Sarabah Category: Documentaries In this stirring documentary meet Sister Fa, a brilliant and tough-minded 27-year-old rapper from Senegal. As a victim of female genital cutting (FGC), she has devoted herself to ending the practice in her homeland.
Bridge to Iran: The Queen and I Category: Documentaries Over 30 years ago, Nahid Persson took part in the revolution that brought down Iran's monarchy driving the Shah and his queen, Farah Diba, to exile. Now, Nahid meets her former opponent only to find they have more in common than either would have imagined.
Bridge to Iran: Siah Bazi - The Joy Makers Category: Documentaries When Tehran's Siah Bâzi theater troupe faces the closing of their 400-year-old theater due to changing cultural shifts, the performers face uncertain futures as truck drivers and tea-servers. Can the folkloric entertainment survive a modernizing Tehran?
Bridge to Iran: Iran - A Cinematographic Revolution Category: Documentaries This documentary explores the history of the Iranian film industry through a compelling blend of archival footage, film excerpts, and interviews with film makers, critics, and historians -- revealing the changing social functions of Iranian cinema and the artistic struggle of its creators.
Special: Overdrawn! Category: Documentaries Overdrawn! is a feature-length documentary about predatory banking fees, with Ralph Nader, Joel Bakan ("The Corporation"), a loan shark, and lots of consumers who are fed up with their banks for ripping them off with overdraft fees.
Bill McKibben - The Making of A Movement Category: Documentaries In this stirring speech given by Bill McKibben at UC Berkeley, the man who launched a global movement and became one of the most prominent environmental activists of our time shares his unique insights on the environment, organizing, and creating change.
Special: Locked Out Category: Documentaries This documentary tells the David and Goliath story of how miners in the small desert town of Boron, CA stood up to the egregious practices of mine owners Rio Tinto Group -- a huge multinational corporation.