Locals on an island paradise risk death to save the Philippines’ last ecological frontier. A co-production of POV and ITVS.

Karl Malakunas
Michael Collins
Marty Syjuco
Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala
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A multigenerational love story about what it is we really need to leave our children.

A hypnotic immersion in Harar, Ethiopia, where khat, a euphoria-inducing plant holds sway. Official selection 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Shortlisted, 94th Academy Awards. A co-presentation with Black Public Media.


90 min

Musa Hadid is the mayor of Ramallah, the de facto capital of Palestine.

Mohamad Hafez received a one-way ticket to the United States. Missing his homeland, he decided to create a stand-in. A story of love, loss and creating pathways home.

Along the scorching southern border in Arizona, only an estimated one out of every five missing migrants is ever found. Águilas is the story of one group of searchers--the Águilas del Desierto--who volunteer monthly to recover the missing.

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