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by Frederick Wiseman
Explore the major aspects of university life at The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a 10-campus public education system, and one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world.
by Pamela Roberts
Butte, America chronicles the rise and fall of a small mining town with a larger-than-life spirit — where fortunes were made and lost, and where community was precious, but life was cheap.
by Julia Dengel
A Western community fights over a massive dam proposed to serve Indian-owned, coal-fired power plants, providing an intimate portrait of American pork barrel politics and Anglo-Indian relations.
by Amir Soltani
Dogtown Redemption explores the complex dynamics of race, class, and systemic poverty as it tells the story of four recyclers in Oakland who struggle to survive in a neighborhood already decimated by unemployment, addiction, and violence.
by James Q. Chan
Portrait of a skilled 80-year-old artist who documents his memories of San Francisco’s Chinatown by building detailed miniature models of the neighborhood as it looked in the 1940s-1990s.
by Nancy du Plessis
Three young Mormon men, age 19, embark on a two-year rite of passage in Germany as part of a long-standing worldwide effort by Mormon missionaries to spread their faith at home and abroad.
by Tony Vainuku
In Football We Trust is the yet-untold story of the Polynesian football pipeline, from the Islands to Utah via the Mormon Church — to the NFL.
by Mary Baker
King Kamehameha: A Legacy Renewed documents how the town of Kohala, Hawaii is transformed when an art conservator arrives to restore the community's cherished bronze sculpture.
by Rachel Raney and David Murray
The hunt for a missing time capsule reveals the heart of this eccentric California suburban town, home to a controversial totem pole, a supernatural light bulb, and a nuclear research lab.
by Ellen Frankenstein
Living in a place with high teen pregnancy, high school drop-out, substance abuse, and domestic violence rates, Sitka, Alaska teenagers reflect on the possibility of finding a place in society.