Doc World: Ask the Sexpert
Sex is a taboo topic in India but 93-year-old Dr. Mahinder Watsa is trying to change that. For decades, he has promoted the importance of pleasure, consent and information as a passage to equality and health. But his openness has not come without consequence - conservatives seek to remove his column and ban comprehensive sex education.
Doc World: Los Comandos and Towards the North
Every year, thousands flee the gang violence of Central America in hopes of a better life. In Los Comandos, 16-year-old paramedic Mimi must decide if she will stay in El Salvador or risk her life helping others. Towards the North is an intimate look into the battles of asylum seekers on the run through the eyes of Nelly and daughter Joseline.
Doc World: Sky and Ground
With the worsening refugee crisis, more families are fleeing the violence in their home countries in hopes of finding safety elsewhere. Sky and Ground follows a Syrian family on their three-month journey from Greece to Germany. Facing setbacks, heartaches and threats of deportation, their determination propels them towards a better future.
America ReFramed: Personal Statement
Follow three H.S. seniors from Brooklyn intent on defying the odds for themselves and their classmates by becoming the very resource they don't have for themselves: peer college counselors. Personal Statement weaves together their individual struggles, family life, and highs and lows of their respective college application processes.
POV: Nowhere to Hide
Nowhere to Hide follows nurse Nori Sharif through five years of change in one of the world’s most dangerous areas: the "triangle of death" in central Iraq. Initially filming stories of survivors and the hope of a better future as U.S. and Coalition troops retreat from Iraq in 2011, conflicts continue with Iraqi militias and the rise of ISIS.
POV: Still Tomorrow
A village woman with no high school diploma becomes China's most famous poet, and her book of poetry the best-selling such volume in China in the past 20 years. Still Tomorrow follows Yu Xiuhua, a woman living with cerebral palsy, as she faces sudden fame, weaving her personal narrative with that of an ascendant, urbanizing China.
POV: Whose Streets?
When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police, it marks a breaking point for the residents of the St. Louis area and beyond. Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson, Missouri uprising. As the national guard rolls in, a new generation mounts a powerful battle cry not just for their civil rights, but for the right to live.
America ReFramed: Bidder 70
Fueled by a desire to safeguard thousands of acres of pristine land near national parks, Tim DeChristopher outbid industry giants and disrupted a controversial oil and gas lease auction as bidder #70. Bidder 70 traces Tim’s growth from concerned citizen and student of economics at the University of Utah to climate justice activist and leader.