Doc Fortnight, MoMA’s annual international festival of nonfiction film, returns with 10 days of important new discoveries in documentary cinema. Featuring recent films by emerging and established artists—many of whom will introduce their work in person—the festival offers fresh ways of considering the world around us in a time of increasing political uncertainty.
Bars4Justice (aka #bars4justice) is a 2015 Award winning short documentary film directed by Queen Muhammad Ali and Hakeem Khaaliq. The film was recorded in Ferguson, Missouri during the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown August 9–10, 2015.
Winner of Best Short Documentary: 24th annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles
Winner of Best Short Film (Audience Choice Award) Uptown Short Film Festival in New York
Official Selection: Tirana International Film Festival (DOCUTIFF) in Albania.
Official Selection: Milwaukee Film Festival
A hip hop activist gives more than his talent when he comes face to face with the justice system in Ferguson Missouri.
With appearances by Common, Talib Kweli, Immortal Technique, Cornell West, Jasiri X and Bree Newsome.
Written, Directed, Edited, by Queen Muhammad Ali and Hakeem Khaaliq
Cinematography by Hakeem Khaaliq
Produced by Nation19 Magazine
Co-Produced by Ronald Sims and Steve Powell
Re-Recording Mixer Steve Harrison (The Audio Suite) additional pre mix by Michael Muhammad
Music by Jorge Méndez, Jahsua, Michael Muhammad
Filmed on location in St Louis and Ferguson Missouri on August 9 -10th 2015.