Forget Me Not
Directed by David Sieveking • Documentary • 2012 • 88 minutes
Leading documentary filmmaker David Sieveking (David Wants to Fly) weaves an astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother's Alzheimer's has on his family. Although dealing with his mother's disease ...
The Good Breast
Directed by Bernadette Wegenstein • Documentary • 2016 • 94 minutes
THE GOOD BREAST explores breast cancer as ritual, presenting today's rise of the mastectomy in the U.S. as a modern form of breast sacrifice.
The no-nonsense veteran breast cancer surgeon Dr. Lauren Schnaper believes that fear...
The Great Vacation Squeeze
Directed by John de Graaf • Documentary • 2014 • 27 minutes
Americans have the shortest vacations of any rich country. And they are actually getting even shorter. The US is one of only five countries in the world—the others are Burma, Nepal, Suriname and Guyana—which have no law guaranteeing any...
Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor
Directed by Thomas Lilti • Drama • With Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda Kateb • 2015 • 101 minutes
HIPPOCRATES: DIARY OF A FRENCH DOCTOR is a darkly comic portrait of a Paris hospital as seen through the eyes of a young intern, Benjamin, played by Vincent Lacoste (Eden), who begins his in...
Latest News from the Cosmos
Directed by Julie Bertuccelli • Documentary • 2016 • 85 minutes
Despite being nearly 30, Helene still looks like a teenager. She writes powerful, physical texts with a caustic humour. As she herself says, she was part of a 'miscalibrated batch that doesn't fit in anywhere.' A visionary author, t...
Let Them Eat Dirt
Directed by Rivkah Beth Medow, Brad Marshland • Documentary • 2019 • 57 minutes
Allergies, obesity, asthma, diabetes, auto-immune and intestinal disorders are all on the rise, with the incidence of some diseases doubling every ten years. New research points to changes in the ecosystem of microbe...
Like Any Other Kid
Directed by Victoria Mills • Documentary • 2020 • 89 minutes
Something incredible is happening behind the locked doors of the James Ranch in Morgan Hill, California, the Bridge City Center for Youth in Bridge City, Louisiana, and 162nd St. Sheltering Arms, in the Bronx, New York. Caring and comm...
Lunch Love Community
Directed by Helen De Michiel • Documentary • 2015 • 78 minutes
LUNCH LOVE COMMUNITY is a beautiful and engaging story of how a diverse group of pioneering parents and food advocates came together to tackle food reform and food justice in the schools and neighborhoods of Berkeley, CA.
Through a ...
A Man's Place
Directed by Coline Grando • Documentary • 2017 • 58 minutes
"I've always liked to be in charge. Suddenly, I wasn’t in charge at all."
The film starts with an empty chair and a simple, monochromatic background. Over the next hour, five men ranging in age from their twenties to fifties sit in the...
Margaret Sanger: A Public Nuisance
Directed by Terese Svoboda and Steve Bull • Documentary • 1992 • 28 minutes
MARGARET SANGER: A PUBLIC NUISANCE highlights Sanger's pioneering strategies of using media and popular culture to advance the cause of birth control. It tells the story of her arrest and trial, using actuality films, va...
Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
Directed by Marlon Riggs • Documentary • 1992 • 38 minutes
Through music, poetry and quiet, at times, chilling self-disclosure, five positive black gay men speak of their individual confrontation with AIDS, illuminating the difficult journey black men throughout America have made in coping with ...
Directed by Margie Friedman, Barbara Multer-Wellin • Documentary • 2021 • 85 minutes
ORCHESTRATING CHANGE is the feature- length documentary film that tells the inspiring story of Me2/Orchestra, the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness and those who su...
Directed by Soozie Eastman • Documentary • 2019 • 71 minutes
Before starting a family, Soozie Eastman, daughter of an industrial chemical distributor, embarks on a journey to find out the levels of toxins in her body and explores if there is anything she or anyone else can do to change them. Soo...
Directed by Karina Epperlein • Documentary • 2006 • 22 minutes
A heroic journey of transformation and healing, Phoenix Dance challenges our expectations of what it means to be 'disabled.' In March, 2001, renowned dancer Homer Avila discovered that the pain in his hip was cancer. A month later, h...
Directed by Shelley Lee Davies & Or Shlomi • Documentary • 2011 • 72 minutes
Where have we gone wrong? Why has the death rate from heart disease and cancer exploded in recent times? Why are the ice caps melting, the oceans dying and the forests being cut down as we produce the food necessary to ...
Power to Heal
Directed by Charles Burnett and Daniel Loewenthal • Documentary • 2018 • 56 minutes
POWER TO HEAL tells a poignant chapter in the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans. Central to the story is the tale of how a new national program, Medicare, was u...
Directed by Anna Moot-Levin, Laura Green • Documentary • 2019 • 82 minutes
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, THE PROVIDERS follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a group of safety-net clinics that ...
Directed by Jenny MacKenzie, Jared Ruga & Amanda Stoddard • Documentary • With Kristen Reis, Maggie Synder, Beverly Stoddard, Kim Smith Peter Christie • 2018 • 68 minutes
In Salt Lake City, Utah, the religious monoculture severely complicated the AIDS crisis, where patients received no support f...
Directed by Dario Guerrero • Documentary • 2022 • 60 minutes
Weaving together footage from over a quarter of a century, Rocío follows the family of undocumented Mexican immigrant and Harvard University student Dario Guerrero as they struggle to stay together in the face of his mother's terminal ...
Service: When Women Come Marching Home
Directed by Marcia Rock, Patricia Lee Stotter • Documentary • 55 minutes
Women make up 15 percent of today's military. That number is expected to double in 10 years. SERVICE highlights the resourcefulness of seven amazing women who represent the first wave of mothers, daughters and sisters retur...
Directed by Debra Granik • Documentary • 2016 • 102 minutes
From Debra Granik, director of the Oscar-nominated 'Winter's Bone', comes this portrait of a motorcycle-riding, freedom-loving, Vietnam veteran cast in the mold of an outlaw biker. But there's much more to burly, bearded Ronnie 'Stray D...
Time of Pandemics
Directed by Rehad Desai • Documentary • 2023 • 87 minutes
By the time COVID-19 appeared, South African filmmaker Rehad Desai was all-too-familiar with pandemics. Not only had he previously worked in HIV prevention, he was also in the midst of making a film about a clinical trial for a vaccine th...
Directed by Kim A Snyder • Documentary • 2020 • 86 minutes
From Kim A. Snyder, director of the Peabody Award-winning documentary Newtown, comes an insightful, rousing coming-of-age story of a generation of youth leaders determined to take the reins and fight for justice at a most critical time i...
War In The Mind
Directed by Judy Jackson • Documentary • 2012 • 64 minutes
It's called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): the unending echo of battle etched in the brain which may affect up to 15% of soldiers by some estimates. It can destroy families, and can leave its sufferers unable to work, addiction a...