Fifteen unforgettable documentaries from the last 20 years of critically acclaimed P.O.V. films are packaged together for the first time in this beautiful, limited edition set.
AMERICAN TONGUES: This Peabody Award-winner delves into the way regional dialects are shaped by culture and geography, and the way they shape us.
BEST BOY: This Academy Award winner follows a cheerful and lovable 52-year-old mentally handicapped man in his quest to gain more independence.
THE CHANCES OF THE WORLD CHANGING: One man sacrifices nearly everything in his quest to save a nearly extinct turtle species by building a fragile ark.
DARK CIRCLE: This Emmy Award winner offers an unyielding look at the potential devastation that nuclear power can cause.
FARMINGVILLE: Provocative and startling, Farmingville exposes the ongoing nationwide controversy caused by a growing population of illegal immigrants.
LEONA’S SISTER GERRI: This deeply affecting film follows the story of an anonymous woman captured in a grisly photo that became an icon in the debate over abortion.
LICENSED TO KILL: This Academy Award-winning film takes a frightening journey into the minds of men whose contempt for homosexuality led them to murder.
MAYA LIN: A STRONG CLEAR VISION: This Academy Award winner reveals the contentious origins of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and tells the story of its creator.
OF CIVIL WRONGS AND RIGHTS: THE FRED KOREMATSU STORY: This chronicle follows the legal fight of an ordinary man involved in a landmark episode in the civil rights struggle of the 20th century.
PASSIN’ IT ON: A chronicle of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, Passin’ It On delves into the FBI’s devious tactics to convict one of the organization’s most fervent leaders.
REGRET TO INFORM: Journey into the heart and soul of war as filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn travels to Vietnam to the place where her husband was killed over 20 years ago.
SILVERLAKE LIFE: THE VIEW FROM HERE: Winner of over 10 International Awards, Silverlake Life is the extraordinary video diary of one man living with AIDS.
TAKING ON THE KENNEDYS: This thrillingly provocative David and Goliath tale chronicles Patrick Kennedy’s 1994 race against Kevin Vigilante for Rhode Island State Representative.
TONGUES UNTIED: Using poetry, personal testimony, rap and performance, this landmark film explores what it means to be Black and gay in America.
WELL-FOUNDED FEAR: This Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury winner candidly explores the proceedings behind the American political asylum system.More Info
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