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  • 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...

  • Tucked away in the Thai jungle lies a small democratic school called Children’s Village. Children's village teaches freedom of speech and human rights to some of Thailand’s most underprivileged children. 6 WEEKS TO MOTHER’S DAY documents the everyday lives of the students as they prepare a...

  • 9-MAN is a story about an isolated and exceptionally athletic Chinese-American sport that's much more than a past time. Since the 1930's, young men have played this gritty, streetball game in the alleys and parking lots of Chinatown. It started when the community was a Bachelor Society (men...

  • At 18 months, William Brawner contracted HIV through a blood transfusion. The diagnosis thrusts an average middle-class, African American family in the way of an oncoming train of international hysteria as the world struggled to understand the disease. Fearing stigma and discrimination, the...

  • 100 Years will celebrate the enduring spirits and life histories of the country's oldest African Americans. They have lived through momentous times: two World Wars; the sinking of the Titanic; the Great Depression; the Jazz Age; the birth of the Civil Rights Movement, the life and death of Dr....

  • In 1996, Elouise Cobell, a petite Blackfeet Warrior, filed the largest class action lawsuit ever filed against the U.S Government for the mismanagement of billions of dollars held in the Indian Trust Fund. For 15 long years and three Presidential administrations she fought for justice in...

  • 1,000,000 Dalasi brings the viewer into the lives of Rhode Island refugees Omar Bah and Aline Binyungu Shabani. Compelled by their own traumatic resettlement in the U.S., we witness them became social entrepreneurs, creating separate organizations to serve fellow refugees. Their shared goal is...