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Examine the mental health crisis through intimate stories of people in-and-out of ERs, jails and homeless camps.
The Hottest August
This film spotlights ordinary New Yorkers sharing their anxieties about the future in one of the hottest months ever.
Jim Allison: Breakthrough
The astounding, true story of one warm-hearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer.
A filmmaker revisits his idyllic Philadelphia childhood and the secret that tore apart his seemingly-perfect world.
Eating Up Easter
A sudden boom in tourism trade that brings in money - and waste - and a changing climate that threatens the fragile ecology on Easter Island.
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
The strange life of a radical activist-turned-recluse who videotaped everything on TV for 30 years — in the name of truth.
Focuses on four organ players, each with their own pressures and abilities as they compete in the Canadian International Organ Competition.
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One Child Nation
By Nanfu Wang & Jialing Zhang
Premiere: March 30, 2020
Nanfu Wang's acclaimed One Child Nation explores the devastating impacts of China’s one-child policy.
Always in Season
By Jacqueline Olive
Premiere: February 24, 2020
A suspicious death and a mother’s quest for truth show us America’s history of lynching isn’t history at all.
We Believe in Dinosaurs
By Monica Long Ross and Clayton Brown
Premiere: February 17, 2020
The Bible and science collide over a Kentucky creationism museum and a $120 million Noah’s Ark-inspired theme park.
By Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia
Premiere: February 10, 2020
Modern Chinese women juggle love life with careers in a society that frowns on singlehood.
Cooked: Survival by Zip Code
By Judith Helfand
Premiere: February 3, 2020
In 1995, more than 700 Chicagoans died in a single week. Why have you never heard of this disaster?
The First Rainbow Coalition
By Ray Santisteban
Premiere: January 27, 2020
Bridging past and present, The First Rainbow Coalition examines how an unlikely coalition defied racial divisions.
Accept the Call
By Eunice Lau
Premiere: January 20, 2020
A Somali father in Minnesota seeks to understand why his American son tried to join the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria.
By Catharine Axley
Premiere: December 16, 2019
The gripping story of legendary Alaska Native dogsled racer George Attla.
Decade of Fire
By Vivian Vázquez Irizarry, Gretchen Hildebran and Julia Steele Allen
Premiere: November 4, 2019
After an epidemic of fires in the 1970s, the South Bronx banded together and built a better future for their children.
By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip
Premiere: November 1, 2019
The untold story of Native American child removal, where the stakes of family separation policy are no less than cultural survival.
Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
By David Sutherland
Premiere: April 15, 2019
Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore examines the US immigration system through eyes of a couple separated by deportation.
By Laura Green & Anna Moot-Levin
Premiere: April 8, 2019
Three rural healthcare providers try to make a difference in the lives of their patients against overwhelming odds.
By Catherine Bainbridge & Alfonso Maiorana
Premiere: January 21, 2019
RUMBLE is the electric story of how Native American influence shaped rock and roll, a missing chapter in music history.
By Peter Bratt
Premiere: March 27, 2018
Dolores is a portrait of activist icon Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice.
Tell Them We Are Rising
By Stanley Nelson & Marco Williams
Premiere: February 19, 2018
The rich but undertold history of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), from pre-slavery to now.
The Last Laugh
By Ferne Pearlstein
Premiere: April 24, 2017
Is the Holocaust (and other taboos) truly off-limits for comedy? Influential comics, thinkers and survivors debate.
TOWER – Campus Carry: Guns at the University of Texas
Premiere: February 14, 2017
Fifty years after a gunman killed 14 at the University of Texas, students can now carry loaded handguns with the adoption of the 'campus carry law.'
The Rise of SWAT Teams
Premiere: May 8, 2016
Learn some of the astonishing statistics about the increase of SWAT team usage in United States police forces, from the 1960s to now.
By Thomas Balmès
Premiere: August 20, 2015
Happiness tells a story of the bittersweet seduction of technology and progress in a remote Himalayan village.
County Clerk Changes History
Premiere: June 14, 2015
Ahead of her time: Boulder, CO County Clerk Clela Rorex approved licenses for gay couples in the 1970s.