On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam
Examine the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other protesting at home.
Katrina Ten Years After: A Second Life, A Second Chance
It was something that no one had witnessed before - the total destruction of an American city. A look back at the ill-fated days and how New Orleans has achieved a resurrection ten years later. Many survivors will never return but others are determined to rebuild their city, their home.
POV: Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case
Ai Weiwei has a serious problem with authority: The Chinese government not only kidnapped and imprisoned the artist for protesting its policies, but conducted a trial on baseless charges of tax evasion and pornography. Instead of silencing him, Ai Weiwei has turned into an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.
Justice for My Sister
Follow Rebeca during her three-year battle to hold her sister's killer accountable. She encounters many obstacles: a police record that is missing, a judge who is accused of killing his own wife, and witnesses who are too afraid to testify. In the end, Rebeca emerges as a leader in her community with a message for others: justice is possible.
Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution
The virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank Pais and Juan Antonio Echeverria whose names seldom appear alongside their more famous contemporaries, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. Both Pais and Echeverria rivaled Castro in popularity and power during the height of the Revolution yet neither man lived to see the movement succeed.
Our American Family: The Barreras
The story of a Latino American family with an unwavering commitment to staying together. Life in the town of Madrid was a mixture of hard work offset by the joy of baseball. With the closing of the mine in the ’40s, the extended family re-established itself in California by living frugally and powerfully supporting one another through challenges.
What if you desperately wanted a baby, but your country and religion prohibited you from trying the one medical treatment that could help you conceive? The decade-long story of three couples struggling with infertility who take the Costa Rican government before an international human rights court to demand the right to use in vitro fertilization (IVF).