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Directed by Maya Konz, Kajsa Woolford, Nolan Baker, Bailey Wall

Personal reflections on the Japanese concentration camps of WWII.  From filmmakers Maya Konz, Kajsa Woolford, Nolan Baker, and Bailey Wall: While

A Bright Light—Karen and the Process

Directed by Emmanuelle Antille

Texas-born folk singer Karen Dalton, who came up in the downtown New York scene of the 1960s but blazed a

A Brony Tale

Directed by Brent Hodge

Brent Hodge investigates a world you may not have considered: the “brony phenomenon”—grown, mostly heterosexual men who are earnest fans

A Caged Bird Sings

Directed by Amanda Smith

A snapshot of the daily lives of three women entrenched in the continuing conflict that engulfs Palestine.

A Dream is What You Wake Up From

Directed by Larry Bullard, Carolyn Y. Johnson

A hybrid film mixing documentary and drama, A Dream is What You Wake Up From is a back-and-forth film detailing

A Few Notes on Our Food Problem

Directed by James Blue

Blue served as director, scriptwriter, narrator, and editor for this visionary essay, made for the US Information Agency, that looks

A Good American

Directed by Friedrich Moser

The explosion of information in the digital age left government agencies like the NSA struggling with bureaucracy and technology to

A Life in Waves

Directed by Brett Whitcomb

A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani. From her earliest

A Lion in the House

Directed by Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar

A Lion in the House follows the unique stories of five children and their families at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical

A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde

Directed by Ada Gay Griffin, Michelle Parkerson

This incisive portrait-doc about the radical black lesbian poet and activist Audre Lorde traces her involvement in and leadership of

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A Love Story

Directed by Brandy Svendson

This moving story of loss in the early days of the AIDS epidemic celebrates the timelessness and universal qualities of

A Perfect 14

Directed by Giovanna Morales Vargas

Presenting the parallels between society and the fashion industry, A Perfect 14 examines the segregation plus-size models face as they