DAUGHTERS OF DOLMA takes viewers on a journey revealing a distinctively female experience of Tibetan Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley. The documentary reveals how gender and modernity are molding contemporary spiritual practices in Nepal.
Death, taxes, and menopause are unavoidable facts of life. Love, Sweat & Tears is a groundbreaking, inspiring, and humorous look at a long-taboo subject that will impact both women and men during their lifetimes.
Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography of the bees (reminiscent of MICROCOSMOS) in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis.
Two conventional Harvard professors began probing the edges of consciousness in the '60s. Timothy Leary ended up in jail, while Richard Alpert became Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher.
Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the popularity of sushi worldwide. Once a Japanese delicacy, today the consumption of sushi represents a four billion dollar industry. Is the current sushi trade sustainable? What can be done to ensure that the prized Blue Fin Tuna exists for future generations to come? This timely documentary poses important questions that all sushi lovers should give thought to before placing their next order of sushi.
Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy who helped shape the digital landscape we all use today.The Internet's Own Boy is a dynamic and moving portrait of a brilliant tech millionaire who renounced the values of Silicon Valley startup culture and used technology to tirelessly fight for social justice, no matter what the cost.
Internet addiction is now a global issue, and china is the first country to classify it as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie takes audiences inside a Beijing treatment center and explores the cases of three teenagers who suffer from this 21st century disorder.
Invitation to Dance is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. The film traces Simi Linton's personal growth as a disabled woman, and the larger historically significant developments around her over the past 40 years.
A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations of sexuality and the body influenced generations of the 1960's and 70's to profoundly embrace life and 'follow your own weird.'