Alive and Kicking – A gorgeous look at the wild world of swing dancing, “Alive and Kicking” follows professionals and enthusiasts as they find joy in the art of the dance and look deeper within themselves in the process.
All This Mayhem – This groundbreaking documentary follows Aussie pro-skateboarder brothers Tas and Ben Pappas as they navigate the dark side of the world behind this wild sport and the drugs and reckless behavior that led to their fall from grace.
Asperger’s Are Us – This unique, moving coming of age documentary follows four friends on the autism spectrum who have connected with one another through their love of humor and perform together as comedy troupe “Asperger’s Are Us.”
Betting on Zero – Ever heard of Herbalife? So has billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, and he’s not buying it. Ackman sets out on a mission to expose the international nutritional behemoth as a massive pyramid scheme and deals with their own accusations about him in the process.
Big Men – An unflinching look at a rarely discussed subject, this documentary embarks on a journey deep into the corrupt African oil industry of Ghana and Nigeria and the greed that drives it.
Chasing Coral – This heartbreaking look at how our planet is deteriorating before our eyes makes clear the things we’ve feared for years. Coral reefs are disappearing at an unprecedented rate.
Cuba and the Cameraman – Director Joe Alpert has followed Fidel Castro and three Cuban families affected by his rule for 42 years, and in this enlightening documentary, their stories are finally told.
Democrats – In Zimbabwe, where things are incredibly politically unstable, a new constitution is devised by the ruling party of Robert Mugabe and the at-odds opposition. As they try to move forward, conflicts both personal and political get in the way and complicate the process.
Disturbing the Peace – Tired of war and all the violence that dominates their lives, former Palestinian and Israeli soldiers come together to advocate for peace through nonviolent actions.
Dreamcatcher – A hidden world is uncovered in “Dreamcatcher,” where former prostitute Brenda Myers-Powell helps Chicago’s at-risk youths and women from the world of sex trafficking, violence, and sexual exploitation.
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