All of Me

by Alexandra Lescaze

The “Girls” have been friends — and morbidly obese — for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship, and love.

Independent Lens

Animated Women

by Sybil Delgaudio and Patty Wineapple

Four innovative animators — Faith Hubley, Joanna Priestley, Lynn Smith, and Ruth Peyser — are celebrated for their influential bodies of work.

Chicago 10

by Brett Morgen

Mixing animation and archival footage, Director Brett Morgen’s Chicago 10 explores the buildup to and unraveling of the protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the 1969 conspiracy trial that followed.

Independent Lens

Colorvision

by Marc Johnson

A multicultural series showcasing the best short films and videos illustrating cultural diversity.

Deep Down

by Sally Rubin and Jen Gilomen

Deep in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky, Beverly May and Terry Ratliff find themselves at the center of a contentious community battle over a proposed mountaintop removal coal mine.

Independent Lens

El Doctor

by Suzan Pitt

In this dark animated comedy, set in Mexico in 1945, an irascible old doctor finds new perspective in a series of wildly imaginative visions.

Figures of Speech

by Tommy Pallotta and Bob Sabiston

Figures of Speech is a collection of regular people telling personal stories, while the film is overlain with transmogrifying graphics manipulated by a different artist.

Injunuity

by Adrian Baker

Injunuity is a unique mix of animation, music, and real thoughts from real people exploring our world from the Native American perspective.

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The Lexicon of Sustainability

by Douglas Gayeton

The Lexicon of Sustainability is multiplatform project based on this simple premise: people can’t be expected to live more sustainable lives if they don’t know the most basic terms and principles that define sustainability.

Maid in America

by Anayansi Prado

Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.

Independent Lens, True Stories, Global Voices

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