An Angel in the Village

by Frances McElroy

An Angel in the Village follows Lily Yeh's journey from young artist in China to international activist using art to transform destitute urban communities on two continents.

Animated Women

by Sybil Delgaudio and Patty Wineapple

Four innovative animators — Faith Hubley, Joanna Priestley, Lynn Smith, and Ruth Peyser — are celebrated for their influential bodies of work.

Ant

by Tina Mabry

When a bipolar patient abruptly stops taking his digitally encoded psych meds, a therapist named Ant must risk his life to avert catastrophe.

FUTURESTATES

Applewise

by Anthony Sloan

A portrait of one family's struggle to maintain one of only two remaining family-run apple orchards in Wise County, Virginia.

Art & Copy

by Doug Pray

Meet the real Mad Men (and women!) in Art & Copy, an intimate look at the people behind the curtain of modern consumer culture.

Independent Lens

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Arusi Persian Wedding

by Marjan Tehrani

Iranian American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani chronicles her brother's return to Iran as he travels with his American wife to have a traditional Persian wedding and explore his lost heritage.

Independent Lens, Global Voices

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As Goes Janesville

by Brad Lichtenstein

From the day the GM factory closes through a showdown with national resonance at the state capitol, As Goes Janesville traces the impact of the economic crisis on the people of Janesville, Wisconsin.

Independent Lens

As You Were

by Trevin Matcek

In the near future, an injured soldier returns home with advanced prosthetics to replace an arm and leg lost in combat and must reconnect with family.

FUTURESTATES

Ask Not

by Johnny Symons

As wars rage in the Middle East, the U.S. military is eager for more recruits — unless they happen to be openly gay.

Independent Lens

Asparagus

by Robby Henson

In a regimented greenhouse laboratory, an isolated agricultural engineer named Dekard learns lessons about life and love from a fertilizer delivery agent and a renegade asparagus.

FUTURESTATES

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