Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

He pitched to Willie Mays, suited up for the Celtics, stepped into the ring with Archie Moore and even took a few snaps as quarterback for the Detroit Lions. But George Plimpton was no athlete. […]

Aya: Awakenings

Aya: Awakenings

AYA: Awakenings is a documentary journey into the world and visions of Amazonian shamanism, adapted from the cult book

Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of the New Yorker

Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of the New Yorker

Documentary showing how writers, such as J.D. Salinger, E.B. White and John Updike, got their starts under the guidance of Harold Ross, editor of “The New Yorker” magazine.

My Trip to al-Qaeda

My Trip to al-Qaeda

In 2006, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright staged “My Trip to al-Qaeda,” a one-man play that explored the moral dilemmas he encountered while researching his bestselling book, “The Looming Tower: al-Qaeda and the Road to […]

China and the Forbidden City

China and the Forbidden City

The first Westerner, man or woman, to film inside communist China was Lucy Jarvis. Her unique blend of journalism and filmmaking brings us a very special insider’s look at the mystery, opulence, and grandeur of […]

Countdown: Armageddon

Countdown: Armageddon

A journalist searches for her daughter as a series of catastrophic disasters push a destabilized society toward the brink of global war.