The Sky Ladder is a 1,650-foot ladder of fire climbing into the skies above artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s hometown. Told through the artist’s own words and those of family, friends and observers, the film tracks Cai’s meteoric rise and examines why he engineers artworks that loom as far as the eye can see.
The Arab Spring in Egypt: From a dictator to free elections, back to a dictatorship. TICKLING GIANTS is the story of Bassem Youssef, a cardiologist turned comedian, the Jon Stewart of Egypt, and his show “The Show,” which united Egypt and tested the limits of free press.
TRAPPED follows the struggles of the clinic workers and lawyers who are on the front lines of a battle to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of women across the United States.
Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows 13-year-old Aisholpan, the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family training to become an eagle hunter.
What will it take to get to a 50/50 world—not just in politics and boardrooms, but to truly shift the gender balance to be better for everyone? Through a cinematic-thought-essay style, the film explores where we really are on the greater arc of history of women and power.
LOSING SIGHT OF SHORE follows the extraordinary journey of four brave women known as the Coxless Crew that set out to row the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia unsupported.
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985, TOUCHING THE VOID contemplates life, death, guilt and perseverance as one man defeats the greatest of odds.
AUDRIE & DAISY is an urgent real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends, schools and communities when two underage young women find that sexual assault crimes against them have been caught on camera. The film takes a hard look at American teenagers who are coming of age in this new world of social media bullying, spun wildly out of control.
On Oct. 1, 2013, the street artist known as Banksy launched a month-long residency in New York City, posting one exhibit a day in an unannounced location, sparking a 31-day scavenger hunt for Banksy’s work. Capturing this month of madness, BANKSY DOES NEW YORK is an exhilarating, detailed account of the uproar created by the mysterious artist.
A maximum-security prison in Alabama is dramatically changed by the influence of an ancient meditation program. THE DHAMMA BROTHERS tells a tale of human potential as it documents the stories of the prison inmates at Donaldson Correction Facility who enter onto an arduous and intensive path towards emotional freedom.
A family in Nepal living on less than a dollar a day wins the globalization jackpot: a charity scholarship for their daughter to go to school in the capital city. She promises to return, to free her family from poverty. But she does not return. DRAWING THE TIGER is an intimate portrait of the price one family pays for their golden opportunity.
Following a week in the life of 15-year-old Billy Price as he traverses the quiet streets of small town Maine, navigating the gap between imagination and reality, BILLY THE KID offers us the chance to witness the world from the view of an expressive and seemingly fearless outsider.