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  • In 1907, Sam’s great grandfather, a Jewish immigrant named Nathan Radutzky, started Joyva, a Jewish candy company that became ubiquitous in Jewish Americana and touched the lives of millions. 111 years after incorporating, Joyva remains in the family and is run by Nathan’s grandchild, Richard,...

  • Kent Rising is a feature length observational documentary which follows the extraordinary Josephine Buchan who has committed her life to helping young people who are not, in her words ”school shaped” to reach their true potential through exposure to theatre and the Arts. In this film Josephine...

  • In the1960’s it was the Hippies who brought the idea of sexual revolution. They got neither Fatwas nor bodyguards. In the 2019 it is a female imam in Berlin who says Islam seeds a sexual revolution. She gets two fatwas and five bodyguards. The film shows her inner strength and her humorous way...

  • Groundbreaking, intimate and durational - HOMEMADE is the six-year journey following combat wounded and highly decorated Force Reconnaissance Marine Adam Sorensen and his wife Victoria as he navigates life after war. Exposing the effects of Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, and...

  • “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...

  • Long before the Flint water crisis became national news in 2014, the region had already suffered through decades of economic hardship. When the city of Detroit terminates its agreement to continue supplying water to neighboring Flint, the Governor of Michigan appoints a special Emergency Manager...

  • L.A. is the epicenter of school privatization, and the newly appointed L.A. superintendent just unveiled his plan to dismantle the second largest public school district in the country, but then 98% of L.A. teachers vote to go on strike.

    Union Vice President Cecily Myart-Cruz travels from...

  • 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/...

  • "The Hosts" shows the perspective of five different Brazilians who were affected by the 2014 FIFA World Cup in different ways - from a woman selling street food by the stadiums, to a man who was displaced by construction works. It's a social-political portrayal of Brazilians in this historical...

  • Baptizing Feminism, an in-progress feature documentary, explores the rise of contemporary evangelical Christian feminism and Christian feminists today who oppose an influential movement of evangelical Christian right leaders who promote traditional gender roles.

    At the heart of the...

  • FOR THE LOVE OF RUTLAND (formerly THE GUT) explores a blue-collar New England town as a complex, partial microcosm of our current national and global reality. An attempt to bring new life to an economically struggling, overwhelmingly white community - through refugee resettlement - unleashes...

  • “Exquisite Wasteland” shatters the popular myth that deserts are lifeless, barren, and worthless. In fact, they are home to astonishing biodiversity, extraordinary animals, verdant oases, soul stirring landscapes, and an unfolding human drama that spans 10,000 years. The widely held...

  • “Boricuas: Debt and Hurricanes in Paradise” is a 90 minute documentary examining the colonial history of the island of Puerto Rico in relationship to the contemporary political moment there with a focus on the debt crisis. A massive debt still looms in Puerto Rico and there are many who critique...

  • "[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...

  • “Visions of Warriors” enters the minds of four veterans from the Vietnam War era to the Iraq War who are battling against mental illness—Mark Pinto, Homerina “Merina” Bond, Ari Sonnenberg, and Priscila “Peni” Bethel. They participate in the groundbreaking Veteran Photo Recovery Project at the VA...

  • France / USA | 90 minutes | in English | to be completed late 2020/early 2021

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    A filmmaker searches for the truth about her grandfather Edward Jones, a legendary African American who rose to the heights of financial and political prominence in Depression-era Chicago.

    In...

  • Has media consolidation made us less informed? Has it turned us an angry, divided nation? Or are we giving mass media too much of the blame for our own ambivalence as passive citizens? Broadcasters, for over half a century, were required to serve the public interest—defined as promoting localism...

  • Since 1999, The D-Word has been a peer-to-peer global community that helps documentary professionals feel a sense of belonging. Through its online and offline programs and tools, The D-Word provides spaces for professional development, information sharing and relationship building, working...

  • A group of unlikely, tech-savvy activists orchestrates a high-stakes heist on Mount Everest to steal China's global spotlight ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games, refocusing the world's attention on occupied Tibet. Pulling off the near-impossible and inspiring a generation of activists, this film...

  • Analog Cowboys is a feature documentary that tells the story of the creation of the contemporary art scene in Southern California. The film will examine the personal history of these artists, tracing their creative influences and the adventures they had making a life in art. With new interviews...

  • Still Judy tells the life story of juggler Judy Finelli who played a significant role in the American New Circus Movement, and narrates the artistic relevance of San Francisco's Pickle Family Circus, stripping away the spectacle excesses. Judy finds inspiration in Russia that leads to the...

  • A nurse fights to discover the truth behind a disease that affects thousands of people who are devastated by bizarre symptoms--symptoms that most of the medical industry considers products of delusional minds. As evidence linking Morgellons to Lyme Disease mounts, the question arises, "Who is...

  • Throw Like A Girl is a quest, my quest to understand why American women don't routinely play baseball.  Since Title IX, women's participation in sport has grown, as have opportunities for women - except in baseball.  Basketball is basketball, tennis is tennis, golf is golf, swimming, skiing,...

  • Opioid addiction is destroying entire communities across America. Every day 175 Americans die from opioid overdoses. That’s one death every 10 minutes.

    These facts present the symptoms of an epidemic that has been chronicled in the news with much discussion about the problem but very...

  • 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...

  • Behind the rise of the iconic Barbie doll, came a twenty-one-year struggle to see the first Black Barbie. Filmmaker Lagueria Davis uncovers a hidden, emblematic struggle for representation for Black women and girls. The film will reveal how inclusivity has often only been implemented to generate...

  • 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...

  • This short, 30-minute documentary paints a multi-dimensional portrait of a small town in southwestern Pennsylvania. Once home to the country’s largest integrated steel mill, Aliquippa, PA represents a microcosm of twentieth century America.

  • Marine biologist and explorer Andreas B. Heide braves frigid winter conditions in the Norwegian Arctic aboard his small sailboat Barba as he embarks on a quest to better understand the ocean’s top predator, Orca. Joined by dedicated bioacoustics researcher Dr. Heike Vester they investigate the...

  • A 72-year old man has been roaming the western United States and living outside with his pack mules for over three decades. Despite arrests and incarcerations, he keeps on fighting to maintain his nomadic lifestyle in today’s mechanized world.

    You can make your tax-deductible donation...

  • Paintings by Basquiat and Gerhard Richter sell at auction for tens of millions of dollars; a multi-story inflatable ballerina by Jeff Koons dwarfs visitors at Rockefeller Center; a solid gold toilet by Maurizio Cattelan is...

  • Many visitors to Africa feel like they've stepped into the past. However, Kenyan conservationist and safari guide Alex Hunter is acutely aware of how much has changed on this iconic land. In the 1930s, his grandfather, J.A. Hunter, was a famous hunting guide, game warden, author and, in his...

  • Untitled Oxnard Project spends a year with a group of Mexican-born Mixtec, Zapotec and Purépecha teens and young adults whose families labor in the fields of Oxnard, California—Strawberry Capital of the World. Moving from the berry rows to the classroom, from traditional Oaxacan "devil dancing"...

  • 30 years after a missionary is assassinated in the Philippines, the missionary’s family re-investigate the truth behind the cause of the murder and learn a shocking discovery: the assassin is still at large.

  • "WHY." is a documentary series with a focus on People who are inspired & dedicated to pursue a particular calling in their Life. Among these people are artists, musicians, small business owners, leaders, teachers, athletes, caretakers, advocates & farmers.

    No one is making them do...