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  • The image of the American hero is challenged in this heartfelt portrait of 9/11 first-responder Isaac Ho’opi’i as he struggles to put that traumatic experience behind him with the support of his family and his love of Hawaiian music.

  • COSTA RICA 3D will highlight Costa Rica's rich cradle of life that is home to never‐before‐seen wilderness and charismatic animals. Viewers will fly high and hike deep into Costa Rica's unexplored lands guided by some of the country's most gifted youth. The film will feature some of the country'...

  • Popular Vanity Fair caricaturist, Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957) explored humanity through his drawings, paintings and writing. Through his work, Americans would come to discover and appreciate cultures unlike their own during the rise of mass media culture in the 1920s. His work promoted...

  • Cowboys of the Sky explores the world of the American ironworker. Perched 1300 ft. above Chicago, a 72 year-old man balances on a steel spire as a helicopter toting a four-ton column of steel hovers above his head. Battling the frigid air of Chicago's winter morning Ironworker John Rukavina...

  • Sam Eisenstein, LA playwright/novelist and teacher, is the subject of this project, initiated in 1971. He discusses plays with directors at the kitchen table, teaches creative writing at Los Angeles City College. His Jungian analyst examines his life. Select students become members of his...

  • Crazy Wisdom is the long-awaited feature documentary to explore the life, teachings, and "crazy wisdom" of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, a pivotal figure in bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. Called a genius, rascal, and social visionary; 'one of the greatest spiritual teachers of the 20th...

  • Amidst a landmark lawsuit over illegal policing quotas, Crime + Punishment (working title) intimately observes the real lives and struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities they are pressured to arrest and summons in New York City. Over five...

  • A character-driven examination of the racial inequities in the criminal justice system in New Orleans - the most draconian in America. The film will air on PBS in 2018.

  • The World Trade Center "Miracle Cross" was discovered amidst the rubble of the 9/11 attack. It became a symbol of "faith, hope, and healing" for many.But when the National September 11 Museum announced its intention to include this cross in the permanent exhibit, the group American Atheists...

  • Since the dawn of our democracy, politicians have manipulated the outcomes of elections through a technique that poses a threat not just to Democrats or Republicans, but to Democracy as a whole. In 2003, fifty-three Democratic Representatives fled Texas to prevent the redrawing of state district...

  • For nearly 40 years, the inhabitants of Taiwan lived under martial law and the shadow of a government-ordered massacre of thousands of civilians. Taiwan now exists in an international gray area, shrouded in the fog of strategic ambiguity that threatens to be swept away by war. CROSSROADS TAIWAN...

  • “Cuba: Beyond the Cars and the Cigars” will shine a light on the Ballet and the arts in Cuba. This documentary-film is about the dreams, the dedication and the struggles of becoming a ballerina in Cuba. It will show how passionate these dancers are about their careers, how hard they work and the...

  • Cubamerican recounts the journey of illustrious Cuban-Americans exiled from communist Cuba and charts their course to success in diverse fields in the United States by interlacing archival footage with historical photographs and interviews of the subjects in their milieu. The film's themes of...

  • The New Orleans mayoral election scheduled less than a year after Hurricane Katrina was a circus filled with unique characters, heated debates and groundbreaking politics. In the weeks before the election the city became a hot bed of political, social and economic debate.

    The stakes in...

  • The Russian Revolution and its aftermath was a unique period in which the Jewish people took an active part in dismantling their societal constraints and paid for it with their lives. The instrumental role of Soviet Jewry in the creation of the Russian Revolution began as a hope for positive...

  • War is Hell; why would anyone want to spend their weekends there?

    IN COUNTRY is portrait of 2/5 1st Cav (R), a unique group of historical reenactors, many of them veterans of the wars in Iraq & Afghanistan, who are recreating the Vietnam War in the woods of Oregon.

    Dressed from...

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