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Let the Fire Burn

On May 13, 1985, a longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and controversial revolutionary group MOVE came to a deadly climax. By order of local authorities, police dropped military-grade explosives onto a rowhouse.

World premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Winner of a Truer Than Fiction Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Broadcast on PBS Independent Lens and distributed by Zeitgeist films.

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Unconditional Surrender

Cold War propaganda images remixed with hip hop beats to stimulate critical thinking. An experimental short film.

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"What is Propaganda" - cover War Dept. Educaton Manual

America Sells Itself

A film about Cold War propaganda and what it can teach us about who we are today.

This film is currently in progress in partnership with Kartemquin films and the Independent Television Service and was originally conceived by filmmaker Bill Siegel.

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The Life and Death of Alex Odeh

The the murder of a Palestinian peace activist in California reveals a global system of inequity and impunity.

This film is co-directed School of Media and Public Affairs professor William Lafi Youmans and currently in progress. It has received support from The Sundance Institute and Cinereach.

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