Civil Rights

Out of Darkness

A three-part documentary examining the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today.

Starring: Narrated by Kaba Kamene and featuring interviews with Dr. Umar Johnson, Tony Browder, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, and Dr. Joy DeGruy

Directed By: Amadeuz Christ

Genre(s): Civil Rights, History, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (192 min), YEAR: 2022

Ali's Comeback: the Untold Story

It’s 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his stance against the Vietnam War, stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, a diverse group came together to ensure he received his rightful comeback.

Starring: Robert Kassel, Attorney. Boxing promoter; Leroy Johnson, Georgia State Senator (1963-75); Khalilah Ali, Wife of Muhammad Ali (1967-77; Evander Holyfield, 5 Time Boxing Heavyweight Champion; Andrew Young, Former UN Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor; Sam Massell, Atlanta Mayor (1970-74); Juan Carlos, Olympic Bronze Medalist (1968) The World’s Fastest, Humanitarian;

Directed By: Art Jones

Produced By: Mandy Fason, Yahya McClain, Brittany Wyatt

Genre(s): Sports, Civil Rights, History, Biography, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (80 Min), YEAR: 2020

Color of Medicine, The: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

The rise and fall of what would become the number one African-American hospital in the world. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Homer G. Phillips Hospital provided state-of-the-art medical training to over two-thirds of all African-American physicians and nurses in the US and abroad from 1937 to 1979.  While its founder was mysteriously killed, the hospital in his name thrived during the most turbulent of segregated times, allowing so many people of color to achieve greatness for the benefit of humankind.

Starring: Dr. Homer G. Phillips (Activist), Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr. (Father 1st graduating class), Rebecca Robinson (Grandfather and Father trained at hospital), Dr. LaSalle Doheny Laffal Jr. (First Black President of the American Cancer Society)

Directed By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick

Produced By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick

Genre(s): History, Civil Rights, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (109 Min), YEAR: 2020

You Belong To Me: Sex, Race and Murder in the South

Ruby McCollum’s landmark case haunted jurors for decades. This is the story of an African-American woman who killed a prominent white doctor/ Senator-elect in Live Oak, Florida, after being subjected to years of sexual abuse. Remarkable secrets and terrible truths were revealed during her trial and incarceration, which paved the way for change in our society.

Starring: Sam McCollum, Jr (son), Tracy Long (granddaughter), Henry Curtis Aue (juror)

Directed By: John Cork

Produced By: Jude Hagin, Hilary Saltzman, Kitty Potapow, Lisa van Eyssen

Genre(s): Crime, History, Current Affairs, Civil Rights

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (88 Min), YEAR: 2014

Barack Obama: Finding Hope (Director's Cut)

Before he was elected the 44th President of the United States and before his life in politics, Barack Obama was a young man destined to make history. A fascinating look into Obama's early life from childhood, community organizing, and an emerging dream of equality. Includes the oldest known interview footage with 32-year-old Barack Obama.

Starring: Narrated by Phil LaMarr

Directed By: Robert Yuhas

Produced By: Stuart A. Goldman

Genre(s): Biography, * New Releases, Civil Rights

FORMAT: SD/HD

Runtime: (50 Min), YEAR: 2021