Broken English? (TRT 9:45) - African Americans are often stereotyped because their speaking patterns and use of language falls outside the norms of Standard English. This film was produced to teach non-ebonics speakers that "black talk" a dialect that originated in the south and contains a rich history and contributes to identity formation and cultural value.
Art Against Abuse (TRT 10:07) - This documentary explores Art Therapy as a means to help heal victims of gender-based violence.
Extended Life: A Study of Breast Cancer Disparities (TRT 10:10) - Every year 1.6 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer. This documentary uncovers how health disparities are impacting the high mortality rates of African American women diagnosed with this disease.
The Them's and the Me's (TRT 8:04) - This documentary explores the United States' response to the Holocaust, as well as the historical and contemporary perceptions of genocide.
Fight Through the Struggle (TRT 9:44) - This documentary discusses the marketing techniques used to influence African American teens as consumers. Advertisers primarily use negative stereotypes that are harmful to the African American image when representing this key demographic. The filmmaker seeks to persuade media makers to produce more positive media and asks viewers to think critically about how they are being represented in the mainstream.
Caminando Sobre Cascaras de Huevo: Walking on Eggshells (TRT 10:53) - Every year more than 400,000 undocumented immigrants are deported from the United States. What happens when someone comes to this country with unlawful status and then is forced out of the country? Their American Dream is shattered. This documentary explores the struggles of being undocumented and what we can do as citizens of the United States to makes tho country a better place for everyone.
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