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Butterfly

2000

This documentary, which first aired on public television in 2000, chronicles environmental activist Julia "Butterfly" Hill's 738-day tree-sit in the ancient redwood tree she named Luna.

79 min

I Am Not Your Negro

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

How to Survive a Plague

The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.

Amazing Grace

The idealist William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

Poor Kids

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I Am Greta

This documentary follows teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on her international crusade to get people to listen to scientists about the world's environmental problems.

Crazy Sexy Cancer

An irreverent and uplifting documentary about a young woman looking for a cure and finding her life. Weeks after she was diagnosed, filmmaker Kris Carr began documenting her story.

You Can Heal Your Life

This entertaining and inspirational movie based on the best-selling book of the same name is hosted by author and teacher Louise L. Hay. This film gives penetrating insights into Louise's personal story; and shows how her views on the metaphysical causes behind physical ailments were developed.

Come Before Winter

A documentary telling the story of the last days of Dietrich Bonhoeffer through the eyes of the British ''Black Propaganda'' radio broadcast team.

Crazywise

What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights photographer and filmmaker Phil Borges often saw these cultures identify "psychotic" symptoms as an indicator of s...

One Night in Miami

A fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the Civil Rights Movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.

EXPLORE TOPIC

Activism/Service