An immigrant filmmaker struggles with identity and belonging in the United States, in the face of her obligations with her traditional elderly parents in Iran and heated conflict among her radical housemates in California.
A Place to Breathe 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.
This documentary film series is a deep dive into the life of The Committee, San Francisco's radical comedy troupe that introduced the counterculture of the 1960s to mainstream America, pioneered an artform, and helped shape modern American satire.
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.
The Highway is a short animated film that recreates a highway protest against police violence in miniature toy scale, along with scenes from historic, cultural, and mythological antecedents in American and Western culture.
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.
Combining the majestic music of JS Bach with the composer’s uniquely expressive autograph manuscripts, filmmaker and violinist Paul Festa presents the first fully realized films of the six sonatas and partitas for solo violin on the three-hundredth anniversary of their composition.
When Rules Don’t Apply tells the story of a large group of leading technology companies that were charged and prosecuted for collusion because of their secret agreement to suppress wages and limit job opportunities of their own employees.
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.
A story about expats and the filmmaker's journey to find their stories. What is it that propels us to leave the places we know? Why are some willing to get lost? What are they looking for and what do they find?
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.