Sisters: Portrait of a Benedictine Community follows the lives of the women of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota as they pursue a balanced life based on the Rule of St. Benedict and face an uncertain future with spirit, conviction, and wit.
Thousands of North Korean refugees risk their lives trying to escape their homeland and China, aided by activists via an underground railroad.
Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.
Race Is the Place presents the creative visions of a group of multicultural actors, poets, visual artists and musicians on America’s most pressing social issues.
One embraced the Cuban revolution, the other American democracy. Separated by time, place and politics, identical twins Margarita and Ramona de Saá continued to share a passion for dance.
A Family at War follows one American family over the course of a year after their son’s combat death in Iraq, tracing their changing attitudes and views on the military and global politics.
Filmed over two decades in the life of Vern Sager and his family, The Last Cowboy captures a family's struggle to preserve a vanishing way of life as cowboys and Indians in the Badlands of South Dakota.
From a 1960s barbershop doo-wop group to 1970s masters of funk, through pitfalls, comebacks, to becoming the world's most sampled band, P-Funk continues to perform, record, and funk on into the 21st century.
This film invokes the glory days of the Harlem Renaissance through the memories of Bruce Nugent (Robinson), who co-founded the revolutionary literary journal Fire!! with legendary authors Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Wallace Thurman.
Don Normark's haunting photographs evoke a lost Mexican-American village in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, razed in the 1950s to build Dodger Stadium.
Follow the Hollywood stuntwomen who doubled for Wonder Woman and Xena: Warrior Princess as they struggle to stay employed, stay thin and stay sane in this notoriously macho profession.
Red Hook Justice follows the ups and downs of several defendants and staffers involved in an experimental court in the crime-ridden neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn — part of a legal revolution that has become a model for courts nationwide.
Today, three quarters of Vietnam’s population is under the age of 30 — too young to remember the war, yet old enough to have witnessed its devastating aftermath. Meet Vietnam’s new generation, reaping newfound opportunities while reshaping their country’s future.
Imelda Marcos is both vivaciously charming as she addresses the camera and perplexing as she expounds upon her personal cosmology, the corruption and human-rights abuse charges against her, and even her absurd collection of shoes.
The Last Letter is legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman’s poignant portrayal of a Russian Jewish woman living in a Ukrainian city seized by the Germans who writes her son one last letter as she remembers her life and faces her death.
End of the Century follows punk progenitors The Ramones through more than two decades of touring, recording, and bickering.