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Family & Society

The Saint of Dry Creek

by Gina Kamentsky and Julie Zammarchi

Premiere Date: October 11, 2015 (Online Only)

Patrick Haggerty remembers his father's unexpected advice to his gay son in rural Washington during the 1950s.

Art and Craft

by Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker

Premiere Date: September 25, 2015

A cat-and-mouse caper told with humor and compassion, Art and Craft uncovers the universal in one man's search for connection and respect. Official Selection of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Named a Top 5 Documentary by the National Board of Review. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV.

Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)

by Mikaela Shwer

Premiere Date: September 21, 2015

In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she’s ever known — the United States. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting.

Cutie and the Boxer

by Zachary Heinzerling

Premiere Date: September 18, 2015

An Oscar®-nominated reflection on love, sacrifice and the creative spirit, this candid New York tale explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and artist Noriko Shinohara.

The Storm Makers

by Guillaume Suon

Premiere Date: August 31, 2015

An eye-opening look at the cycle of poverty, despair and greed that fuels human trafficking in Cambodia.

Point and Shoot

by Marshall Curry

Premiere Date: August 24, 2015

In 2006, Matt VanDyke left his home in search of a "crash course in manhood" and ended up amidst a revolution in the Middle East. A co-production of Marshall Curry Productions, American Documentary | POV and ITVS. Winner, Best Documentary Feature Award, 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

Tea Time

by Maite Alberdi

Premiere Date: July 27, 2015

A charming and poignant look at how a seemingly mundane routine of tea and pastries has helped five Chilean women commemorate life's joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death. A co-production of ITVS International. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting.Official Selection of the 2014 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.

Web Junkie

by Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia

Premiere Date: July 13, 2015

An extraordinary look into a internet addiction rehab in Beijing, China, the first country in the world to classify this evolving diagnosis. Official Selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Tough Love

by Stephanie Wang-Breal

Premiere Date: July 6, 2015

Having lost custody of their children to Child Protective Services, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts and reunite their families. A co-production of ITVS. A co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).

The Overnighters

by Jesse Moss

Premiere Date: June 29, 2015

Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them. Winner, Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking: Documentary, 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

The Last Viewing

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: June 29, 2015

Allen Hoe tells the story of a chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son.

A More Perfect Union

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: June 29, 2015

Theresa Burroughs recalls her persistence to claim her right to vote during the Jim Crow era in the rural South. (2:48 minutes)

1st Squad, 3rd Platoon

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 11, 2014

In August 2005, Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Iraq.

The Genius of Marian

by Banker White and Anna Fitch

Premiere Date: September 8, 2014

When Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer’s, her family grapples with the disease alongside her, and her eldest son attempts to recover her memories by recording conversations in this visually rich, poignant film. (90 minutes)

After Tiller

by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

Premiere Date: September 1, 2014

Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in 2009, only four doctors in the country openly provide late abortions. With unprecedented access, After Tiller goes inside the lives of these physicians working at the center of the storm. (90 minutes)

A World Not Ours

by Mahdi Fleifel

Premiere Date: August 18, 2014

A passionate, bittersweet account of one family’s multi-generational experience living as permanent refugees at Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon. (90 minutes)

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

by Nadine Pequeneza

Premiere Date: August 4, 2014

Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve society? Following a Florida man who received four life sentences at age 15, this eye-opening film reveals a justice system that routinely condemns young Americans to die in prison. (60 minutes)

Fallen City

by Qi Zhao

Premiere Date: July 28, 2014

After an earthquake levels Beichuan, China, a modern replica rises with astounding speed, but while a city can be rebuilt quickly, reconstructing a community’s heart and soul is a long, emotional journey for the survivors. (60 minutes)

A Good Man

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: July 21, 2014

Bryan Wilmoth and his seven younger siblings were raised in a strict, religious home. In this StoryCorps Animated Short, he talks to his brother Mike about reconnecting years after their dad kicked Bryan out for being gay. (3 minutes)

Dance for Me

by Katrine Philp

Premiere Date: July 21, 2014

At 15, Russian ballroom dancer Egor leaves everyone and everything he knows for a chance to team up with 14-year-old Mie, one of Denmark's most promising young performers. Will his choice be worth the sacrifices he must make? (90 minutes)

Getting Back to Abnormal

by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker and Peter Odabashian and Paul Stekler

Premiere Date: July 14, 2014

Election time in New Orleans: Corruption. Racism. Dancing in the streets. And one in-your-face politician trying to get re-elected. Let the good times roll. (90 minutes)

When I Walk

by Jason DaSilva

Premiere Date: June 23, 2014

Encore Broadcast: August 10, 2015

Jason DaSilva was 25 and a rising filmmaker when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and inspired to film this forthright — and surprisingly uplifting — look at his new life. He searches for a cure, yet a different miracle comes his way.Official Selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. A co-production of ITVS. A co-presentation with CAAM. (90 minutes)

American Promise

by Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson

Premiere Date: February 3, 2014

In American Promise, African-American parents Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson film their son and his friend, who attend one of the country’s most prestigious private schools. (120 minutes)

The Road Home

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 28, 2013

Eddie Lanier struggled with alcoholism for over 40 years, until his 28th stint in rehab finally led to sobriety.

Me & You

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 28, 2013

In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott, about her early life, shedding new light on his adoption.

Listening Is an Act of Love

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 28, 2013

Encore Broadcast: February 7, 2014

Celebrate the transformative power of listening with this animated special from the oral history project StoryCorps, which captures intimate conversations among everyday people. (30 minutes)

Marking the Distance

by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch

Premiere Date: November 1, 2013 (Online Only)

Gweneviere Mann talks to her boyfriend Yasir Salem about losing her short term memory.

56 Up

by Michael Apted

Premiere Date: October 14, 2013

In 1964 a group of 7-year-old children were interviewed for the groundbreaking documentary Seven Up. Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. Now they are 56. (140 minutes)

Brooklyn Castle

by Katie Dellamaggiore

Premiere Date: October 7, 2013

Brooklyn public school I.S. 318, serving mostly minority students from working-class families, has won more than 30 national chess championships, the country’s best record. (90 minutes)

Best Kept Secret

by Samantha Buck

Premiere Date: September 23, 2013

A Newark, N.J. public high school teacher races against the clock to find a place in the world for her students with autism before they graduate and "age out" of a unique and caring support system. (90 minutes)

The World Before Her

by Nisha Pahuja

Premiere Date: September 16, 2013

The World Before Her is a tale of two Indias: In one, a small-town girl competes in the Miss India pageant. In the other, a militant woman leads a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls. (60 minutes)

Ping Pong

by Hugh Hartford and Anson Hartford

Premiere Date: September 9, 2013

Seven players with 620 years between them compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships. Ping Pong is a meditation on mortality and a joyous tribute to the human spirit. (60 minutes)

5 Broken Cameras

by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi

Premiere Date: August 26, 2013

Oscar®nominee 5 Broken Cameras depicts life in a West Bank village where a security fence is being built. The film was shot by a Palestinian and co-directed by an Israeli. (90 minutes)