Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories
The Emmy award-winning showcase of independent documentaries about life in the Golden State.
Lovely Day (#905H) Duration: 58:40 STEREO TVG
With their futures at risk, nine young Oakland rappers embark on a six-month journey to find their voice at the Beats Rhymes and Life program. Fusing hip hop education with group psychotherapy, the workshop encourages the teen artists to work toward creating a full-length album, performing live and transitioning into adulthood.
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Brush with the Tenderloin (#802H) Duration: 24:30 STEREO TVG
What happens when a soft-spoken artist decides to paint a fanciful mural on one of San Francisco's diciest street corners? A colorful collection of locals interact with artist Mona Caron and end up playing key roles in the mural's evolution in this fascinating cinema verite documentary.
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (#706H) Duration: 1:25:51 STEREO TVG
From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan's America, Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation. Telling it like it is, the iconic Laurence Fishburne narrates this story about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one.