A feature-length documentary that tells the life story of this four-time Olympic Champion as he returns to diving after a long period of absence.
The tale of the dynasty at the very heart of country music. Starting with the seminal Original Carter Family, A.P., Sara and Maybelle; this film-in-progress traces the ebb and flow of their influence, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marital alliance between June Carter and music legend Johnny Cash, and the efforts of the present-day family to keep this legacy alive.
When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a native son returns to protect the community they settled – a place now threatened by urban sprawl, hurricanes and an unprecedented manmade disaster.
LETTER TO ANITA portrays a story of love and loss, family and solitude, acting and activism.
A hypnotic rumination on the genesis of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, Matt Wolf’s TEENAGE is a living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and diary entries read by Jena Malone, Ben Whishaw, and others.
Part coming of age story, part road movie, part U.S.-Cuba geopolitics. This charming baseball tale, tracks one intrepid 14-year-old’s journey to square his idealism with the messiness of the adult world.
An intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. Passionate and gracefully outspoken throughout her career, Susan Sontag became one of the most important literary, political, and feminist icons of her generation.
TRIAL BY FIRE: Lives Re-Forged, the powerful documentary featuring American veteran, actor and Dancing with the Stars Champion, J.R. Martinez, and other extraordinary burn survivors, continues to inspire and enlighten in screenings across the country. TRIAL BY FIRE is now being adopted as a key component of many fire prevention and survivor support efforts. […]
The Youth and Gender Media Project encompasses a growing collection of short films that capture the diversity and complexity of gender non-conforming youth.
Two spirited daughters from China’s last remaining matrilineal ethnic minority are thrust into the worldwide economic downturn when they lose the only jobs they’ve ever known.
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