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MARY CORSE ARTIST: Light Truth Perception

Our Mary Corse Artist: Light, Truth, Perception documentary film tells the story of California contemporary artist, Mary Corse, who began painting at twelve, reaching artist maturity at the age of

"Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands"

Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands is a 90-minute documentary about a beautiful African American woman, a brilliant contralto and an international singing star in the twentieth century,


COMMITTED is a documentary-in-progress produced by Ken Rosenberg, MD, and Peter Miller, Emmy and Peabody-winning filmmakers.

As the nation grapples with an epidemic of untreated mental illness


A 31-year-old Mexican immigrant, trapped in daily conflict with his limbs due to cerebral palsy, strives to become a samurai. In a voice only his mother can understand, rambling streams of

Mabon "Teenie" Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original

Mabon “Teenie” Hodges- A Portrait of a Memphis Soul Original, is my way of painting a portrait through film of my close friend Mabon “Teenie” Hodges.  Teenie made a major contribution to Memphis soul

Magic & Monsters

MAGIC & MONSTERS uncovers the long-buried story of widespread sexual abuse at America’s preeminent children’s theater and the survivors’ fight to hold their abusers and the institution that harbored

Make-Up Women (Glamour & Guts)

The Untold Story of Hollywood's first Make-Up Women.

Perhaps one of Hollywood’s most unknown & ironic stories- Women were not allowed to apply make-up to the actors face or accepted into the Union


"Sound is 50% of the cinematic experience" is a frequent expression of top filmmakers like Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, David Lynch, and Steven Spielberg. This documentary explores the history

Mama Faru: Mother of Rhinos

Zoologist Desmond Morris once wrote, “What Joy Adamson was to lions, Dian Fossey was to gorillas, and Jane Goodall is to chimpanzees, Anna Merz is to rhinos.” This is the untold story of pioneering


When history fails to preserve stories from our past and present, it's up to us to correct the record. Wilma Mankiller, the first woman elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, is omitted from


Please consider making a tax-deductible donation of any size to MARCELLA, a feature-length documentary-in-progress about the extraordinary woman who changed how Americans cook and experience Italian

March of the Juggalos

In 2011, the FBI officially proclaimed rap group Insane Clown Posse’s “Juggalo” fan base a “loosely affiliated hybrid gang.” Since the gang accusation, hundreds if not thousands of Juggalos have been

Marching in the Dark

In a drought-struck region in India, suffering from climate change and a high suicide rate amongst farmers, a group of resilient women farmers, who recently lost their husbands, is coming together

Marshall Meyer - No Right To Be Silent

This is the story of the life and impact of Rabbi Marshall Meyer, a human rights hero in Argentina during the Dirty War there between 1976 and 1983. He also developed and led a revolutionary approach

Martins Beach

When a popular beach spot is closed to the public by a Silicon Valley billionaire, one family vows to fight back to protect their cherished generational connection to the coast.


Matriarch is a documentary that transports viewers to four long-established but largely unknown matriarchal societies through the eyes of four females—a Khasi Indian girl that everyone expects to

Max Steiner - The Dean of American Film Music

Max Steiner: The Dean of American Film Music deals with the origins of film music and how the role of the composer became essential to the cinematic art. Steiner’s pioneering scores became the model

Medical Revolution In Progress

In 2001, President George W. Bush issued a ban on federal funding for newly created human embryonic stem cell research. In 2004 California passed Prop 71, and created The California Institute for


Mediha, a teenage Yazidi girl who has recently returned from ISIS captivity, turns her camera on herself to process her trauma while rescuers search for her missing family members. This is the story


Memphis loves Seneca. He’s a millennial with severe cerebral palsy, and he wants to be a filmmaker and travel the world. Seneca’s an aspiring opera singer, living with her mom, deep in oil country

Memphis and the Mountaintop

Memphis and the Mountaintop is a compelling multi-part documentary series that, through the lenses of civil rights, sports and music, will explore life in Memphis over the tumultuous five year period

Military Nurses: They Did The Best They Could

War, especially in the 21tst Century, is not uniquely a male experience yet much of what's been produced about the military focuses on male soldiers, doctors and generals. It's imperative to capture

Mindful Shorts

Mindful Shorts is a series of six experiential short films that explore the practice of mindfulness as it pertains to self and culture from childhood through old age.

We already have completed three


After a Canadian gold mine operation overtook her island for fifteen years, an indigenous landowner is left with struggles to defend her land tenure rights at a land court.

Missing in Brooks County

As the national debate over immigration policy simmers to a boil, its practical consequences are felt every day in Brooks County, Texas. Located 70 miles north of the border with Mexico, it is the

Mister Backlash

When the murder of George Floyd forced Minneapolis to confront a historically and systemically racist police department, Minneapolis City Council Members spearheaded an effort to dismantle and defund

Modern Enlightenment

Modern Enlightenment looks at the Tibetan's struggle to preserve their traditional culture against the dual threat of Chinese antagonism and modernization.


After losing his father and brother to corrupt armed forces in the Congo, Mermans 'Mofaya' Mosengo had no choice but to escape. This is a real life epic adventure about how Mofaya smuggled himself

Mona Finnih, the Queen of Afrobeat

Feature documentary about Nigeria's first female international singer. And one of the pioneers of Afrobeat music that was coined by the king Fela Kuti. She made it her mission to bring Afrobeat music

Money For Nothing

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the Federal Reserve has never been greater. Its decisions determine the fates of enormous corporations in an instant, create trillions of dollars of

Monk in Pieces

Meredith Monk – composer, performer, and director – is one of the great artistic pioneers of our time, yet her profound cultural influence is largely unrecognized. Featuring interviews with Björk and

Moses & Stories Behind the Fog

'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

Moving Like Pond Water

Is it possible to go to war and come back mentally sound? Moving Like Pond Water is a poignant and inspiring documentary that explores the lives of Veterans on a journey of self-discovery and the key

Murder of a Trailblazer

"Murder of a Trailblazer" explores the riveting story of one of the most talented yet little-known figures in contemporary American history -- the late Alberta O. Jones. This three-part documentary

Murdered on the Fourth of July

Years of mounting tensions between multicultural, anti-racist skinheads and white neo-Nazi groups led to two brutal murders in the desert outside Las Vegas on July 4, 1998, including that of a Black