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by Jay Rosenstein
The compelling personal story of the woman responsible for one of the most important and landmark First Amendment cases in U.S. Supreme Court history that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools.
by Ayoka Chenzira
A bittersweet satire of remembrance in which a woman searches through her late husband's video legacy.
by James Chressanthis
Two Hungarian film students escaped communist Hungary in 1956, with little more than a camera and a shopping bag full of film. Over the next 50 years, Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond would reinvent Hollywood moviemaking for an entire generation — and maintain an iron-clad friendship along the way.
by Nina Davenport
Iraqi film student Muthana Mohmed — whose school was destroyed by American bombs — lands a dream job working on a Hollywood movie.
by Aaron Matthews
Through the eyes of Pennsylvania State University’s students, The Paper takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing the journalists of tomorrow.
by Barbara Multer-Wellin and Jeff Abelson
Narrated by Tom Brokaw, Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire pays tribute to a legendary journalist and artist who epitomizes the fiercely independent voice that has been vanishing from American news media in recent years.
by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman
Society’s obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.
by Rachel Lyon and Jim Lopes
Through compelling personal narratives and the often unexpected results of research on race, justice, and the media, Race to Execution exposes the factors that influence who lives and who dies at the hands of the state.
by Neil Diamond
Kemosabe? Loincloths, fringed pants, and feather headdresses? Heap big stereotypes. Reel Injun is an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. Jim Jarmusch, Clint Eastwood, Graham Greene, John Trudell, and others provide insights into the often demeaning and occasionally hilariously absurd stereotypes perpetuated on the big screen through Hollywood's history.
by Cara Mertes
A look behind the screen at TV's intense pursuit of viewers.