple