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H2A and Third World Newsreel's Indie Distribution Label

The Hip-Hop Association (H2A) and Third World Newsreel (TWN) partner in H2ONEWSREEL, a distribution label offering the best in Hip-Hop media, education, and culture.

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Our Fall Evening Seminars Have started - Register now!

   The TWN Fall Evening Seminars start Monday, September 15th - with Kevin Lee, Arthur Jafa, Judy Escalona, JT Takagi, Yolanda Pividal, One9, Erik Parker, Martha Diaz, Cynthia Lopez and Stanley Nelson - a huge lineup!  see the schedule and register now!  


Sadness at TWN

Mourning Herman Lew.  Read More  Through A Lens Darkly, Gideon's Army gets Emmy nomination, When I Walk on POV, American Promise and more.


FEATURED WORK
 
Gideon's Army

Dawn PorterJulie Goldman

GIDEON’S ARMY follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of idealistic lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point. Backed by mentor Jonathan “Rap” Rapping, a charismatic leader who heads the Southern Public Defender Training Center (now known as Gideon’s Promise) they struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads so common that even the most committed often give up in their first year. Nearly 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court ruling Gideon vs. Wainwright that established the right to counsel, can these courageous lawyers revolutionize the way America thinks about indigent defense and make “justice for all” a reality? In 1963 the Supreme Court decided the landmark case Gideon vs. Wainwright. The holding was simple: in felony cases people who cannot afford a lawyer must be provided on more...

Special Collections

Assembled for your classroom and exhibition use, Third World Newsreel's Special Collections groups titles from our library of films and videos around important issues.

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Call for Change

The CALL FOR CHANGE 2005 series was a Third World Newsreel project which brought together socially conscious mediamakers of color to produce short videos on communities of color and their state of America. Learn More

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