6 Titles: We Still Live Here · Rain in a Dry Land · Coming to Light · Baby It's You · Whistle in the Wind · Moonchild
· A Native American tribe revives their language
· Edward Curtis photographs Indian people across the West
· Two Somali families resettle in America
· A short about a Bolivian boy and his llama
· Anne Makepeace's very personal documentary
· And her first film, about the Moonie cult
Baby It's You
In Baby, It's You, filmmaker Anne Makepeace takes us on an intimate journey through the Kafkaesque world of fertility clinics, into the home of lesbian parents, to Christmas among Utah polygamists and New England Puritans, to her brother’s Appalachian goat farm, and on a time trip back to the dar...
Coming to Light
Coming to Light tells the dramatic story of Edward S. Curtis, a complicated, passionate, self-educated pioneer and visionary who set out in 1900 to document traditional Indian life before it was gone. He created an astonishing body of work: thousands of wax recordings, a full length motion pictur...
Chris Carlson, a former member of the Moonie cult, plays himself in this riveting drama about his experiences in Sun Myung Moon’s insidious organization. The film begins when he accepts an invitation to dinner from an attractive young woman on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, then finds himsel...
Rain in a Dry Land
RAIN IN A DRY LAND is a verité feature documentary chronicling two years in the lives of two Somali Bantu families as they journey from Africa to America. It is a story of time travel, culture shock, a leap from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century as these subsistence farmers find themselv...
We Still Live Here - Âs Nutayuneân
WE STILL LIVE HERE - Âs Nutayuneân tells a remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag of Southeastern Massachusetts. Their ancestors ensured the survival of the Pilgrims in New England, and lived to regret it. Now they are saying loud and clear in their Native tongue, Âs Nutayuneân.
Whistle in the Wind
Set high in the Andes mountains and based on a Bolivian myth, Whistle in the Wind is a short film that tells the story of Gonzalo, an Aymara Indian boy, and his favorite llama, Mayta.
Winner of a CINE Golden Eagle Award.