A story of forgiveness, hope, and the joy of family life, Pushing the Elephant captures one woman’s mission for peace in her country beset by genocidal violence.
In 2004, Cyntoia Brown was arrested for murder and subsequently sentenced to life in prison. What mystified filmmaker Daniel Birman was just how common violence among youth is, and just how rarely we stop to question our assumptions about it.
Those who knew the iconic beat author best examine the interplay between his public persona and his private life.
When I Rise is about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who finds herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.
Every member of the Spirit of Goodwill band copes with incredible challenges and obstacles, but nothing holds them back when it's time to rock the house.
Between the Folds chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and hard-earned graduate degrees — all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paper-folders.
Children of Haiti follows three Haitian teenage boys who live on the streets as they reflect on their country, their lives, and the hope they have for a better future.
A humorous and poignant look at a group of middle-aged men who have found unlikely success as members of Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team. What begins as a weekly escape from the daily grind gradually evolves into something more.
A behind-the-scenes look at young Americans — Christian, Jewish, Catholic, and Muslim — preparing to become the nation’s next generation of religious leaders, The Calling follows their transformation from idealistic students into ordained religious professionals. This four-hour special ...
45365 is a vérité exploration of the congruities of daily life in an American town. From the patrol car to the courtroom, the playground to the nursing home, it explores relationships and interactions with and between people and their community.
Deep in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky, Beverly May and Terry Ratliff find themselves at the center of a contentious community battle over a proposed mountaintop removal coal mine.
Lost Sparrow is an adoptive brother's journey to bring his two Crow Indian brothers home and confront a painful truth that shattered his family, after their sudden and mysterious deaths decades ago.
In Texas after World War II, a funeral home refuses to care for a dead Mexican American soldier’s body “because the whites wouldn’t like it,” sparking nationwide outrage and helping to launch a civil rights movement.
Take an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies from the silent era to today.
Meet the real Mad Men (and women!) in Art & Copy, an intimate look at the people behind the curtain of modern consumer culture, the creators of such familiarly evocative slogans as "Just Do It," "I ♥ NY," "Where's the Beef?" "Got Milk?" and "Think Different."
The Parking Lot Movie chronicles the rarefied world of one small parking lot in a college town, and the asphalt philosophers who work as attendants there.