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Donna's Story

An intimate portrait of a fiercely determined survivor -- Donna, a Cree woman who left behind a bleak existence on the streets.

National Film Board of Canada | 2001 | 51 minutes

For a Better Life - Bitchitra Collective

Sold for $100 at the age of five, a young man seeks to forgive the birth family he believed abandoned him.

GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 9 minutes

Mama Colonel

A portrait of Colonel Honorine Manyole, commonly known as 'Mama Colonel,' who works for the Congolese police force and heads the unit for the protection of minors and the fight against sexual violence

Icarus Films | 2017 | 72 minutes

Possible Selves

Two teens pursue college dreams while growing up in the unstable world of foster care

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 84 minutes

The Prey: Silence in the Name of God

The untold story of child abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Italy, the home base of the church.

Scorpion TV | 2013 | 51 minutes

Sisters in Law

Winner of the Prix Art et Essai at the Cannes Film Festival, SISTERS IN LAW is the story of two women in Cameroon determined to change their community.

Women Make Movies | 2006 | 104 minutes

Two Kids a Day

Kids taken from their homes and interrogated, violating international law. Almost all of the children are convicted and sent to prison. Behind the official reasoning there’s an underlying systemic motive: when a child is jailed, its family won’t make any noise. Three of the children, adults today, watch their own arresting interviews on webcam recordings and speak about their imprisonment. In 2023, Israel's government wants to censor the film.

First Hand Films | 2022 | 90 minutes

Unkept Secrets

What happens to a mother of eight when she finds out that the admired rabbi, teacher of her three sons, has been sexually abusing all of them for years? When the boys reveal themselves to us we realize the magnitude of horror they suffered. We follow them on the difficult journey leading up to the end of the trial. In this community, people shy away from cameras. Here, they give their testimony as it never has been seen or recorded before.

First Hand Films | 2018 | 70 minutes

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own

An artistic biography of one of the few women in the world working in monumental sculpture.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 57 minutes

Youth to Youth

Youth tell their stories of growing up with violence.

GOOD DOCS | 1992 | 29 minutes