War Journal: The Incredible WWII Escape of Major Damon "Rocky" Gause
The true story of one of the most impossible escapes in World War II: Damon "Rocky" Gause escaped a prison camp on the Bataan Peninsula, swam to Corregidor Island, and then sailed with William Lloyd Osborne in a leaky 20-foot fishing boat from the Philippines to Australia. Fifty-two days and 3,200 miles later, the two Americans reached freedom.
They Were Our Fathers
More than 20,000 American children lost their fathers in Vietnam. They Were Our Fathers shares the stories of these Gold Star sons and daughters as they honor their dads on Father’s Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
Yanks Fight the Kaiser: A National Guard Division in WWI
Yanks Fight the Kaiser pieces together the story of one National Guard unit's contributions to the "War to End all Wars." The 26th "Yankee" Division arrived in France in 1917, ill-equipped and untrained. Over four months, the French trained them to survive trench warfare and they ultimately, played a key role in every major battle of the war.
Remembering Vietnam: The Telling Project
Remembering Vietnam: The Telling Project takes viewers behind-the-scenes as national performing arts organization, The Telling Project, works with Minnesota veterans of the Vietnam War and armed conflict in Laos to create a play in which veterans share their stories.
A Time to Heal
Explore the impact of the Vietnam War on the lives of those who fought, protested or prayed for their loved ones to come home alive. A Time to Heal travels across Pennsylvania, talking with men and women about their experiences in that divisive war and their perspectives now, seeking an answer to the question: is it finally a time to heal?
Navajo Math Circles
Follow Navajo students in a lively collaboration with mathematicians. Navajo Math Circles reveals the challenges in education on the Navajo Nation and looks at a new approach for improving the mathematical skills of students. The film shows how math circles help raise the hopes of parents, students and teachers for a brighter future.
Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears
Based on "A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears," this film tells the story behind Cash's Native American-themed concept album and his collaboration with Peter Lafarge. Facing censorship and an angry backlash from radio stations, DJs and fans for speaking out on behalf of Native people, Cash decided to fight back.
Tending the Wild
Shining light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia. Tending the Wild examines how humans are necessary to live in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation to tend their environment.