Non-unanimous
USA | 2019 | 17 MIN
DIR: Ben Donnellon

WORLD PREMIERE

An exploration of the Jim Crow-era origins of Louisiana’s non-unanimous jury verdict law and the activists who fought to put it to a state-wide referendum.

 

Katie and the Black Robin Hood
USA | 2018 | 21 MIN
DIR: Alessandra Giordano, John Richie

A public defender in New Orleans, Katie Carter makes sentencing films on behalf of her clients. Her latest is Christopher Simms AKA “The Black Robin Hood” – incarcerated since age thirteen for robbing ten banks.

 

All Skinfolk, Ain’t Kinfolk
USA | 2018 | 21 MIN
DIR: Angela Tucker

Told through the eyes of New Orleans’ black women, this film shows the 2017 mayoral runoff between two very different candidates and black woman, Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell.

 

Preston’s Gone
USA | 2018 | 10 MIN
DIR: Aaron Fisher

In 2017, an Army veteran experiencing paranoid delusions is convinced by his sister to call the Veteran’s Crisis line. The tragedy that followed could have been prevented.

 

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