A collection of documentary films shot and produced in Portland/Chicago/Detroit. The documentaries section includes (TALES FROM THE YOUTH) the very first film by Daniel Kayamba and many other pieces chronically the stories of the youth of Portland, Maine. His story-telling expanded beyond the borders of Maine recently finding a home in Chicago. (Mila-A self Portrait) is a grainy, cerebral experimental documentary about a young woman’s message to the world. (Detroit's Stories from Inside the City: Johnny Carpenter). This stoic film highlights the life of Johnny Carpenter, a black youth living in Detroit, Michigan (#RiseAbove) expand on the idea of what it means to be a young black male in American today's and the challenges and obstacles and other documentaries films.