At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, “Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done when immigration uncovers ethnic tensions that threaten to split the congregation.
Butte, America chronicles the rise and fall of a small mining town with a larger-than-life spirit — where fortunes were made and lost, and where community was precious, but life was cheap.
Like many modern-day quests, Our Disappeared/Nuestros Desaparecidos starts with an innocent search on Google, but soon leads to a gripping personal journey into a world of brutality, repression, torture, and death during the Argentinian junta.
As wars rage in the Middle East, the U.S. military is eager for more recruits — unless they happen to be openly gay.
Academy Award nominee Michele Ohayon explores how love survived the horror of the Holocaust.
For Jewish immigrant residents of the Coops, it was their first taste of the American dream. Bearing witness to an epic social experiment, this film follows residents and their commitment to racial equality and tenant/worker rights.
The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement.
Tulia, Texas is the story of a small town’s search for justice and the price Americans pay for the nation’s war on drugs.
Filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In New Year Baby, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth about her family's past.
Hard Road Home follows two former felons in different stages of life on the outside, illustrating the seemingly insurmountable effort and amount of energy, resources, and strength of character required to change the fate of just one person.
From the 1860s to the 1920s, towns across the U.S. violently expelled African American residents. Today, these communities remain virtually all white. Banished exposes the hidden history of racial cleansing in America.
An Unreasonable Man takes an unsparing look at Ralph Nader, one of the most important and controversial political figures of our time.
Raised as Americans in inner-city projects near Seattle, three young Cambodian men are deported back to Cambodia, caught between a tragic past and an uncertain future by a system that doesn't offer any second chances.
An Academy Award-nominated study of one of the biggest business scandals in American history, this film chronicles a corporate disaster in which executives walked away with over $1 billion, leaving investors and employees with nothing.
While Americans continue to pay for luxury lattes and cappuccinos, the prices paid to coffee farmers remain so low that many have been forced to abandon their fields. Black Gold is an eye-opening expose of the $80 billion coffee industry.
Jasmine left her village in a remote part of China to get a job and help her family. Now she and her teenage friends at the blue jean factory are trying to survive in a brutal work environment.