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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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The 2015 Production Workshop Application Deadline coming up!

   Apply now for the next Production Workshop. The TWN Fall Evening Seminars featured Kevin Lee, Arthur Jafa, Judy Escalona, JT Takagi, Yolanda Pividal, One9, Erik Parker, Martha Diaz, Cynthia Lopez and Stanley Nelson - tune in for our spring schedule! 

2015: Moving Forward

We are mourning Herman Lew and there was an LA memorial but the Workshop goes on.  Read More  Through A Lens Darkly, Gideon's Army gets Emmy nomination, When I Walk on POV, American Promise and more.

The Throwaways

Bhawin Suchak & Ira McKinleyBhawin Suchak & Ira McKinley, Executive Producer: Sam Pollard

THE THROWAWAYS is a personal exploration of the devastating impact of police brutality and mass incarceration on the black community told through the eyes of formerly incarcerated activist Ira McKinley. With a raw and powerful urgency, the film speaks directly to the national movement that is rising up and fighting back against a wave of police killings of black people in America. THE THROWAWAYS, winner of Best Documentary Award at the Long Beach Indie Film Festival and the New York Hi-Light Award at the Harlem International Film Festival, is the story of homeless filmmaker and ex-felon, Ira McKinley, documenting his struggle to bring positive changes to his community in inner-city Albany, NY. As he strives to get his voice heard and capture the stories of people living on the margins, McKinley confronts the unavoidable stories of his past and battles against the stigma of being formerly incarcerated. Guided by this personal narrative of survival, THE THROWAWAYS is a timely an 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.


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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