America ReFramed: Random Acts of Legacy
Finding a cache of deteriorating 16mm home movies spanning from 1936 to 1951, Ali Kazimi deftly crafts a story of history and memory. Random Acts of Legacy reveals a rare portrait of a creative and enterprising Chinese American family in middle America during the Depression, and offers a counter-narrative to the stereotypes of Chinese Americans.
America ReFramed: Finding Kukan
Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her journey to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of the Academy® Award-winning documentary Kukan. Finding Kukan is a portrait of the pioneer, and sheds a light on the longstanding underrepresentation of women and people of color in the movie-making business.
Opioids from Inside
Follow the journey of three women, all mothers, who have served time in New York State jails for opioid-related crimes. Growing up, these women dreamed of having a family, a career. But these women are not simply addicts, they are mothers and daughters, they are loved and feared, they are abusers and victims, but most of all, they are humans.
Battleground Everglades: The Battle Over Big Water
Enormous challenges face the liquid heart of the Everglades's, Lake Okeechobee. New restoration efforts to reverse the damage done from harnessing nature in the name of progress may save the wetlands yet.
Battleground Everglades: War On Invasive Species
Go behind the scenes of the fight against devastation caused by non-native plants and animals, including the relentless Old World Climbing Fern and efforts by retrained military veterans who capture Burmese Pythons.
Battleground Everglades: Algae Explosion
Charles J. Kropke speaks with scientists, environmentalists, and legislators on all sides of the issue of the 2016 toxic algae outbreak in the Everglades, an unprecedented local disaster with international implications.