Of Two Minds explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of three unique and compelling people living with bipolar disorder in America today. Through a combination of intimate... See full summary »
Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up.
A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.
A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The... See full summary »
Lindsay Almond Jr.,
Edward L. Ayers
This personal and touching journey takes an unflinching look into the life of Eva Markvoort as she battles a fatal genetic disease called Cystic Fibrosis (CF). At 23, Eva needs a double ... See full summary »
At 19 years old, Andrew Jenks moved into an assisted living facility in Florida with two friends in order to document life there and to glean what lessons he could from the senior ... See full summary »
From the Academy Award nominated directors of Troublesome Creek, Steven Ascher & Jeanne Jordan, comes a new documentary film,So Much So Fast. A black-humored cliffhanger of romance, guerrilla science and the redefinition of time, So Much So Fast unfolds like a nonfiction novel. Stephen Heywood finds out he has ALS. His brother Jamie becomes obsessed with finding a cure. And the woman who's falling in love with Stephen has a decision to make. Written by
I wish to congratulate Stephen's family and friends, and himself, for the amazing sense of togetherness and positive attitudes. The sense of contact between him and other people, and between all the people that are affected by him, seems to make it a very worthy human experience. He totally brings out the best out of people. I think he's a little extra special, because he has a really positive attitude and a really good sense of humor. It's not about pity, it's about being together as a family, a team, and finding strength.
This documentary shows how people can have a very rich fulfilling life, driven because of how someone special in their circle affects their life. It makes us take things take seriously, which makes things seem so much more worthwhile. A very educational and expiring experience this documentary was for me!
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