Documentary Features

High School 9-1-1

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What do you think teenagers are capable of? Experience a heart-stopping, inspirational year with Darien EMS—Post 53, the only ambulance service for the 20,000 residents of Darien, Connecticut, as it covers a deadly stretch of highway, responds to over 1,500 emergency calls, and is run by high school teenagers.

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Fast Break: The John McLendon Story

McLendon not only changed the way basketball was played but who could play it as well. Studying under James Naismith, John McLendon would become the most innovative coach in the history of basketball and in doing so would eventually integrate the college game. Following three consecutive national championships, his career would lead him to become the first professional black Coach. Quietly he became one of the most successful coaches of our time, changing the way the game would be played forever leaving us with his legacy; the Fast Break.

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Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity

Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity

As the US deals with civil unrest and a toxic political climate in 2017, “Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity” takes a look back to the turbulent social upheaval of the early 1970s and follows an idealistic writer and his soon-to-be-married photographer friend as they set out to find their purpose via a terrifying road trip across the Sahara Desert.

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Legends of the Road

Legends of the Road

Legends of the Road offers a comprehensive, inspiring look at a bicycle road trip from Seattle to Kansas City, Mo, by Thomsen and a select group of students from Seattle and Victoria BC. that drew attention to a forgotten piece of African American and American history. In 2000, “Legends of the Road” tour commemorated the 100th anniversary of barnstorming.

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Lost & Found: Road to Our Fathers

Two friends who recently lost their fathers embark on a journey with their friend who is traveling to meet his Biological father for the first time at the age of thirty three. A heart breaking and heart mending story filled with loss, love, laughter, and simply a unforgettable ending.

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Step

Step

STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.

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American Veteran

American Veteran

America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have created a new population of veterans: service members so severely disabled they would have died in previous wars, but because of advanced battlefield tactics and medical technology they survive. AMERICAN VETERAN is a feature length documentary portrait of one such soldier, Army Sergeant Nick Mendes. At age 21, Nick was paralyzed from the neck down by a massive I.E.D. in Afghanistan. AMERICAN VETERAN follows Nick through the five year period after his injury and his sometimes harrowing, sometimes romantic, and often surprisingly funny life.

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Battle on the Booming Grounds

Battle on the Booming Grounds

The center of the North American continent was once a vast sea of grasses. “We grow up hearing about the rainforest being destroyed, but no one talks about Prairie.” The eastern edge of the Great Plains evolved a rich diversity including it’s signature species the Greater Prairie Chicken. Set in legend, decimated throughout settlement history, this bird’s true importance within this complex ecological community was finally recognized by scientists, its fate now lies solely within our hands. What secret keys do the grasses and this symbolic bird hold to the fate of humanity?

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Big Sonia

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Big Sonia is a documentary film about a tiny woman with huge impact. Standing tall at 4’8″, Sonia Warshawski is a tiny woman with a huge personality. Diva, business owner and Holocaust survivor, Sonia has just been served an eviction notice for John’s Tailoring, the last (and most popular) shop of a dying mall in suburban Kansas City. Sonia struggles with retirement, while her life lessons span generations.

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Prison Fighters: 5 Rounds to Freedom

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PRISON FIGHTERS: 5 Rounds To Freedom explores a controversial practice in Thailand’s criminal justice system where inmates can earn their freedom by winning a series of Muay Thai fights. Can violent men redeem themselves through violent acts?

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