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Night Ride

by Andrew Garrison

A boy's night ride in the Appalachian countryside allows him to learn a thing or two about life and his father from his wild-livin' uncle.

Nuclear Family

by Don Howard

Forming a cinéma vérité metaphor for the American family, the rites of Texas football, cheerleading, and weddings shed light on how we pass sexual identity on to our children.

The Old Man and the Storm

by June Cross

A year in the life of one extended family in New Orleans struggling to rebuild after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Frontline

Shared History

by Felicia Dryden

The great, great granddaughter of a slaveowner and a descendant of a slave seek to reconcile the connections between their families with the reality of slavery.

The Spirituals

by Eren McGinnis and Ari Palos

The Spirituals recounts an indigenous American music form's bitter histories through the work of a world-renown contemporary spiritual group.

Sunshine

by Karen Skloss

Director Karen Skloss is herself the result of an unplanned pregnancy, and now finds herself pregnant and single in her 20s. She shares this intimate story of two mothers and the circumstances that afforded them very different options.

Independent Lens

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Third Ward TX

by Nancy Bless, Andrew Garrison, and Noland Walker

Turning an abandoned block of shotgun houses into art, Rick Lowe's Project Row Houses is re-shaping its Houston community, paying tribute to its past and racing to protect its future.

Los Trabajadores/The Workers

by Heather Courtney

Focusing on the lives of Juan and Ramon, immigrant day laborers working in Austin, Texas, Los Trabajadores/The Workers explores the contradictions that haunt America's dependence on and discrimination against immigrant labor.

Independent Lens

Troop 1500

by Ellen Spiro and Karen Bernstein

Their mothers may be convicted thieves, murderers, and drug dealers, but the Girl Scouts of Troop 1500 want to be doctors, social workers, and marine biologists.

Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, True Stories

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The Wilgus Stories

by Andrew Garrison

Set in the mountains of Kentucky, The Wilgus Stories is a trilogy (Fat Monroe, Night Ride and Maxine) about Wilgus Collier and those close to him.

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