For two just-adolescent boys, an afternoon in the neighborhood begins playfully — until they confront what their community insists it means to “be a man”. Who's right: your culture and peers or how you see yourself?

5 min

The Lot

Based on a true story and inspired by the people of a New Orleans neighborhood, the filmmakers behind this short made a film that looked and felt like their world. We call that a representation win.

16 min

For Flow

A standout at the American Black Film Festival that was licensed by HBO, follow two aspiring emcees on their way to a meeting that may change their lives. Ambition, collaboration and hard work come together in the birthplace of hip hop: The Bronx.

18 min


Based on the filmmaker’s personal experience, Dominique DeLeon’s (producer, John Legend’s Surefire video) film is a beautiful reminder that part of a Black experience is the ability to tell stories of all kinds.

20 min

This is part of our The Black Experience(s) playlist.

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