by Andy Abrahams Wilson and Tom Shepard
The National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is a memorial to those lost to the pandemic, and also a testament to the fierce determination and brilliant vision of a community rallying against loss.
by Patrick Stettner
A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories.
by Stephen Parry
From the Great Migration of the 1920s through the hardships of World War II, The National Barn Dance unified rural Americans with traditional folk music and country humor.
by Jilann Spitzmiller and Hank Rogerson
Four Lakota Indian families face the persistent challenges of contemporary reservation life.
by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly
Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home.
by Joanna Rudnick
In the Family follows filmmaker Joanna Rudnick as she navigates an uncertain world with the knowledge that she has an 85 percent lifetime risk of breast cancer and a 60-percent lifetime risk of ovarian cancer.
by Jessica Yu
This experimental documentary portrays the work of Henry Darger, a janitor by day and “outsider artist” by night who transcended social isolation and poverty by creating his own world through art.
by Frank Blythe
This two-part series goes inside modern Native American communities in both urban and reservation settings, revealing a diverse people working to revitalize their culture.
by Steve James
A look at a group of men and women — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons — that are trying to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.
Women and Girls Lead, Frontline, Diverse Muslim Voices
by David R. Sutherland
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation.
Frontline, Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead