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True Conviction

Three ex-prisoners start a detective agency to help free wrongly incarcerated people, as they campaign to fix the criminal justice system.


2 Jan. 2007
A Fish Story
A Fish Story is a tale of two women who lead their communities in a battle against a coalition of national environmental groups for control of the ocean.
14 Feb. 2007
Motherland Afghanistan
Medical care for Afghan women, after the U.S. invasion.
20 Mar. 2007
In March of 1990, two thieves dressed as Boston police officers gained entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston Massachusetts and successfully executed the largest art heist in modern history. Among the thirteen priceless works stolen was Vermeer's "The Concert" one of only 35 of the masters surviving works. Not a single one of the works has been recovered. STOLEN is a full exploration of the Gardner theft, and the fascinating, disparate characters involved: from the 19th century Grand dame Isabella Gardner to a private detective obsessed with finding...
5 Jun. 2007
La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul
A born rebel and innovator, Lupe Yoli aka La Lupe or La Yiyiyi was renowned for her emotional performances. Her renditions of classics such as "My Way," "Fever" and "Going Out of My Head" were known worldwide. But beyond her musicianship, celebrity and scandal, Lupe Yoli was also a single mother of two, a survivor of domestic abuse, a Santera who later became a Christian Evangelist speaker. Shot in New York City, Miami, La Habana and San Juan, this documentary evokes two groundbreaking cultural periods through rare archival footage -- pre-Revolutionary 1950's La ...
17 Apr. 2007
Are you male or female? For members of the transgender community, the answer is often complex. A documentary film about the New England Transgendered Community.

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