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Stunning, surreal, and precisely composed, the views of life on board a palatial cruise ship in Corina Schwingruber Ilic's documentary yield a pointed commentary on luxury, excess, and what some people consider fun.
Standing Above the Clouds follows Native Hawaiian mother-daughter activists as they stand to protect their sacred mountain Mauna Kea from the building of the world’s largest telescope.
Explore the philosophy and appreciation of cooking and the art and science of growing food. In this standalone episode, we will follow our young agricultural innovator, Kristyn Leach, as she dives deep into the process of growing grains and explores her Korean heritage with other Korean American farmers. Along the way, Kristyn will help us discover the challenges young agriculturalists face.
Jeff Chang visits East Palo Alto, a historically Black and Latino community in the heart of Silicon Valley, to hang out with rapper, dancer and performer Isaiah Phillips a.k.a. Randy McPhly, who appeared in Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” video. They talk about the domino effects of gentrification.
In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history. A Night At the Garden uses striking archival fragments recorded that night to transport modern audiences into this gathering and shine a light on the disturbing fallibility of seemingly decent people.
In the decades after Bacon's Rebellion, an African man and an English woman - husband and wife - sing of their fate, their future as law by law, edict by edict, their family, their marriage, their love made illegal. "How America Outlawed Interracial Marriage" is a part of the series THE HISTORY OF WHITE PEOPLE IN AMERICA, which examines how skin color has come to define race in our country.
Birmingham-based conceptual photographer Celestia Morgan uses image to exercise and amplify her voice. Morgan's latest project draws on family experiences with redlining, inspiring her to create work that challenges assumptions about the communities around us.
Preston Thornton, an Army veteran, was experiencing paranoid delusions at his home. After calling the Veteran’s Crisis line, deputies arrived to transport Preston to a hospital, and tragedy followed. The film asks how a veteran ended up dead and what could have been done to prevent his death. The answers lead to broken mental health care system that’s failing Louisiana’s most vulnerable residents.