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Youth & Family
by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaValle
Premiere: March 27, 2017
Young women of color from East L.A. redefine identity and build community through raucous, irreverently-named bike crew.
The Bad Kids
by Lou Pepe & Keith Fulton
Premiere: March 20, 2017
Coming-of-age story about Black Rock Continuation High School where teachers inspire the lives of so-called 'bad kids.'
by Keith Maitland
Premiere: February 14, 2017
TOWER is the gripping story of America's first mass school shooting, at the University of Texas, Austin, 1966.
by Matt Ornstein
Premiere: February 13, 2017
A musician's unusual, controversial hobby: trying to befriend members of KKK, many of whom never met a black person.
Birth of a Movement
by Susan Gray & Bestor Cram
Premiere: February 6, 2017
How black newspaper editor William Trotter helped launch protest in 1915 to ban D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation.
by James Solomon
Premiere: January 23, 2017
Did 38 witnesses do nothing while Kitty Genovese was murdered in NY, 1964? 50 years later, her brother re-investigates.
What Was Ours
by Mat Hames
Premiere: January 16, 2017
A Shoshone elder and two young Arapaho leave Wind River Res for Chicago to find artifacts taken from their tribes.
by Peter Galison & Robb Moss
Premiere: January 9, 2017
Part graphic novel, part observational essay: explore the struggle to keep nuclear waste confined over millennia.
Best and Most Beautiful Things
by Garrett Zevgetis
Premiere: January 2, 2017
Michelle is quirky and charming, legally blind and diagnosed on the autism spectrum, with big dreams and a kinky passion.
Meet the Patels
by Geeta Patel & Ravi Patel
Premiere: December 26, 2016
Filmmaker Ravi Patel submits to his parents’ wishes and enters the semi-arranged marriage system among Indian Americans.
Best of Enemies
by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon
Premiere: October 3, 2016
Best of Enemies captures the legendary 1968 debates between leftist Gore Vidal and neoconservative William F. Buckley.
T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold
by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari
Premiere: August 2, 2016
17-year-old boxer Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan to the gold medal podium in London 2012.
by Dawn Porter
Premiere: June 20, 2016
The story of reproductive health care providers in the South struggling against controversial new regulations.
by Amir Soltani & Chihiro Wimbush
Premiere: May 16, 2016
Four recyclers struggle to survive in an Oakland neighborhood already decimated by unemployment, addiction, and violence.
The Armor of Light
by Abigail Disney & Kathleen Hughes
Premiere: May 10, 2016
An Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim question whether one can be pro-gun and pro-life.
by Brad Barber & Scott Christopherson
Premiere: May 9, 2016
A former sheriff investigates the killing of his son-in-law by the very SWAT team he founded decades earlier.