Category: News

Six Hours: Surviving Typhoon Yolanda-2014 8.2

Six Hours: Surviving Typhoon Yolanda-2014

In the middle of a broadcast about Typhoon Yolanda's initial impact, reporter Jiggy Manicad was faced with the reality that he no longer had communication with his station. They were, for all intents and purposes, strand...

High Relief-2016 -

High Relief-2016

High Relief began as a documentary about Amendment 2 in Florida. While filming, the director had his first seizure and was diagnosed with epilepsy. The film shows the pros and cons of cannabis in Florida, Colorado, and C...

Life off grid-2016 6.7

Life off grid-2016

Off-grid is not a state of mind. It is not about being out of touch, living in a remote place, or turning off your mobile phone. Off-grid simply means living without a connection to the electric and natural gas infrastru...

California High-2015 7.8

California High-2015

California has been arguing over whether or not marijuana should be legal for over 100 years. Now there's a new judge in this trial - you.::Anonymous...

Who Owns Water-2014 8.3

Who Owns Water-2014

There's a lot at stake on a few big, slow, brown rivers in the Deep South. The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF) is becoming the canary-in-the-coal mine for a looming East Coast water crisis. The Hanson ...

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve-2013 7.4

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve-2013

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed Chairman's every word. Yet the aver...

Brave Miss World-2013 7.1

Brave Miss World-2013

Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was abducted and raped in Milan, Italy two months before being crowned Miss World in 1998. Ten years later, she's ready to talk about it, and to encourage others to speak out. Now a glo...

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary-2014 7.4

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary-2014

Dying to Know is an intimate portrait celebrating two very complex controversial characters in an epic friendship that shaped a generation. In the early 1960s Harvard psychology professors Timothy Leary and Richard Alper...

After the Spill-2015 6.7

After the Spill-2015

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina devastated the coast of Louisiana. Five years later the Deepwater Horizon exploded and spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the worst ecologic disaster in ...

Get the Picture-2013 8

Get the Picture-2013

Meet John G Morris, 95, a legend of photojournalism, whose unerring eye for the best shot has moved and changed the world. Morris, former Picture Editor of Life Magazine & New York Times was instrumental in the early yea...

The Mama Sherpas-2015 7.1

The Mama Sherpas-2015

In 2012, one in three babies in America were delivered by c-section, despite the World Health Organization's recommendation that Cesarean births remain below 15 percent. How can these disturbing trend be reversed? In rec...

The Price We Pay-2014 7.4

The Price We Pay-2014

The Price We Pay, directed by Harold Crooks, exposes how "offshore" finance and Google, Amazon and the other tech giants of the "cloud" economy are eroding the foundations of the democratic state. The Price We Pay is ins...

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch-2013 7.5

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch-2013

Angela Sun's journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the way she encounters scientists, industry, le...

India’s Daughter-2015 8.2

India’s Daughter-2015

INDIA's DAUGHTER is the story of the short life, and brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi in December 2012 of an exceptional and inspiring young woman. The rape of the 23 year old medical student by 6 men on a moving bus...

Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital-2014 7.9

Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital-2014

Founded as a hospital for the poor, Charity Hospital began in 1736 as just a small cottage built on the goodwill of a dying French merchant. Operated by nuns of The Daughters of Charity and serving the city of New Orlean...

Oyler-2015 6.3

Oyler-2015

A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in its Urban Appalachian neighborhood, where senior Raven Gribbins aims to become the first in her troubled family to graduate and go to college. When Princ...

Into the Cold: A Journey of the Soul-2010 6.6

Into the Cold: A Journey of the Soul-2010

Into The Cold--A Journey of the Soul retraces the personal and harrowing expedition of two men on foot to the North Pole in sub-zero temperatures to commemorate the centennial of Admiral Peary's reach in 1909. It is a jo...

After Tiller-2013 7.5

After Tiller-2013

After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves between the rapidly unfolding ...

Gaming in Color-2015 5.4

Gaming in Color-2015

Diverse queer themes in game story lines and characters are an anomaly in the mainstream video game industry, and LGBTQ gamers have a higher chance of being mistreated in social games. Gaming In Color explores how the co...

Drop by Drop-2015 5.9

Drop by Drop-2015

A Wisconsin doctor's controversial allergy treatment is shunned by the medical community for over half a century. Is a cure for the growing allergy epidemic on the horizon or will red tape keep patients wheezing?...

The State Of Marriage-2015 5.6

The State Of Marriage-2015

The untold story of how legal pioneer Mary Bonauto partnered with small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson and Susan Murray in a 2-decade long struggle that built the foundation for the entire marriage equality movement....

Tipping Point: the End of Oil-2011 5.7

Tipping Point: the End of Oil-2011

In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that a tiny Native community living down the river from Canada's tar sands would reach out to the world f...

The Edge of Success-2019 5.4

The Edge of Success-2019

Two high school suicide clusters in six years rocks the affluent town of Palo Alto, California. Emotions run high and while no one has a silver bullet solution to this crisis, students rise up to make sure their voices a...

Meet the Hitlers-2014 6.1

Meet the Hitlers-2014

Meet the Hitlers is a feature documentary that examines the relationship between names and identity, by exploring the lives of people who are linked by the name 'Hitler.' The film raises important questions about the mea...

To the Moon and Back-2016 7.8

To the Moon and Back-2016

The shocking chronicle of the Russian Adoption Ban and the American father targeted by Vladimir Putin; A story of scandal, murder and innocent orphans held hostage in a political chess game....

Silent Conquest-2013 7.4

Silent Conquest-2013

The end of freedom of speech in the West.::Anonymous...

Blood on the Mountain-2016 7.1

Blood on the Mountain-2016

'Blood on the Mountain' focuses on the environmental and economic injustice and corporate control in West Virginia and its rippling effect on all American workers. This film will tell the story of a hard-working people w...

Green Guild-2011 -

Green Guild-2011

A Documentary of the everyday life of a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, CA.::Anonymous...

Terms and Conditions May Apply-2013 7.3

Terms and Conditions May Apply-2013

Terms And Conditions May Apply examines the cost of so-called 'free' services and the continuing disappearance of online privacy. People may think they know what they give up when they click 'I Agree' on companies like F...

The Connection-2014 8.3

The Connection-2014

Everyday millions of people are diagnosed with chronic illness. With best intentions doctors prescribe medications, diet and lifestyle changes or surgeries but are often unable to offer reasons or cures for the illness. ...

Most Likely to Succeed-2015 8.3

Most Likely to Succeed-2015

The current educational system in the United States was developed a century ago during the rise of the industrial age and was once the envy of the world. However, the world economy has since transformed profoundly, but t...

Poverty, Inc.-2014 7.7

Poverty, Inc.-2014

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become increasingly vocal in calling for...

The Chinese Mayor-2015 7.7

The Chinese Mayor-2015

DATONG follows the life and work of a controversial Chinese Communist Mayor GENG YANBO to tell the story about how he takes a radical reform to demolish 140,000 households and relocate half a million people to give way t...

Fresh Dressed-2015 6.5

Fresh Dressed-2015

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in-between. Supported by rich ar...

Death by China-2012 5.3

Death by China-2012

In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the strong support of a Democratic President and Republican Congress. Before the ink was dry on this free trade agreement, China began flooding U.S. markets with il...

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin-2014 7.3

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin-2014

Dan is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Dan spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. Af...

Trans-2012 5.8

Trans-2012

TRANS is an extraordinary documentary feature about men and women, and all the variations in between. It is about the Transgender Community, perhaps the most misunderstood and mistreated minority in America and around th...

Life on Bitcoin-2014 8.4

Life on Bitcoin-2014

Can a newly married couple survive when every living necessity can only be purchased with 'cryptocurrency'? Married less than two weeks, and fresh off their honeymoon, Austin and Beccy Craig embark on an adventure to fin...

Desert Riders-2011 7

Desert Riders-2011

Camel racing is a popular sport in the Middle East. In past years, thousands of young boys have been trafficked from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Mauritania and other countries to work as jockeys in the UAE under excruciating c...

The Mask You Live In-2015 7.6

The Mask You Live In-2015

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it....