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Directed and Produced by: Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz Executive Producers: Marisa Tomei, Marc Turtletaub & Phil Fairclough
Released: 2016 / 94 min. + 58 min. classroom version
Subjects: Environmental Studies, Agricultural Studies, Conservation & Recreation, Human Rights, Anthr...
Directed by: Judy Chaikin
Produced by: Judy Chaikin, Michael Greene, Nancy Kissock, Hugh M. Hefner
Running Time: 88 mins
Subjects: Art Music and Design, African American Studies, Women's Studies
The award-winning documentary film THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big ...
Directed by: Chad A. Stevens
Produced by: Catherine Orr and Elena Rue
Running Time: 65 min
Subjects: Environmental Studies , Conservation & Recreation, Worker's Rights The gas that caused the explosion was completely invisible. On April 5, 2010 the men working at the Upper Big Branch mine were doing...
Directed by: Eliaichi Kimaro
Produced by: Eric Frith, Thomas Kenney, Pete Droge
Educational Version includes:
-Disk 1: 80:10 min (Feature Length Version)
-Disk 2: 52:45min (Educational version)
-Audio commentary with Director, Editor, Composer, and Cinematographer
-Music Video for the title track "A Lo...
Directed by: Marlo Lopas
Produced by: David Sutherland
Running Time: 72 min
Subjects: Children, Youth & Family, Multicultural Studies, Women's Studies
MAI'S AMERICA is an intimate portrait of Mai, a spunky, mini-skirted daughter of Ho Chi Minh's revolution. We meet Mai and her cosmopolitan family in communist Hanoi . Mai is...
Directed by: Taggart Seigel
Produced by: Taggart Seigel and Jim McSilver
Running Time: 56 min
Subjects: Anthropology, Religious Studies, Southeast Asian Studies
America has become the testing ground for the enduring strength of Hmong culture. THE SPLIT HORN documents the journey of Hmong shaman Paja Thao and his family from th...
Directed By: Nicole Newnham and Maren Grainger-Monsen
Produced By: Nicole Newnham and Maren Grainger-Monsen
Educational Release: 2014
Running Time: 83 minutesNTSC / English Subjects: Children, Youth & Family, Human Rights
THE REVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISTS follows 4 children from Kolkata's poorest slums on an intimate journey through their adol...
Directed By: Andrew Beck Grace
Produced By: Andrew Beck Grace
Running Time: DVD includes both the 62min / 54min version
Educational Subjects: Agricultural Studies, Environmental Studies
Secondary Subjects: Sociology
When filmmaker Andrew Beck Grace and his wife Rashmi return to their home state of ...
Directed by: Tod Lending
Produced by: Tod Lending
Released: 2017 Educational release
Running Time: 83 min
Language: English with English Subtitles, Closed Captioned
Subjects: African American Studies, Sociology
The largely invisible and often crushing struggles of young African-American men come vividly – and heroically – to life i...
Directed and Produced by: Laura Brownson & Beth Levison
Running Time: 82mins
Subjects: Children, Youth and Family Sociology
Three-time felon, one-time Tony Award winner, Lemon Andersen is an acclaimed poet who broke out on Broadway in Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam. But Lemon has landed back in the p...
Directed by: Tami R. Yeager
Produced by: Tami R. Yeager
Running Time: 56 min
Subjects: Criminal Justice, Multicultural Studies
Rana Singh Sodhi and his family fled ethnic violence in India to pursue their version of the American dream, but Rana’s life is forever altered by the 9/11 terror attacks—not because he knew so...
Directed by: Laura Harrison & Elizabeth Federici
Produced by: Laura Harrison & Elizabeth Federici
Running Time: 78 min
Subjects: Art, Music & Design, Sociology
SPACE, LAND AND TIME: Underground Adventures with Ant Farm is the first film to consider the work of the renegade 1970s art/architecture collective Ant Fa...