A Spark of Nerve is a feature length documentary that gives us hope for overcoming paralysis! It’s a story about a brutally stabbed fifteen-year-old girl and other trauma patients who desperately seek cures for paralyzed limbs and find healing with a charismatic surgeon and her pioneering nerve surgeries.
“Susan Sontag was one of the most influential literary, feminist and political icons of her time… Nancy Kates’s documentary, REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG, gives a vast look at the life of the cultural critic, from her personal love life to her bold, brilliant writings on art and politics.”
—Erin Whitney, Huffington Post
DAD STRANGELOVE is a son’s telling the astonishing tale of his legendary father; Terry Southern, a writer and reluctant ‘60s icon who helped transform many of the cultural signposts that defined his extraordinarily creative, turbulent times.
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A new documentary film by Jane Weiner on the legendary documentary film pioneer, Ricky Leacock.