From director Kathryn Bigelow, and screenwriter Mark Boal, DETROIT is the dramatic true story of a racially motivated crime that took place over one dark night in 1967. Up-and-coming Motown musician, Larry Reed (Algee Smith), six other young African American men and two young white women were terrorized by local police, despite the presence of the State Police, the National Guard, and an African American security guard (John Boyega). Before the sun rose in the motor city, three of the young males were slain in cold blood. Set against the civil unrest of ’67, DETROIT charts the crime and the survivors futile search for justice. Heartbreakingly, Larry Reed’s dreams of stardom disappear as he struggles to find a way forward.
DEATH IN THE TERMINAL
On October 18, 2015, a terrorist armed with a gun and a knife entered a bus terminal in the Southern Israeli city of Beersheba. Using surveillance footage and cellphone cameras, this riveting film presents a tense, minute-by-minute Rashomon-style account of the series of tragic events that unfolded over the ensuing 18 minutes. Integrated with eyewitness and participant testimonies, the film exposes a surprising and complex picture that dismantles our preconceptions and challenges our ability to judge these events as they’re revealed in real time.
SERIAL – SEASON TWO
An eleven-episode podcast series exploring the behind-the-scenes story of U.S. Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl’s capture by Taliban, incarceration, attempted rescue, and eventual release, told in partnership with the award-winning creators of Serial.