Documentary Films

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

A man, a postal route, a changing city. Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route explores history and change in Detroit, through the lens of African American postal worker, Wendell Watkins, and the customers he has built ties with over 30 years on his route.
Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories

Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories

Highlights the historical journey of an Afro-Cuban family, from Jamaica, to Cuba, to the Bronx, revealing that the Cuban-American experience is more diverse, racially and ideologically, than we are often led to believe.
With a Stroke of the Chaveta

With a Stroke of the Chaveta

A poetic documentary short that leaves us wondering where to draw the line between "worker" and "intellectual."
Disobeying Orders: G.I. Resistance to The Vietnam War

Disobeying Orders: G.I. Resistance to The Vietnam War

Focuses on the antiwar movement within the armed forces during the Vietnam War.
Remembering the Mamoncillo

Remembering the Mamoncillo

The history and cultural importance of the Recordando el Mamoncillo festival and El Club Cubano is brought to life by dance scenes, testimonies of long-time members of the club and musical performances by Chico Alvarez y su Palo Monte, Son Sublime, the Charanga All-Stars, and Orquesta Broadway.

News

DETROIT 48202 Reviewed in "Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography"

August 10, 2020

Andrew Newman of the Dep't of Anthropology at Wayne State University says the following about DETROIT 48202 in Antipode: 

DETROIT 48202 Featured in Workers Unite! Virtual Film Festival

July 29, 2020

We are happy to announce that DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE will be featured in the Workers Unite! Film Festival Summer Virtual Festival which runs from July 31 – August 4, 2020. An incredible line up of anti-racist, working class themed films will be streamed for free on the WUFF homepage. The selection changes every 12 hours! Ingenious! Catch DETROIT 48202 August 1 from 12 midnight – 12 noon. Full schedule is on the WUFF Blog.

Detroit 48202 Teacher's Guide Now Available!

November 26, 2019