Evolution of a Criminal

by Darius Clark Monroe

In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the circumstances that led him to commit a bank robbery as a young man, and his journey of reflection and forgiveness.

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Expires in 6 days
Exposure

by Mia Trachinger

In a world where people are employed as live body contagions to immunize urban populations, an unvaccinated man resists being inoculated.

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Fallout

by Ben Rekhi

Los Angeles has fallen victim to a nuclear attack from an unknown aggressor. In the aftermath of the bombing, a young man’s search for his girlfriend highlights the human toll of eternal war.

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Family Portrait in Black and White

by Julia Ivanova

One foster mother is raising 16 black orphans in Ukraine, a country where 99.9 percent of the population is white, and where race does matter.

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Give Us the Money

by Bosse Lindquist

Give Us the Money explores how celebrity is changing the world of humanitarian aid.

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Gunny

by Patrick Stettner

A young female soldier returns home after a traumatic tour of duty, taking a new medication that can selectively erase memories.

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Happiness

by Thomas Balmés

A Himalayan village in Bhutan, the nearest road a three-day walk away, is connected to electricity for the first time. A 9-year-old monk leaves for the city in search of a TV, in a story of the bittersweet seduction of technology and progress.

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Hollow

by Lisa Robinson

The web is no longer secure, but NeuroLock™ can encrypt data using the human brain. Iris struggles to choose between unemployment and a job as a “neuro-messenger,” a career with unwanted side effects.

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I Really Want to Make It

by Ray Telles

Sharon Montano of Oakland decides to go back to school at age 20 after several years of substance abuse and other struggles. When she discovers Civicorps Academy, she finally gets another shot at a high school diploma — and a future.

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Immigrant High

by Xochitl Dorsey

Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural traditions — all while dealing with the changes all teens struggle with. Many give up on school. Immigrant High takes us into the halls of Pan American International High School in Queens, New York, a school that aims to give its Latino students a place to belong and excel.

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