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Home yet far away Hit by U.S. threats of military action against Iran and her mother’s death, Iranian-born filmmaker Sabereh Kashi travels over several years between the radical collective where she lives in Oakland to her childhood home in Tehran, to seek reconciliation with her father, her country and warring sides of herself.

Home yet far away

Hit by U.S. threats of military action against Iran and her mother’s death, Iranian-born filmmaker Sabereh Kashi travels over several years between the radical collective where she lives in Oakland to her childhood home in Tehran, to seek reconciliation with her father, her country and warring sides of herself.

Met(t)a Met(t)a explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of refugees and immigrants navigating the health care system, highlighting inspiring models of culturally responsive, integrative medicine.

Met(t)a

Met(t)a explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of refugees and immigrants navigating the health care system, highlighting inspiring models of culturally responsive, integrative medicine.

Impresario Producer/filmmaker Marc Huestis is a galvanizing voice of non conformity since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement.

Impresario

Producer/filmmaker Marc Huestis is a galvanizing voice of non conformity since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement.

Town Between two worlds An inspiring story of a town in transition – from destruction to sustainability, from self-interest to community, from greed to service.

Town Between two worlds

An inspiring story of a town in transition – from destruction to sustainability, from self-interest to community, from greed to service.

Intrinsic Spin Dealing with the death of his identical twin to leukemia, a man must face the reality that HIV prevented him from being his brother’s bone marrow donor.

Intrinsic Spin

Dealing with the death of his identical twin to leukemia, a man must face the reality that HIV prevented him from being his brother’s bone marrow donor.

Fiddles on fire Fiddles on Fire explores the exploding popularity of fiddle music by following eight contemporary fiddlers whose excellence in their tradition-based fiddle styles has inspired audiences the world over.

Fiddles on fire

Fiddles on Fire explores the exploding popularity of fiddle music by following eight contemporary fiddlers whose excellence in their tradition-based fiddle styles has inspired audiences the world over.

Harold and Leo go to war A young Jewish American GI in World War II learns to kill Nazis, and finds he is good at it.    

Harold and Leo go to war

A young Jewish American GI in World War II learns to kill Nazis, and finds he is good at it.

 

 

GAZING INTO THE PAST: THE UNBOUNDED VISION OF JAMES CAHILL A one-hour portrait film of James Cahill, who transformed the way the world looks at Chinese and Japanese art.

GAZING INTO THE PAST: THE UNBOUNDED VISION OF JAMES CAHILL

A one-hour portrait film of James Cahill, who transformed the way the world looks at Chinese and Japanese art.

Zoo story Zoo Story explores the past, present and future of North American zoos.  

Zoo story

Zoo Story explores the past, present and future of North American zoos.

 

BEYOND MEASURE Every day we hear stories about the troubles in American education: our test scores are stagnant, we’re falling behind our international peers, and our schools are failing to prepare future generations to succeed in the 21st century.

BEYOND MEASURE

Every day we hear stories about the troubles in American education: our test scores are stagnant, we’re falling behind our international peers, and our schools are failing to prepare future generations to succeed in the 21st century.

HOW TO SMELL A ROSE The life, work, and passions of British-born documentary film director Richard Leacock.      

HOW TO SMELL A ROSE

The life, work, and passions of British-born documentary film director Richard Leacock.

 

 

 

SOUNDS OF THE NORTHERN WILD Civilization has a nature deficit disorder. Listening to natural sounds is an antidote.    

SOUNDS OF THE NORTHERN WILD

Civilization has a nature deficit disorder. Listening to natural sounds is an antidote.

 

 

PLASTIC MAN: THE ARTFUL LIFE OF JERRY ROSS BARRISH Plastic Man: the Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish

PLASTIC MAN: THE ARTFUL LIFE OF JERRY ROSS BARRISH

Plastic Man: the Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish

THE AGE OF ALUMINUM Age of Aluminum profiles people whose health has been seriously impacted by aluminum exposure.

THE AGE OF ALUMINUM

Age of Aluminum profiles people whose health has been seriously impacted by aluminum exposure.

BIRTHRIGHT? The Medea Project’s Birthright? is a searing dramatic narrative of deep connections between women’s health and reproductive rights and the stark realities of rape, of living with HIV and of women finding their voice in a male-dominated world that often demeans and devalues them.   

BIRTHRIGHT?

The Medea Project’s Birthright? is a searing dramatic narrative of deep connections between women’s health and reproductive rights and the stark realities of rape, of living with HIV and of women finding their voice in a male-dominated world that often demeans and devalues them. 

 

Saving the bay 2 Saving the Bay 2 shows how San Francisco Bay is now growing after 150 years of shrinking due to human intervention.

Saving the bay 2

Saving the Bay 2 shows how San Francisco Bay is now growing after 150 years of shrinking due to human intervention.

Wilder than wild The Rim Fire exposes the impacts high-intensity fires of the 21st century are having on watersheds, wildlife and carbon storage.

Wilder than wild

The Rim Fire exposes the impacts high-intensity fires of the 21st century are having on watersheds, wildlife and carbon storage.

RACING TO ZERO Racing To Zero is a quick moving, up-tempo documentary that presents new solutions to the global problem of waste.    

RACING TO ZERO

Racing To Zero is a quick moving, up-tempo documentary that presents new solutions to the global problem of waste.

 

 

THE DAUGHTER’S VOICE There are moments when the human race spreads its improbable wings and actually soars. This is one of those moments.   

THE DAUGHTER’S VOICE

There are moments when the human race spreads its improbable wings and actually soars. This is one of those moments. 

 

LILY: WE’RE ALL GETTING OLDER An independent Down Syndrome woman who was mainstreamed in grade school faces the issues of aging.

LILY: WE’RE ALL GETTING OLDER

An independent Down Syndrome woman who was mainstreamed in grade school faces the issues of aging.

EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART The life and legacy of Johnny Otis: the Godfather of R&B, composer, bandleader, disc jockey, civil rights activist, preacher, and artist, who grew up in a Greek immigrant family, but defined himself as African-American. 

EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART

The life and legacy of Johnny Otis: the Godfather of R&B, composer, bandleader, disc jockey, civil rights activist, preacher, and artist, who grew up in a Greek immigrant family, but defined himself as African-American. 

RETURN FLIGHT Return Flight chronicles the restoration of the bald eagle to the Channel Islands in the face of pervasive DDT contamination.

RETURN FLIGHT

Return Flight chronicles the restoration of the bald eagle to the Channel Islands in the face of pervasive DDT contamination.