This Emmy award-winning series is like an independent film festival in your living room. Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are taking creative risks, calling their own shots and finding untold stories in unexpected places.
Dogtown Redemption (#1718) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
Meet street recyclers who fight to survive in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Oakland, California. Their poignant personal stories raise questions about race, class and the rights of the poor.
Rich Hill (#1606) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town. Despite the isolation and deprivation, they long for the American Dream. By Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo.
The Homestretch (#1612) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who brave frigid winters, high school pressures and homelessness as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. By Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly.
T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold (#1720H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Meet Claressa "T-Rex" Shields, who rose from the streets of Flint, Michigan, and at 17 won the first Olympic gold medal for women's boxing in 2012. In this coming-of-age story, life outside the ring may be an even tougher fight.
Let The Fire Burn (#1519) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
This film brings to life one of the most tumultuous clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and controversial radical urban group MOVE came to a tragic climax in 1985.
1971 (#1616) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
In 1971, eight citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took hundreds of damning secret files and shared them with the public and the press. Now, for the first time, they tell their story. By Johanna Hamilton.
American Denial (#1609) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
"American Denial" uses the story of Gunnar Myrdal's 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard to explore the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality and justice still affect notions of race and class today. By Llewellyn Smith.