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Projects

TWO SUNS OF GEORGIA

(The Untold Story)

Coming Sooner Than You Think

Written by:

Elijah Muhammad and Martin Luther King

Story by:

Hafiz Farid

Two Suns Of Georgia is a revealing docudrama based on two of the most illuminating minds of the 20th century. The film explores the divergent ideologies of Separation and Integration while exposing the historically private meeting between the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Reverend Martin Luther King in 1966. Their extraordinary lives changed the course of history.

"Your self image is so powerful it 
unwittingly becomes your destiny."

                                -Oscar Micheau

MAYA ANGELOU

Reflections Of A Blessed Soul

Written and Directed by:

Hafiz Farid and Shelley Grodner Seidenstein

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Maya Angelou~Reflections Of A Blessed Soul is a multi award-winning documentary film based on an exclusive interview with Maya Angelou in her home in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The film offers an intimate portrait of one of the greatest Artists, Poets, Activists, Philosopher and Humanitarians of our time. In the quiet comfort of her home, Maya Angelou shares insights and stories about her rich and intriguing life.

Best Documentary Film-Newark International Film Festival
Official Selection Garden State Film Festival

THE PRESUMPTION OF GUILT
Race, Class, and Crime in America

Written and Directed by:

Hafiz Farid and Shelley Grodner Seidenstein

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The Presumption Of Guilt~Race, Class, And Crime In America is a               multi award-winning documentary film based on Harvard law Professor Charles Ogletree’s best selling book, The Presumption Of Guilt: The Arrest Of Henry Louis Gates Jr. And Race, Class, And Crime In America. In his book, Professor Ogletree explores the intersection of race, class and crime in America. The film examines these complex issues that America has failed to confront and can no longer afford to ignore the issue of racism and injustice.

Best Social Documentary Film-New York  International Film Festival
Best Directorial Debut-New York International Film Festival

DARFUR TOO DARK TOO FAR

Written and Directed by:

Hafiz Farid and Shelley Grodner Seidenstein

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Darfur Too Dark Too Far is a multi award-winning film that examines the root causes of the many genocides throughout history. If we do not learn the lessons of the past, then we are  bound to continually repeat such atrocities. Darfur Too Dark Too Far connects the dots globally that lead to the root causes of our inhumanity. 

The Telly Award for Social Documentary
Best of Best-Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival  
Excellence in Cinema for Documentary Film-LA International Film Festival
Best Social Documentary-New York International Film Festival

A PILLAR OF SALT

The Bitter Woman Syndrome

Written and Directed by

Hafiz Farid

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A Pillar of Salt~The Bitter Woman Syndrome is a multi award-winning documentary film that delves deeply into the issue of Bitterness and its effects mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. The title of this film is taken from the ancient tale of Lot's wife turning into a pillar of salt. This is a film produced by seven men, told through the eyes and the voices of women 

for the sale of our children. 

Telly Award for Educational Documentary
Best Social Documentary-New York International Film Festival
Excellence in Cinema for Documentary Film-Los Angeles International 
Film Festival
Best Production-New Jersey Movie Makers Institute
Official Selection-Fespaco (West Africa) Film Festival 
Official Selection-Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival 

LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE
The Saga of Wayne "Akbar" Pray

Written and Directed by:

Hafiz Farid and Shaheed Shaheed

Life Without Parole is a short film that highlights the severe sentencing laws that condemn many offenders to be imprisoned for their entire life. Wayne "Akbar" Pray is one of the many non-violent drug offenders who was sentenced to Life Without Parole plus 50 years. He has been imprisoned for over 30 years.

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