The young son of migrant farm workers dreams of a life beyond the fields and dangerous streets of Salinas, CA
As she watches her daughter struggle to care for everyone from nine to 90, Phyllis makes a radical decision to move into assisted living.
The story of the brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi of 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh, which sparked outrage and protests in India, a country beset by extreme poverty and gender inequality.
What happens when love runs out of time? 92-year-old Mimi must find her daughter with an intellectual disability a new home.
From Debra Granik, director of the Oscar-nominated Winter’s Bone, comes this portrait of a motorcycle-riding, freedom-loving, Vietnam veteran cast in the mold of an outlaw biker.
In the Shadow of Ebola is the gripping story of a Liberian family kept apart by the Ebola outbreak in a nation still reeling from the chaos of civil war.
War for Guam traces the enduring legacy from World War II in Guam, and how the native people of Guam, the Chamorros, remained loyal to the U.S. under Japanese occupation, only to be later stripped of much of their ancestral lands by the American military.
Before DOMA and Prop 8, an American and an Australian fell in love, and over 40 years took on the fight for marriage and immigration equality.
An interactive documentary telling the first-person story of what happens in the wake of a devastating tornado that ripped through central Alabama in 2011.
In March of 1971 a group of citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the public, exposing the FBI's illegal surveillance program of law-abiding Americans.
Hina, a native Hawai'ian mahu (transgender) teacher, uses traditional culture to inspire a student to claim her place as leader of the school's all-male hula troupe. Despite her success as a teacher, Hina longs for love and a committed relationship.
Trace the evolution of choreographer and “extreme action architect“ Elizabeth Streb’s more than 30 years of movement philosophy.
Three homeless teens brave Chicago winters, high school pressures, and life alone 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.
January 2010: In the “buckle of the Bible Belt,” ten churches burn to the ground in just over a month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history.
Crew members, families, and fishermen still haunted by the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig provide gripping first-hand accounts of their experiences.
When filmmaker Lacey Schwartz's parents split apart, she begins to piece together the mystery of how a white girl could have such dark skin, and learns the truth about her biological father.
In the wake of recent events that have sparked a national dialogue on race dynamics, American Denial explores the impact of unconscious biases around race and class, using Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism.
Trace 170 years of history — from daguerreotypes in the days of slavery to more modern times — of African Americans in front of, and behind, the camera.
A Path Appears uncovers the harshest forms of gender-based oppression and solutions to combat them.
An American soldier attempts to stop his fellow soldiers from committing murder.
Rich Hill follows three boys as they struggle with broken families and lack of opportunity.
Electricity finally arrives in a remote Bhutan village and a boy monk treks to city to acquire a TV.
Electrical thief and first female chief of local utilities company fight for power in Kanpur, India
How bullying affects five American kids and their families, and different ways adults respond.
The story of how an annual mass migration of workers in China fractures one family.
Twin girls, separated as infants in China, grow up 5,000 miles apart but share a special bond.
Brakeless examines whether Japanese society’s pursuit of efficiency at all costs caused a deadly train crash.
Two boys come of age in the middle of one of the world’s worst toxic disasters in Ecuador.
3 women religious leaders in Morocco try to change people’s perceptions of the teachings of Islam.
A former jihadist supports his family collecting cardboard as the war on terror rages on in Jordan.