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Paris Was A Woman - A History of Female Artists in Paris
A film portrait of the creative community of women writers, artists, photographers and editors (including Colette, Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas) who flocked to the Left Bank of Paris in the early decades of the 20th century.…
Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be in Love
Maxine Sullivan: Love to Be In Love is a lyrical film portrait of the once famous, and now, largely forgotten jazz vocalist Maxine Sullivan. Sullivan won fame in the 1930s with swing renditions of traditional songs like "Loch Lomond" and…
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
From the Piney Woods School in the Mississippi Delta to the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, this toe-tapping music film tells the story of the swinging, multi-racial all-women jazz band of the 1940s. A 16 piece band with…
Tiny and Ruby: Hell Divin' Women
Profiling legendary jazz trumpeter Tiny Davis and her partner of over 40 years, drummer-pianist Ruby Lucas, Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin' Women weaves together rare jazz recordings, live performances, vintage photographs, and narrative poetry by Cheryl Clarke. Tiny's contribution to…
No Dinosaurs in Heaven
The documentary weaves together two strands: an examination of the problem posed by creationists who earn science education degrees only to advocate anti-scientific beliefs in the classroom; and a visually stunning raft trip down the Grand Canyon, led by Dr.…
The Marion Lake Story - Defeating The Mighty Phragmite
Shot over a seven year period, The Marion Lake Story tells the compelling story of how a community on the east end of Long Island, N.Y. came together to clear their lake of the highly invasive phragmite reed. They educated…
I Live At Ground Zero
"I Live at Ground Zero" offers a different take on the 9/11 disaster through the eyes of a child. On September 11, 2001, children living and going to school around the World Trade Center were eye-witnesses to the destruction and…
Woman Of The Wolf
Woman of the Wolf is a sumptuous fairy tale based on a 1904 story by American poet/author Renee Vivien. Two opposing versions of the same narrative are told: one verbally, by Pierre Lenoir, the male narrator and guest at a…
ReCall Florida
Recall Florida starts out as a road movie, following former Attorney General Janet Reno as she takes to the wheel of her red pick-up truck and cruises the backroads and byways of Florida in her recent bid for Governor. As…
The Man Who Drove With Mandela
How did South Africa come to be the first country in the world to embody LGBT rights in their post-apartheid Constitution? It was in large part due to the unsung hero Cecil Williams, whose moving life story is told in…