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Speaking in Tongues
Speaking in Tongues begins with an ordinary first day of public school kindergarten in the USA--except that the teacher speaks only Chinese. We are in a language immersion class, where, from day one, students will receive 90% of their instruction…
Born in the U.S.A.
Three out of every four Americans becomes a parent, yet most have never really considered what having a "normal" birth means. Is a typical birth as experienced in the U.S. normal? 'Born in the U.S.A' provides an in-depth look at…
The F Word
THE F-WORD is a provocative look at the power of the word 'feminism' in the US. Why does it mean so many different things to different people? Pithy interviews with women and men from diverse backgrounds are rhythmically intercut with…
The Return of Sarah's Daughters - The Orthodox Jewish world
A story of three secular women's journey into the Orthodox Jewish world. As they grapple or embrace, their experiences throw pat answers about tradition, community, and meaning into relief. AWARDS CINE Golden Eagle Gold Apple National Educational Media Network 1st…
Havana Curveball
Mica is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age ritual. He takes to heart his Rabbi's requirement to help "heal the world." Imagining himself a…
The Tricycle Solution - Teachable moments for parents and preschoolers
Shot over the course of a school year, The Tricycle Solution portrays the daily experience of a cooperative preschool where parents are as much students as their children. The normal events and emotions of a preschoolers day--playing, creating, discovering, crying,…