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  • Bella, Citizen Artist is a feature-length film about the life, work, influences and impact of California-based choreographer Bella Lewitzky. Described as "...one of the greatest American dancers of our age," Lewitzky was the star of the Lester Horton Dance Group, the first American inter-racial...

  • Centered around The New York Times’ Letters Department, people from across the country write letters to the editor (LTE), sustaining free speech in a time of political and technological upheaval.

    As personal letter writing has become virtually extinct, why are LTEs still a vibrant and,...

  • 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...

  • Family, dreamers, second chances, and the opening of the first whiskey distillery in Austin, TX since prohibition.

    Distilling Dreams is an intimate feature length documentary about the people behind Still Austin Whiskey Company: Father and son Chris & Cleveland, married couples...

  • MARCELLA will be a feature-length documentary about the extraordinary woman who changed how Americans cook and experience Italian food.

    Marcella Hazan embraced simplicity and tradition, and built recipes around high quality ingredients, many of which were not available to Americans in...

  • Another Child, formerly known as "Honeychild"; Filmmaker Leanna Borsellino has a strained relationship with her mother, Cyndi, stemming from her emotional absence while Leanna was sexually abused as a child. In her 20’s, Leanna uncovers shocking secret information about her mother’s past that...

  • In the summer of 1973, five men and six women embarked on a 101-day scientific sea-adventure, drifting on a small raft named ‘Acali’ across the Atlantic. In an experiment initiated by Mexican anthropologist Santiago Genovés, the project’s aim was to explore the origins of violence and the...

  • What is the special connection between horses and humans? The story of Seabiscuit holds some good clues. This feature-length inspirational documentary shows how a ridiculed and ungainly horse managed to beat the odds and win race after race. And when his career was seemingly over due to injury,...

  • Max Steiner: The Dean of American Film Music deals with the origins of film music and how the role of the composer became essential to the cinematic art. Steiner’s pioneering scores became the model for the sound of the movies during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Nominated for 24 Academy Awards...

  • Pirooz Kalayeh uncovers a traumatic event with racism when he was a child and seeks to heal himself and his family through interviews and dramatic reenactments that seek an understanding about the world between Iran and America, heartache, loss, and the American Dream

  • The Last Animals is a story about an extraordinary group of people who go to extraordinary lengths to save the planet's last animals. The documentary follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and transnational trafficking syndicates to protect elephants and rhinos...

  • Life Underground is a transmedia project that invites visitors on a journey through the subways of the world and into the personal stories of their passengers.

    Shot in multiple cities around the world, Life Underground captures the pulse of these vibrant environments and the millions of...

  • Ain’t I a Woman traces the history of the Equal Rights Amendment to illustrate how across race, class, and gender, the desire to access white male power has undermined the most obvious piece of social progress since the abolition of slavery.

    This essay film will use interviews and...

  • FANNY: The Right to Rock reveals the incredible, untold story of three Filipina American teens who self-founded a garage band in the 1960s that morphed into the ferocious California rock group Fanny, the first band comprised of women to release an LP with a major record label (Warner/Reprise/...

  • ReImagine: A feature length documentary film following a young activist, as she searches for solutions to the western world's energy problems. Along the way she meets some of the world's leading scientists, activists, and innovators. She wants desperately to see the West released from its fossil...

  • In a fresh twist on traditional perceptions, host and producer Jane Turville travels across America to explore the underlying impacts of population growth on human ability to thrive in a modern world.

    Population numbers matter.

    Most of us in industrialized countries don’t...

  • BIG SUR LANDSLIDE is a journey into the hearts and minds of the evacuees of the largest coastal landslide recorded in California’s history. The unprecedented massive earth movement at Mud Creek dumped six million tons of rock and debris on May 20, 2017, covering a quarter-mile section of Highway...

  • The Wild One illuminates the journey of an unsung artist, Jack Garfein - Holocaust camp survivor, Actors Studio co-founder and teacher, celebrated Broadway director and controversial filmmaker. Tessa Louise-Salomé invites viewers into an intimate and creative exploration of the mind,...

  • America is struggling with issues centering on justice.  Youth and race are two big newsmakers because as bizarre as it might seem in this country, both are still grossly misunderstood and abused.  Our justice system reflects cultural concerns based in fear, and our children often pay the...

  • "”[T]he ultimate aspiration is that DreamxAmerica . . . both supports immigrant-led small businesses across the U.S. and acts as a heartfelt reminder of our country’s common values of dignity, opportunity & innovation.” - Forbes

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    DreamxAmerica is a documentary series that...

  • The 50 is a documentary about 50 men, who while serving life or long-term prison sentences, had the opportunity to take part in the first-ever Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training program in the California state prison system. The story is an exploration of what redemption looks like for men who...

  • Threads is an intimate portrait of an 86-year old Muslim artist in Bangladesh who transforms a unique quiltwork tradition to create possibilities for a better life for her family and for hundreds of impoverished mothers. Over three decades, as the intricate story-telling art...

  • Behind the Bullet explores a side of gun violence that’s rarely talked about- the impact a shooting has on the shooter. The shooters tell the story of how the pull of a trigger changed them emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. The complexity of each scenario plays out as they describe...

  • A TOTAL DISRUPTION is an interactive video portal for innovators and entrepreneurs, documenting the thought leaders and doers who are driving the greatest revolution in the history of mankind with technology in order to empower and educate us all so we can make our visions real, through what we...

  • "My Japanese Garden" is a one-hour public television program about the people, history and design concepts associated with Japanese gardens in North America. Japanese gardens have a universal visual appeal that transcends cultural barriers. Noted for their beauty, this enduring landscape style...

  • An exploration of the social, cultural and historical importance of indigenous plant foods as a sustainable solution in the human food chain for future generations.

    With several local and global initiatives underway in various countries as to how indigenous crops can be a tool in the...

  • Driven to Abstraction unravels a mutating tale of self-delusion, greed, and fraud-- the $80 million forgery scandal that rocked the art world and brought down Knoedler, New York City’s oldest and most venerable gallery. Was the gallery’s esteemed director the victim of a con artist who showed up...

  • 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.

  • Edgar Mitchell's return to Earth in 1971 was a revelation, setting the course for a lifetime of ceaseless exploration.

    "We went to the Moon as technicians; we returned as humanitarians." - Dr. Edgar Mitchell

    The Space Less Traveled is a feature length documentary about Apollo 14...

  • 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...

  • The Untold Story of Hollywood's first Make-Up Women.

    Perhaps one of Hollywood’s most unknown & ironic stories- Women were not allowed to apply make-up to the actors face or accepted into the Union as Make-Up Artists until the 1970s! From the male-only Studio, Make-Up departments to...

  • 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...

  • The colorful saga of a faded fight palace reveals the throbbing heart and multicultural soul of Los Angeles. Told through a diverse range of voices, including masked wrestlers, Chicano boxers and punk rockers--and centered around the remarkable woman who managed the mayhem for four decades--18th...

  • The World of Roses is a public television series exploring the fascinating people, places, and history associated with the world's most popular flower. It is hosted by Paul Epsom, gardening correspondent for the Emmy Award winning PBS series The Victory Garden. Join Paul as he travels the...