TRIAL BY FIRE: Lives Re-Forged to appear at the Palm Beach International Film Festival Monday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m
TRIAL BY FIRE: Lives Re-Forged is to appear at the Palm Beach International Film Festival Monday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Muvico Theater. With heart and grace, “TRIAL BY FIRE: Lives Re-Forged” chronicles the journeys of inspirational burn survivors and celebrates their extraordinary courage as they reclaim their destinies by first embracing [...]
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.
View excerpts featured on the PBS NewsHour broadcast as part of The Economist Film Project.
Now available on ITunes. Also, be sure to check out the companion site Our Mother Tongues for great interactive material from the film about Native Languages.
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.
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.
Intimately and exuberantly, this feature length documentary brings us into the lives of 26 third and fourth grade students who still look forward to school.
Now Available on DVD!
“A whimsical and completely moving meditation, simultaneously warm, funny, and painful, on what family and children mean in today’s ultra-confusing world”
-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Following the Broadcast Premiere on PBS Fall Arts Festival in November, The Banjo Project will be available on DVD. Check local listings for times.
A critics’ darling at film festivals across the globe and Winner of the Excellence in Cinematography Award at Sundance, BLUE VINYL is a deeply personal and frighteningly vital exposé that has been applauded as “funny and irreverent… one of Sundance’s best documentaries!” Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.
This Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee chronicles the life of civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, who, among many contributions to the cause, is best known for organizing the 1963 March on Washington, D.C., involving hundreds of thousands of people. But Rustin’s skin color wasn’t the only thing that reinforced the feeling that he was an outsider in America. He was also openly gay at a time when most gay men — particularly black men — remained in the closet.