In the not-too-distant past, all food was local. Hyper-local, in fact: if you didn’t grow it or find it yourself, you didn’t eat it. Today our food is hyper-global: wherever you are, you can get your food from any corner of the world. What might a return to hyper-localism look like today, now that more than half the world’s population live in cities? In Food City, the filmmakers, Matt and Lars endeavor to find out by challenging themselves to serve a four-course meal for eight people – using only ingredients grown, caught, or foraged from within the five boroughs of New York City.
A short documentary that encourages more PLAY in early childhood eduction. With Noam Chomsky.
72 years later, WWII hero Les Cruise flies again on the same plane from D-Day. This time his family boarded with him. While he is one of the last surviving D-Day paratroopers, Cruise’s story is not only about his historic jump. It’s also about his familial journey: from orphan to great-grandfather.
The moving story of a with an untreatable heart condition, whose life is transformed by a service dog, and what happens when she has to let go of the loyal companion who changed her life. NB. Formerly known as “Letting Go of Adele”
“Against The Odds” tells the amazing story of Dr. Emad Rahim, a survivor of the Cambodian Killings Fields. Dr. Rahim overcame great adversity, from losing his older brother and father in a concentration camp, growing up in poverty and being abused, and struggling with a learning disability, to becoming an award-winning educator, author, entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker and Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Rahim hopes his story empowers and motivates young people to complete their education and fulfill their professional goals.