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The Rise Of The Synths

The natural way of the cultural wave: we generally experience that musical and cultural trends shift from an outstanding position within public opinion to near utter rejection, refusal and ridicule

A Better Way: James Lawson, Architect of Nonviolence

Authorized Documentary:
Rev. James Lawson, the man Martin Luther King, Jr. called, “the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world,” reflects at 94 years of age on the genesis and

Radiant Spirits

Radiant Spirits is an International Documentary Association (IDA) fiscally sponsored film that chronicles the creation of the theatre show Transcending Voices through the entirety of its production

Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins

“Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory.” -Molly Ivins

RAISE HELL is about a Texas maverick named MOLLY IVINS. Often


REFUGE is a story about fear and love in the American South. A leader in a white nationalist hate group finds healing from the people he once hated - a Muslim heart doctor and his town of refugees

Refusing to Ghost

A time capsule of California’s Wild West history, The Little Town of Washington lies at the bottom of a long mountain road which descends through layers of mist, pines, and exposed minerals, and ends


ReImagine: A feature length documentary film following a young activist, as she searches for solutions to the western world's energy problems. Along the way she meets some of the world's leading

Reinventing Rosalee

Rosalee Glass, a 101-year-old Holocaust survivor, taken prisoner to a Russian gulag in Siberia during WW2. After being taken to Kazakhstan and later to a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany, she made


In this deeply personal and riveting documentary, filmmaker Tracey Arcabasso Smith confronts her childhood sexual abuse and unearths a dark history of multigenerational abuse in her seemingly-idyllic

Reserved To Fight

In May 2003, Fox Company of Marine Reserve Unit 2/23, returned home from active combat in Iraq. Reserved To Fight follows four Marines of Fox Company for three years as they struggle through social


A motivational documentary film about Detroit filmed from 2006-2021 that explores many narratives within the momentum of Detroits historic rise.
From Detroit based filmmaker Stephen McGee, "It is a


A daughter finds a connection to the late father she never wanted to know through an unlikely source: a rare synthesizer he invented in the ‘70s. Twenty five years after his death, she resurrects the

Reversing the Mississippi

The Spark follows two stories asking the questions: What does it truly take to fix the world's problems? What must you sacrifice? What must you endure?

We begin with Dr. Marcin Jakubowski in rural

Rez Metal

When the lead singer of I Don't Konform sent out a demo album to Flemming Rasmussen, the Grammy Award-winning producer of Metallica, they never imagined themselves a few months later rehearsing with

Riders of the Purple Sage: The Making of a Western Opera

America’s cowboy culture and opera's hallowed traditions converge in a story that celebrates a timeless legend and the collaborative power of art. RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE: THE MAKING OF A WESTERN

Riding the Tiger: The Sikh Massacres of 1984

This film studies the forces in play that created the bloodiest year for Sikhs since India gained its independence.  
Bookending the film will be a re-visiting of the massacre of Sikhs in Oak Creek

Right Footed

RIGHT FOOTED chronicles the story of 29-year-old Jessica Cox, who was born without arms as the result of a birth defect. Jessica found a way to thrive using mental agility and physical flexibility -

Robert's Battle

22 years ago, Robert was struck by a freight train that took his leg and caused a rift in his family. Now chronically homeless, Robert has bounced from LA's Skid Row, to the courthouse steps in Long

Rock, The Power of Change

This feature-length documentary film & life skills curriculum is based upon the aspirations of at-risk teens on a Compton basketball team coached by former Crip gang kingpin Rudolph “Rock” Johnson

Rooted Out

On a beautiful July day in 2018, Dylan Toften and Thomas Hurd arrive at their town clerk's office in Root, New York to apply for a marriage license. Upon walking in, the town clerk explains that

Rosa's Suitcase

Disconnected letters tell the effect of the Nazi’s annexation of Austria on some of the Viennese population: it’s the story of Rosa, my Viennese and Jewish grandmother, who left Vienna for New York

Roscoe Turner's Flying Circus of the Air

Profiles Col. Roscoe Turner, a swashbuckling American flier who dominated the air racing circuit in the “Golden Era of Flight” between WWI and WWII. A barnstormer, stunt flier and racer, Turner came

Route 66 Women: The Untold Story of the Mother Road

“Route 66 Women: The Untold Story of the Mother Road” is a documentary film series that uncovers the extraordinary lives and achievements of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to

Run With It

RUN WITH IT, an animated documentary feature, explores the crisis in the criminal justice system and US racial divide through the eyes of De’Jaun Correia, a young black man on the Dean’s list at

Running With Beto

A behind-the-scenes feature documentary about upstart Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke's campaign to unseat Ted Cruz in the US Senate.

Space, Hope and Charity

SPACE, HOPE & CHARITY is a powerful documentary about a young woman from rural Oregon who overcomes poverty, family dysfunction and unspeakable tragedy as she pursues a dream of becoming an

The Race To Save the World

The Race to Save the World is a feature documentary film that follows the inspiring stories of everyday people who are devoting their lives to fighting climate change. This film follows the passion

The Raft

In the summer of 1973, five men and six women embarked on a 101-day scientific sea-adventure, drifting on a small raft named ‘Acali’ across the Atlantic. In an experiment initiated by Mexican

The Rape of Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama.  Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives.  Not Recy Taylor, who

The Raymond Lewis Documentary Project

Thank you for visiting the donation home page for the Raymond Lewis Documentary Project. If you have come this far, you must have a special appreciation for the subject matter and the story we are

The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz

The story of how an American treasure hunter and a Mexican artist transformed a dying desert village into a flourishing home for world-class art.

In The Press
LA Times: 'Renaissance of Mata Ortiz'

The Road Less Traveled By

"The Road Less Traveled By" is a feature documentary about a 3,600 mile, eight-month walk across America for gay rights, specifically same-sex marriage, and queer identity.  

What started as a journey

The Row

The Row is a feature-length documentary about the most poverty-stricken and seemingly hopeless fifty square blocks in America: Skid Row, downtown Los Angeles. Through the astounding life stories of a