True Stories (Documentaries)

Runtime: 04:04:04
Available:: Apr 26, 2021 07:00
Until:: Jun 01, 2021 06:59

Documentaries from talents all around the globe showcasing unbelievably real-world experiences, history come to life and stories of overcoming.

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Foreign Puzzle

Foreign Puzzle

01:08:54

Foreign Puzzle is an intimate documentary that captures the journey of an inspiring Mexican American dancer as she communicates the impermanence of life through dance while juggling the roles of a recently divorced parent of a 6-year-old, a choreographer and a primary school teacher amidst intensive treatments for breast cancer.

Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance

Uprooted - The Journey of Jazz Dance

01:33:34

The history, lineage and future progressions of jazz dance.
The story of Jazz Dance is a complex one, it goes to the very heart of humanity.It is a story of triumph over adversity, oppression and privilege as well as a celebration, because ultimately, what all people have in common is rhythm and a basic human need to get down.

"Hello," we lied

"Hello," we lied

00:12:02

Ordained "The King of Fake News" by NPR, Jestin Coler built a network of websites meant to "infiltrate the echo chambers" of the alt-right. His empire soon grew to embody the media monolith it satirized, garnering over 100 million views and potentially swaying the election (which was swung by a mere 0.06% of the voting population).

As the 2020 elections approach and Coler's techniques are adopted by armies of fake news purveyors, virality and reality intertwine in front of our eyes, leaving truth in the eye of the beholder. In the famously flubbed words of former president George W. Bush, "There's an old saying in Tennessee...Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me, can't get fooled again." Or can we?

BLAHC: The Brookland Literary & Hunting Club

BLAHC: The Brookland Literary & Hunting Club

00:09:28

The Brookland Literary and
Hunting Club (BLAHC) is a poker club and gentlemen's society founded in Washington, DC in 1942 by 9 accomplished Black men from the Brookland neighborhood in the district β€” doctors, lawyers, scientists, university presidents β€” many with Howard University affiliations. But as times change, BLAHC may be reaching it's end.

Dreaming of Words

Dreaming of Words

01:00:06

Njattyela Sreedharan, a fourth standard drop-out, compiles a dictionary connecting four Indian languages. Travelling across four states and doing extensive research, he spent twenty five years making the multilingual dictionary. This unique dictionary offers a comparative study of Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. 'Dreaming of Words' traces Sreedharan's life, work, love for languages and the struggles to get the dictionary published. The film also explores the linguistic and cultural diversity in India.

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