Film Title: Never Homeless Before 1492
Logline: The Wall of Forgotten Natives addresses the multifaceted conversations and issues that our unsheltered relatives face, and why Indigenous people are homeless on their own homeland.
Joua Lee Grande
Film Title: Spirited
Logline: A Hmong American filmmaker searches to reconnect with her community’s shamanic traditions while working to build connections across racial, cultural and generational lines.
Film Title: Second Opinion
Logline: When a life-threatening misdiagnosis sends filmmaker Pallav Kumar to the hospital, their experience as a subject of prejudice sparks a journey to connect with other victims of medical racism--and to unveil the white supremacist foundations of the US healthcare system.
Logline: Minnesota's own Terrance “Big T” Walker was a good kid that made some bad decisions growing up that ultimately led him to his Destiny… A professional boxer from Saint Paul with so much to fight for and fight through as a black man. This documentary follows his journey alongside getting to know his personal story as he gets ready for his very first professional hometown Match.
Film title: Beneath the Foundation
Logline: Beginning young as grassroots organizers immigrants from opposite sides of the world turn their love for each other and their community into a thriving cultural arts center in the heart of St. Paul's East Side after overcoming adversity in building a family, taking back space for cultural practice and purchasing a building.
Film Title: Dhaanto
Logline: This is a story about a hidden culture-bearer living in the community. Mahmoud is a dance troupe coach who holds the knowledge of traditional Somali dances and is passing it along to waves of young Somali Americans