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An Apollo Legend

One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 18 minutes

Caught in the Crossfire

Post 9/11, Arab-Americans are caught in the crossfire of the War on Terrorism, and are finding out how cold the welcome can be when one belongs to the wrong immigrant group at the wrong time.

Icarus Films | 2002 | 54 minutes

Egg Cream

The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 15 minutes

Food Coop

Looks at the workings of a highly profitable supermarket, Brooklyn's Park Slope Food Coop, which for 44 years has been a shining example of a successful alternative economic system at work.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 97 minutes

God Among the Children

Community organization works with at-risk youth in Boston.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

The Human Scale

Acclaimed architect Jan Gehl and his team are on a humanistic mission to reclaim public space in mega cities for pedestrians (and cyclists) rather than cars.

KimStim | 2012 | 77 minutes

Integration Report 1

Newly preserved by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Madeline Anderson’s INTEGRATION REPORT 1 brings viewers to the front lines of the fight for civil rights.

Icarus Films | 1960 | 20 minutes

The Lost Village

The Lost Village is a devastating expose of how Greenwich Village, the epicenter of the counterculture in the 1960s and '70s, is being turned into a wasteland of chain stores, banks and multi-million dollar condos.

First Run Features | 2018 | 90 minutes

The Ninth Floor

In an apartment above Fifth Avenue, some thirty young people live in a vortex of drug addiction and despair. Jessica Dimmock enters this world, exploring what has been lost and what may be recovered.

MediaStorm | 2007 | 14 minutes

One Man Brand

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes