Follows a group of women who once were passionately involved in Size Acceptance and the Big Beautiful Woman (BBW) social community. Now, one by one, they are choosing to have the gastric band or gastric bypass weight loss surgery. Changing their lives in unexpected ways, setting them each on a journey of self-discovery.
A documentary about the life of Astronaut Rich Clifford, that uncovers how Rich and NASA kept his Parkinson’s disease a secret for 17 years. This film explores the impact of the end of the Shuttle Program on Rich’s life, and follows him as he speaks nationwide about Parkinson’s disease and inspires other with his positive message that ‘the sky is the limit.’
“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
A Chance to Grow follows three families on an intimate journey as they navigate the unpredictable terrain of a neonatal intensive care unit. The inevitable shifts in each baby’s condition provide dramatic twists that challenge family stability and redefine parental love.
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.
Susan goes on the road to find out how other people around the country are coping with MCS and dealing with the difficult problem of finding safe housing. The filmmaker’s own journey as a person with MCS traveling from home to home is the connecting thread. These poignant portraits and her narrative provide a unique, compassionate and even at times humorous perspective on this growing crisis.
Congratulations to the supporters of Indelible Lalita on a successful Kickstarter campaign to help raise finishing funds for this deeply moving film.
Profiles three older adults sculpting their lives with creativity and a knack for reinvention. With wisdom, humor, and a few surprises, LIGHT YEARS challenges our misconceptions about aging, focusing instead on renewed potential and the power of creativity to enrich the art of living.
The powerful, harrowing and shocking story of the indigenous Miskito lobster divers along Nicaragua’s Miskito Coast who risk their lives diving for the region’s most lucrative resource – the Caribbean spiny lobster, the vast majority of which ends up in the United States.
When filmmaker Cynthia McKeown learned that her friend Janice Fine had been diagnosed with breast cancer, she approached her with the idea of doing a video diary. That diary became the award-winning documentary film One in Eight: Janice’s Journey.
The Refuge Media Project confronts the failures of the healthcare and social service professions to adequately meet the needs of survivors of torture who have sought refuge in the United States.