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56 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 56.

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American Teacher

Chronicling the stories of five teachers, American Teacher reveals the frustrating realities of today's educators, the difficulty of attracting talented new teachers, and why so many of our best teachers feel forced to leave the profession altogether.

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And Baby Makes Two

A complex, emotional and courageous portrait of eight New York City women who, earlier in life, had taken every precaution to prevent pregnancy, and who now actively pursue it - without the help of a partner.

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Girl Model

This eye-opening film follows Ashley, a model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces; and Nadya, a 13-year-old plucked from her home in Russia and dropped into Tokyo with promises of a profitable modeling career.

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InRealLife

InRealLife takes us on a journey from the world of Silicon Valley to the bedrooms of British teenagers in order to ask an important question: What exactly is the internet doing to our children?

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Know How

A film written and acted by foster care youth, ripped from the stories of their lives. Five youths' worlds interweave as they deal with loss, heartbreak, and coming of age in this tale about transience and perseverance.

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Looking Glass, The

After losing her mother, troubled 13-year-old Julie comes to live with her grandmother, a former star of stage and screen. Julie struggles as she and her grandmother butt heads at every turn, until an unexpected discovery enables her to ultimately find happiness.

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Maidentrip

In the wake of a battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global media storm, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.


Making Grace

Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. Making Grace allows us to experience with Ann and Leslie the challenges and joys of motherhood, including those unique to lesbians.

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Mother's Courage, A: Talking Back to Autism

Margret, whose ten-year-old son Keli is severely autistic, travels to the United States and Europe to learn more about this mysterious condition and finds hope that her son may be able to express himself on a level she never thought possible.

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Off and Running

With white Jewish lesbians for parents, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

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Top Spin

Three fiercely committed teenagers battle their way through the world of elite table tennis. With devoted parents by their side, they have traded normal teenage life for a chance to represent their country on the world's biggest athletic stage: the Olympics.

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UP Series Box Set, 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.