American Venice

Discover the untold story of Abbot Kinney and Arthur Reese, whose relationship helped foster a harmonious community of blacks and whites working together to build a beach paradise. But after decades of gang wars, which escalated into a race war, the community becomes more divided than ever. As gentrification now threatens to displace families whose generations can be traced back to it’s inception, can the community of Venice come together again to rediscover it’s past and ensure it’s future.


Surviving Straight Outta Compton

Cle “Bone” Sloan takes you behind the scenes on the upcoming film Straight Outta Compton as he works with gang leaders to ensure peace on the streets during production which resulted in a record long standstill in Compton violence.

Compton's Finest

The city of Compton, California is one of the most iconic cities in Southern California. Put in the national spotlight by famous rap group N.W.A. Compton has carried a reputation with it ever since. Known as a mecca of gang violence and police brutality, Compton is often por- trayed in a negative light in the media and pop culture. But what is not often shown, is the true colors of Compton, the people who live there, the people who have come from there and done great things for their city and the world. Compton’s Finest will acknowledge these individuals and their contributions to society. Compton has given the world music artists, athletes, politicians, actors, and a whole host of unsung heros.