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  • Lumpkin, GA is a poetic, multifaceted examination of the moral dilemmas of immigration and poverty in America. The film explores the experience of one small town in rural Georgia, next-door to one of the largest immigration detention centers in the country, Stewart Detention center. Through...

  • 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...

  • Stranded in tents and detention centers in Greece and Turkey, or in temporary housing throughout Europe are thousands of Palestinian refugees from Syria whose predicament started 70 years earlier with the expulsion of their parents and grandparents from Palestine.

    The director, Hala...

  • The counter-culture's main communications vehicle during the 1960s and 1970s was the alternative press. "License to Tell" traces the history of this explosion of writing through one of its most colorful and wildest creators. Master of the "Playboy" interview, Ken Kelley helped create the "LA...

  • The February 14th, 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the worst school shooting since Columbine in 1999 and Sandy Hook in 2012. After thousands of mass shootings and deaths due to gun violence in the United States, the MSDHS students rise up and demand, "Never Again"...

  • An Ordinary Man an Extraordinary Discovery.

    Milton Humason was a cowboy with an 8th grade education who drove mules trains laden with building materials up dangerous mountain trails for the construction of the Mount Wilson Observatory. Once completed he landed a job as the observatories...

  • Before starting a family, Soozie Eastman, daughter of an industrial chemical distributor, embarks on a journey to find out the levels of toxins in her body and explores if there is anything she or anyone else can do to change them. Soozie has just learned that hundreds of synthetic toxins are...

  • Two gay ex-mormon missionaries travel across the United States to confront their past and explore their futures while discussing with other gay mormons about the rejection, oppression and the reality of a growing number of suicides they face in the LDS community.

    Jonathon Levi Powell,...

  • EVERY BODY IN THE ROOM is a lyrical documentary portrait of celebrated theater director Anne Bogart's work with the SITI Company, one of theater's most influential and innovative companies, as they look to the next chapter of their company.

    SITI was founded in 1992 by Anne Bogart and...

  • The Silent Goldens gives a rare and raw look a family’s first conversations about a suicide 30 years after it happened. This story exposes the unique grief millions of survivors of suicide loss face, exacerbated by a destructive silence that typically descends in the aftermath.

    Suicide...

  • Still Judy tells the life story of juggler Judy Finelli who played a significant role in the American New Circus Movement, and narrates the artistic relevance of San Francisco's Pickle Family Circus, stripping away the spectacle excesses. Judy finds inspiration in Russia that leads to the...

  • The New Normal is a documentary that examines the relationship between climate change and mental health. There is a strong correlation between the increasing power of storms and how people's mental states are affected ­ this film is a cautionary tale about what we can expect to see if direct...

  • A diverse group of creative older adults share moving, insightful episodes from their very different life stories, some with harrowing war and immigrant experiences, and form a close community as they defeat stereotypes of ageism, disability, and social isolation in Los Angeles. The universality...

  • Three old friends travel to the North Carolina county named 2016 “posterchild” for voter suppression, intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.  Capturing The Flag begins in the fall of 2016 as Laverne Berry, Steven Miller and...

  • Growing up in rural Ohio with cerebral palsy would not be easy. As a toddler, Cordell’s Mom would drive him three times a week, two hours each way, for five hours of physical therapy to teach Cordell the basic life skills.  He spent a year away from home at the age of five attending an...

  • DOG WALK HOME reveals the power of the human-canine bond as it comes alive in a story about specially trained service dogs that transform the lives of veterans and their families living with PTSD.

    The film imparts insights into the rigors of service dog training and into the resilience...

  • American Love Story: A Community in Search of Freedom is a hybrid documentary-narrative that has been shot over the course of six years. By following Jessica, a survivor of domestic sex trafficking, American Love Story explores how modern slavery is perpetuated in the United States within our...

  • Every exoneration story has a lesson.

    With 2,220,300 of our citizens incarcerated, the United States has the largest prison population in the world. Experts believe five percent of those prisoners- over 110,000 - are innocent.

    Since its creation, nine innocent men have been...

  • The Lodge is a story about Fountaingrove Lodge in Santa Rosa, California -- the first of its kind continuing care retirement community (CCRC), licensed by the state, that’s specifically for LGBT seniors and their allies. It’s a story about the people who conceived and built the community and the...

  • Ten years out of the limelight as the front man for The Clash, Joe Strummer formed himself a new band—The Mescaleros. As Joe put it at the time: “I don’t want to look back. I want to keep going forward. I still have something to say to people.” His new gang of musicians recorded just three...

  • America is under attack from a crisis of male identity.  What will result: more flight from responsibility and a regression to macho defenses, or a step into a redefinition of manhood that integrates rather than segregates the so-called "feminine" within.

    “Soulheal” examines the...

  • A Sexplanation is a documentary stripping away shame from sex education. From church pews to biology labs, join director (and hedonist) Alex Liu as he tries to uncover the naked truth about sex.

    But more than providing any specific answers, the film is about giving people better...

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    ! VOTER SUPPRESSION IS REAL IN AMERICA !       
    Voter suppression is one of the painful legacies of hundreds of years of systemic racism.  And, unless the story is told, it’s not going away. 
    In 2016, our film team set out to document...

  • Women Like Us — Features the story of three women as they take an incredible journey across the United States and Kenya, engaging with powerful women leaders who are confronting social injustices by advocating for and equipping women with tools to create positive change in such areas as sex...

  • Through intimate stories of patients, families, and medical providers, BEDLAM immerses us in the national crisis surrounding care of the severely mentally ill. Filmed over five years, it brings us inside one of America’s busiest psychiatric emergency rooms, into jails where psychiatric patients...

  • "It is not possible to discuss the future of national and international security without addressing climate change... Food shortages, droughts, floods—all directly tied to climate change will be catalysts for conflict."- U.S. Air Force Gen. Donald Hoffman (ret)A profoundly altered planet; food...

  • Truth, found through science is not just pure and uplifting, it can throw open doors to amazing advancements, life-saving breakthroughs, and the very essence of progress. Of course the corollary - ignoring or neglecting science - can lead to catastrophe. No Accident is one such story.Over...

  • FREE CHOL SOO LEE tells the story of a Korean American death row inmate convicted of a 1973 Chinatown gangland murder in San Francisco, and the activists who led a pan-Asian American movement to free him. Spanning the late 1970s to the early ’80s, this movement would for the first time bring...

  • Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama.  Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives.  Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists.  The NAACP sent its chief rape investigator Rosa Parks, who...

  • Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take a journey with these inspiring teens as...

  • An aging mother, despite continuous denial, battles the State of Montana to free her son from prison while discovering their story has inspired historic change.All We've Lost is a documentary film following the contemporary events within the case and imprisonment of Barry Beach...

  • Who were the men and women of Project Apollo? Where are they today? What do they think of the extraordinary effort they helped make possible? On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, 'When We Were Apollo' is an intimate and personal look at the Apollo Space Program through...

  • The inspiring story of an accomplished open water swimmer’s attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles through a stretch of cold, rough and shark-inhabited waters near the San Francisco coast.

  • "Angel of Mercy" tells the story of Sister Margaret Slachta, who defied Nazis and communists in her fight for social justice. Slachta, a teacher and activist, became the first woman elected to Hungary’s Parliament in 1920. Her unique vision of social intervention on behalf of the poor, combined...