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.
Catching up with director, Chico Colvard, on filmmaking, festivals and more..
“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
DooF combines a high-energy game show with something none of us can live without: food! DooF (F-o-o-D backwards) challenges kids to discover the backwards, forwards, sideways, right-side-up, upside-down and inside-out amazing and colorful world of food.
At 10 years old, filmmaker, Chico Colvard, accidentally shot his sister in the leg. This random act detonated a chain reaction that exposed unspeakable realities that shattered his family. Thirty years later, Colvard ruptures veils of secrecy and silence again. As he bravely visits his relatives, what unfolds is a personal film that’s as uncompromising, raw, and cathartic as any in the history of the medium.
When long-estranged father, dreamer and visionary architect, Glen Small bequeaths his daughter the task of writing his biography, she answers instead with an irreverent film about his precarious career and rocky private life – while he is still alive.
The story of a young woman who travels to China to meet her mother’s relatives for the first time, and discovers a family history that encompasses political persecution, imprisonment, and murder.
A whimsical and humorous documentary that captures the spirit of Irish Americans. OUR IRISH COUSINS is an exploration of the Irish American experience.
An Emmy nominated film about culture shock and a leap from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, as two devout Muslim families find new homes in urban America.
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Filmmaker Dakin Henderson, age 24, grew up with two grandmothers who have aged very differently: one is a healthy and active 86-year old, the other died recently after a long and painful decline into dementia. Through an intimate investigation into the stories of his grandparents’ aging, Dakin discovers truths about the aging process that are rarely discussed in public, and still largely unknown to people his age.