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  • A geometric steel dome sits on a green landscape.

    Presenting the power of architecture on the world’s imagination and its ability to affect a nation’s dreams…

    “FACE OF A NATION: What happened to the World’s Fair?” captures erosion of the American image at one of the most important events in showcasing a nation’s influence on the international stage. A reminder that “to keep the dream alive,” we must never lose sight of our vision and values. Probing deeply into national identity, Mina Chow investigates the controversy surrounding U.S. 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 the American image. With our diminished presence at World’s Fairs, have we lost sight of what it means to be American?

  • A satellite picture of the earth from space.

    We stand for the equitable protection and preservation of Life on Earth. We aim to improve the quality and likelihood of humanity’s chances for survival. The alarm has already been sounded and while it was already heard, Facing Future seeks to reinforce this alarm, share the warnings of many...

  • A custodian. A housewife. A pediatrician. A grandmother. Seemingly ordinary individuals. Yet these individuals have a story to tell. It is the story of suffering and death. It is the story of refugees. It is the story of terrified villagers running for cover. Yet, at the same time, it is...

  • A red logo of Fail University.

    In an expansive documentary exposé, Fail State reveals the dark story behind the rise of predatory for-profit colleges and why our higher education system, once the envy of the world, is leaving millions of Americans in financial ruin.

  • Los Angeles has been given the title of "Homeless Capital of the United States" for many years. Although,the number of homeless on the streets are staggering,we must not forget that there are those who can and do overcome homelessness.

    In 2004, Stephon Litwinczuk took to the streets of...

  • In Colombia under Alvaro Uribe's presidency members of the Army have killed hundreds of innocent civilians, claimed them as guerrillas killed in combat, for the purpose of showing military success and to get benefits. This scandal became known by the name of "false positives" or "extrajudicial...

  • Black and white photograph of a studio performance of the rock group "Fanny"

    Photo Credit: Linda Wolf ©

    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...

  • The true-crime documentary, The Feast of the Assumption: The Otero Family Murders, chronicles, in real-time, the beginning of the end of the 30-year old BTK Strangler mystery as it is told through the eyes of Charlie Otero, the oldest surviving son of the serial killer’s first victims. It is one...

  • FEAT chronicles one man's coast-to-coast quest to run 63 marathons in 63 consecutive days, while pushing a jogging stroller. Endurance runner Timothy Borland seeks to raise awareness and research funds for kids battling a rare terminal disease whose own feet lack the strength to run. Ataxia-...

  • FEELING SEEN is a feature length documentary. In the film, director Beth Ryne investigates the personal and social impact of representations of queer women on TV through conversations with TV creators and
    their audience.

    The notion that women who love women will end up alone,...

  • The main title text appears over a collage of famous feminist figures.

    In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening – women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. Feminists – What Were They Thinking? revisits those photos, those women and those times and takes aim at our culture today that alarmingly shows...

  • Before a global uprising condemned the murder of George Floyd, there was a small town in Missouri that erupted in protest after the murder of Mike Brown Jr. The echoes of Ferguson have grown louder: tanks in the streets, tear gas and rubber bullets, and everywhere the clear and courageous voices...

  • Finding a Mother logo in black.

    Finding A Mother is story of Healing. This documentary is a socio-economic, mental health awareness film centered around an African American Producer Rakeem Nowell, as he tries to locate his biological mother and piece together the story of her abandonment and claims as unfit.

  • "A Finished Life: The Goodbye & No Regrets Tour" is a feature-length documentary about Gregg Gour, a 48-year-old HIV positive gay man who is on the "Road Trip" of his life. Gregg has lived with HIV/AIDS for 24 years, and in July of 2004, after struggling with the side-effects for so long, he...

  • The Yazidis are a small religious group scattered across northern Iraq. In August 2014, their ancient culture collapsed as ISIS militants swarmed into their homeland and targeted their communities for destruction. A Fire Came to Cleanse Us (working title) shares stories of strength and survival...

  • THE FIRST CHILDREN is a documentary series focusing on Presidential children during and after the White House years and how those experiences shaped the rest of their lives. From the beginning of American history, society has always had a curiosity about these First Children. What makes them...

  • Five Sisters (working title) paints a portrait of five sisters, in their 70s and 80s. During their annual get-together shortly after the first of the sisters’ husbands has passed away, the youngest sister is on a quest to learn from her older siblings about transition and aging. Moving and...

  • Help bring Fixed into millions of homes in 2015. Support our fundraising efforts for Fixed's public TV broadcast! All donations are tax-deductible. From botox to bionic limbs, the human body is more "upgradeable" than ever. But how much of it can we alter and still be human?...

  • THE FLAG MAKERS is a film about the unexpected people who make the American flag and invites us to ask the question: who is America and who is the American flag for?

    The small community of Oak Creek, Wisconsin is home to Eder Flag, the largest American flag manufacturing plant in the...

  • "Flashback" dramatically unspools the science behind the long-standing controversy over "recovered memory" of child sexual abuse. Exclusive footage brings the social history of the hard-fought conflict to life as world-class, renowned experts come together at key flashpoints over the years to...

  • Award winning producer RJ McHatton brings us into the famous life of legendary test pilot Johnny Myers. Johnny's fascinating life as an entertainment attorney turned test pilot provides both intrigue and excitement. As an attorney he took on celebrity clients such as Bing Crosby, Gene Autry,...

  • Six cancer patients make an unusual choice when faced with little chance of recovery: they decide to face the disease with a radical plant-based diet. The patients embark on an arduous but hopeful 5-year journey through unchartered territory as they attempt to eat and juice their way back to...

  • "For Such a Time as This" poses and seeks to answer several provocative questions: Is reconciliation between Evangelical Christians and the Gay community possible? Can common ground be found in the intense culture wars that have consumed our nation? Central to evangelical efforts to reach out to...

  • A white male toddler stands in front of a stone wall, chewing on a garden hose.

    Los Angeles, summer, 1945, a young boy, whose parents fled from Germany twelve years earlier, is adjusting to his mother’s fragile state of mind. She has just returned from months in a psychiatric hospital. Suddenly he is confronted by his father, who is shouting words he doesn’t understand: “...

  • Black and white photo of Chol Soo Lee being taken into police custody.

    FREE CHOL SOO LEE tells the story of a Korean American death row inmate convicted of a 1973 Chinatown gangland murder in San Francisco, and the activists who led a pan-Asian American movement to free him. Spanning the late 1970s to the early ’80s, this movement would for the first time bring...

  • Freep Film Festival logo in blue background.

    Freep Film Festival is a documentary-focused event, with special attention paid to films connected to Detroit and Michigan — or with special resonance there. It believes great journalism and great documentary storytelling can inform, inspire and help push the region forward — shining light on...

  • An extreme close up of Frida Khalo's eyes, with stylistic pink brushstrokes overlaying the picture

    Frida’s Gaze, will look at the last years of Frida Kahlo’s life through her diary taking us from the mid 1940’s to the present. We will trace her transformation from a recognized artist in Mexico to becoming celebrated internationally decades after her death, her work selling for millions of...

  • "He was a little man who made coffee and played the harmonica - and that was enough!" Bill Sackter's life didn't start out extraordinary. As a child, he was abandoned by his family and spent 44 years locked in an institution. When he emerged, he could have easily been forgotten by society had it...

  • A jewish man in a suit is overlapped with the image of the same jewish man in concentration camp outfit

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

    Jews had enjoyed full citizen rights for almost 50 years when World War I broke out in the summer of 1914. These German and Austro-Hungarian born Jews, from all...

  • From Place to Place is a feature documentary that spends two years in the lives of six young adults who recently aged out of foster care. At age 18 they were forced to leave foster care without the skills or support they needed. These kids, forced to become adults, have struggled profoundly to...

  • After spending years behind bars, six people return back to society looking to become “outstanding citizens” only to have to fight against unjust laws and policies preventing them. From Prisoner to Professional is a series of six 10-minute episodes that illuminates the stories of returning...