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Rising Waters: Global Warming and the Fate of the Pacific Islands

by Andrea Torrice

Personal stories of Pacific Islander students, fishermen, elders, scientists, and farmers put a human face on the international climate change debate.

Sepideh – Reaching for the Stars

by Berit Madsen

Sepideh wants to become an astronaut, but how will this be possible for a young Iranian girl? She doesn't stop to ask herself this question, she is far too busy living her adventure.

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Sweet Old Song

by Leah Mahan

An intimate portrait of the extraordinary relationship between two African American artists who have been collaborating as musicians and visual artists since 1983.

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Thank You for Playing

by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall

An indie game developer builds an unusual video game to document his experiences raising a son with terminal cancer, and to honor him while he is still alive. The film follows the creation and success of the game, as his son’s health declines.

POV

W.I.S.O.R.

by Michel Negroponte

In this science fiction documentary, scientists create a high-tech robot programmed to do critical repair work under the streets of Manhattan.

Wonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic

by Jon Else

Drawing upon recently declassified documents, archival footage and behind-the-scenes interviews, Wonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic chronicles the creation of the monumental opera based on the mysterious and paradoxical career of the “father of the atomic bomb,” Dr. Robert Oppenheimer.

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