At this year’s Sundance, Jennifer Fox’s film stood out for its harrowing exploration of the director’s own experience as a teenage girl.
An altruistic entrepreneur is forced to redefine his goals in the face of a life-altering health condition.
Dag Aabye is a septuagenarian Ultra Marathon champion who lives completely off the grid.
After a traveling preacher cursed Ivanhoe, Virginia in the late 19th century, economic ruin befell the town.
A young woman rides a dizzying carousel every day for six years straight—but it's not for the thrill.
Wendell Scott was one of the first African-American NASCAR drivers.
At Camp Sundown, kids suffering from a rare skin condition are afforded a semblance of normalcy.
Johanna Nordblad holds the Guinness World Record for 50-meter free-diving.
For a generation of poor, rural Chinese children, living like orphans is the price of literacy.
After a lifetime of intestinal problems, biohacker Josiah Zayner declares war on his own body's microbes.
A retired highway maintenance worker has been interviewed by American media outlets over a thousand times.
Beatrice Vio is the only fencer in the world who competes without arms or legs.
For 200 years, this Mardi Gras krewe has kicked off the festival at the crack of dawn with a very important message.
Lucius Zafalon is a daredevil motorcycle rider who risks his body in the pursuit of the perfect Globe of Death act.
A cab-driving Elvis impersonator battles the city of Seattle—and the King’s own demons.
It’s an incredible story. But did it actually happen?
In Mexico, an indigenous culture both accepts and celebrates a non-binary gender.
What remains of a boy’s absentee father is a discarded paternity test and 100 texts archived in a Nokia phone.
One very eccentric man claims to be Russia’s guardian angel of cheese.
Though it may seem like a dystopian TV series, this is a documentary, and its message is clear: We are all being watched.
For rising models in one of the largest favelas of Rio de Janeiro, fashion is an opportunity for self-actualization.