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  • PremiereA Ballerina's Tale
    A Ballerina's Tale

    Few dancers make it to the highest levels of classical ballet; of that already small number only a fraction of them are black women. Misty Copeland pulled herself up the ladder at American Ballet Theater from studio company to featured soloist.

    60 minutes

  • PremiereThe Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
    The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

    The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution sheds light on the Black Panther Party — and all its reviled, adored, misunderstood, and mythologized history.

    120 minutes

  • Premiere(T)ERROR
    (T)ERROR

    The story of a 62-year-old Black Panther turned counter-terrorism informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, documenting, on camera, a covert terrorism sting as it unfolds with unprecedented access to both informant and target.

    90 minutes

  • No Más Bebés
    No Más Bebés

    At a large Los Angeles maternity ward in the 1960s and 1970s, Mexican-American mothers were frequently pushed into tubal ligations in the late stages of labor — often based on little more than the question “More babies?”

    60 minutes

  • In Football We Trust
    In Football We Trust

    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.

    90 minutes

  • Autism in Love
    Autism in Love

    Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate romantic relationships. Eye-opening, first-person portrayals show that despite many challenges faced by those with autism, love can find a way

    90 minutes

  • Chuck Norris vs Communism
    Chuck Norris vs Communism

    In 1980s Romania, thousands of Western films smashed through the Iron Curtain, opening a window into the free world for those who dared to look. A black market VHS racketeer and a courageous female translator brought the magic of film to the people, and sparked a revolution.

    60 minutes

  • Nine to Ninety
    Nine to Ninety

    In this intimate portrait of three generations of an Italian American family, 89-year-old Phyllis Sabatini realizes that sometimes the best way to say “I love you” is to say “goodbye.”

    30 minutes

  • Mimi and Dona
    Mimi and Dona

    A 92-year-old mother, Mimi, who has cared 64 years for Dona, a daughter who has an intellectual disability, faces the inevitable and has to find her daughter a home. This poignant, heartbreaking and, at times, humorous documentary tells the story of a quirky and fiercely devoted mother-daughter duo.

    60 minutes

  • Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey
    Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey

    Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey captures the life and work of Mexican-American photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, who collaborated with Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptors Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson.

    60 minutes

  • National Gallery
    National Gallery

    National Gallery goes behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

    181 minutes

  • Black Gold Boom
    Black Gold Boom

    One of the most serene places in America has become a brash, noisy place full of drilling rigs and massive trucks. A 30-minute television documentary and transmedia project, Black Gold Boom explores how North Dakota's oil boom has changed lives and altered the peaceful prairie.

    30 minutes

  • Out in the Night
    Out in the Night

    Gay African American women friends defending themselves against a violent sexual assault in a seemingly gay-friendly New York City neighborhood are arrested for assault and attempted murder. A different kind of fight ensues in the courts and the media.

    60 minutes

  • The Homestretch
    The Homestretch

    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.

    60 minutes

  • Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band
    Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

    From the birth of jazz to the height of rock and roll, Mary Lou Williams was a leading musical innovator who was determined to create in a world that could not see past her race or gender.

    60 minutes

  • Little White Lie
    Little White Lie

    Lacey Schwartz grew up in an upper-middle-class household with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that the man she's always assumed was her father is not her biological parent, she unlocks a powerful family secret.

    60 minutes

  • American Denial
    American Denial

    Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

    60 minutes

  • Through a Lens Darkly
    Through a Lens Darkly

    An artist-filmmaker takes a deeply personal look back through the parallel histories of how African Americans have been depicted in commercial photography, contrasted with how they were captured in family photos.

    90 minutes

  • Powerless
    Powerless

    In Kanpur, India, a city with 15 hour power outages, a nimble young electrician provides Robin Hood-style services to the poor. Meanwhile, the first female chief of the electricity utility company is on a mission to dismantle the illegal connections, for good.

    60 minutes

  • Twin Sisters
    Twin Sisters

    Two sisters adopted in China as infants by Californian and Norwegian parents grow up knowing they have a twin living on the other side of the world. Although language is a barrier, their bond grows deeper and they arrange to finally meet.

    60 minutes