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  • Drawing on his own childhood struggles adjusting to life in the US, Lebanese-American Mark Kabban uses soccer to help kids like Yousif Khummi, a recent refugee from Iraq, emerge from the shadow of war and develop a sense of identity and possibility in the United States. East County Yalla follows...

  • EAT, DRINK, LAUGH tells the story of legendary comedy club Comic Strip Live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a place rich with history -- and laughs -- that has put its own indelible imprint on comedy for a generation. It has defined the industry. It is the comedy club for comedians and has...

  • Edward M. Bannister: An American Artist, a documentary film, will combine Bannister's sketches & paintings, re-created scenes, special FX of his techniques, as well as vintage & modern footage of Providence, RI. Edward Mitchell Bannister was a co-founder of the Providence Art Club, but...

  • El Béisbol is a two-hour documentary that takes an in-depth look at Latinos and Baseball. We'll explore how and when the game was introduced in the Caribbean and Latin America; and we'll emphasize the struggles, phenomenal growth, global controversy and eventual success of Latinos in the game....

  • EL SISTEMA USA! is an hour long documentary about a new music education experiment in Philadelphia based on Venezuela's El Sistema program. It is produced in association with TED and The New England Conservatory by Jamie Bernstein, Elizabeth Kling, Ofra Bikel, with Anthony Drazan directing.

  • Ending Edithmae unmasks a seemingly perfect family - wealthy, well-educated, successful and tight knit - who precipitate their mother's death and implode under the glare of homicide detectives. Questioning boundaries between a natural death and murder, the documentary probes our cultural...

  • A new feature documentary that sets out to demystify endometriosis, a systemic, often debilitating disease that affects at least 1 in 10 women globally. Because of the dismissal of endometriosis (or "endo") as "women troubles" historically, the disease has become a nightmare of misinformation,...

  • Setting out 500 miles from the North Pole — three red kayaks, tiny specks in an austere landscape — the Enduring Ice expedition is bearing witness to a rapid transformation. In less than 40 years, Arctic sea ice volume has declined by 72 percent. Most polar scientists now predict the Arctic...

  • When a group of  nurses travel to Mexico to screen locals for diabetes in the Yucatan, they are alarmed by the prevalence of the disease.  Diabetes rates have risen dramatically, doubling every 10 years, and it is now  the leading cause of death in Mexico.

    The volunteers see the...

  • What could be exciting about contemporary art? The answer is a whole lot. There is a cultural revolution taking place in LA and contemporary art is leading the charge. EPICENTER: The LA Art Scene Comes of Age, shines a spotlight on the cultural richness of Los Angeles by following a group of...

  • "A must-see! 'An Inconvenient Truth' for the healthcare debate." 
- Anthony Kaufman (The Village Voice)ESCAPE FIRE tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: what can be done to save our broken medical system? The film examines the powerful forces trying to maintain the status quo in...

  • Every weekend, at rodeos from Illinois to California, teams of young, Mexican American women, Escaramuzas Charras, climb onto their sidesaddles in elegant charra skirts or ruffled adelita dresses and weave their galloping horses around each other in dangerous, high speed ballets, like the...

  • Estranged... dissects the complex terrain of Indian Muslim women's rights to livelihood, education and equitable access to justice through the lens of divorce practices in the Indian Muslim community. The film shall capture a few Muslim women's remarkable struggle to fight for their basic human...

  • Every Child Left Behind is a not-for-profit documentary film examining America’s current educational policy, and its impact on our educational system. By speaking with students, parents, teachers, administrators, educational policy makers, and experts, Every Child Left Behind aims to create a...

  • In September 2009, Wayne Schoenfeld, film maker and photographer, and Nadia Duguay, producer and organizer, left for Cape Town (South Africa) to shoot a film about the care for the sick and dying children orphaned by HIV/AIDS and diseases linked to poverty.This story could have been overwhelmed...

  • “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...

  • Seventy years after the nightmare of the holocaust ended, anti-Semitism is back and kicking in Europe. For the holocaust survivors it is a reminder of the 1930s, for their children it is a new phenomena that frightens them.In this documentary we will concentrate on the roots and causes of this...

  • The story of organic is told by the agricultural pioneers and movement mavericks. The origin of a regenerative framework for working with soil evolves throughout the film. The future of organic farming shows a hopeful way to store carbon and avert the destructive future of global warming. All those that have seen the rough-cut have found the documentary to be good and engaging. We are now bringing the film home to a fine-cut with award-winning editor Bob Dalva, known for Jurassic Park III, and animator extraordinare Nick Stern will help Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Mark Kitchell bring the film to film festival and the broader public.

  • Do you believe in Evolution? Taking Darwin's theory as a point of inception, Evolutions examines the relationship between science and religion over the last two hundred years, and takes a look at the deeper mystery that both seek to answer. Religious leaders, scientists, atheists and scholars...

  • Shot under extremely dangerous conditions using concealed cameras, The Plastic People captures the humanity in the millions of Mexican American deportees as they struggle to survive a Cartel war, forced to live in cardboard shacks and sewer pipes, creating an ever expanding underworld of exiles....

  • This is a documentary about the 2009 sudden and questionable closing of a community, Mount Bachelor Academy in Oregon, where thousands of students and families in crisis for the last 21 years found help. Accusations of neglect and abuse were brought against the school and the staff. An...

  • A rollicking and unpredictable documentary explores the magnificent deserts of California, Nevada and Arizona; the Mojave, Great Basin, and Sonoran.

    A cultural journey begins 12,000 years ago with native American rock art and concludes with popular songs and film clips of the 20th Century...