March 30, 2020

Docs to Stream: IDA Fiscally-Sponsored Films on HBO

Get to know some of IDA's Fiscally-sponsored projects that are available to stream from the comfort of your home, on widely available platforms! We hope you'll continue to support bold, brave and informative storytelling by exploring these titles on HBO. You can also donate to our current roster of fundraising projects at documentary.org/sponsored-projects.

Foster (Deborah Oppenheimer and Lisa Remington)

With one in eight American children suffering a confirmed case of neglect or abuse by age 18, there are currently more than 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S., a number that continues to grow each year. Drawing on unprecedented access, FOSTER explores the often-misunderstood world of foster care through compelling stories from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the largest county child welfare agency in the country. 

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Running with Beto (David Modigliani, Nancy Schafer, Rachel Ecklund)

A behind-the-scenes feature documentary about upstart Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke's campaign to unseat Ted Cruz in the US Senate.

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The Apollo (Roger Ross Williams)

Revealing the legendary theater's rich history that has influenced American culture for 85 years, The Apollo also examines the struggle of black lives in America, the role art plays in that struggle, and the key role the Apollo continues to play in the cultural dialogue, lighting the path forward.

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The Price of Everything (Nathaniel Kahn, Jennifer Stockman, Carla Solomon, Debi Wisch)

Can the value of art really be measured in dollars and cents? How are these values assigned and who assigns them? Does the art market have a chilling effect on our great museums and the ability of the public to engage in the art of our time? Most importantly, what does this new consumerist approach to art mean for artists themselves? The Price of Everything explores these questions and demystifies the rarefied world of contemporary art in a dynamic and entertaining way. 

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (Morgan Neville)

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, from filmmaker Morgan Neville (the Oscar-winning 20 Feet from Stardom) takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers. The documentary tells the story of a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose show was beamed daily into homes across America for more than 30 years.

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