Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women's lives and examines the continued need for cha...
Featuring experts in their fields and raw and moving footage, this documentary makes a case for increased autonomy in women's choices for childbirth.
Women who've been sexually brutalized in war-torn Congo begin to heal at City of Joy, a center that helps them regain a sense of self and empowerment.
Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich makes a compelling case about the serious crisis the U.S. faces due to the widening economic gap.
In the film version of his harrowing memoir, director Rithy Panh uses ceramic figures to represent the Cambodian masses murdered in the 1970s.
In a region ravaged by opioid abuse, four young men in a farming-based rehab forge a bond as they try to reinvent their lives after years of addict...
To many, white supremacists embody hate in its purest form. One filmmaker decides to look past the rhetoric to see if a human connection is possible.
This documentary tells the story of a teenage Pakistani girl shot for her advocacy of women's education, her survival, and her continued efforts.
Ordinary people with extraordinary names open up about the ridicule, judgment and rewards that come with having an attention-grabbing moniker.
The story of famed L.A. nightclub Catch One and owner Jewel Thais-Williams, who defied all odds and provided a safe space for black LGBT communities.
In Naples, Buenos Aires and New York, people reflect on the Neapolitan tradition of 'suspended coffee' and how it changed their lives.
Rachel Dolezal, her family and her critics reckon with the aftermath of a national debate sparked by questions about her racial identity.
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
Italians in London reveal the ups and downs of immigration and touch upon their uneasiness about leaving behind their crisis-ridden homeland.
From the perspective of both owners and migrant workers, this visually rich documentary offers a nuanced look into the U.S. carnival industry.
In 1915, newspaper editor William Monroe Trotter mobilized against a lauded racist epic, becoming a forerunner of the civil rights movement to follow.
Scapegoated in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, an immigrant family indicted for fraud fights to defend the legacy of their small Chinatown b...
A documentarian looks back on his 100 sexual partners and reconnects with many while musing about society's evolution on gay rights.
This documentary chronicles Elouise Cobell's long fight against the U.S. government for the gross mismanagement of mineral-rich Native American land.
This documentary reveals the cracks in India's anti-dowry act and gives voice to both women and men who've been victimized by the law's abusers.
Born amid poverty and limited women's rights in the village of Ratu, India, Deepika Kumari rose to become the No.1 female archer in the world at 18.
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei uses social media and art to inspire protests and suffers government persecution for his actions.
Through intimate interviews, this documentary explores the stigma facing independent women who seek housing in modern Mumbai.
Winnie Mandela speaks about her extraordinary and controversial career, from her early life to her marriage to her ongoing efforts to end apartheid.
Los Angeles police officers embark on an innovative program mentoring promising students from the harsh, gang-infested Watts neighborhood.
A traveling trader provides a window into rural life in the Republic of Georgia, where potatoes are currency and ambition is crushed by poverty.
Katie Couric explores our evolving understanding of gender identity, speaking with transgender and intersex individuals about their experiences.
This documentary follows the police of Oakland, California, as they reform and face the challenges of corruption, commitment and cataclysmic change.
This documentary follows four youngsters as they navigate the challenges of their preteen years, including society's bias against their gay parents.
This documentary reenacts the experiences of late activist Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a survivor of both atomic bombings on Japan in 1945.
From Asia, Africa and Latin America, five women share extraordinary stories of strength and determination in the face of violence and inequality.
In the early 20th century, selfless Americans from many walks of life came together to save the lives of refugees in the wake of Armenian genocide.
One filmmaker's quest to expose the human rights violations faced by India's LGBTQ community was a project of passion seven years in the making.
This documentary chronicles the tragic, true story of Justin Fashanu, the first and only openly gay man to have played professional soccer.
On a cruise for gay men, five passengers of different nationalities take a break from their families and cultures to party and reflect on life.
This documentary explores the lives of gay people and the challenges they face in Pakistan, a country whose laws explicitly outlaw homosexuality.