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Eat White Dirt
Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people who eat white dirt with information from the scientists who study the phenomenon.
By Adam Forrester.
Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verite portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole's candid humor and steadfast Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily.
By Hillevi Loven and executive produced by Susan Sarandon.
Meet two unforgettable women — a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair's courageous story underscores the need for reconciliation as they take on a rogue industry to help heal their Appalachian Mountain community.
By Chad Stevens.
Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists who insist the state confront its role in the tragic, forced sterilization of thousands of Americans thought to have "undesirable" genetics.
By Dawn Sinclair Shapiro.
Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming — the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The film highlights the creativity and personal expression linked in the cultural identity and narrative of New Orleans and provides a deeper look into the significance of costuming and the carnival season.
By Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino.
A story about farming, fragility, and a fight to save the family business. Randy Lewis struggles to save his dairy farm in the piedmont region of North Carolina, where dozens of family-owned dairies have disappeared. While keeping the business afloat, Randy also hosts one of the only true old-time barn dances left in the region, keeping the tradition alive and the community that loves it.
By Ted Richardson (Encore Presentation).
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
In the new season, "Earth Focus" examines how communities are transitioning and adapting from different energy sources and how the laws of supply and demand affect the environment and people in different ways.KCET Original
"Broken Bread" showcases inspiring people who are making a difference in their communities through food.KCET Original
"Planetary" is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call – a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species.KCET Original
Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, seems to have reached the end of his life and of his art, until his wife gives shelter to a beautiful young Spanish political refugee named Mercè.KCET Original
Trump praises Haftar’s violence in Tripoli, a subpoena is issued for full, unreacted Mueller report and Sudan’s protest group to unveil interim civilian council on Sunday.
"Herman's House" is a moving account of the remarkable expression Herman Wallace's struggle found in an unusual project proposed by artist Jackie Sumell.
A redacted version of Robert Mueller’s report is released and thousands rally in Sudan demanding civilian rule.
Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, seems to have reached the end of his life and of his art, until his wife gives shelter to a beautiful young Spanish political refugee named Mercè.
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