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From Heroes to Sentenced

The story of half million Jews who fought for Central Powers, Germany, Austria-Hungary, in the Great War, has yet to be told.

The Sharp Edge of Peace

After decades of violence, the stakes at the Afghanistan peace talks are high for everyone. For women, they are immeasurable.

Terrell Homes

Through testimony, song, protest and prayer, a Black and Brown matriarchy living in public housing in Newark's Ironbound neighborhood protects their community from displacement and their home from

Living While American

For generations, Philadelphia has suffered from a plague of racial profiling.

The Empty Chair

In the face of America’s increasingly powerful corporate class, young Starbucks employees have set in motion a unionization campaign that has swept the nation.

Mabon "Teenie" Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original

Mabon “Teenie” Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original, is my way of painting a portrait through film of my close friend Mabon “Teenie” Hodges.  Teenie made a major contribution to Memphis so

A School Grows in Watts

In South Los Angeles, in one of the most notoriously underserved communities in the country, an unconventional yet overachieving charter school is working with locals to change the narrative for it

APACHE BLUES: Welcome Home

APACHE BLUES: Welcome Home is the journey of two filmmakers, born after the conflict in Vietnam, who are searching for the “truth” between what they have learned in school and from media versus wh

Shelter in the Palace

At 12 years of age, Destiny is navigating 7th grade, enduring homelessness and along with Moms4Housing, igniting a movement for housing as a human right.

Beyond Barriers

People from opposite sides of the Arizona-Sonora border come together despite economic, health care, and political barriers to create a center of wellness and hope.

Unbreakable Blue

Law enforcement professionals spend an inordinate amount of time dealing with the uglier side of human existence.


OUT LOUD chronicles the first season of the historic Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, the largest group of transgender and gender nonconforming people anywhere in the world who regularly sing together.


After witnessing the brutal murder of his mother 30 years ago, Norman travels to Jamaica to piece together what happened and where he came from by confronting the murderer: his father.

Power Trip: Clean energy, climate justice, and the future of America’s rural-urban divide

When a 100-mile transmission Corridor sparks a $100-million referendum campaign over America’s energy future, Ryan and Mary are caught in the middle.

With This Breath I Fly

At the height of the international occupation of Afghanistan, two women – Gulnaz, raped and impregnated by her uncle, and Farida, on the run from an abusive husband – are imprisoned on charges of “


Please consider making a tax-deductible donation of any size to MARCELLA, a feature-length documentary-in-progress about the extraordinary woman who changed how Americans cook and experience Italia

Keeper of the Flame

In the 1980’s, one man’s progressive vision turned Amnesty International into a household name. How did he get there, and where is he now?

Queer Christians (working title)

Combining intimate verité scenes with the raw emotion of visual poetic fiction, QUEER CHRISTIANS follows three queer Christian women of color as they struggle to reconcile their intersecting identi

I Still Haven't Found My Family

10,000 war-separated Korean families were reunited during a live broadcast in 1983. But for those who still haven’t found their families, time is running out.

License to Tell

The counter-culture's main communications vehicle during the 1960s and 1970s was the alternative press.

Murdered on the Fourth of July

Years of mounting tensions between multicultural, anti-racist skinheads and white neo-Nazi groups led to two brutal murders in the desert outside Las Vegas on July 4, 1998, including that of a Blac

This Is Where I Learned Not To Sleep

Part quest for justice – part journey towards healing.

Keeper of the Fire

Through the life and work of writer Alejandro Murguia, "Keeper of the Fire," a half-hour documentary-in-progress, explores the roles of activist writers and poets passionately involved with the str

Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman

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 a

Marching in the Dark

In a drought-struck region in India, suffering from climate change and a high suicide rate amongst farmers, a group of resilient women farmers, who recently lost their husbands, is coming together

We Are Not The Same

In the 1970s the UK’s original reggae band, The Cimarons, brought live reggae to Ireland for the very first time.
Now, after 50 years as a band...
It’s time to go back.

Dream Factory

In a city of northern Iran, all inhabitants are possessed by a feverish dream—to find ancient treasures believed to be buried in the ground.


"Unless you write that story, you’re never going to find a book on those shelves,” a librarian once told Mary Alice Esparza about her family.

Beyond the Cliff: Navigating Autistic Adulthood

"Beyond the Cliff: Navigating Autistic Adulthood", a feature-length documentary, follows the stories of adults on the autism spectrum and explores the various challenges each face during their tran

Weed & Wine

Continents apart from one another, two farming families aim to reinvent themselves on their land.

Let My People Vote



SAFE ZONE is a documentary film series about the resilience of girls caught in the chaos of the Syrian refugee crisis.

Our NBA: Remembering the Eastern Professional Basketball League

The Eastern Professional Basketball League was the second-best pro basketball league in the country during the 1950s and early '60s when the NBA had 10 or fewer teams and only 100 players, an unwri

Pack is Here

With the increased visibility of transgender people in the United States, we are seeing a backlash that results in efforts to block trans people from participation in some of the most basic parts o

Loving Pictures

Loving Pictures starts at one of the lowest points in the history of cinema: the closing of movie theaters across the world and the acceleration of streaming subscriptions fueled by the pandemic.