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Children Of The Vine

Children Of The Vine

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 […]

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The G Word

The G Word

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, […]

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Larry Rosenberg: Meditation in Action

Larry Rosenberg: Meditation in Action

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 […]

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Just One Drop

Just One Drop

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.

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Our Neighborhood: A Documentary by Seth Fein

Our Neighborhood: A Documentary by Seth Fein

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 […]

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Paternal Rites

Paternal Rites

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.

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How To Handle A Spoon

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 […]

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Evolution Cuba: Stories of Art & Change

Evolution Cuba: Stories of Art & Change

“Art for the people” collides with market forces in six short portraits of Cuban artists at the vanguard of an evolving nation.

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Worlds of Ursula K. LeGuin

Worlds of Ursula K. LeGuin

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.

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CIRCUS OF BOOKS

CIRCUS OF BOOKS

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.

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A FATHER'S KADDISH

A FATHER’S KADDISH

How does a father live after the loss of his 23-year-old son from brain cancer? Steven Branfman, a potter and a teacher, didn’t know either but started by making one Japanese tea bowl (chawan). He ended up making a new bowl every day for a year after his son Jared’s death as a way of saying “kaddish.” This is the poignant and remarkable story of the intersection of love, art, and ritual.

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