Danny Glover Favorites

Sundance Now is thrilled to present a collection of films handpicked by actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover. His years of dedication to filmmaking and political activism shine through in this collection, challenging us to go deeper into the constructs of what we feel and what we can do.

Sundance Now is thrilled to present a collection of films handpicked by actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover.

For Ahkeem
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One year before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in nearby Ferguson, 17-year-old Daje is sentenced to a court-supervised high school in St. Louis. In this intimate coming of age story, Daje fights to secure a better future.

One Deadly Weekend in America
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This gripping documentary reveals the shocking truth of guns in the USA. An award-winning team picks apart a series of shootings that happened over a single weekend, revealing how, when and why these crimes happened. They draw on CCTV footage, police body cameras, mobile phone videos and interviews to throw viewers into the heart of the action.

The Blood is at the Doorstep
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After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.

Concerning Violence
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Narrated by Lauryn Hill, this profound essay doc depicts Africa's struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the 60's and 70's.

The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan
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Private McKinley Nolan vanished forty years ago in Vietnam on the Cambodia frontier. Some say he was captured, some say he was a traitor, some even say he was an American operative.

Trouble the Water
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This stirring Oscar-nominee follows an African-American couple as they struggle to survive Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath.

King: A Filmed Record
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This epic two-part doc by Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Makiewicz weaves together extraordinary newsreel and behind-the-scenes footage shot during some of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous protests, marches, and speeches from 1955 to 1968.