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Raising Grandkids: A Love Story

by Lori Maass Vidlak

Exploration of the growing phenomenon of grandparents raising their grandchildren.

Roam Sweet Home

by Ellen Spiro

Join an adventurous community of aging roamers and loners-on-wheels who live on the road full time due to economic necessity, pleasure, or both.

The Self-Made Man

by Susan Stern

When her 77-year old father sets out to kill himself and explain the reasons why, filmmaker Susan Stern faces both the painful questions and embattled debate about choosing death in America.


She Lives to Ride

by Alice Stone

Florists, housewives, mothers, and grandmothers don leather, helmets, and Harleys — breaking stereotypes along the way.

Sisters: Portrait of a Benedictine Community

by John Hanson, Jack Lind, and Tom Livingston

Sisters follows the lives of the women of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota as they pursue a balanced life based on the Rule of St. Benedict and face an uncertain future with spirit, conviction, and wit.

Independent Lens

Sunset Story

by Laura Gabbert, Caroline Libresco, and Eden H. Wurmfeld

They’re old, they’re bold, and they’ll change the way you think about aging. The only lucid residents at a retirement home for political progressives, best friends Irja and Lucille experience later life with vitality, dignity, humor, and purpose.

Independent Lens

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.

POV, True Stories

Trailer Park Blues

by Alex Beckstead

As his grandparents make their yearly pilgrimage West in an RV, Director Alex Beckstead examines his family's humble roots and eccentricities.


by Richard Kotuk

The complex life of a child born with AIDS struggling to survive and pursue a happy life.

The Way We Get By

by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly

On call 24/7 for the past six years, three senior citizens have made history by greeting nearly one million U.S. troops at a tiny airport in Maine.



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