Archbishop Tutu as head of S.A.’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission engages in a tug of wills with a racist murderer while also seeking to discover the fate of a disappeared teenager.
Interviews with Substance Abuse Counselor/Reentry Specialist Louie Diaz & several former prisoners in MA reveal the difficulties of prisoners reentering society.
When the Taliban arrest hr father a young Afghan girl is forced to pose as a boy so she can leave the house unaccompanied for errands & work.
The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
A documentary about a Black wife raising 6 children & running her business while working long hours to get the 60-year sentence of her imprisoned husband reduced.
The loosely connected stories of several women in Tehran, all taking place during one day, show the stifling effects of their society’s misogyney on its women.
The story of England’s Suffragette Movement is told through the eyes of an ordinary woman who pays a heavy price for joining up, due to her hostile husband.
The story of how suffragettes Alice Paul & Lucy Burns led the uphill battle for the Amendment giving women voting rights is told with great drama & passion.
The warden of a prison is deeply affected by the ordeal of presiding over executions, especially of her 12th, who might well be innocent of killing a police officer.
The story of Malcolm X from his youthful gangster days thru his conversion to Islam in prison to his rise in leadership of Black Muslims and his murder when he broke with its leader.