Categories Archives: Documentary

One Big Home

Gentrification comes in many forms. On the tiny island of Martha’s Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the …

Enzo Avitabile Music Life

Enzo Avitabile, renowned Neapolitan saxophonist and singer/songwriter, is here filmed by Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, a longtime admirer of Avitabile’s music. This work …

True Wolf

True Wolf is the story of a wolf called Koani. Koani, with the help of her human companions, became an ambassador for her …

The Kids Grow Up

Documentary filmmaker Doug Block (51 Birch Street) has captured much of his daughter Lucy’s life – and their relationship – on camera. Now …

Under Our Skin

A dramatic tale of microbes, medicine and money, UNDER OUR SKIN plays like a taut thriller—but it is our own lives that may …

Whiz Kids

At a time when American teens lag far behind other countries in math and science, WHIZ KIDS is a coming-of-age documentary that tells …

Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love

Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love is a music-infused cinematic journey about the power of one man’s voice to inspire change. One …

A Man Named Pearl

A bigoted remark dissuades Pearl Fryar from moving into a white neighborhood. Told “Black people don’t keep up their yards,” Pearl creates an …

Girls Rock!

At Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp, girls ranging in age from eight to 18 are taught that it’s OK to sweat like a pig, …