In a dusty art studio tucked away in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, artist Charles Curtis Blackwell pores over works of beauty and remarkable spirit. A Different Color Blue explores the redemptive power of art, an ability to find hope in the most unlikely of places, and the courage of an artist who refuses to turn away from the thing he loves most. A Different Color Blue was broadcast after The Beaches of Agnès.
With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences of living in long term solitary confinement. This short documentary offers a visceral snapshot of the day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the U.S.
Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed them both forever.
Each night in Silicon Valley, the Line 22 transforms from a public bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless in one of the richest parts of the world. Hotel 22 captures a single, dramatic night on the Line 22 route.