FILM


FILM

When They See Us by Ava DuVernay


When They See Us is a 2019 four-part Netflix film that takes its viewers on an emotional journey throughout history. This film recognizes the lives of five men who were wrongly convicted for crimes they did not commit, because of their skin color. Ava DuVernay targets the wrongful actions that took place and their tragic stories that will point you to a different perspective.


Invisible Eyes by Ralph Ellison

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003WUYR9K?tag=reedwebs-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1

This eye opening novel by Ralph Ellison tells the story of a man through the years of his adult life portrays how society challenges his involvement in it. This read is brutally honest in a way of opening the readers eyes to a perspective of society that will shock many. Invisible Eyes will challenge understanding and ultimately reveal the struggles that go unnoticed.


I Am Not Your Negro, Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. It is a journey into Black history that connects the civil rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter. It questions Black representation in Hollywood and beyond. Link to Amazon Prime