Shrouded in mystery and long the subject of debate, the amazing story of Loreta Velazquez is one of the Civil War’s most gripping forgotten narratives.
Can the Motor City rise from its ashes? There is a growing feeling that as Detroit goes, so goes the nation. This film tells the dramatic story of a city and its most innovative people who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames are rising.
Outlawed in Pakistan
Outlawed in Pakistan tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes a rape case through Pakistan’s deeply flawed criminal justice system.
Where Heaven Meets Hell
Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community.
The Revolutionary Optimists
Amlan Ganguly, a lawyer-turned social entrepreneur, has sown hope in the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta by empowering children to become leaders in improving health, transforming their communities for the better.
Homegoings reveals the tradition, history, and celebration of African American funerals. Told through the eyes of a renowned funeral director in Harlem and the grieving families he serves, the film tells the tale of how we cope with death.
The Invisible War
The Invisible War exposes one of the United States's most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the military. Today, a female soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
Seeking Asian Female
Two strangers — an elderly American man and a young Chinese woman — pursue a marriage brokered by the internet, but they get more than they bargained for when she moves across the Pacific to start a new life with him in America, in this intimate and quirky, personal documentary about modern love.
An investigation into migrant deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border and the efforts of the Mexican Consulate and the medical examiner to repatriate the remains back to Mexico.
The Island President
The impassioned president of the Maldives struggles to save his vulnerable island nation from the tragic effects of the looming climate apocalypse.
Bitter Seeds is an examination of the debate surrounding biotechnology and the future of farming.
The Black Kungfu Experience
From Blaxploitation cinema in the 1970s to hip-hop and reggae iconography, the martial art of kungfu provides a vital subtext for the modern African American cultural experience.
Soul Food Junkies
To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul?
Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty
Explore the history of grand schemes to eradicate poverty, through a combination of animation, archival material, live action, anecdote, and humor.
Love Free or Die
Faith, love, marriage, homosexuality, and the Episcopal Church collide in the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.
We Were Here
When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure.
Hell and Back Again
What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home — injured physically and psychologically — and build a life anew?
Every Day Is a Holiday
A war veteran and P.O.W. takes a long and complicated path to U.S. citizenship, made even more dramatic by his daughter's discovery of his wartime diary.
The Reconstruction of Asa Carter
A journey through the life of Forrest Carter, author of The Education of Little Tree, a memoir about his life as a Cherokee orphan, who was later revealed to be a white supremacist.
This Is Where We Take Our Stand
In 2008, at an unprecedented conference of veterans and active-duty soldiers called Winter Soldier, four days of heartbreaking testimony revealed why many veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had concluded that their mission was unjust.
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