A group of five college kids are tricked into spending a weekend at a mysterious cabin in the woods.
A GIRL LIKE HER is the real story of 'sex and the single girl'. It reveals the hidden history of over a million young women who became pregnant in the 1950s and 60s and were banished to maternity homes to give birth and surrender their babies for adoption. They were told to keep their secret, move on and forget. But, does a woman forget her child? Hear what they have to say now about the long-term impact of surrender and silence on their lives.
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Ann Fessler, Director
After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home.
Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it.
In Blue Like Jazz, Don (Allman), a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his religious upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one of the most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland. Upon arrival, Reed’s surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.
The true story of an investigative journalist who uncovers the murder of a young African American boy in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved and unpunished for almost twenty years. DEADLINE is adapted from Mark Ethridge's novel, Grievances.
A downtrodden 17-year-old girl is sent to detention where she must survive a slasher film killer and save the world in time for prom.
For The Love of the Music : The Club 47 Folk Revival, explores the history of Club 47 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with emphasis on the years 1959-1968. The film, narrated by Peter Coyote, traces the career of Joan Baez and the evolution of the folk revival from the interpretation of traditional ballads to the singer-songwriter era. Featured are interviews with Joan Baez, Taj Mahal, Judy Collins, Tom Rush, Maria Muldaur, Geoff Muldaur, Jim Kweskin, Jackie Washington, Jim Rooney, Peter Rowan and many more. Previously unreleased audio recordings and photographs are utilized featuring Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Eric Von Schmidt. Newly filmed performances are included featuring the stars from Club 47 performing with today's emerging folk performers, as the folk process continues.
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On assignment to create a new, more accurate satellite survey of Armenia, an American cartographer forms a powerful bond with an Armenian expatriate and art photographer.
Filmed with uncommon access, How to Grow a Band explores the birth and evolution of The Punch Brothers: The tensions between individual talents and group identity, between art and commerce, and between innocence and wisdom.