Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
During his 60-year career as an activist, Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the movement. But his open sexuality forced him to remain in the background.
Getting Back to Abnormal
A provocative mix of race, corruption and politics to tell the story of the re-election campaign of Stacy Head.
Take an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.
The Act of Killing
See Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their brutal deeds — as themselves and their victims.
View a portrait of blunt, funny, combative and egocentric three-term New York City mayor, Ed Koch.
The Genius of Marian
Follow an emotionally complex story of one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s.
The third clip associated with the "In the Realms of the Unreal": The Artist and Society lesson plan sees Henry Darger's story grew increasingly complex as he improved his art technique. Students should discuss how did Darger use popular (borrowed) images in his work. They can also create collages that re-tell Darger's narrative (or students' own story), in the visual language of urban New York.
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