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  • "Hard To Believe" is a documentary film that investigates the killing of prisoners of conscience for their organs in China and questions why so little is being done to stop it, despite the volumes of evidence available.

    The "Hard To Believe” Outreach Campaign is educating medical and...

  • A diverse group of male music fans cheer in the concert audience.

    Do U Want It? is an exploration and celebration of the musical culture of New Orleans. The film chronicles the rise of beloved New Orleans' band Papa Grows Funk and uses their illustrious thirteen-year career, from formation up to the band's emotional final shows, as a vehicle to explore the...

  • 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...

  • sun shines into the forest canopy

    THE GREAT FOREST (working title) follows conservationists throughout southern Appalachia as they struggle to conserve two of the most biodiverse and visited national forests in the country. The film revolves around the Pisgah-Nantahala Forest Plan, a plan the US Forest Service is finalizing that...

  • soulheal

    America is under attack from a crisis of male identity.  What will result: more flight from responsibility and a regression to macho defenses, or a step into a redefinition of manhood that integrates rather than segregates the so-called "feminine" within.

    “Soulheal” examines the...

  • Poetry of Resilience is a feature-length documentary that explores the question: How strong is the human spirit? Serving as a provocative meditation on the creativity and dynamism of humanity the film traces the lives of 5 poets who survived some of the darkest hours of the 20th century: the...

  • Reverend James Lawson sits and speaks next to Martin Luther King Jr.

    Authorized Documentary:
    Rev. James Lawson, the man Martin Luther King, Jr. called, “the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world,” reflects at 93 years of age on the genesis and trajectory of his lifelong practice and teaching of nonviolent direct action. This...

  • This is the story of Colombia’s highest profile political assassination and the innocent man who took the fall. As the murderous truth continues to unfold 27 years later, how many of Colombia’s most powerful figures will be implicated in the conspiracy?

    Alberto Jubiz Hazbúm was a...

  • A young Black man with curly hair, glasses and a scarf and a young Asian woman with a black cap and white earrings stand before an abstract white curly art piece in a museum.

    Following a cast of art world disruptors, our film uncovers a dangerously flawed ecosystem at risk of marginalizing the very voices it’s intended to support.

  • Ken Kelley stares in profile, surrounded by towers of sound recording equipment.

    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 colorful and wildest creators. Master of the "Playboy" interview, Ken Kelley helped create the "LA...

  • Personal stories of the women fighting for Hong Kong’s freedom
    and democracy against communsist China, who stormed the streets to demand justice.

    Fresh off their success of their Academy Award ®-shortlisted documentary
    Women of the Gulag , Yarovskaya and Gregory will capture...

  • Young Iranian boy lays on the grass looking up at the sky.

    Pirooz Kalayeh uncovers a traumatic event with racism when he was a child and seeks to heal himself and his family through interviews and dramatic reenactments that seek an understanding about the world between Iran and America, heartache, loss, and the American Dream

  • An Asian woman in a windcoat stands in front of the US Capitol.

    January 6th, 2021 already stands as a day that will live forever in our nation’s history. Many saw it coming, and many decided to do nothing. One person, however, had been speaking out and warning the public about the possibility of such an incident for years. Her name is Doctor Bandy X. Lee....

  • A middle-aged black individual in a patterned sweater sits in front of a muted brown backdrop

    Exploring American Radio's legal mandate to serve the public interest, this film reveals how the public’s airwaves were ceded to big business at the expense of the people.

    There was a choice to be made in the beginning: follow the BBC model of nationally-supported radio or turn the...

  • All families have secrets. Having survived the Holocaust, Nani and Popi raised a family in America, endeared themselves to a wide circle of friends, and built a successful business. Now at age 95, a deeply-held secret is revealed: Popi is gay, and finally free to explore his identity and seek...

  • black and white view of main street in Ada, Oklahoma viewed from above.

    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 and internationally acclaimed musical artists that have shaped country, rock and roll, jazz, and...

  • A Black unhoused man smokes a cigarette, handwritten thought maps surround his head.

    22 years ago, Robert was struck by a freight train that took his leg and caused a rift in his family. Now chronically homeless, Robert has bounced from LA's Skid Row, to the courthouse steps in Long Beach, California. Follow Robert's journey as he tries to reconnect with his...

  • This is the true humanitarian story of a small American merchant ship and its tiny crew who saved 14,000 refugees on one boat voyage during the Korean War. The Americans did not have to take any refugees, but they did save nearly 100,000 people during the evacuation. It is a Christmas story...

  • a pile of woodpallets sits on a hill above a pop-warner football practice at sunset.

    This short, 30-minute documentary paints a multi-dimensional portrait of a small town in southwestern Pennsylvania. Once home to the country’s largest integrated steel mill, Aliquippa, PA represents a microcosm of twentieth century America.

  • In 1995, a judge reversed custody of a child from her mother to her father. Why? Mary Ward was a good mother, and John Ward had little to do with his daughter since they separated. Plus he was a convicted murderer who shot his first wife 12 times twenty years earlier. The reason: Mary Ward was a...

  • This film will reveal the destruction by stealth and spin of perhaps the greatest achievement of the post-world war two era -- health care for all. In Britain, in 1948, a national health service was established. Most western countries followed suit, except for the United States. Today in America...

  • "TranSilk" is a short-doc about a female biologist who wants to save life on earth collaborating with spiders and bioengineering.

  • two black male racers stand next to a racecar at a speedway.

    There had always been a small number of black auto racers in the twentieth century who drove mostly for themselves. In 1972, Leonard W. Miller, from Trenton, New Jersey, assembled a group of educated and skilled enthusiasts into an organized team named the Black American Racers. Their passion...

  • A photo of a water tank labeled 'Flint Water Plant' in the winter.

    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 supplying water to neighboring Flint, the Governor of Michigan appoints a special Emergency Manager...

  • Cowboys of the Sky explores the world of the American ironworker. Perched 1300 ft. above Chicago, a 72 year-old man balances on a steel spire as a helicopter toting a four-ton column of steel hovers above his head. Battling the frigid air of Chicago's winter morning Ironworker John Rukavina...

  • “The Ballad of Don Lewis” is the story of a pioneering musician and electronic engineer whose genius and technological vision personified both the creative freedom and the institutional fears that defined the music industry during the 1970s & 80s.

    An African American born in the...

  • A White woman lifts up her sleeve to show a geometric pattern tattoo

    “Visions of Warriors” enters the minds of four veterans from the Vietnam War era to the Iraq War who are battling against mental illness—Mark Pinto, Homerina “Merina” Bond, Ari Sonnenberg, and Priscila “Peni” Bethel. They participate in the groundbreaking Veteran Photo Recovery Project at the VA...

  • 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 is an interview conversation between Kaneto Shindo and Benicio Deltoro. This documentary will...

  • "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 celebrates all couples, however two people define themselves, and elevates the meaning of "couple"...

  • Mariah boxes with her male coach in an empty boxing gym

    Mariah Bahe is a Navajo Nation teenager and five-time national amateur boxing champion attempting to become the first female Navajo boxer to win an Olympic title. Her heart is set on competing in the 2024 Olympics in Paris and she is about to embark on a journey of self-discovery that will...

  • "[T]he ultimate aspiration is that [DreamxAmerica] . . . both supports immigrant-led small businesses across the U.S. and acts as a heartfelt reminder of our country’s common values of dignity, opportunity, and innovation." - Forbes

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    DreamxAmerica is a national initiative...

  • A marble piece by Vasily Konovalenko.

    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...

  • In 2005, the Washington Post reported “the number of veterans receiving compensation for the disorder commonly called PTSD has grown nearly seven times as fast as the number receiving benefits for disabilities in general.” Since 2010, military R&D has markedly increased its focus on “...

  • A Black Man in a track suit leans against a city strip wall with his head in his hands

    "Each year roughly 5,000 blacks are murdered—74% of the time the murderer is another black person."  Murders that Matter documents three initiatives of Temple University Hospital to combat violence in Philadelphia’s most violent black neighborhood in order to call attention to the critical...

  • ! 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 film team set out to document the first presidential...

  • An older man in a yarmulka speaks with younger bearded man.

    There was once a flourishing Jewish community on Synagogue Lane in the South Indian city of Cochin. Today only five people are left. and thousands migrated to the Promised Land of Israel leaving their ancestors behind in Cochini cemeteries. The film follows their desperate efforts to entrust...