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A Long Hard Streak

Billy Dean Anderson was a prolific outsider artist and criminal who escaped prison multiple times. He was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List and fled to live in a Tennessee cave for almost five

LA-Artist Documentary Project

The LA-Artist Documentary Project is dedicated to people working creatively in and around Los Angeles. The ongoing, collaborative project aims to document LA's artistic diversity by producing a range

Lacquer-Korea's Brilliant Art

This is the story of traditional artisans struggling to maintain natural beauty in contemporary South Korean society. The artistic process of applying refined tree sap to objects for improving

Last Note: A Dialogue Between Kaneto Shindo and Benicio Deltoro

Last Note: A Dialogue Between Kaneto Shindo and Benicio Deltoro was created to present Kaneto Shindo to the American film world. Kaneto Shindo is the 2nd oldest living filmmaker in the world. The work

Latter-Day Glory

Two gay ex-mormon missionaries travel across the United States to confront their past and explore their futures while discussing with other gay mormons about the rejection, oppression and the reality

Lead and Copper

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

LEANING OUT - An Intimate Look at Twin Towers Engineer Leslie E Robertson

The leading structural engineer of the World Trade Center oversees the construction of the world’s tallest building, haunted by its fall ever since. Families of 9/11 victims and the engineering

Leave Them Laughing

Ninety riveting minutes of songs about life and quips about death from the wheelchair of a woman who vows to exit laughing. Once a nationally-known performer of ballads, skits and self-parody, now

Left Behind

Left Behind, currently in production, examines the issue of undiagnosed dyslexia, one of the leading causes of illiteracy in the United States. The film follows six mothers as they endeavor to open

Les Elephants

In 2005, the Ivory Coast National Soccer Team, Les Éléphants, produced one of the most important moments in the history of sport. On the back of their country's first World Cup qualification, they

Lesson Plan

The 196710th grade class at Cubberley High School was studying Nazi Germany when teacher Ron Jones informed them that they could achieve power by utilizing "Strength Through Discipline". Jones then

Let It Be Told

“Let It Be Told!” is a series of oral history mini-documentaries of elder African American members of the Gainesville, Florida community. This project began after an elementary school student club

Let My People Vote

! VOTER SUPPRESSION IS REAL IN AMERICA !  

Voter suppression is one of the painful legacies of hundreds of years of systemic racism.  And, unless the story is told, it’s not going away. 

In 2016, our

Let the Little Light Shine

A high-achieving elementary school just south of downtown Chicago is a lifeline for Black children – until gentrification threatens its closure.

National Teachers Academy (NTA) is a top ranked

Let Them Eat Cake

Pastriology is a horror documentary which takes a global view of the perils and pleasures of pastry. How can something that can make you sick and even kill you be such a sweet expression of cultural

License to Tell

The counter-culture's main communications vehicle during the 1960s and 1970s was the alternative press. "License to Tell" traces the history of this explosion of writing through one of its most

Life + Life

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

LIFE UNDERGROUND

Life Underground is a transmedia project that invites visitors on a journey through the subways of the world and into the personal stories of their passengers.


Shot in multiple cities around the

Like heroes

At the beginning of the 90's, in San Francisco, Sylvie sets up Ti Couz, an utopian creperie, made of self-management, ecological concerns, social rights for the employees. After successful years

Little Amens

Throughout the span of twenty five years, from 1970 to 1995 and beyond, the cultural environment in the rural town of Ada, Oklahoma (population 17,000) produced an extraordinary number of nationally

Little Armenia

There are 350,000 Armenians in Southern California. Who are they, where do they come from and why are they here?  LITTLE ARMENIA is a 90-minute exploration of the Armenian experience in Southern

Living While American

For generations, Philadelphia has suffered from a plague of racial profiling. One young city councilman aims to help close the gap between the police and the communities of color they are sworn to

Location Vacation

Location Vacation is a new travel series that takes you "on location" around the world to where your favorite movies and TV shows were filmed. Do you like movies and television? Do you like to travel

Longing for the Soul, A Quest for Rumi

UNESCO announced the year 2007 as "800 years of Rumi's legacy" and the world will celebrate his memory. It is very intriguing that among all, a Moslem poet is rising to international reverence in a

Looking for Rosey

Looking for Rosey tells the untold story of Roosevelt Thompson, a Rhodes Scholar, who became a symbolic representative of scholarship that underscored the success of the historic actions of the Little

Looking Up, Way Up! the Burt Rutan Story

Looking Up, Way Up! The Burt Rutan Story is a feature-length documentary spanning Burt Rutan’s life, career and legendary contributions to the field of aviation and beyond.

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Lord of Obstacles

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

Los Cautivos: The First Battle Over Native American Education

As the Western frontier closed, America sought to forcibly re-educate Native Americans at Indian Boarding Schools.  Their motto was “Kill The Indian To Save The Man.”  In 1892, the Pueblo of Isleta

Lost Cinemas of Greater Des Moines

Experience the rise and fall of Des Moines' vanished movie theatres and drive-ins that once dotted downtown and the suburbs, in a pop-culture retrospective that brings their history back to life

Love, Your Birth Mom

Love, Your Birth Mom is a documentary film that follows the journey of several pregnant women who are considering adoption. The film chronicles their pregnancies through the moment when they are faced

Lovers

"Lovers", a feature-length experimental documentary, celebrates the diversity of contemporary couples in the nude. Using art and the beauty of naked bodies as its rhetoric and discourse, the film

Loving Pictures

Loving Pictures starts at one of the lowest points in the history of cinema: the closing of movie theaters across the world and the acceleration of streaming subscriptions fueled by the pandemic

Lucky Bastard: An Adoption Documentary

In this riveting story, 23Year old Elijah seeks to confront his absent biological father face to face. He plans to do so without warning, knowing that his birthfather would likely attempt to avoid him

Lumpkin, GA

Lumpkin, GA is a poetic, multifaceted examination of the moral dilemmas of immigration and poverty in America. The film explores the experience of one small town in rural Georgia, next-door to one of

The Land of Orange Groves & Jails

Free speech history unfolds in The Land of Orange Groves & Jails when the director's reluctant aunt Yetta finally tells her tale of teenage activism amidst the free speech and labor battles of 1920s

The Last Animals

The Last Animals is a story about an extraordinary group of people who go to incredible lengths to save the planet’s last animals. The documentary follows the conservationists, scientists and