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Ascent of Evil - The Story of Mein Kampf
Mein Kampf was an autobiographical manifesto written by Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler while imprisoned following his 1923 failed coup attempt in Munich. In Mein Kampf, Hitler outlined his political ideology and goals for Germany. Today, Mein Kampf is still…
Swift Feet - The Story of Two Indigenous Runners from Mexico
The Tarahumara--one of the largest indigenous cultures in North America--live in the rugged canyons of northwestern Mexico. For them, running is not only the best way to get from one place to another, it is an important cultural tradition. They…
Where Should the Birds Fly? - The Israeli Siege of Gaza Through the Eyes of Two Young Palestinian Women
The film tells the compelling and moving stories of two remarkable young women living in Gaza and the struggle of Gazans trying to maintain their humanity and humor while hoping to find some sense of normality in a world that…
The Other Side of Home
This documentary tells the story of a Turkish woman who finds out her great grandmother was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide and struggles to come to terms with her conflicted identity. Best Documentary Short Subject Shortlist for the Academy…
Hot Flash - Legendary Female Blues Band - Saffire
The inspiring story of award-winning band Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women -- how they left their day jobs in mid-life and realized their dreams. With their potent combination of sassy lyrics and fierce playing styles, the trio Ann Rabson,…
Recovering Paradise - A Mexican Village Rises Up Against a Drug Cartel
In 2009, organized crime took over the Mexican community of Ostula. Murders and enforced disappearances soon became part of daily life. The entire community was displaced and the drug cartel took over their land. In 2014, armed self-defense groups helped…
Silent River - Corporate Pollution in Mexico
The Santiago River, known locally as "the River of Death," flows along the outskirts of Guadalajara, Mexico. For forty years, waste from one of Mexico's largest manufacturing corridors has been dumped into the Santiago. 80% of the companies in the…
Sunú - Mexican Maize Farmers
Seen through the eyes of small, midsize and large Mexican maize producers, SUNU knits together different stories from a threatened rural world. This film documents how people realize their determination to stay free, to work the land and cultivate their…
The World of the Doll Artist - Artisans Crafting Dolls
This film explores the passion and the creative process of doll making. Learn from world-renowned artists Olga Roehl, Shelly Thornton, Gail Lackey, Nancy Wiley, the Creagers and more as they discuss their inspiration, approach to craft, and design techniques. Viewers…
Surire - Untouched Nature in Chile
The Surire Salt Flat is placed at an altitude of 4300 m in the Chilean High Plateau and one of the very last places in the world, keeping the treasure of untouched nature with all its beauty, but also holds…
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee - The Tuskegee Airmen
Before there was a Civil Rights Movement in the Unites States of America, there were the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen. Many African American men and women were aviators in the early 1930's, but established military policy forbade them from…
The Suffragists - Political Struggles for Women in Mexico
The story of Eufrosina Cruz, an indigenous woman from the Zapotec community of Santa Maria Quiegolani in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Las Sufragistas details her political struggle, as well as Mexican women's long fight for political power, beginning with…
Dogs of Democracy - A Story of Love and Loyalty
Dogs of Democracy is a documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and the people who take care of them. Filmmaker Mary Zournazi explores life on the streets through the eyes of the dogs and peoples' experience. Shot on location…
Going the Distance: Journeys of Discovery - Survivors of Brain Injuries Share Their Stories
Four survivors take us inside the experience of traumatic brain injury (TBI) to reveal their personal stories of devastation, heroism and hope. A corporal in the U.S. Marines, Jason Poole suffered massive head injuries in a roadside bomb in Iraq.…
The Poetry Lounge - Understanding the Power of the Spoken Word
The Poetry Lounge: Self-Expression Through The Spoken Word is a free, multicultural open-forum for self-expression, inspiring young people to find their own voice and let it be heard. Hosted by award-winning Def Poets Shihan and Poetri, the "Lounge" has become…
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Searching for Victor “Young” Perez - The Boxer of Auschwitz
In 1931, Victor "Young" Perez rose to great fame as the youngest world champion in boxing history. Only 12 years later he was deported to Auschwitz, where he was forced to box for the amusement of the camp guards. When…
Women of the Mine - Female Miners in Bolivia
Portraits of three women who live and work in the infamous mines of El Cerro Rico in Bolivia. Work inside the mines has been limited to men, while the women are forced to work outside searching for mineral scraps on…
Moccasins And Microphones - Modern Native American Storytelling Through Performance Poetry
This documentary journeys with the Santa Fe Indian School Spoken Word Team as they prepare and present a theater production of their finest poems woven with traditional and contemporary song and dance.
The Years of Fierro (Los Años de Fierro) - A Mexican Prisoner on Death Row
Cesar Fierro, the oldest Mexican prisoner on death row in the United States, has been languishing in a Texas prison for over thirty years. Cesar continues to await execution by lethal injection for a murder that evidence shows he did…
Grading the Teachers - An Exploration into Teacher Evaluation
School districts around the country are working to find meaningful ways to address the challenging issue of teacher evaluations. Can a good and fair system be designed to measure teacher effectiveness? Can it be developed so that it becomes a…