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Alaskan Native Wisdom: The People of the Caribou

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Athabascans have inhabited Alaska for over 14,500 years. Also known as the Caribou People, there are 12 distinct linguistic groups

Big Sonia

Directed by Leah Warshawski

Big Sonia explores what it means to be a survivor and how this affects families and generations. One of the

I’m Still

Directed by Javier Corcuera

Corcuera’s documentary is more than a celebration of Peru’s rich musical heritage. Through these diverse musicians’ personal stories (some of

Sunshine Superman

Directed by Marah Strauch

After graduating from USC and a stint as an engineer, Carl Boenish devoted himself to “freefall cinematography” (John Frankenheimer’s The

Tim’s Vermeer

Directed by Teller

In 2001, in his book Secret Knowledge, artist David Hockney argued that some classical painters—Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with the Pearl Earring”)

Beauty & The Sea

Directed by Ivy Lin

Sensitively filmed and edited, this portrayal follows an elderly woman and her daily wanderings, from getting a haircut to buying

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Diamond Box

Directed by Rodrigo Valenzuela

Valenzuela lived three years without documentation and hired day laborers from the parking lots he used to haunt for this

SF Hitch

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

Renwick reflects on a 1981 trip she took with her wolf dog to San Francisco “where even the bums were

Burden of Dreams

Directed by Les Blank, Maureen Gosling

Werner Herzog spent four years in the jungles of Peru making FITZCARRALDO, the chronicle of a mad Irish dreamer who

500 Years

Directed by Pamela Yates

Completing her epic trilogy about Guatemala, which launched with When the Mountains Tremble (1983), a film that contributed to the

Vestibular Matching Soundtrack

Directed by McKenzie Blake

Advances in technology also create linguistic rifts. Having been born largely deaf, a cochlear implant has provided the director access

Native Wisdom: The People of the Oregon Coast

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Native American elders, indigenous scientists, and cultural leaders from the Pacific Coast–including the Confederated Tribes of Siletz, Confederated Tribes of