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16 Acres

The rebuilding of ground zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres has encompassed 11 years and over $20 billion.

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49 Up

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary Seven Up. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since, examining the progression of their lives. Now they are 49.

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56 Up

The original concept was to interview children from diverse backgrounds from all over England about their lives and their future dreams. Every seven years, director Michael Apted has returned to talk to them about their progress. Now they are 56.


Altina

A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and descendent of Sephardic Jews. Her genteel upbringing was in sharp contrast to the bold sexuality of her art and her life.

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American Reds

Weaving powerful and compelling personal stories told by American Communists with objective historical sources and analysis, American Reds: "What Must We Dream Of?" illuminates the epic story of the rise and fall of the American Communist Party.

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Braddock America

A few miles outside of Pittsburgh, lies the town of Braddock, the last bastion of steel. Like many cities in the industrial heartland, Braddock has seen better days. But its community continues to come together as it tries try to reinvent itself in a postindustrial West.

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Concrete Love

The first and only documentary about one of Germany's preeminent architects, Gottfried Böhm, Concrete Love paints an intimate portrait of the complexity and inseparability of life, love, art and architecture.

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Crude

This riveting film from Joe Berlinger tells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against U.S. oil giant Chevron.

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Every Three Seconds

Every three seconds someone in the world dies from factors related to extreme poverty - 30,000 people a day and 10.5 million a year. The sheer magnitude can be overwhelming, causing people to ask "What can one person do to make a difference?"

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Hole in a Fence, A

Chronicling the changing fortunes of Red Hook, Brooklyn, A Hole in a Fence explores the complicated issues of development, class and identity facing one of New York City's most unique neighborhoods.

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Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation

Two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple takes a lively behind-the-scenes look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine, capturing the day-to-day challenges of publishing and illuminating how the past continuously shapes current events.

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New Rijksmuseum, The

This epic documentary captures the story of the ambitious renovation of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, offering a fly-on-the-wall perspective on one of the most challenging museum construction projects ever conceived.

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Nuclear Nation II

Nuclear Nation II follows a new group of people exiled from Futaba, the region occupied by the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, and questions the real cost of nuclear energy and unbridled capitalism.

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People of a Feather

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes us into the world of the Inuit in northern Canada. Connecting past, present and future is the Inuit's unique relationship with the eider duck.

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Sex Trade, The

Part investigative report and part editorial, The Sex Trade is a behind-the-scenes analysis of a rapidly growing business featuring incisive comments from experts and enlightening interviews with current and former sex workers.

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Storm Makers, The

Featuring brutally candid testimony, The Storm Makers is a chilling expose of Cambodia's human trafficking underworld and an eye-opening look at the complex cycle of poverty, despair and greed that fuels this modern slave trade.

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Up Series, The

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary "Seven Up". Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. This seven disc box set includes all eight films in the series to date.

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Where is the World Going, Mr. Stiglitz?

Simply and eloquently, Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains, in clear and concise language that experts and non-experts alike can understand, how the world's economy works.

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Year in Champagne, A

With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse into Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers to the illustrious houses of Gosset and Bollinger.

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When Two Worlds Collide

In this tense and immersive Sundance award-winner, audiences are taken directly into the line of fire between powerful, opposing Peruvian leaders who will stop at nothing to keep their respective goals intact.

  America Betrayed- Narrated by Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss and featuring interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, scientists, and politians, this searing documentary exposes the rampant corruption within the government agencies whose very purpose is to protect us.

Boom Varietal- Originally from France, the Malbec grape found its perfect home in the dry Argentine climate. Its booming popularity has swept through North America and the world, reviving a varietal that was almost lost.

Brick City- Brick City is a provocative and eye-opening documentary series that fans out around the city of Newark, New Jersey to capture the daily drama of a community striving to become a better, safer, stronger place to live.

Bright Leaves- Using the Hollywood melodrama "Bright Leaf" as a jumping off point, filmmaker Ross McElwee reaches back to his roots in this witty rumination on American History, tobacco, and the myth of cinema.

Men at Lunch- Director Seán Ó Cualáin tells the story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper", the iconic photograph taken during the construction of Rockefeller Center. Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch is the sublime tale of an American icon, an unprecedented race to the sky and the immigrant workers that built New York.

Modern Life- Magnum photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon casts an affectionate and irreverent eye on a small community of farmers in France as they are confronted by the problems and challenges the contemporary world brings.

Other Man, The- Featuring in-depth interviews with politicians and anti-apartheid activists, filmmaker Nic Rossier explores the fascinating and complex political journey and legacy of South African president F.W. de Klerk. 

Restaurateur, The- This intimate film about Danny Meyer, one of America’s preeminent restaurant owners, is a first-hand look at how difficult it is to create a world-class restaurant.

Surviving Progress- Based on the best-selling book A Short History of Progress, this documentary explores the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through a sweeping but detailed survey of the major "progress traps" facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment.

Windfall- With wind development in the United States growing annually at 39 percent, Windfall is an eye-opener for anyone concerned about the environment and the future of renewable energy.