by Peter Rosen
by Heather Ross
A group of incarcerated teenage girls are given a shot at redemption in a most unlikely form: a musical.
Women and Girls Lead
by Roger Ross Williams
Inspired by his own roots in the African American Baptist church, director Roger Ross Williams delves into the evangelical movement in Uganda.
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 the odds, they recover from a life of abandonment to create new, surprising definitions of home.
Independent Lens, American Graduate
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.