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Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma 90 min.

A timely exploration of one of today’s most divisive and pressing issues – the threat posed by homegrown Islamic extremism and the challenges of detecting and countering it. Directed by Emmy® award-winner Greg Barker (HBO’s Manhunt: The Search for Bin Laden), Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma is a gripping, insider’s account of the homegrown terrorist threat in America, told from the perspecti...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop 82 min.

In 2012, Gilberto Valle, a 28-year-old NYC police officer, was labeled “The Cannibal Cop” in the tabloid media after he was charged with conspiracy to kidnap, cook and eat a number of female victims, whose information he had gathered through NYPD databases. At trial, Valle’s defense team argued that his admittedly intricate and disturbing plans, posted on a fetish website and uncovered by his wif...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness 40 min.

Nominated for a 2016 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short, this 40-minute documentary follows the story of Saba, a young woman from the Punjab region of Pakistan, who was shot and left for dead by her father and uncle after marrying Qaiser, a man once promised to her by her family. Told through the lens of a true love story, the film is a scathing examination of the contradictions between mod...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Larry Kramer in Love & Anger 82 min.

Author, playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer takes center stage in this candid portrait that examines the monumental effect of one of the most important – and controversial – figures in contemporary gay America, a political firebrand who gave voice to the outrage and grief that inspired gay men and women to fight for their lives. The film utilizes personal photos, archival footage of GMHC and...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Living with Lincoln 68 min.

This feature documentary chronicles how five generations of one American family have shared the “glorious burden” of collecting, preserving and documenting a treasure trove of photographs, rare books and artifacts relating to Abraham Lincoln. In the years following the Civil War, Peter Kunhardt’s ancestors – in particular, his great- grandfather, Frederick Hill Meserve – collected photographs that...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014 66 min.

In the spring of 2014, the U.S. was jolted by a wave of mass shootings – in Santa Barbara, Seattle, Las Vegas, Portland and beyond – that captured media headlines. But during that same period more than 8,000 other people also lost their lives to guns in a dizzying variety of tragic incidents. Directed and produced by the Emmy®-winning filmmaking team Shari Cookson and Nick Doob, Requiem for the De...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

San Francisco 2.0 40 min.

San Francisco has long enjoyed its reputation as the counter-culture capital of America, drawing bohemians, mavericks, progressives and activists into its streets. With the onset of the digital Gold Rush, however, young members of the tech elite are flocking to the West Coast to make their fortunes, and the influx of new tech wealth is forcing San Francisco to reinvent itself. As these innovators...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Heroin: Cape Cod, USA 76 min.

Twenty years after his groundbreaking Emmy®-nominated film Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street, which chronicled three years in the lives of five young heroin addicts in San Francisco’s Tenderloin, Academy Award®- winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki turns his focus to America’s current opiate-addiction crisis with Heroin: Cape Cod, USA. This 76-minute film takes an unsparing look at the liv...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Saving My Tomorrow 100 min.

In this family special produced and directed by Amy Schatz, kids from around the country share their thoughts on a range of issues that threaten our environment, from endangered animals to climate change, while exploring stories with curators from the American Museum of Natural History about the plants, animals and ecosystems being affected by the changing earth. Through a lyrical mix of science,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Saving My Tomorrow: Part 1 31 min.

“We’re the ancestors of the many generations to come, and we have a chance to do something, and to change the world for the better,” says Ta’kaiya, a 12-year-old from the Sliammon Nation, who was inspired to become an environmental activist after learning about the destruction caused by the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Canada. At the Fish Collection of The American Museum of Natural History, curat...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014