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.
A filmmaker seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late father through the belongings he left behind—including a stack of dirty movies.
Despite never successfully reaching the South Pole, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s observations on the continent resound.
In a little town in Oaxaca, the sea is said to teach humans how to live and die.
250 years later, the two countries still can’t agree on who lays claim to Machias Seal Island.
A woman with a rare neurological disorder details the experience of being lost every day of her life.
Kondwani Fidel relates his life experience through spoken-word poetry in this kinetic short documentary.
Can Shane Atkinson, a white man from Mississippi who converted to Islam, reconcile two seemingly incompatible identities?
Karam and Kartari Chand are believed to have been in the world’s longest marriage.
A Mexican immigrant shares poetic wisdom from working the fields and escaping poverty.
All his life, Justin managed to escape his own story—until now.
After becoming a double amputee, a man fears his life is over.
The native population of Easter Island grapples with the inexorable force of globalization.
Take a tour with the self-described “undertaker” of an abandoned town in Death Valley.
In the U.S., dairy farming has been increasingly relegated to undocumented immigrants.
Fleeing violence in Somalia, a Muslim family finds refuge in the United States after a long period of separation.
An animated short film illuminates the neuroscience of depression.
A retired couple devotes their lives to caring for a plethora of elderly cats.
In 1986, 1.5 million balloons were released over Cleveland, resulting in an unforeseen tragedy.
Get up close and personal with the slowly erupting volcano.
A Moscow teenager scales the city’s tallest buildings, defying both gravity and convention.