Former First Lady Michelle Obama's story has just begun. The Obamas have remained quite busy with their new life of activism which includes their issue-oriented production company, Higher Ground, which won an Oscar for Best Documentary in 2020. Mrs. Obama's autobiography, Becoming, has become the best-selling memoir of all time and even won a Grammy following the publication of her book. Get lost in the incredible journey of this modern-day First Lady's story in the making.
Dodging landslides in Tajikistan. Crossing bridges that could collapse at any moment in Madagascar. Battling mountain monkeys in Guyana. Journeying on icy, mountainous roads in Ladkh. Every day, children, migrants and workers undertake incredible journeys. In this action packed series, we tell their stories.
Flint: The Poisoning of an American City explores the critical question of how 100,000 people in the United States could be poisoned by their own state. The film intersperses interviews with area residents and experts in lead and water with testimony at congressional oversight committee hearings. Flint serves as a warning for the rest of the country. This documentary educates and inspires action, seeking to radically change how we view and value water.
Experience the powerful story of former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama's journey from the working-class South Side of Chicago to the White House. She is a modern American icon who shares her inspiring message of promoting education, advocating for children, and supporting military families. Mrs. Obama continues to demonstrate compassion, vitality, and optimism of unifying people from all walks and is in constant Forward Motion.
Play Fair explores five decades of activism and legal challenges that women fought to ensure they would have equal access and rights to compete in sports on elite and community levels. There have been many victories but has equity really been achieved?
Jasmine Colucci is no stranger to the pain and suffering of the dogs she rescues. As a bullied teenager, depression dominated her life; there was no escaping the daily panic attacks stemming from social anxiety. Her doctor suggested she volunteer with an organization that helps the less fortunate and she begrudgingly decided to foster a neglected dog. That one act would become the beginning of Jasmine’s mission to rescue the abandoned dogs of Manitoba’s northern reserves.
Members of Canada's Ukrainian community discuss the history and legacy of WWI internment camps.
Brendan is a pastor in a small, evangelical church, and he has a secret. He doesn't believe in God anymore. His wife is still a true believer - and she just told the wrong person. Losing Our Religion is a feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they miss church. Allowed access to the 600 members of The Clergy Project - a safe haven for preachers from all faiths who no longer believe - the documentary follows ex-members and clergy who are still undercover.
At the crossroads of the 2016 presidential race and the fight for civil rights, economic fairness, and a democracy that works for everyone.
A defiant music scene erupts amidst the 2011 Libyan revolution to become the voice against tyranny and oppression - but as victory descends into conflict and chaos, the music goes silent. Will the music thrive once again, or will it remain mired in Post-Revolutionary Blues?
In Texas, nonprofits and cities are taking unprecedented action to fight the payday loan industry and protect the poor. The Ordinance is a documentary that examines the payday loan and auto title loan industry while also following a small Texas town that is fighting for change. In a time when political disillusionment is growing this story serves as an important example of how the best, and worst, of our political system can unite a community. The film documents the first issue ever that had Catholics, Southern Baptists, and Cooperative Baptists worked together on at a national level.
Synchronized swimming is for girls. It’s for girls who can run a 400-metre sprint while holding their breath, and smiling. Perfect dives beyond the sequins and mascara to follow a team of elite athletes that do whatever it takes to make it to the Olympics. They’ll suffer concussions, black eyes, dislocated knees and sacrifice all on their quest for perfection.