Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S. 2012. Film-maker Matthew Pillischer. Collective Eye Films.

Documentary addresses racial inequalities in mass incarceration and its collateral damage.

 

The Color of Justice. 2013. Documentary on juvenile justice from Connecticut Public Broadcasting.

Documentary about Connecticut’s Juvenile Justice system.

 

Face the Truth: Racial Profiling across America. 2010. Film-maker Madhuri Mahindar. Breakthrough and Rights Working Group. 11 minutes.

Documentary on racial profiling of African American, Latino, Arab, Muslim and South Asian people in the United States.

 

Fruitvale Station. 2014. Film-makers Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, and Ryan Coogler. Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Biographical drama on the death of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed in 2009 by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer in Oakland.

 

Gideon’s Army. 2013. Film-makers Dawn Porter and Matthew Hamachek. Trilogy Films.

Documentary about public defenders.

 

The Injustice System in America. 2007. Film-makers Rik Walters and Cary Silberman. Cineador films.

Documentary about racial disparities in sentencing.

 

Murder on a Sunday Morning. 2001. Film-maker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade. Docu-drama.

Documentary on a murder trial in which a fifteen-year-old African American is wrongfully accused of a murder in Florida. 

 

The Trials of Darryl Hunt. 2005. Film-makers Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. Break-Thru Films.

Documentary on Darryl Hunt, a wrongfully convicted man.

 

Tulia, Texas. 2008. Film-makers Cassandra Herman and Kelly Whalen. California Newsreel.

Documentary on the 1999 Tulia, Texas drug bust.

 

America Divided Series: The System. 2016. Executive Producers Norman Lear, Shonda Rhimes, and Common. Epix. 

Documentary featuring narratives around inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice, and the political system.

 

13th. 2016. Director Ava DuVernay. Kandoo Films.

Documentary on the intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration.

 

The Seventh Fire. 2015. Director Jack Pettibone Riccobono. Film Movement and Sundial Pictures.

Documentary on drug culture in a Native American community in Minnesota.