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  • Mauricio, Renato, and Kevin fight El Salvador’s gang violence with an unusual system: teaching younger generations to play classical music.
    This is the story of these men and the youths whose lives they are changing, one instrument at a time.

  • ON THE EDGE OF TOMORROW is the final episode chronologically but first to be produced of a television documentary series about American architecture. STONE TO STEEL is the story of extraordinary people and the landmark buildings they created in Southern California.

    Southern California...

  • In March of 1976, General Jorge Videla toppled Argentina’s democracy and embarked on a brutal campaign of repression.  Roughly 30,000 Argentines were kidnapped and murdered by security forces—including some 500 women who were pregnant or had recently given birth.  For years, no one knew what had...

  • In the United States, there are over 6.8 million people in prison, jail, on probation or parole. That is 1 in every 35 adults. Perhaps even more alarming is that women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population, increasing at nearly double the rate of men since 1985.

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  • "Beyond the Bolex" AKA "The Jacques Bolsey Project" is currently in post-production. We are so close! We need your help to bring the story of this little known renaissance man to the world, so that it can serve as an inspiration for the inventors, builders and thinkers of tomorrow. Alyssa Bolsey...

  • Trumphobia: what both sides fear is a feature-length documentary that shines a light on the political division in the United States during the Donald Trump era. Through carefully selected footage of political debates, marches, and protests across multiple states and compelling on-screen...

  • Tired of waiting for someone else to save Democracy? A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina - named a “posterchild” for voter suppression - intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens. Through...

  • "Each year roughly 5,000 blacks are murdered—74% of the time the murderer is another black person."  Murders that Matter documents three initiatives of Temple University Hospital to combat violence in Philadelphia’s most violent black neighborhood in order to call attention to the critical...

  • 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...

  • The financial exploitation of older people is a growing epidemic that is costing seniors in America an estimated $2.9 billion annually. Every day of the year, ten thousand people turn 65, and this generation of older people has become the most lucrative targets in history for criminals who are...

  • At 32, director Alex Liu is confronting his all-American sex education—by finally getting a real one.

    He grew up learning that sex would ruin his life, f*cking him up with fear, shame, and ignorance.

    So he’s on a mission to strip away that shame by meeting with educators across the...

  • 90291: VENICE UNZIPPED is a provocative feature documentary about income inequality in America, told through the lens of one community and three families living in the same 90291 zip code, but at the opposite ends of the growing income divide. In the film, we embed in Venice, California, the...

  • At the heart of The Think Big Start Small Project are five dramatic, incredibly entertaining stories about U.S. kid-entrepreneurs as they learn how to start a business and experience the challenges and successes of earning, saving, spending and giving. They make something, a business, out of...

  • 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...

  • When Home Is What You Carry In Your Heart

    “Baba Babee Skazala” [Grandmother Told Grandmother] tells the little known story of Ukrainian children torn from their homes in the crush between the Nazi and Soviet fronts in World War II. Spending their childhood as refugees in Europe, these...

  • "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...

  • Za'atari Through The Lens is a documentary film about a young man who lost everything to the Syrian civil war and yet found a way to bring hope to others through his passion for photography. It is the story of resilience and finding light in the darkest of times. 

    In the middle of the...

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    Small-town activism. Nail-biting elections. A last-minute power grab. In Wisconsin, where extreme partisanship has become the norm, voters are finding their lives increasingly irrelevant to state lawmakers. Through the stories of four determined women, Can You Hear Us Now? unravels 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...

  • “Everything is connected,” as he says – John Kaizan Neptune’s passion for surfing brought him to Hawaii where he discovered a musical instrument that took his life in a direction he never anticipated. Now an ancient art in modern Japan, the “shakuhachi” is a traditional Japanese bamboo flute...

  • Investigated through expert interviews and the web lens of Generation Z, the documentary explores how the explosion of the digital revolution is impacting our society, our brains and mental health, how the forces driving it are working against humanity and have put us on a dangerous trajectory...

  • WE ARE NOT ALONE unravels the six decade-long journey and emotional legacy of “advanced clairvoyant” and spiritual leader Ruth E. Norman, known as “Archangel Uriel,” and her devoted students of the extraterrestrial- channeling spiritual school and creative collective The Unarius Academy of...

  • 'Moses', a character-driven, feature-length documentary, and 'Stories Behind the Fog', a multimedia platform documenting the stories of 100 individuals affected by homelessness in the Bay Area, come together as a decade-long effort to address homelessness through non-fiction storytelling....

  • "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...

  • Spanning 8-years, this intimate documentary follows SARAH and her family of seven siblings in their rural Missouri home, bearing witness to their journey from adolescence to adulthood, in some cases to parenthood. Do cycles of poverty repeat, generation after generation - even when there is such...

  • This film tells the extraordinary story of 25-year-old NSA contractor Reality Winner who disclosed a document about Russian election interference to the media and became the number one leak target of the Trump administration.

  • Calasag follows two first-generation Filipino-American entrepreneurs home to the islands, exploring culture and identity through cuisine, as they work to bring Filipino food traditions back to Baltimore.

    Maryrose and Dylan have been working together as Calasag for two years. This pop-up...

  • In 1945, two depression-era teenagers from Brooklyn, George and Mel, rode their bikes to Philadelphia for an adventure they’d remember for the rest of their lives—until Grandpa Mel lost his memory to Alzheimer’s. Now over seventy years later, his grandsons in their early twenties, Alex and Koby...

  • LORD OF OBSTACLES is a feature-length documentary exploration of human-elephant conflict in the remote Indian state of Assam, where 5,600 of the world’s remaining wild Asian elephants – driven out of the forest by habitat loss – wreak havoc on local farming villages in dramatic nighttime raids...

  • Men in South Central Los Angeles find a sense of purpose through their devotion to somersaulting pigeons.

    Photograph above by Shaughn + John.

  • LIFE + LIFE is a hybrid documentary film, a visual and musical meditation on Black boyhood, punishment and radical imagination.

  • FACE OF A NATION captures the erosion of the American image as the country loses sight of its vision and values. Probing deeply into national identity, architect Mina Chow investigates the controversy surrounding US participation at World’s Fairs for the last 25 years.  The film asks important questions about the country’s role in the world and perceptions of America’s image. With our diminished presence at World’s Fairs, have we lost sight of what it means to be American?

  • A unique 150-day trek by horseback across the remaining pristine lands of America, The Great Transamerican Trek is an unprecedented journey reversing the path of Manifest Destiny and shedding light on the contemporary and historic stories of the Native American communities we meet.

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