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Above and Below

Artist Tsherin Sherpa's remarkable 19-year journey from Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painter to global art superstar

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes

Accordions Rising

A documentary feature film about the resurgence of interest in accordion music over the last 30-40 years. Although many continue to see the accordion as the stodgy instrument of a bygone era – and accordion jokes abound – this film sets the record straight.

Roberta Cantow | 2016 | 74 minutes

After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

All Water Has a Perfect Memory

A poignant experimental documentary that explores the effects of tragedy and remembrance on a bi-cultural family.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 19 minutes

Ama

The untold story of the involuntary sterilization of Native American women by the Indian Health Service well into the 1970s.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 74 minutes

The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales

Abigail Disney looks at the Disney family legacy and asks why the American Dream has worked for the wealthy, yet is a nightmare for people born with less.

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 87 minutes

American Justice On Trial: People V. Newton

The untold story behind the murder trial of Black Panther leader Huey Newton: the landmark case that put racism on the stand.

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 40 minutes

Amerikanuak

More than half a century ago, many Basques left Spain to look for a better life working as sheepherders in the American West. In Amerikanuak, Nacho Reig looks at the lives of some of the last remaining Basque sheepherders in the United States.

Pragda Films | 2011 | 92 minutes

Another Word For Learning

When Aisha decides to quit school, her mother, troubled by her own colonial education, sees this as an opportunity for them both to reconnect with their Kwakwaka'wakw culture.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 72 minutes

Atomic Homefront

ATOMIC HOMEFRONT shines an urgent and devastating light on the lasting toxic effects that nuclear waste can have on communities.

Women Make Movies | 2018 | 96 minutes