RSSArchive for March, 2009

Patagonia Rising

Patagonia Rising

A frontier story of water and culture, engineering and power, and the sustainable alternatives that could meet demands of a developing nation.

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Peacemaking Circle

Peacemaking Circle

A multimedia project exploring the power of a Native American tradition to resolve conflict and achieve restorative justice in communities across the United States.

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A Place To Live: The Story Of Triangle Square

A Place To Live: The Story Of Triangle Square

A Place to Live follows seven gay and lesbian seniors from varying backgrounds as they attempt to secure a much sought-after place in Triangle Square, the nation’s first affordable housing community specifically for LGBT elders.

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Poem In Action

Poem In Action

Vincent Ferrini calls himself, “the living poem.” At 80 years of age his enthusiasm and energy for life is infectious. Poem In Action portrays the forces which forged him as a poet: his life as an immigrant’s son and factory worker, the Great Depression, the Communist Party and the poetics of place.

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Polis Is This

Polis Is This

Polis Is This wrestles with the six foot eight inch, 275-pound Colossus of Poetry – Charles Olson, in the squared circle of understanding. Through never-before seen footage and interviews, actor John Malkovich leads an all-star ensemble in a search and explore mission.

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The Powder And The Glory

The Powder And The Glory

The story of how two pioneering entrepreneurial women– Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein– created an industry, became global rivals and cultural icons, and changed the way we look at ourselves.

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Rain In A Dry Land

Rain In A Dry Land

An Emmy nominated film about culture shock and a leap from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, as two devout Muslim families find new homes in urban America.

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REFUGE: Caring for Survivors of Torture

REFUGE: Caring for Survivors of Torture

The Refuge Media Project confronts the failures of the healthcare and social service professions to adequately meet the needs of survivors of torture who have sought refuge in the United States.

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Renewal

Renewal

The first feature-length documentary to capture the vitality of America’s religious–environmental movement. Presenting eight individual stories of Americans around the nation in different faith traditions, who are working to become better stewards of the environment.

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RICKY on LEACOCK

RICKY on LEACOCK

A new documentary film by Jane Weiner on the legendary documentary film pioneer, Ricky Leacock.

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Ridiculous & Sublime:  Life in an Inner-City Franciscan Monastery

Ridiculous & Sublime:
Life in an Inner-City Franciscan Monastery

A feature-length still-image film that explores the lives of the Little Brothers of Saint Francis, a small Catholic monastery in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood.

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