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After his only son is murdered in the Mexican drug war, a mystic poet launches an international crusade to save his country.
THE SECRET LIFE OF YOUR CLOTHES
The revealing story of what happens to the mountain of clothes--castoffs in today's world of fast fashion--that are donated to charity. Few make it to your local charity thrift store.
WHAT OUR FATHERS DID: A Nazi Legacy
Two elderly men possess starkly contrasting attitudes towards their high-ranking Nazi fathers. A study of brutality, self-deception, guilt and the nature of justice.
TREES IN TROUBLE
The first film to document how a city responds to the imminent tree crisis caused by invasive insects such as the emerald ash borer.
JUST EAT IT
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge.
An investigation into how war games, worst-case scenarios, complex systems, and networked media produce the very crises they seek to model, predict and report.
THE TRUE COST
Groundbreaking investigation of fast fashion reveals that while the price of clothing has been decreasing for decades the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically.
LUNCH LOVE COMMUNITY
Passion, creative energy and persistence come together when Berkeley advocates and educators tackle food reform and food justice in the schools and in the neighborhoods.
THE ENEMY WITHIN
The story of Britain's longest strike, the 1984-85 miners' strike, when Margaret Thatcher declared war on the unions, as told by those who lived through it.
WEATHER GONE WILD
From floating neighborhoods to massive harbor floodgates, cities around the world are engineering ways to cope with extreme weather events.
THE ANTIBIOTIC HUNTERS
Scientists are hunting urgently for new antibiotics -- a challenge that is taking them to some remote and unusual places.
A former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime meet by chance 25 years later, are reconciled and collaborate in educational presentations.
Captures the generations of eco-activists, from the 1960s to the present day, inspired by Edward Abbey's passionate defense of wilderness in The Monkey Wrench Gang.
Follows 6 bold Pakistanis from very different walks of life as they attempt to build a new future while struggling with their country's current crisis.
THE HAND THAT FEEDS
Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma López unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain.
DIVIDE IN CONCORD
A fiery octogenarian activist spearheads a grassroots campaign to ban the sale of single-serve plastic bottled water in Concord, MA.
RACING TO ZERO
Follows San Francisco's innovative efforts towards achieving zero waste, thereby dramatically reducing the city's carbon footprint.
AFTER WINTER, SPRING
An intimate portrait of an ancestral way of life under threat in a world increasingly dominated by large-scale industrial agriculture.
Explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold (A Sand County Almanac) and his land ethic philosophy.
THE KILL TEAM
Soldier Adam Winfield attempted to thwart atrocities being committed by his platoon in Afghanistan but was then himself charged in one of the largest war crimes investigations in US history.
REFUGE: Caring for Survivors of Torture
Refugees, asylees and caregivers share their stories to help professionals and volunteers understand the needs of the more than a million survivors of torture rebuilding lives in the US.
GORE VIDAL: United States of Amnesia
A summation of the life and work of Gore Vidal: novelist, essayist, polemicist, intellectual and bon vivant, who played a critical role in American public life for more than 50 years.
Three homeless teens in Chicago fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future.
Documents the opposition from both sides of the political spectrum to the ubiquitous practice of fracking for natural gas, and the health and environmental reasons behind it.
WHERE AM I?
Why are some of us good at finding our way, while others are not? The latest findings in spatial cognition research have multiple implications including for urban planning and design.
THE ALLERGY FIX
Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer, and can die, from them.
OIL & WATER
Two boys come of age looking for solutions to the global problem of reckless oil drilling following years of oil contamination in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
John Pilger's epic portrayal of Earth's oldest continuous human culture, Aboriginal Australians, and his investigation into Australia's suppressed colonial past and rapacious present.
TROUBLE WITH BREAD, THE
A gluten intolerant filmmaker's quest for the perfect loaf leads to unexpected discoveries about modern bread.
TORTURE MADE IN USA
Examines the George W. Bush administration's systematic use of torture and questions whether key members could be prosecuted for war crimes?
A WILL FOR THE WOODS
Clark Wang's passionate wish for a legacy of green burials inspires a profoundly affecting and optimistic portrait of people finding meaning in death.
FORGET ME NOT
An astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother's Alzheimer's disease has on the filmmaker's family.