What Matters?

What Matters?

The journey starts with humble roots: Three friends wanting to make a documentary on extreme poverty in Africa. Dan as the instigator and the one burdened with Western guilt after a trip to Africa. Rob […]

Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home

Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home

Director Thomas Napper’s Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home takes an uncompromising yet life-affirming look at the lives of eight remarkable individuals–people who have found a way to make a life for themselves within […]

Marathon Boy

Marathon Boy

Gemma Atwal’s dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays […]

The Fourth World

The Fourth World

There’s a hidden world out there that is getting ready to explode. It is the world of slums. A seething mass of humanity–1 billion people–inhabits this hidden world and if the United Nations is right–that […]

The Pool

The Pool

The Pool is the story of Venkatesh, a hotel worker in India, who sees from his perch in a mango tree a luxuriant garden and shimmering pool hidden behind a wall. In making whatever efforts […]

Davey and Goliath

Davey and Goliath

Davey and Goliath is a stop-motion animated series that created a strong following between 1960 and 1975. The Sunday morning series featured a little boy Davey and his lovable dog Goliath, his family and friends, […]

Cafe Chavalos

Cafe Chavalos

Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, Nicaragua’s oldest city, Granada, is mired in unemployment, poverty and violence.  It is the poorest city in Central America where 80% of the population survives on less than […]

Waging A Living

Waging A Living

Tender and eye-opening, WAGING A LIVING takes an unwavering look at America’s working poor — people who work hard and play by the rules but never seem to get ahead. Over three years, the film […]