What is it like to be cut off from your faith and your family? The Amish: Shunned follows seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return. Each has paid deeply for their decision. Estranged from loved ones, these former Amish find themselves struggling to make their way in modern America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.