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.
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.
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.
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.