Before Homosexuals takes the viewer on a wondrous tour of same-sex desire from ancient times to Victorian crimes.
The Buddy System
Dogs are transforming the lives of children on the autism spectrum. The Buddy System tells the intimate stories of three families touched by autism, who experience a remarkable change when a specially trained autism assistance dog comes into their lives.
A Call To Remember: The David Schaecter Story
This 30-minute documentary geared for educational distribution focuses on the life of David Schaecter. Born in a small town in Slovakia, his harrowing tale of surviving the Holocaust takes viewers on a poignant journey.
After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her son’s killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with a group of mothers of murdered children to help young people in their community break the chain of violence and revenge.
Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
Edgar Allan Poe: BURIED ALIVE employs a variety of tools to create a narrative that is both visually stunning and deeply engaging. We draw on the rich palette of Poe’s evocative imagery and sharply drawn plots to help us bring new understanding to his life, his place in American art and history, and the iconic position he holds in popular culture around the world.
Can the discovery of a long lost 1941 Oscar-winning film bring redemption to the unheralded Chinese American woman behind the making of the movie?
Getting High reaches across political, social, and emotional barriers. We see an America simultaneously drawn to and repelled by mind-altering substances, a place of profound divisions where millions struggle with addiction but have few alternatives for help without long-lasting criminal sanctions. The film probes into what works and what is wrong with court-mandated drug treatment.
The Guys Next Door
Filmmakers Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk explore gay marriage and parenting, surrogacy as a path to having children, and the redefinition of what it means to be an American family.
Imagine Kolle 37
At the Abenteurlicher Bauspielplatz Kolle 37, an adventure playground located in Berlin, Germany, children build and climb three-story wooden structures, make fire, and use hammers, saws and axes. Founded in 1990, Kolle 37 invites young people ages six through sixteen, without their parents, to embrace risky play in the park under the loose supervision of playworkers.
Just One Drop
Just One Drop tells a no-holds-barred look at the most controversial form of medicine ever invented. Homeopathy treats the entire person, not just the disease. It’s a specific form of medicine that uses minute doses of a highly diluted substance that stimulates the body to cure itself.
Lake Of Betrayal
Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undisclosed plans for private hydro-power generation. The documentary takes a long view of the imposed changes on the Seneca’s way of life that have led to major economic benefits and irreplaceable cultural losses.
The Man In The Cowboy Hat
Carlos Arredondo, aka The Man In The Cowboy Hat, is best known for saving a life during the Boston Marathon bombing. But the story begins with the death of his own son, Alex, in the Iraq War.
One Big Home
Trophy homes threaten Martha’s Vineyard. When he feels he is complicit in wrecking the place he calls home, one carpenter takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera. The film follows his efforts to pass a new bylaw to limit house size.
A first-person essay film exploring the inheritance of familial trauma alongside the imperial violence of white masculinity and the mythical allure of the road. By re-creating his parents’ 1974 cross-country road trip, the filmmaker leads his family through their history of sexual violence, alcoholism, and mental illness in an attempt to heal old wounds.
Street Fighting Men
Shot over two years in the neighborhoods of Detroit, STREET FIGHTING MEN is a modern American narrative; a story of hard work, faith, and manhood in a community left to fend for itself.
A Womb Of Their Own
When six diverse masculine-identified people get pregnant, they are challenged by binary gender constructs in mainstream culture, and even in the LGBTQ community. Follow their radical, joyful stories of establishing their own unique gender and sexuality, growing a baby in their bodies, nd birthing, chestfeeding and parenting their children.