Documentary

‘The Sentence’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Drawing from hundreds of hours of footage, filmmaker Rudy Valdez shows the aftermath of his sister Cindy’s 15-year sentence...

Volunteer at the Freep Film Festival!

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] The Freep Film Festival is able to happen because of volunteers in the Metro Detroit community! Be part of...

Freep Film Festival Works-in-Progress

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Directors of four in-progress documentaries will be on hand to show off their work at this Works-in-Progress event, which...

‘You Are Never Too Old To Fall in Love’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Though they arrived three decades apart, these two documentary shorts have a remarkable commonality: Both were created by Michigan-connected...

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (“20 Feet from Stardom”), “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” takes an intimate look at America’s...

‘The Wall’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] "Build the wall." A simple, three-word phrase that helped define a campaign. But along the U.S.-Mexico border, nothing is...

‘Voices of the Sea’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] From producer and Detroit native Capella Fahoome comes the story of this tiny, remote coastal village in Cuba where...

‘A Visit With Jam Handy’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Between the 1910s and the 1980s, the Jam Handy Organization made thousands of advertising, industrial and training films, many...

‘The United States of Detroit’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Residents of Detroit's neighborhoods fight for survival and growth in a city with an uncertain future, working tirelessly to...

‘Through the Banks of the Red Cedar’

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] The daughter of Michigan State University football legend Gene Washington uncovers the Spartans’ key role in integrating college football in the ‘60s, a...