Overcoming a history of traumatic violence, Ruth Buendía united the Asháninka people in a powerful campaign against large-scale dams that would have once again uprooted indigenous communities still recovering from Peru’s devastating civil war.
Seva is a Sanskrit word meaning "selfless service." It is helping others as a spiritual practice. To date, this organization has saved the eyesight of over 3.5 million people who would otherwise have gone blind.
Clinging to the last affordable housing in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, a group of African-American neighbors fight to save their homes from destruction when the City of New Haven proposes a huge new school complex on their property.
Habitat for the Endangered Produced by Tom Dusenbery
A biologist by training, Rudi Putra is dismantling illegal palm oil plantations that are causing massive deforestation in northern Sumatra’s Leuser Ecosystem, protecting the habitat of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino.
A teenage boy, who has just been elected president of his Catholic high school's student council, decides to take over the morning announcements to deliver an important spiritual message to the school.
Stone Thrower: The Chuck Ealey Story [excerpt] Produced by Charles Officer
Chuck Ealey was the first African-American quarterback to win the Canadian Football League's championship trophy.He recounts his early struggles and successes while his daughter Jael tries to uncover the missing pieces of his story.
You're the Enemy - Welcome Back [excerpt] Produced by Pankaja Brooke
This movie tells the story of how some brave American veterans of the war in Vietnam have found resolution and healing by coming back to the place their country devastated, to help heal the legacy of the war.
Just Like You Produced by Produced by: Hannah Klingberg / Directed by: Madison Boll
Jenny and Aaron meet as children and part with just the memory of their time together. As Jenny finds her self in a horrible situation as an adult, just the right person runs in to her to make it all better.
An internationally recognized bat expert and zoologist, Suren Gazaryan led multiple campaigns exposing government corruption and illegal use of federally protected forestland along Russia’s Black Sea coast.
Using a clause in the state constitution that gives municipalities the right to make local land use decisions, Helen Slottje provided pro-bono legal assistance, helping towns across New York defend themselves from oil and gas companies by passing local bans on fracking.
With a small internet café as his headquarters, Ramesh Agrawal organized villagers to demand their right to information about industrial development projects and succeeded in shutting down one of the largest proposed coal mines in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.
This story is about a boy who falls to Earth from the clouds and encounters situations that spark his empathy and compassion, but also puts him at risk of not being able to return to his home in the sky.
Los Rosales brings us to a harsh industrial world where a humble, solitary robot is stuck in a repetitive life turning wheels and cogs all day to produce his only means of survival - one small monthly rose.
My Bricknell Produced by Class of 2013 Bricknell Primary School, Hull / David Bunting
A child's view of life at primary school, from the first day to the last. Featuring interviews across each school year, the film uses stop motion imagery and flipbooks to illustrate the children's' individual journeys.