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  • Two mothers fight for justice and accountability when their daughters are found dead in a California women's prison.

  •   A profound example of human cooperation is circling our planet every day. Men and women from 24 countries have flown on the International Space Station, living together in outer space for months at a time. Not only peacefully but constructively, resolutely pursuing a shared dream.

      It...

  • The Boys of the Lough, the first Celtic folk band to travel the U.S., heads out on their 68th cross-country tour of America. Struggling with aging band members, appeasing excitement-seeking younger band members, tight budgets, and a fading fan base, the Boys must find a way to keep on touring...

  • Rev. Frank Schaefer was a United Methodist minister in a small Pennsylvania town, until he was put on trial in the Church for officiating the same-sex wedding of his eldest son. Schaefer was given a choice - vow to never again preside over a same-sex wedding, or lose his credentials as a...

  • Driven, Gerry Adams whether he likes it or not is an icon who represents the history of the war in Ireland as he does the peace. This film sets asides the clichés, allowing Adams to speak for himself; his voice –his words; without being dubbed by an actor or censored by the British political...

  • Synthesizing the economic and policy failures underpinning unprecedented homelessness in Los Angeles, THE ADVOCATES evokes the lost ideal of “ care in the community ” through roller coaster stories of case managers in the trenches undertaking highly skilled work. The film demonstrates the real...

  • Everybody Flies

    As a British Airways Captain, TRISTAN LORAINE found that the air, taken from the aircraft engines, was becoming contaminated with toxic chemicals and breathing this air was having negative health affects on both passengers and crew, sometimes even affecting pilots’ flying...

  • A rich, heartbreaking, first-ever documentary re-telling of the Ambassador, the most legendary hotel in American history, and one of the greatest failures of the historic preservation movement. After 68 is a meditation on the ways buildings become important troves of public memory, which, once...

  • After serving Los Angeles for 68 years, in November 2005 one of nation's most prominent historic landmarks was demolished to make way for
    the construction of three schools. After 68 is a feature length documentary exploring the rise and fall of the Ambassador Hotel, the fifteen year legal...

  • TEN-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE SRI LANKAN TSUNAMIThe December 2004 Asian tsunami was one of the most destructive natural disasters in living memory. Within an instant, it took the lives of over 230,000 people and devastated the lives of millions. Along the eastern and southern coastlines of the...

  • A brave new world awaits...True stories from those finding happiness, connection and meaning in the brave new world of aging.

    As millions of people flourish into their 80s, 90s and beyond, the frontiers of aging are rapidly expanding. Cutting edge research, technology and practice, along...

  • "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...

  • Ageless Art is a visionary project spotlighting creative arts programs for people with Alzheimer's. Through art, storytelling and music, we are still able to connect with each other across age and cognitive barriers even as logical thinking and verbal abilities become impaired. This documentary...

  • 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...

  • Horticulturalist Alan Chadwick was the leading educator and innovator of a movement that combines French Intensive and Biodynamic gardening. His influence stretches from California Cuisine to the study of problems that face mankind in our food production systems. This feature length documentary...

  • A young man in the Haitian city of Saint-Marc considers his options for the future: should he stay in the community where he grew up, or should he join the exodus abroad in search of other opportunities?

    Ale Vini seeks to recreate the feeling of a particular place at a particular moment...

  • In 1909, Alice Huyler Ramsey became the first woman to attempt a cross-country drive. Leaving from New York City in a 1909 Maxwell DA, she and her three female passengers would travel 3600 miles over 152 miles of paved roadways and finish in San Francisco, California 41 days later. Ramsey, at 22...

  • ALIEN: The story of America’s high-skilled, legal immigrants is a character driven documentary about high-skilled, legal immigrants in the US, who are living on a merry-go-round of various visas to stay in the country. These immigrants who are simply striving for the American dream are forced to...

  • "All God's Children" takes a personal look at the consequences of child abuse within the Protestant missionary community through the eyes of three former missionary families. While the parents were stationed in remote outposts throughout West Africa, the children were required to attend a...

  • ALL WE'VE LOST is a feature length documentary film focusing on the human experience within the case of Barry Beach and the movement for criminal justice reform in Montana.

    The film chronicles the story of Bobbi Clincher, a mother, who for the last 30 years has fought to free her son,...

  • The Alliance of Documentary Editors (ADE) is a working group of documentary film and television editors and assistant editors nationwide that campaigns for best practices within the industry while improving members’ career sustainability. The ADE promotes a better understanding and...

  • All’s Well and Fair gives a unique perspective on growth and identity, choice and consequence, through portraying three punk rock mothers and their five children. All’s Well and Fair questions the stereotypes of “welfare moms” and alternative culture while examining the pitfalls of capitalism...

  • As the trauma of a century of lynching African Americans bleeds into the present, Always in Season follows relatives of the perpetrators and victims in communities across the United States who are seeking just and reconciliation in the midst of police shootings and heated national debate about the value of black lives.

  • Amá tells an important and untold story - the abuses committed against Native American women by the American state in the middle of the twentieth century: separated from their families and sent to boarding schools, forced resettlement away from their traditional lands and involuntary...

  • Adolescence in the time of post-revolution Egypt that’s shifting around an angry teenager who’s’ turning from an infant into a young woman during an extraordinary context of upheaval and violence.

    A coming of age story filming Amal over more than 4 years from the age of 14 -19, this...

  • Dark secrets of poisoned waters in the remote Peruvian Amazon are revealed in this documentary political thriller when indigenous communities take on Big Oil in California Federal Court. While decades of unconscionable extraction practices wreak havoc, visionary leader Apu Tomas Maynas...

  • “Every day we walk on top of thousands of years of history. The natural wonders in the landscape and the sidewalks of our cities hold the secrets of America’s past. Those stories are waiting there to be discovered by us. Join me on public television for an exciting expedition to uncover those...

  • The Story

    We are investigating one of the great art mysteries of the 20th century. What happened to the Harkness Ballet - a company that produced 2 international touring companies, a youth ballet and its very own theater. Its training program sent more dancers...

  • 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...

  • As the nation experiences the deadliest era of massacres we’ve ever seen, the mystery surrounding them looms larger than ever. How does the US compare to the rest of the world? How might we better understand these crimes? How might we better prevent these crimes in the future?

    Combining...

  • 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...

  • Throughout the country, the debate on same sex marriage has become a passionate and polarizing issue. One group is fighting for the right to marry, while another is fighting to protect the very institution of marriage as they understand it. But what exactly are both of these sides fighting for?...

  • American Tears documents the transformation of a Texas border community rocked by an intensifying set of policies to curtail immigrant rights. This character-driven feature documentary follows two families in the Rio Grande Valley, watching them confront an anti-immigrant wave and the...

  • Yoga and meditation are mainstream practices; Sanskrit words like mantra, guru and karma are part of everyday speech, and certain Indian precepts are so commonly held that Newsweek titled a 2009 article “We Are All Hindus Now.” Recently, the Smithsonian Institution mounted an exhibit titled Yoga...

  • At age 21, Sgt. Nick Mendes was blown up by an I.E.D. in Afghanistan, paralyzing him from the neck down. This unflinching but surprisingly funny documentary follows him for the next five years as he readjusts to life in California. At the start of the story he's in a V.A. hospital unable to...

  • AMERICAN WINTER is a documentary feature film that shines a light on the dramatic personal stories behind the country's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Produced and directed by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz (creators of HBO's Taxicab Confessions), the film...