RSSArchive for August, 2009

STRANGLEHOLD: In the Shadow of the Boston Strangler

STRANGLEHOLD: In the Shadow of the Boston Strangler

Self confessed Boston Strangler- Albert DeSalvo, wrote 33 letters to lead investigator, Phil DiNatale. The 14th Victim explores why DiNatale befriended the man he spent three years of his life hunting and how the fame of the case affected him and his family.

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1913 Massacre

1913 Massacre

A once-thriving mining town in Michigan’s remote Upper Peninsula is still haunted by the tragic events that inspired Woody Guthrie’s song, 1913 Massacre.

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Accelerating America

Accelerating America

A remarkable portrait of an inspirational principal, two of his most challenging students, and a school that offers at-risk youth a second chance. Despite abandonment, poverty, and troubled pasts, America and Yazmine struggle to turn their lives around over the course of a single make-or-break year.

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After A Fashion

After A Fashion

Two women’s quest to determine whether we are what we wear and if so, can we overcome the clothes we were born into.

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All Of Me

All Of Me

Follows a group of women who once were passionately involved in Size Acceptance and the Big Beautiful Woman (BBW) social community. Now, one by one, they are choosing to have the gastric band or gastric bypass weight loss surgery. Changing their lives in unexpected ways, setting them each on a journey of self-discovery.

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American Spring: new media. new democracy?

American Spring: new media. new democracy?

American Spring explores what democracy looks like in the 21st century as new media changes the power dynamic between citizens, the media, and politicians.

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Kopkind Filmmakers Camp Recap

Kopkind Filmmakers Camp Recap

We had a great week at the Kopkind/CID filmmakers camp from August 2-9 up in Guilford Vermont. We’d like to especially thank our guests Sandra Forman, Nora Jacobson and the Vermont filmmakers group, Henry Ferrini, Deborah Chasnoff and Liz Canner for joining us and for sharing their expertise and their work.

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An American Dilemma

An American Dilemma

This film in production retells the creation of Swedish economist, Gunnar Myrdal’s groundbreaking study, An American Dilemma, and compares Myrdal’s discoveries and findings to the conditions of race relations and social equity in our society today.

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An Awakened Heart

An Awakened Heart

A two hour PBS special that explores mysticism in the three Abrahamic faiths. Few who identify as Christians, Jews or Muslims are aware that the ideas and practice of mystical teachings are fundamental to each of their faith traditions. An Awakened Heart brings us into the lives, art, literature and practice of mystics today– and in history.

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Angkor's Children

Angkor’s Children

Angkor’s Children is about three young women who are creating a new cultural identity through their artistic disciplines. Because of their strength, tenacity, and independence, they are putting a new face on women in a traditional society in Cambodia.

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Another Day In Paradise

Another Day In Paradise

An in-depth look at the marginalized sport of alpine snowboarding, Another Day in Paradise focuses on the sacrifices and achievements of 32 year old Tyler Jewell.

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