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.
After her husband was killed in a hate crime in Kansas, an American immigrant reevaluates her dream of the country.
In Miami, wild macaws are regularly captured for the pet trade—and under Florida law, it’s legal.
Through an annual bus ride, a short documentary reveals the emotional impact of mass incarceration on children.
A cinematic ode to the changes that new parenthood brings.
Two young girls escape Syria in an intimate short film, told largely through home movies.
An enslaved woman who jumped from a building in 1815 is later revealed to be the plaintiff in a successful lawsuit for her freedom.
A South Korean violinist endeavors to stage a peace concert with musicians from his country and North Korea.
An Oscar-nominated film follows a Vietnamese teenager who was exposed to Agent Orange as he becomes an artist, despite the odds.
A couple shares their quirky passion: caring for a menagerie of rescued animals with various disabilities.
In 2012, Kansas passed one of the largest income tax cuts in the state’s history. Today, it serves as a cautionary tale.
Many residents of Flint, Michigan refuse to be defined by the city’s ongoing struggles.
In Africa, drought and urbanization are pushing wildlife and people into closer contact.
A swimming pool becomes a haven for a marginalized community, for whom donning a swimsuit in public can feel unsafe.
In Botswana, two young men from a traditional hunter-gatherer lifestyle grapple with decisions about their future.
An emotional film gets up close and personal with a family torn apart by recidivism.
An Iraqi musician living in Istanbul wants to be the voice of his native country.
Non-monogamous couples speak candidly about the challenges and rewards of their unconventional lifestyle.
A simple act becomes an awe-inspiring reminder of common humanity.
Youth across America’s heartland express their hopes, fears, and desires for the future of the nation.
Joan Baez performs the mournful song in a new animated video that remembers Obama’s visit to Charleston.