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by Diane Zander
Texas teenager Tara Neal wrestles through the last year that state guidelines allow her to compete with boys, amid conflict and pressures from family and community.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens, True Stories
by Justine Richardson
Through accounts of women aged 14 to 94, Girls’ Hoops examines girls’s high school basketball programs in the basketball-obsessed state of Kentucky.
by Ramin Bahrani
An elderly man hires Solo, a Senegalese cab driver, to drive him to a mountaintop in North Carolina where he plans to commit suicide.
by Dan Bigbee and Lily Shangreaux
The story of Andy Payne, a Cherokee who won the Great American Foot Race in 1928, reveals an ordinary young man who triumphed not because of mystical power, but because he believed in himself.
by Aaron Woolf, Rudolph Callegari, and Nancy Roth
Set against the backdrop of choppy U.S.-Cuban relations, Greener Grass documents how both countries have used baseball as a political tool, and how the sport has operated as both bridge and barrier between the two lands.
by Michael Hacker and Dennis Aig
In this drama set in rural Montana, a hunting guide must reconcile his life with the changing social attitudes that threaten to render his work obsolete or even immoral.
by Charlotte Lagarde and Lisa Denker
A portrait of Hawaiian surf legend and community activist Rell Kapolioka'ehukai Sunn, who died of breast cancer at age 47.
Independent Lens, True Stories
by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg
Explosive portrait of young men coming of age in the world of a local community gym, evoking the need for positive role models and recognizing potential in young lives.
POV, True Stories
by Charles Dye
Follow teams from three different American Indian communities as they prepare for and compete across a grueling Indian Relay season.
by Miguel Grunstein and Dale Kruzic
A diverse and colorful group of adolescents with physical disabilities emerges -- luminous -- into the magic of national wheelchair basketball competition. Here they are not different.