RSSArchive for April, 2009

Mile of Hope: The Dan Cummings Story

Mile of Hope: The Dan Cummings Story

Dan Cummings became a quadriplegic after a tragic diving accident- and was told that he would never walk again. After seven years of grueling physical therapy and weight training, Dan took his first steps and continues to make progress and aid others with his non-profit organization “Journey Forward” – which is dedicated to bettering the lives of those with spinal cord injuries.

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Monkey Dance

Monkey Dance

Their parents escaped Cambodia’s killing fields- now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.

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My Father, The Genius

My Father, The Genius

When long-estranged father, dreamer and visionary architect, Glen Small bequeaths his daughter the task of writing his biography, she answers instead with an irreverent film about his precarious career and rocky private life – while he is still alive.

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My Village, My Lobster

My Village, My Lobster

The powerful, harrowing and shocking story of the indigenous Miskito lobster divers along Nicaragua’s Miskito Coast who risk their lives diving for the region’s most lucrative resource – the Caribbean spiny lobster, the vast majority of which ends up in the United States.

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EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE

EDGAR ALLAN POE: BURIED ALIVE

The first author to investigate the psychology of violence, Poe was, himself, a victim of its terrors. Explore the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, as well as the character assassination that gave life to a lie.

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Nantucket Strolls: Forgotten Byways

Nantucket Strolls: Forgotten Byways

A true Nantucket Story, told by true Nantucketers. Nantucket Strolls: Forgotten Byways is a homegrown documentary about stories, large and small, remembered or forgotten about the communities of color on Nantucket.

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Nations of Peace

Nations of Peace

Leading politicians and peace experts from the world’s 5 most peaceful countries define and stress the necessity for ‘positive peace’ in creating healthy, wealthy societies.

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The New Metropolis

The New Metropolis

In a documentary series about America’s first suburbs, The New Metropolis explores the challenges our older suburbs now face, and points towards solutions for their revitalization.

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Once Removed

Once Removed

The story of a young woman who travels to China to meet her mother’s relatives for the first time, and discovers a family history that encompasses political persecution, imprisonment, and murder.

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One in Eight: Janice’s Journey

One in Eight: Janice’s Journey

When filmmaker Cynthia McKeown learned that her friend Janice Fine had been diagnosed with breast cancer, she approached her with the idea of doing a video diary. That diary became the award-winning documentary film One in Eight: Janice’s Journey.

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Our Irish Cousins

Our Irish Cousins

A whimsical and humorous documentary that captures the spirit of Irish Americans. OUR IRISH COUSINS is an exploration of the Irish American experience.

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