Billy Dean Anderson was a prolific outsider artist and criminal who escaped prison multiple times. He was added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List and fled to live in a Tennessee cave for almost five
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The LA-Artist Documentary Project is dedicated to people working creatively in and around Los Angeles. The ongoing, collaborative project aims to document LA's artistic diversity by producing a range
This is the story of traditional artisans struggling to maintain natural beauty in contemporary South Korean society. The artistic process of applying refined tree sap to objects for improving
Last Note: A Dialogue Between Kaneto Shindo and Benicio Deltoro was created to present Kaneto Shindo to the American film world. Kaneto Shindo is the 2nd oldest living filmmaker in the world. The work
Two gay ex-mormon missionaries travel across the United States to confront their past and explore their futures while discussing with other gay mormons about the rejection, oppression and the reality
Long before the Flint water crisis became national news in 2014, the region had already suffered through decades of economic hardship. When the city of Detroit terminates its agreement to continue
The leading structural engineer of the World Trade Center oversees the construction of the world’s tallest building, haunted by its fall ever since. Families of 9/11 victims and the engineering
Ninety riveting minutes of songs about life and quips about death from the wheelchair of a woman who vows to exit laughing. Once a nationally-known performer of ballads, skits and self-parody, now
Left Behind, currently in production, examines the issue of undiagnosed dyslexia, one of the leading causes of illiteracy in the United States. The film follows six mothers as they endeavor to open
In 2005, the Ivory Coast National Soccer Team, Les Ã‰lÃ©phants, produced one of the most important moments in the history of sport. On the back of their country's first World Cup qualification, they
The 196710th grade class at Cubberley High School was studying Nazi Germany when teacher Ron Jones informed them that they could achieve power by utilizing "Strength Through Discipline". Jones then
“Let It Be Told!” is a series of oral history mini-documentaries of elder African American members of the Gainesville, Florida community. This project began after an elementary school student club
! VOTER SUPPRESSION IS REAL IN AMERICA !
Voter suppression is one of the painful legacies of hundreds of years of systemic racism. And, unless the story is told, it’s not going away.
In 2016, our
A high-achieving elementary school just south of downtown Chicago is a lifeline for Black children – until gentrification threatens its closure.
National Teachers Academy (NTA) is a top ranked
Pastriology is a horror documentary which takes a global view of the perils and pleasures of pastry. How can something that can make you sick and even kill you be such a sweet expression of cultural
The counter-culture's main communications vehicle during the 1960s and 1970s was the alternative press. "License to Tell" traces the history of this explosion of writing through one of its most
LIFE + LIFE is a hybrid documentary film, a visual and musical meditation on Black boyhood, harm and punishment, and the radical imagination.
Life Underground is a transmedia project that invites visitors on a journey through the subways of the world and into the personal stories of their passengers.
Shot in multiple cities around the
At the beginning of the 90's, in San Francisco, Sylvie sets up Ti Couz, an utopian creperie, made of self-management, ecological concerns, social rights for the employees. After successful years
Throughout the span of twenty five years, from 1970 to 1995 and beyond, the cultural environment in the rural town of Ada, Oklahoma (population 17,000) produced an extraordinary number of nationally
There are 350,000 Armenians in Southern California. Who are they, where do they come from and why are they here? LITTLE ARMENIA is a 90-minute exploration of the Armenian experience in Southern
The Little Tokyo Social Club was where members of the Japanese Community met to have social dances, singing, current events and meeting halls to gather the newly established Japanese community in 1919
For generations, Philadelphia has suffered from a plague of racial profiling. One young city councilman aims to help close the gap between the police and the communities of color they are sworn to
Location Vacation is a new travel series that takes you "on location" around the world to where your favorite movies and TV shows were filmed. Do you like movies and television? Do you like to travel
UNESCO announced the year 2007 as "800 years of Rumi's legacy" and the world will celebrate his memory. It is very intriguing that among all, a Moslem poet is rising to international reverence in a
Looking for Rosey tells the untold story of Roosevelt Thompson, a Rhodes Scholar, who became a symbolic representative of scholarship that underscored the success of the historic actions of the Little
Looking Up, Way Up! The Burt Rutan Story is a feature-length documentary spanning Burt Rutan’s life, career and legendary contributions to the field of aviation and beyond.
Few industrial designers
LORD OF OBSTACLES is a feature-length documentary exploration of human-elephant conflict in the remote Indian state of Assam, where 5,600 of the world’s remaining wild Asian elephants – driven out of
As the Western frontier closed, America sought to forcibly re-educate Native Americans at Indian Boarding Schools. Their motto was “Kill The Indian To Save The Man.” In 1892, the Pueblo of Isleta
Experience the rise and fall of Des Moines' vanished movie theatres and drive-ins that once dotted downtown and the suburbs, in a pop-culture retrospective that brings their history back to life
Love, Your Birth Mom is a documentary film that follows the journey of several pregnant women who are considering adoption. The film chronicles their pregnancies through the moment when they are faced
"Lovers", a feature-length experimental documentary, celebrates the diversity of contemporary couples in the nude. Using art and the beauty of naked bodies as its rhetoric and discourse, the film
Loving Pictures starts at one of the lowest points in the history of cinema: the closing of movie theaters across the world and the acceleration of streaming subscriptions fueled by the pandemic
In this riveting story, 23Year old Elijah seeks to confront his absent biological father face to face. He plans to do so without warning, knowing that his birthfather would likely attempt to avoid him