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  • “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...

  • A suburban dad is sucked into controversy at a local high school, leading him to question the foundations of the American public education system, and come to terms with some hard realizations about his own educational experience.

    His search for answers leads him not only into a national...

  • If a picture is truly worth a thousand words, then George Kalinsky would be the Shakespeare of the shutter. For over a half century Kalinksy has been capturing extraordinary moments in time as the official photographer for Madison Square Garden. His classic photos have been seen by anyone who...

  • Nestled in India’s northeastern Assam district, Kaziranga National Park contains the world’s highest density of the endangered Asian One-Horned rhino. But it is also ground zero for poaching and illegal trade of rhino horn. To help combat this, Kaziranga Park has become the poster child for a...

  • Morrie Turner, the pioneering African American cartoonist whose newspaper comic strip and television show reached millions of Americans with a powerful message of tolerance from the Civil Rights era that still resonates in an increasingly diverse society today.MORRIE TURNERPioneer Cartoonist -...

  • New York City, February 2007 a 7x7 meter, 60-ton wall featuring a mural by legendary pop artist Keith Haring is about to be destroyed. Not because of any political or legal controversy, but because it resides in a Boy's Club on the lower east side of Manhattan that is slated for demolition....

  • Kidnapped for Christ follows the stories of several American teenagers who were taken from their homes and sent to an Evangelical Christian reform school known as Escuela Caribe located in the Dominican Republic. The school is run by Americans and is advertised as a "therapeutic Christian...

  • In this follow-up to his internationally acclaimed documentary 51 Birch Street, filmmaker Doug Block once again turns his lens on his family to tell a larger universal story. From the moment of his daughter Lucy's birth, Block has captured much of her life - and their relationship - on camera....

  • The abuses of civil liberties and denial of human rights for journalists varies dramatically from country to country. Everyone in the world is impacted each time a reporter is imprisoned or a blogger is censored. As countries restrict news, they restrict information that is important to all....

  • The inspiring story of an accomplished open water swimmer’s attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles through a stretch of cold, rough and shark-inhabited waters near the San Francisco coast.

  • The story of fastpitch softball pitching legend Dave Blackburn, the only American Player in the Israel Softball Hall of Fame. Dave is the only Maccabi USA athlete (any sport) to participate in 7 World Maccabiah Games in Israel. As a passenger in a near fatal head-on automobile accident in August...

  • A coming of age story about a young musical genius that has been anointed the savior and future of the Blues. Diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, this 17 year old prodigy is carrying the weight physically, and emotionally of his responsibility to preserve the music while providing for his family...

  • A young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. One of their races will become the most shocking political upset in recent American history.

  • On January 22, 1959 the river broke into the mines...

    At the direction of the Knox Coal Company miners illegally dug too close to the underbelly of the Susquehanna River causing a cave-in that flooded the mines with over 10 billion gallons of water trapping 81 miners underground. On the...

  • A Soviet gem sculptor endures persecution, censorship and self-imposed exile for the sake of his art. His sculptures celebrate the richness of Russian life, culture and history and are a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

    Vasily Konovalenko (1929-1989) helped revive and...

  • Beloved Land, Beloved Country.  A story of Love, Hope and Healing.

    How do you heal from social trauma?This film explores Hawaiian Identity in the future.  Can we survive the affects of globalization?   Will any original cultures survive?  Are we just one more of the many cultures destined...