Traces of the Trade – A Story from the Deep North. The film chronicles the journey of nine DeWolf descendants as they trace the slave trade routes of their ancestors from Rhode Island to Ghana to Cuba. The 86 minute film is available for free through the Seattle Public Library via Access video.
Also available on Vimeo (48 hour rental) for $2.99 here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/tracesofthetradea
A Woman Called Moses (The story of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, and her journey to freeing slaves on the underground railroad during the American Civil War) Available for rental on Amazon Prime Video. https://www.amazon.com/Woman-Called-Moses-Paul-Wendkos/dp/B079GHV328 And for free on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByTEHhqRDZw
Locked Out https://kcts9.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/59ee1c41-32b0-4934-a742-0879e06a2f13/locked-out-the-fall-of-massive-resistance/#.Xn-b0C9lCfA, about the efforts in Virginia to block school integration, and features, among others, Prince Edward County.
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives, a documentary by Henry Louis Gates Jr, and Spenser R. Crew from the book of the same name, made in association with the Library of Congress, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPn61sqgAfQ.
He Named Me Malala: A 2015 film about a Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who survived an attack by the Taliban and became the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient for her work advocating for children’s rights and girl’s education. http://www.documentarymania.com/playerf.php?title=He%20Named%20Me%20Malala [There are many, many resources to go with this one.]
Queen of Katwe, a 2016 movie about a young girl in Uganda who becomes a chess protégé, can be rented on Amazon Prime Video https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.ecaba314-9fe2-e0f0-f180-da296ec22f71?ref_=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv&tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv-20
Their Eyes Were Watching God 2005 film of Zora Neale Hurston’s 1937 novel, available on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teUi8N5ZaNs or on Netflix: https://www.netflixmovies.com/their-eyes-were-watching-god-2005
Vincent Who, a 2009 documentary about the murder of Vincent Chinn, that galvanized Asian American activism, at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3F74C2EF67CCECD1
Just Mercy, a recent movie about a young lowyer who confronts racism in our criminal justice system. Rent or buy on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7MxXxFu6fI, or check Redbox, Netflix, iTunes & Amazon
Good Trouble A documentary about John Lewis. Available at https://watch.eventive.org/johnlewis/play/5efa372ef8ae35005c81e98b for $12—$5 of which goes to UCC Justice and Local Church Ministries.