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Black Picket Fence

Director Sergio Goes' hard-hitting documentary about Tislam Miller, a struggling rapper living in the public housing projects of Brooklyn's East New York, one of the city's most dangerous neighborhoods. Tiz is making impressive strides in his career, but remains tied to his old life, primarily through his drug-dealing best friend, Mel, who has just gotten out of prison. Tiz comes to real that escape may a goal beyond possibility. 2003. 93 min.