Volkan Üce

An all-inclusive resort on the Turkish Riviera brings tourists from around the world to its beaches each summer—anticipating the influx of tourists, the resort hires…

John D. Scott

The metallic click of type being set mixes with voices talking about Midwestern things—the disappearing Iowa prairie, poet Paul Engle, and the lingering effects of…

Alone Across Australia
Jon Muir, Ian Darling

Adventurer Jon Muir films himself as he attempts to walk across the continent of Australia without any support. An amazing filmic and physical accomplishment.  NRF

Alone in Four Walls
Alexandra Westmeier

This film observes Russian teenage boys who have been sent to a locked reform school for a range of crimes, from the petty to the…

Rex L. Miller

The story of Althea Gibson, the unlikely “Jackie Robinson of tennis,” a tough, competitive athlete who blazed trails and crossed color lines.

Always in Season
Jacqueline Olive

In 2014, teenager Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, N.C. The circumstances of his death echo the long horror of lynching in the American South and intersect with the stories of two other communities seeking justice and reconciliation.

AMANDLA! a revolution in four part harmony
Lee Hirsch

The history of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa as told through the freedom songs that were integral in bringing about the abolishment of…

The Amato Opera
Stephen Ives

This unforgettable film goes into the world of committed, enthusiastic love on two levels. The Amatos’s love of opera leads them to found and sustain…

Amazing Grace

Resurrected footage from 1972 captures Aretha Franklin’s electrifying performance with the Southern California Community Choir for the live recording of the late singer’s Amazing Grace, one of the bestselling gospel records of all time.

The Ambassador’s Wife
Theresa Traore Dahlberg

In this graceful observation, a restless French ambassador’s wife in Burkina Faso dreams of being an opera star, oblivious to her immense privilege.

Erick Stoll, Chase Whiteside

When their father is unexpectedly arrested, three brothers come together to care for their aging grandmother, América. This sensitive portrait delicately captures the frustrations and connections that evolve as they navigate her physical decline and their expectations of one another.

America Is Hard to See
Emile de Antonio

An examination of Senator Eugene McCarthy’s dramatic and unsuccessful 1969 presidential campaign, constructed from thousands of feet of newsreel.

America Lost and Found
Lance Bird, Tom Johnson

Revealing newsreel images and a contemplatively paced narration convey the psychological impact of the stock market crash of 1929.

America to Me
Steve James

A year-long immersion into one of Chicago’s most progressive and diverse public schools, located in suburban Oak Park. Both intimate and epic, this limited series explores America’s charged state of race, culture and education today with unprecedented depth and scope.

American Dream
Barbara Kopple

American Dream explores the human cost of the rapid economic decline in America’s industrial heartland. In Austin, MN, a one-company town of 23,000 workers striking…

The American Egypt
Jesse Lerner

The first quarter of the 20th Century set the stage for a Mexico, specifically a Yucatan, that was free, enlightened, perhaps even one of these…

American Factory
Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert

More than 2,500 people lost their jobs in 2008 when General Motors closed its plant in Dayton, Ohio, but hopes were raised six years later when a Chinese manufacturer bought the facility with plans to employ American and Chinese workers. With stunning access and cinematography, this film documents the new plant’s opening and the profound cultural collisions and connections that follow.

American Hollow
Rory Kennedy

What happens when a sensitive documentarian spends a year with an Appalachian family living amidst extreme poverty? Filmmaker Rory Kennedy’s extraordinary work shows how deeply…