Films & Other Videos
Films with: Sweeney, D. B.
- Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
- DVD 11762
- Based on the Academy Award-winning film by the same name, Dennis Hopper stars as a rough around the edges music producer. The series discusses the racial tensions in Los Angeles and brings to light the struggles of life from a variety of viewpoints.
- DVD 7139
- Miracle at St. Anna
- August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point.
- DVD 6382