A Documentary About Street Theatre in Ghana
Marieke De Lange had a vision of empowering underprivileged children by helping them to stage performances. She wanted their dramatizations to bring to life some of the hardships they face because of poverty.
Three men: Neculai Marin, Aurel Barbu, and Raj Hurdui leave their native Romania in search for a better life elsewhere. They leave behind more than only memories; walking away from everything that is familiar can be very difficult at times.
A Radical New Sharing Economy
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
This full-length documentary brings to the light a situation that remains virtually unknown to many Americans, and it’s the fact that for the first time in almost ten years, homelessness is on the rise.
This film was directed by Darius Clark Monroe and produced by Spike Lee. It tells the story of a group of young college athletes from the Wyoming Cowboys Football Team that decided to wear black armbands protesting against Brigham Young University, a large Mormon University.
Sweden's Wild West Response to a Refugee Crisis
In 1966, a successful Swedish businessman started High Chaparral as a place where he could hang out with his friends and customers and make business deals.
Mike Davidson first arrived at Big Bend because he was moving out of Texas and wanted to be around mountains. As an active outdoorsman he thought it would be a good idea to visit the national park before leaving.
This thought-provoking film highlights the lives of twelve homeless people living in Florida. Their stories all begin differently. None of them expected to become homeless, but life happened.
The city of Dearborn has one of the biggest and oldest Arab-American communities in the United States. Most of the members of this community are Lebanese, Iraqi, or descendants of these groups.
Scott Neeson: From Hollywood highs to Cambodia’s slum kids
Scott Neeson went from being a poor young immigrant from Scotland, working as a projectionist in a drive-in movie theater to becoming a top Hollywood movie industry executive.
Fighting Tanzania's Child Bride Tradition
Even though it’s against the law to marry underage girls in Tanzania, many parents continue to follow the ancient tradition. This means that they give their daughters as young as 11 or 12 in marriage to men who are much older, sometimes more than three times their age.