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  • Imagine if your child had a pediatric condition that threatened their very quality of life. Now, what if you heard rumor of a treatment that was often highly successful but still very risky, that was considered by many to be immoral, and that was illegal to purchase nearly everywhere? What would...

  • “Everything Must Change” is a an Iranian-American woman’s search for meaning after her recurrent diagnosis of Breast Cancer.  This first-person, follow-along documentary unfolds in real time over 6 years, beginning with Mariam Jobrani’s first Breast Cancer diagnosis in 2010.  Upon diagnosis, her...

  • A nationally recognized K9 Unit Officer, Isaac Ho’opi’i is responsible for saving at least 18 people from the Pentagon during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Countless articles were written about his heroism following 9/11. He was photographed by Richard Avedon for a spread in USA...

  • My Mother's Journey tells the story of the late Elizabeth (Liz) Hampton who traveled from the racist rural south of Alabama in the 1950's to eventually becoming a single mother of four and a community rights leader in upstate Rochester, New York. This story told by her son, filmmaker Sam Hampton...

  • The forest, beautiful and serene; an icon of the West and the stuff of many a legend and story, a symbol of health, vitality and the natural order of things. Or is it?Surprisingly, some see these same forests as a powder keg, a ticking time bomb of destruction and devastation just waiting for...

  • “Baba Babee Skazala” [Grandmother Told Grandmother] tells the little known story of Ukrainian children torn from their homes in the crush between the Nazi and Soviet fronts in World War II. Spending their childhood as refugees in Europe, these inspiring individuals later immigrated to the United...

  • Unconditional Hope is not just a documentary film about one of the most courageous and extraordinary women I know-my mother-it's also a movement and campaign designed to inspire more than one million people to live with hope, despite whatever challenges any of us may face.When my mother was...

  • Los Angeles, summer, 1945, a young boy, whose parents fled from Germany twelve years earlier, is adjusting to his mother’s fragile state of mind. She has just returned from months in a psychiatric hospital. Suddenly he is confronted by his father, who is shouting words he doesn’t understand: “...

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Kaplan was at the top of his world. Never before ill, he was used to documenting the life ordeals of others. But when suddenly diagnosed with a rare case of potentially deadly Lymphoma, it was a blind side. Turning the lens on himself, Kaplan's remarkable...

  • My daughter's name is Ruby. She is four. When my husband and I adopted her from China we had no idea what lay ahead. In an instant, we became a family. I began to think about Ruby's future and started to wonder how her coming of age would differ from mine. Somewhere Between tells intimate...

  • The new feature-length documentary REFUSING MY RELIGION is about pastors who've lost their faith and become atheist activists within the larger context of America's declining religiosity. We have seven NY Times best-selling authors in it, many of whom are preeminent figures in the atheist...

  • After blazing through Chicago in a mere two days, The Great Chicago Fire destroyed a four-mile radius, gobbling up 2,000 acres, 73 miles of roads, 120 miles of sidewalk, 2,000 lampposts, and 17,500 buildings. The fire also rendered 90,000 people homeless out of a population of 300,000 and left...

  • 'The Samurai of Gold Hill' is the little known story of the Aizu-Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony, the first Japanese immigrant settlement in the United States. It is a fascinating and compelling story that follows a colony of 22 samurai, farmers and carpenters, and their families, who escape the...

  • “Cassandro, Queen of the Ring” is the true and remarkable story of Saul, a broken boy victim of abuse who found purpose and meaning in the most unlikely of places: the brutal and unforgiving world of Mexican wrestling. Now 30 years later and after having conquered the world, the first openly gay...

  • Transgender issues are in the spotlight like never before. A former Olympian comes out on national TV; Laverne Cox is featured on the cover of Time magazine; a primetime show about a transgender parent becomes a major hit and wins a sweep of Emmy awards. There’s much to celebrate about this hard...

  • A downward religious trend in young adults suggest a downward trend in religious children. In this documentary, in its mid stages of production, we investigate the relationship between children and religion. Is it possible to raise ethical, moral children who do not have a basic belief in a god...

  • Four young Damascene women are swept up in the wake of excitement following the 2011 People’s Uprising in Syria and begin to re-evaluate their relationship with their country and to define their role amidst the ensuing conflict.

    To arm oneself, to protest peacefully, to flee or to...

  • FEAT chronicles one man's coast-to-coast quest to run 63 marathons in 63 consecutive days, while pushing a jogging stroller. Endurance runner Timothy Borland seeks to raise awareness and research funds for kids battling a rare terminal disease whose own feet lack the strength to run. Ataxia-...

  • At one time home birth was the norm and hospital birth was the exception. Now, nearly 99% of births in America take place in hospitals. With the normalizing of hospital birth, the notion of home birth carries a certain stigma and evokes fear and judgment from many. "Why not Home?" reveals not...

  • FIRST GENERATION is a feature-length documentary chronicling the journey of four low-income students who are first in their family attempting to attend college. While education is the most likely means of rising into another socio-economic class, our system makes it extremely difficult to break...

  • What do a military flight attendant, a breast cancer survivor, and a pediatrician have in common? A healthy addiction to competitive figure skating. During the filming, Andy, who could be whisked away at a moment's notice from California to a war zone, suffered from anxiety, fear and stress-...

  • Throughout the world, incidences of violence against women are increasing at alarming levels. The United Nations estimates as many as 200 million women and girls will be the victim of violence in 2015.  This disturbing trend crosses socio-economic boundaries and is found in industrialized, as...

  • A young Jewish American lawyer, Aaron Sapiro, was making a name for himself helping farmers across the country earn a fair return on their efforts by showing them how to organize cooperative associations. When the richest man in America, Henry Ford, heard about Sapiro's work he launched a...

  • Behind the polarized rhetoric proclaiming the incompatibility of science with religion lies a stunning reality:  nearly seventy percent of scientists identify themselves as spiritual.  While some consider themselves to be spiritual but not religious, surprisingly, half of the scientists follow...

  • In Colombia under Alvaro Uribe's presidency members of the Army have killed hundreds of innocent civilians, claimed them as guerrillas killed in combat, for the purpose of showing military success and to get benefits. This scandal became known by the name of "false positives" or "extrajudicial...

  • This film will revisit a powerfully formative event in my life:  being bullied daily in one class during my sophomore year of high school.  With compassionate curiosity, it will explore the long-term impact and effect of that bullying on me and all those involved.

  • Traveling across southern China, a cadre of seasoned activists led by Haiyan Ye (aka Sparrow) stage protests to call attention to a scandalous affair where a school principal took six school girls to a hotel for a night. Given the intense censorship in China, Sparrow becomes an enemy of the...

  • Family, dreamers, second chances, and the opening of the first whiskey distillery in Austin, TX since prohibition.

    Distilling Dreams is an intimate feature length documentary about the people behind Still Austin Whiskey Company: Father and son Chris & Cleveland, married couples Andrew...

  • Our documentary will explore the artistic journey of Jason deCaires Taylor, an innovative artist who combines creativity with an important environmental solution. His hauntingly beautiful installations, most recently 400 life-like cement statues made from plaster molds of a diverse selection of...

  • Driven to Abstraction unravels a complex mystery of self-delusion, greed, and fraud-- the ongoing $80 million forgery scandal that rocked the art world and brought down Knoedler, Manhattan’s oldest and most venerable gallery. It also brought down the esteemed gallery director, Ann Freedman, who...

  • THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN celebrates a beloved literary figure. Author Armistead Maupin is best known for his TALES OF THE CITY novels that began as a newspaper column for The San Francisco Chronicle in 1976. However Maupin’s own life “tales” are much lesser known, and just as strange...

  • Americans are struggling to reconcile today’s heightened political, religious, and social hostilities. Most aren’t aware that the US is nearing the climax of a half-century-long culture war, one that started with the strategic formation of the religious right and its subsequent pro-life movement...

  • ReImagine: A feature length documentary film following a young activist, as she searches for solutions to the western world's energy problems. Along the way she meets some of the world's leading scientists, activists, and innovators. She wants desperately to see the West released from its fossil...

  • Back to the Shadows: A CIA officer's Story is the story of Richard (Dick) Holm, one of the CIA's most well-respected and highly-decorated officers. Dick Holm built a career on knowing his country's enemies. He didn't simply know who they were; he grew to know them intimately. He dined with them...

  • A park-ranger's brutal murder opens the way for a journey into the depths of the illegal charcoal trade in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. A tangled web of desperation, maneuvering and corruption worthy of a crime novel, exposes the truth behind the rampant deforestation it leaves in its trail...

  • While serving 5 years in U.S. federal prison for drug charges, artist Jesse Krimes creates a 30-foot mural made with prison bed sheets, hair gel, and The New York Times, smuggled piece-by-piece through the Bureau of Prisons, forcing an exquisite corpse with himself and exposing the invisible...