Work in progress screening. Produced and Directed by David Tames & Alice Apley
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 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.
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.
DVDs Now Available. Winner of the Outfest LA – Audience Award for Outstanding Achievement in Short Documentary.
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.
This observational film is told from the poignant perspective of three grandmothers (gogos) who have become instrumental in defining a new world order in the fight against the spread of HIV.
New trailer available for this feature length documentary in progress- a unique perspective into the lives of burn survivors as they reimagine and reforge their lives.
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.