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  • When director Jihan Kikhia was six years old, her father disappeared. He flew to Cairo and never returned. As a result, her mother began the search for him, launching her family into a maze of complex emotions and international politics. This documentary takes the audience on a raw and...

  • Silent Shelter is a documentary feature that exposes the country's broken animal sheltering system, which is seen through the eyes of those in the trenches, the volunteers. These individuals have an up-close view of the harrowing and often absurd practices that many publicly funded animal...

  • “Visions of Warriors” enters the minds of four veterans from the Vietnam War era to the Iraq War who are battling against mental illness—Mark Pinto, Homerina “Merina” Bond, Ari Sonnenberg, and Priscila “Peni” Bethel. They participate in the groundbreaking Veteran Photo Recovery Project at the VA...

  • In March of 1976, General Jorge Videla toppled Argentina’s democracy and embarked on a brutal campaign of repression.  Roughly 30,000 Argentines were kidnapped and murdered by security forces—including some 500 women who were pregnant or had recently given birth.  For years, no one knew what had...

  • Filmmaker Lisa Leeman revisits animation artist and devout Christian Gabi P 25 years after Leeman intimately chronicled Gabi’s gender transition in the groundbreaking documentary Metamorphosis (Sundance Filmmakers’ Trophy/ POV 1990).  As Gabi confronts a new crossroads, Lisa confronts thorny...

  • There was once a flourishing Jewish community on Synagogue Lane in the South Indian city of Cochin. Today only five people are left. and thousands migrated to the Promised Land of Israel leaving their ancestors behind in Cochini cemeteries. The film follows their desperate efforts to entrust...

  • In Watts, it takes an urban village to raise a school. Set against the backdrop of a politically and socially divided nation, A SCHOOL GROWS IN WATTS reflects on the dense, often tragic history of South Los Angeles and the systemic barriers facing children in inner cities like it. Weaving...

  • Tempelhof removes the mass mask of the Migrants by showing them as individual persons through their stories about their lives, their journey, and integrating into Germany.

    The story structure of Tempelhof is first based on a chronological and geographical basis as described through...

  • "The Liegnitz Plot" investigates a story dating back to the Holocaust: that a mysterious Nazi stole priceless stamp collections from concentration camp victims and then buried the stolen stamps somewhere in Poland. Embarking on a real-life “Argo”-like adventure, Gary Gilbert – a one-time “...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • "The Harvard 5" tells the true story of five men – architects and industrial designers, husbands, fathers, lovers. Now known famously as the "Harvard 5", who in a post WWII era of hope and reinvention descended upon the white picked-fenced New England town of New Canaan, Connecticut, caused...

  • THE BOYS FROM ZAMBO follows the former players of the 1992 Little League baseball team from Zamboanga City, Philippines, winner of that year’s Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania against a formidable team from Long Beach, California.

    The boys returned to the...

  • Throw Like A Girl is a quest, my quest to understand why American women don't routinely play baseball.  Since Title IX, women's participation in sport has grown, as have opportunities for women - except in baseball.  Basketball is basketball, tennis is tennis, golf is golf, swimming, skiing,...

  • 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...

  • What happens when you go in search of your legacy only to find it was stolen by an insidious plague? While rehearsing one of the greatest stage dramas ever written, a group of acting students confronts firsthand how the theater community courageously battled the scourge of AIDS.

    Ghost...

  • “Boricuas: Debt and Hurricanes in Paradise” is a 90 minute documentary examining the colonial history of the island of Puerto Rico in relationship to the contemporary political moment there with a focus on the debt crisis. A massive debt still looms in Puerto Rico and there are many who critique...

  • 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...

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

  • Pet Fooled 2 takes a deeper dive into the pet food industry, solving once and for all what is biologically necessary for dogs and cats.

  • This film portrays an enormously talented person (Bruce Langhorne) who is met with physical, emotional and contextual obstacles that he overcomes to find himself, become more fully human and make an impact on the world.

    It is a film about Love and Hate. Hate (and racism) is the shadow...

  • “Route 66 Women: The Untold Story of the Mother Road” is a documentary film series that uncovers the extraordinary lives and achievements of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to build fulfilling lives for themselves and generations to come on America’s most iconic highway...

  • Dreaming in Somali is a timely exploration of Somali refugees’ integration in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The documentary follows the Somali-American experience through the eyes of four residents of the Twin Cities – a police officer, a women’s health advocate, a union leader, and an...

  • 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...

  • For more than fifty years Paul R. Williams was one of the most successful architects in Los Angeles. At a time when most African Americans worked as servants or laborers, Paul Williams was designing some of the most luxurious homes and important commercial buildings in Southern California. Among...

  • Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World documents the stories of inter-country adoption out of South Korea. Filmed in Seattle, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Paris, Stockholm, Amsterdam, and Melbourne, this short film is an international journey through the personal...

  • In a Moment explores a California family’s tragic entanglement with a corrupted system: the severity of medical errors in the United States Healthcare System, the faulty investigation practices of Child Protective Services and the egregious misuse of the diagnosis they...

  • When a Facebook friend request unearths decades of male child sexual abuse in a rural Montana town, three passionate local lawyers must fight years of city, state, and federal institutional failures to find justice for their former high school classmates. Despite an uncooperative school district...

  • 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...

  • This film will revisit a powerfully formative event in my life:  being bullied daily in a racially-charged high school classroom nearly 4 decades ago.

     With compassionate curiosity, the completed film will use my trauma as a starting point from which to explore the social ramifications...

  • 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...

  • At the heart of The Think Big Start Small Project are five dramatic, incredibly entertaining stories about U.S. kid-entrepreneurs as they learn how to start a business and experience the challenges and successes of earning, saving, spending and giving. They make something, a business, out of...

  • Since the turn of the 19th century, men and women of all ages have been gathering together in the nude for fitness and leisure, claiming no direct relationship to sexual deviancy. It has appealed to bankers, politicians, clergymen, and celebrities. It attracts voyeurs, exhibitionists, and...