Street Reporter

Doc Shorts: Secret Histories

124 minutes 6 Films

A collection of fascinating exposés that unearth surprising stories about some of the most recognizable institutions.
In this program
FBI Secret War

The FBI's Secret War

Directed by
David Reppond
2020
14 minutes
English
The FBI's illegal Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) infiltrated and disrupted many organizations, including the Vietnam Veterans Against the War, forcing a soldier recently returned from the Vietnam War to fight another battle: against his own government.
Memory Lanes

Memory Lanes

Directed by
Brian Gersten
2021
13 minutes
English
A slightly personal, slightly experimental archival documentary about the history of bowling in America.
Queen of Basketball

The Queen of Basketball

Directed by
Ben Proudfoot
2021
22 minutes
English
One of the greatest living women’s basketball players, she won three national trophies, scored the first basket in women's Olympic basketball, and was drafted by the NBA. But have you ever heard of Lucy Harris?
Red Horizon

Red Horizon

Directed by
T.C. Johnstone
2020
30 minutes
English
A group of young Black pilots attempt to carry on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen while struggling to overcome racism and prejudice in today's world.
Restrictions Apply

Restrictions Apply

Directed by
Justice A. Whitaker
2020
18 minutes
English
In a California suburb called “America's happiest city,” a resident uncovers a sad secret when she discovers racist language in her home deed and uncovers a system that's designed to keep itself buried.
Street Reporter

Street Reporter

Directed by
Laura Waters Hinson
2021
27 minutes
English
An aspiring photojournalist discovers the power of her own voice while struggling to survive homelessness.