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The Apple Pushers - Five Immigrant Street Vendors Bring Fresh Fruit to New York City
Narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, THE APPLE PUSHERS follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the neighborhoods in New York where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challengs. Through…
Orgasm Inc. - The Strange Science of Female Pleasure
In the shocking and hilarious documentary ORGASM INC., filmmaker Liz Canner takes a job editing erotic videos for a drug trial for a pharmaceutical company. Her employer is developing what they hope will be the first Viagra drug for women…
My Nose
This personal documentary reveals the complexities of a single woman living in a beauty-obsessed world with her original yet imperfect nose. It's a tale that anyone who has ever obsessed over their own "imperfection" will easily relate to MY NOSE…
The Horse Boy - A Family's Journey to Help Their Autistic Son
An intensely personal yet epic spiritual journey, THE HORSE BOY follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in an attempt to find healing for him. When two-year-old Rowan was diagnosed with…
POV: Swim Team - Competitive Young Swimmers on the Autism Spectrum
PBS
What would you do if your community gave up on your child? The parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands, forming a competitive swim team, recruiting teens on the spectrum and training them…
Mixed Match - When Ancestry is the Cure
Multiracial Americans is one of the fastest growing community demographics in North America. MIXED MATCH is a story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities and complex genetics…
Meth Storm - Meth Addiction in Rural Arkansas
With unparalleled access on both sides of the issue, this 90-minute HBO Documentary Film is at once a cautionary tale of meth addiction in rural America, and a high-stakes drama told from inside the war on drugs. In Arkansas, 90%…
Risky Drinking - Investigating the Stages and Risks of Alcohol Abuse
From Oscar® and Emmy® -winning filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent ( Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 ) and journalist/producer Perri Peltz, RISKY DRINKING takes a case-study look at the risks of alcohol use and the ways in which the medical community…
Warning: This Drug May Kill You - The Grave Consequences of Opioid Abuse
From journalist/producer/director Perri Peltz (HBO’s Risky Drinking ), WARNING: THIS DRUG MAY KILL YOU takes an unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction in the U.S., profiling four families who have seen their lives tragically changed by abuses…
Clinica De Migrantes - A Volunteer-Run Health Clinic Treating Undocumented and Uninsured Immigrants
Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (HBO’s Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer ) shines a well-deserved light on Puentes de Salud, a health-care clinic serving a population that all-too-easily slips through the cracks: undocumented immigrants. CLINICA DE MIGRANTES counters the often dehumanizing and…
Abortion: Stories Women Tell - A Thought-Provoking Look at the Issue of Abortion Today
Though the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade protected a woman’s right to choose, abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in America today. In the last several years, many states have imposed restrictions on access…
A Dangerous Son - Children Suffering From Emotional Disturbances
One in 10 American children suffers from a serious emotional disturbance and over 17 million have experienced a psychiatric disorder. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus, A DANGEROUS SON focuses primarily on three families in crisis, each struggling with a…
Love, Sweat, & Tears - Life After Menopause
Death, taxes, and menopause are unavoidable facts of life. LOVE, SWEAT & TEARS is a groundbreaking, inspiring, and humorous look at a long-taboo subject that will impact both women and men during their lifetimes. Filled with humor, insight, and important…
A Small Good Thing - The Sources Of Human Happiness
A film that explores how the American Dream has reached its end and how for most of us, greater material wealth and upward mobility are no longer possible. To find out what is taking its place, A SMALL GOOD THING…
Defiant Lives - The Rise Of The Disability Rights Movement
A triumphant film that traces the origins of the world-wide disability rights movement. It tells the stories of the individuals who bravely put their lives on the line to create a better world where everyone is valued and can participate.…
The Listening Project - Young Adults Living with Hearing Loss
The profound impact of technology on the lives and identities of young deaf adults is explored in THE LISTENING PROJECT. Fourteen deaf people tell stories beginning with a childhood wide-eyed about sound, into the growing pains of adolescence and, eventually,…
Sprayed - Investigating the Zika Virus and the Link to Pesticides
Was the Zika virus, which panicked pregnant women globally, the cause of a spike in birth defects as proclaimed by the World Health Organization and the CDC? Did it merit the U.S. government's decision to spray the neurotoxin Naled onto…
Ken Burns: The Mayo Clinic - Faith, Hope and Science
PBS
This is the story of the renowned institution that has been called the "place for hope when there is no hope." By combining the history of the institution with stories about present-day patients, the film makes an important contribution to…
Generation Zapped - The Dangers of Daily Exposure to Wireless Technologies
In less than a generation, cell phones and the Internet have revolutionized virtually every aspect of our lives, transforming how we work, socialize and communicate. But what are the health consequences of this invisible convenience? GENERATION ZAPPED investigates the dangers…
The Departure - The Life of an Unconventional Monk
Ittetsu Nemoto, a former punk-turned-Buddhist priest in Japan, has made a career out of helping suicidal people find reasons to live. But this work has come increasingly at the cost of his own family and health, as he refuses to…