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  • Black and white photo of Jack Garfein.

    The Wild One illuminates the journey of an unsung artist, Jack Garfein - Holocaust camp survivor, Actors Studio co-founder and teacher, celebrated Broadway director and controversial filmmaker. Tessa Louise-Salomé invites viewers into an intimate and creative exploration of the mind,...

  • Early 20th-century portrait of Jacques Bolsey

    "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...

  • JANZ: In the Moment picks up the story of artist Robert Janz at the age of eighty, when he is painting graffiti on the streets of New York. The film follows him for two years, documenting his work on the street and in the studio, and delving into his surprising past. Janz has...

  • JAZZ NIGHTS chronicles an almost completely unknown moment in time involving a group of L.A.’s top jazz musicians who brought jazz history full-circle by forging a modern-day version of the forbidden Prohibition-Era speakeasy culture that jazz itself grew out of.For two years, these premiere...

  • "Jealous of the Birds" Film poster. This poster has a vertical German Flag (Black, Red and Gold) as the backdrop. In front of the flag is a silhouetted tree with two figures standing at its base.

    About 30,000 survivors returned from camps and remained in Germany despite the tension and paranoia that came with living in the society of their perpetrators. Among them, my grandparents. How could they stay?

    Jealous of the Birds was born from this pivotal question. The quest begins in...

  • Successful. Black. Female. What does it all mean? Former Deputy Solicitor General and U.S. Ambassador Jewel Lafontant Mankarious was a pioneer in law, business and politics, current leaders have continued in her path, but in the age of "Basketball Wives" where are we headed now?

  • Two civil war officers stand before a patriotic painted background

    The Jewish 48’ers: is the story of revolution failed and redeemed. Freedom Fighters, inspired by the social ideals of the American and French Revolutions to take on the Feudal Monarchies in uprisings across Europe in 1848. While these revolts were crushed and participants hounded, many found...

  • This documentary uncovers the dramatic story of a courageous religious leader whose passion for justice compelled him to speak out against bigotry over the course of five decades. As a young rabbi in Berlin in the 1930's, Prinz preached openly against the Nazi Regime and saved many lives by...

  • "The American Bowie," "The True Fairy of Rock & Roll," "Hype of the Year." Known as the first openly gay rock star, Jobriath's legacy delves deeper than the labels hung upon him. His reign was brief- two years and two albums. Sabotaged by a publicity machine run amok, shunned by the gay...

  • Humanity, Technology and the American Dream.

    Jobsolete is a feature documentary exploring technological unemployment and what it means for society at large.

    Humanity innovating technology has created abundance and solved countless problems, which before that moment, seemed...

  • "Jock" Documentary Film Poster. A sepia-toned image of jockey's racing horses with a color image in front of a young girl smoking a cigarette and wearing a jockey's helmet.

    JOCK brings a little known chapter of horse racing history to life in
    a story-rich documentary about the first generation of female jockeys
    who overcame sexual harassment, ridicule and life threatening
    compromises to wage a gallant fight for the right to ride in the late
    ...

  • female football team runs laps on a green field in black uniforms

    The women of the Jordanian national football team share one dream: to qualify for the World Cup. For the first time in the team’s 13-year history, this dream is within their reach. Our film follows the team through the World Cup qualifiers as they attempt to make history, challenging generations...

  • Various pictures of the wine making process collaged together.

    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...

  • Two people looking at an open box.

    At some point in almost everyone’s life, there comes a challenge so overwhelming, so painful, that it forces a course of action – to run and hide or to turn and head bravely Into the Storm. For filmmaker Sandy Salas, that defining challenge occurred on the day her Father took a gun and killed...

  • Five years in the making, the film traces the story of Chicago-born astronomer George Ellery Hale, considered the father of astrophysics, as he struggles personally and professionally to build the greatest telescopes of the 20th century at the Yerkes and Mount Wilson Observatories, and finally...

  • Black and white photo of Joyva's billboard.

    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,...

  • Jr. Bull spends a year in the lives of America's top youth bull riders as they train for and compete in the World Finals in Forth Worth, Texas. In an extreme sport where helmets are optional and cowboy hats are preferred, these children develop a unique relationship to pain at a young age....

  • brown viola

    The Jüdische Kulturbund Project explores the dilemma that Jewish artists faced in Germany in the 1930s and early 1940s and what artists around the world face today. What is your moral obligation? What do you do as an intellectual artist living in a tyrannical state: risk your life to fight...

  • Julie Magers' world turned upside down when her husband, Michael Mehaffie, was sentenced to twenty years for commercial burglary. In the state of Maryland commercial burglary carries the same weight as murder. Over the past five years of incarceration Julie began to be an advocate for Michael...

  • This is the path to a world without war. As the threat of nuclear war increased and the campaign against terrorism changed the way war was conducted, Dr. Glen Stassen saw the need for a new ethical paradigm in conflict resolution. A physicist and professor of Christian Ethics, Stassen originated...

  • In 1943 Johnny Bragg was sentenced to a life sentence for rape at Nashville’s Tennessee State Penitentiary. Poor, black, uneducated and innocent, Johnny found solace in music when he joined a group of convicts who passed their time singing spirituals in the prison yard and christened them the...