Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks for Me is a powerful and inspiring biography of the highest-ranking Black woman in Congress. Only one person voted against the 2001 authorization for military force. That person is longtime Rep. Barbara Lee. While she is the only one to go through with her feelings on the vote, other colleagues regret not joining her. A number of colleagues are interviewed about this including Lynne Woolsey (D-CA, James Clyburn (D-SC),…"DOC NYC 2020: Truth to Power"
Writer-director Eugene Jarecki uses journey of Elvis Presley in The King as a way of showing us the rise and fall of the American Dream. It’s an interesting premise. The King isn’t an outright documentary of Elvis Presley. There are clips of Elvis as the singer was making his rise. We get a number of celebrities discussing Elvis while riding in his car. The film traces us through some of Presley’s locations. At the center…"The King: Elvis Presley’s Life as An American Dream"