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  • artistic rendering of a data link, with icons of a soldier mounted on a tank, a fighter jet and an aircraft carrier

    “Timber Sweet” tells the story of military tactical data links, and the amazing people who build and use them. For non-data link people… data links are the unique and intricate communications that integrate military personnel and their combat systems into a coherent and lethal team. Data...

  • WAR DON DON is a film that chronicles the rise and fall of a former rebel leader in Sierra Leone. Through his trial before an international criminal court, a nation faces its wartime past.

  • A person lying on the beach with iMotherhood logo placed on the bottom.

    Stories of women, motherhood and modern medicine in the 21st century. An exploration of reproductive consciousness and the impact of technology, social forces and coronavirus on the future of family.

  • 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...

  • Worth more than their weight in gold and harvested in vast numbers to supply the traditional Chinese medicine market, curio and aquarium trades, seahorses will almost certainly be extinct within the decade. Seahorse Gold is the extraordinary story of two unlikely allies who come together to...

  • South Africa's small stand-up comedy scene, multiracial comedian Trevor Noah attempts his first one-man show, despite only having two years experience on stage. Revisiting his past, he creates material from memories of growing up under apartheid. Yet as he prepares, Trevor faces a multitude of...

  • home video screenshot from 1940. Man kissing a woman as she looks into camera.

    In this deeply personal and riveting documentary, filmmaker Tracey Arcabasso Smith confronts her childhood sexual abuse and unearths a dark history of multigenerational abuse in her seemingly-idyllic family. RELATIVE forces her to make an impossible decision: if she stays silent, the cycle...

  • Looking Up, Way Up! The Burt Rutan Story is a feature-length documentary spanning Burt Rutan’s life, career and legendary contributions to the field of aviation and beyond.Few industrial designers have been as prolific or audacious as Rutan.  His 45-year body of work reads like science fiction...

  • Following the death of a trans Afro-Latina on Rikers Island, a family’s loss blew up into a movement that shined a light on the injustices of the criminal legal system.

  • stylistic collage of cyclists, crowds of people and american scenery, all following the multicolored zigzag running across this film poster

    They were teenagers who had never been far from home. But in the summer of 1982, thirty-one kids attempted a remarkable feat, a daunting coast-to-coast, 3,600 mile bicycle journey across the United States. Called “Spokesmen of America”, they set out to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis and...

  • The glacier ice drifts of the polar ice caps with white mountains looming behind

    This film is about the battle between the populists and the progressives happening across the world. It is the story of the sharp swerve away from democracy towards autocracy and how this is limiting our ability to fight humanity’s ultimate deadline, the climate crisis. Is the power of vested...

  • Various pictures of the wine making process collaged together.

    Journey between the Vines: The Black Winemakers’ Story is a documentary about award-winning Black Winemakers from diverse career backgrounds who followed a new passion and are disrupting the stereotypical image of winemakers.

    The Black Winemakers' Story is an intense love story about...

  • Woman with bruised eyes

    The documentary film Battered Women Who Kill examines the
    plight of abused women who have been incarcerated for retaliating
    against their abusers. The film follows the stories of three women
    seeking clemency for these crimes, as well as the experiences of three
    women...

  • scientific style drawing of a bunch of grapes with cannabis leaves on top of the bunch.

    Continents apart from one another, two farming families aim to reinvent themselves on their land. One family—a poised French matriarch and the son she raised among her vines—tends a centuries-old, biodynamic vineyard in the Southern Rhône. Across the ocean in Humboldt, California, another...

  • Three people standing in front of a drawing of human genetalia.

    To right the wrongs of his all-American sex education, a 36-year-old Alex Liu goes on a quest to uncover naked truths and hard facts - no matter how awkward it gets. He's on a mission to strip away his sexual shame by meeting with the researchers and educators who are helping us build a...

  • In July of 2014, the documentary Particle Fever was released to the world to great critical acclaim. Filmmaker / Physicist collaborators Mark Levinson and David Kaplan worked from 2007 to 2013 to effectively capture the lives of just a few of the 10,000 scientists working on the CERN experiment...

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

  • Max Linder is kissing a woman in a movie scene.

    Max Linder, the first international movie star, was once revered in France, throughout Europe, and Hollywood. Charlie Chaplin was his most revered acolyte. Max miraculously cheated death five times. And then, at the height of his artistic powers, he and his adored wife committed double suicide....

  • Persian mystics are dancing in a circular formation.

    UNESCO announced the year 2007 as "800 years of Rumi's legacy" and the world will celebrate his memory. It is very intriguing that among all, a Moslem poet is rising to international reverence in a time when Islam is equated with terrorism, conflicts, and war. On this journey of discovery we...

  • A person looks through a white veil.

    LIFE + LIFE is a hybrid documentary film, a visual and musical meditation on Black boyhood, harm and punishment, and the radical imagination.

  • Behind the White Glasses is a film that shines a spotlight on the creative, visionary and groundbreaking filmmaker and writer, Lina Wertmuller. It is a gripping and musical portrait of a maestro of the Italian cinema, a journey into the soul of the director. Unknown aspects of this artistic...

  • black and white view of main street in Ada, Oklahoma viewed from above.

    Throughout the span of twenty five years, from 1970 to 1995 and beyond, the cultural environment in the rural town of Ada, Oklahoma (population 17,000) produced an extraordinary number of nationally and internationally acclaimed musical artists that have shaped country, rock and roll, jazz, and...

  • In a region scarred by conflict, with a people stained by distrust, a simple act of kindness may be the most difficult act of all to conclude.  “The Eyes of Eden” is the documentary tale of an effort to restore hope to a seemingly hopeless circumstance, one child, one family, one village, at a...

  • Over five million Americans have some form of bipolar disorder...and all of us are touched by it. OF TWO MINDS explores what it really feels like to be bipolar - from the raging highs of grandiosity and sensuality to the depths of despair and depression. Far from a clinical study of mental...

  • Kikhia leans over his mid-20th century style desk

    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...

  • The Mojave Road is a microcosm of California history. Originally a trade route for the Pi-Ute tribe who made this region their home, the region has been traversed by numerous people ranging from the Spanish to mountain Men to the pioneers looking for opportunity in the west. Among these...

  • Poster of a man sitting in front of an empty train track.

    Felipe has come to a crossroads. After 16 years in Brooklyn, working three low-paying jobs and collecting bottles on the street in his spare time and sending the bulk of his earnings home to his family in Mexico, he's decided to return to his wife and the children he hasn't seen in almost two...

  • A Mexican activist stands in front of a Christmas tree with a sign.

    In Mexico, when Type 2 diabetes hits epidemic proportions, public health activists scramble to curb sugary drink consumption, which is among the highest in the world. They find even simple public education efforts are thwarted by industry pressure on government and diversion techniques to...

  • Unprecedented access into the riveting world of a courageous artist provocateur, who creates a mannequin family results in a raw, funny and intimate portrait of life through her lens. "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" meets "Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters."

    "Imitating Life – the audacity...

  • The workers at La Fageda yoghurt co-operative suffer from schizophrenia, depression and compulsive behaviour disorder. Many have a rich fantasy life!  Before they came to La Fageda they were locked up in an asylum, drugged up with no productive activities at all. They had been 'disappeared', an...

  • A poster for TamCam Fund with four different pictures of young people of color making documentary films

    TamCam Fund is a traveling workshop that mentors kids in under-served communities on how to make documentaries about the issues that are important to them in their communities. Pilot program to begin in Los Angeles early 2014 with the goal of expanding to other U.S. cities in the near future....

  • Whether we like it or not, most of us now live within diverse, globalized societies. Cultural homogeny is becoming extinct. AMERICAN DREAMERS, a transmedia documentary project, is an evolving chronicle of immigration, the oldest human journey. By exploring both the conscious and subconscious...

  • 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...

  • Camcorder shooting square with red recording dot in the right.

    Docbloc was founded in 2021 by Ash Marinaccio with the mission of experimenting with documentary form and bringing together artists working across documentary genres for conversation and collaborations in live performance. Docbloc believes in the power of documentary storytelling and that...