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Two film crews – one white, one black – document the aftermath of a racist murder in Texas
- Expires in 7 Days
A cautionary tale of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.
- Expires Tomorrow
A donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship.
A day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the US.
A day in the life of a Greek Coast Guard captain attempting to save thousands of migrants.
Two Native American judges work to address the root causes of crime in their communities.
An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.
An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.
Williams and Dow reflect on what's changed since the film was made.
Dow and Williams discuss the reactions of their subjects after seeing Two Towns of Jasper.
Dow and Williams on filming Two Towns of Jasper with two crews - one black, one white.
"Get that crucifix off of him. It's killing him."
"Everybody that I’ve asked, nobody remembers his last name."
"Michael and I had a relationship from '75 till '87."
Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo discusses the exploration of forgiveness in her film.
Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo explains the premise of her film, Memories of a Penitent Heart
A vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the US.
A thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.
Kang Gye-Yeol and Jo Byeong-Man are married and have lived together for 76 years.
A look at the busiest maternity hospital in the world.
The longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened.
Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team.
A humorous, sad and uncomfortable look at the tragic limbo of adults with Down Syndrome.
A portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age.
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