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Almost Home

by Brad Lichtenstein and Lisa Gildehaus

Shot on location in a nursing home, Almost Home tells the real stories of aging: couples both bonded and divided by disability, children torn between caring for their parents and their children, nursing assistants doing unsavory work for poverty wages, healthy elders fearful of moving to the dreaded nursing home, and a visionary nursing home director committed to changes that would shuck the nursing home stigma and alleviate such dread.

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In the Family

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.

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Indian Country Diaries

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.

King Corn

by Aaron Woolf, Curt Ellis, and Ian Cheney

Two recent college graduates plant a single acre of the nation's most powerful crop--corn--and set out to follow it on its journey from a seed to the dinner plate.

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Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita

by Maria Finitzo

Mapping Stem Cell Research brings the stem cell debate to the forefront and examines the constantly evolving interplay between the promise of new discoveries, the controversy of modern science, and the courage of people living with devastating disease and injury.

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