The past collides with the present as these short documentaries relive and reflect politics, culture and music.
Her evolution is traced from farm girl to costume designer to civil rights activist in Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn. Actor/activist James Cromwell regales his experience with the Black Panther Party in A .45 at 50th. Three immigrant soldiers sweat through basic training hoping to achieve US citizenship in New American Soldier. A momentary meeting becomes a search for love in Missed Connections. Meet Zeus, Cuba’s most popular heavy metal band, in Hard Rock Havana. New York, 1983, the Bronx—and the eruption of hip-hop in White Lines & the Fever: The Death of DJ Junebug.