This Emmy award-winning series is like an independent film festival in your living room. Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are taking creative risks, calling their own shots and finding untold stories in unexpected places.
Welcome to Leith (#1713H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L
Explore how residents of a North Dakota town struggle against a notorious white supremacist. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.
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Let The Fire Burn (#1519) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
This film brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a tragic climax in 1985.
All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts (#1513H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship and love.
India's Daughter (#1702) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVM (Secondary audio: none)
Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a promising 23-year-old female medical student in Delhi sparked an international movement for change in this news-making film that was banned in India.
No Mas Bebes (No More Babies) (#1707) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Explore the case of Mexican-American women who claim they were coercively sterilized at a Los Angeles hospital in the late 1960s and 1970s. Meet the mothers, young Chicana lawyers and whistle-blowing doctors who exposed the shocking practice.
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The Bad Kids (#1810) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out; Black Rock is their last chance. Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futures.
A Ballerina's Tale (#1709H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG
Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.
Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb Vs. Gravity (#1615) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Follow the evolution of daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb's movement philosophy as expressed through her technique, lifestyle and challenge to assumptions about art, aging, injury, gender and human possibility. By Catherine Gund.
Ovarian Psycos (#1811) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVM-L (Secondary audio: none)
Based in the heart of Los Angeles' Eastside, and building upon the legacy of the Chicano/a and civil rights movement, the irreverently named Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade are a ferocious and unapologetic group of young women of color, cycling through the barrios and boulevards of the Eastside, committed to collectively confronting racism and violence, and demanding and creating safe spaces for women.
T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (#1720) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.
Wilhemina's War (#1711) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.