A Documentary by Shep Abbott Gloucester, Massachusetts is America’s oldest fishing port with a renowned history as documented in Abbott’s earlier film “More Precious Than Gold” about Gloucester’s first 200 years. Today, approaching the City’s 400th anniversary, rapid changes are occurring. With the building of a new, modern hotel in the midst of a traditional Sicilian […]
A Documentary by Brian Lilla Vineyards are making a new splash in Bordeaux, France and Napa Valley, California. These renowned wine regions are now producing high cancer rates in the children who inhabit them. In France’s premier sweet wine region of Sauternes, leukemia rates in children are a whopping 500 percent higher than normal. A […]
THE G WORD | 1st Promo from Marc Smolowitz on Vimeo. Directed and produced by award winning filmmaker Marc Smolowitz, The G Word explores what giftedness looks like through a mosaic of personal, intimate stories of children, adults, and elders. The film’s narrative arc is an examination of the gifted through all stages of life, […]
There’s a consciousness revolution happening in America today – an explosion of meditation practice or “mindfulness” that’s being applied to virtually every aspect of living. How did this remarkable circumstance come about? And who is one of the persons most responsible for having introduced ancient Buddhist meditation to our modern Western world? Meditation in Action tells […]
A film about Homeopathy; a mysterious and controversial medical system. The film follows people going through homeopathic treatment for physical, mental and emotional conditions including an explanation of homeopathy– its philosophy, science, controversy, and rich history– and a portrait of the founder of homeopathy, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.
OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Washington’s TV Cold War in Latin America across the 1960s is a feature-length documentary about Washington’s secret mobilization of TV to wage mass-cultural counterinsurgency throughout Latin America across the 1960s. Its 90 minutes examine the convergence of two revolutions: television’s conquest of Latin American mass media and Castro’s overthrow of the US empire in Cuba. Our […]
KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN IS NOW LIVE! Paternal Rites is a first-person essay film that explores the extraordinary and quotidian trauma of being in an American family.
Producer/ Director- Jerret Engle Co-Producer/Cinematographer- Cort Tramontin In this intimate portrait, four South African township women, studying to be chefs, share a year of opportunity and upheaval as they commute from shacks to internships in luxury hotels Their video diaries and very personal interviews take us inside the struggle to move up the economic ladder […]
“Art for the people” collides with market forces in six short portraits of Cuban artists at the vanguard of an evolving nation.
THANK YOU to everyone who made the kickstarter campaign a tremendous success for this hour-long film following the celebrated writer Ursula K. Le Guin as she navigates stormy literary waters and reflects on her fascinating life.
For over 30 years, Karen and Barry Mason have owned and operated Circus of Books, Los Angeles’ most famous gay adult bookstore. CIRCUS OF BOOKS documentary tells the story of the unlikely proprietors and explores the unique struggles owning this business has brought the Mason family, as well the current challenges facing many small stores trying to compete with the Internet.