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First Face: The Buck Starts Here

by Jim Wolpaw and Steven Gentile

George Washington visited the home of artist Gilbert Stuart to sit for what is considered one of the most famous portraits ever created — Washington’s stoic image on the one dollar bill.

In the Realms of the Unreal

by Jessica Yu

This experimental documentary portrays the work of Henry Darger, a janitor by day and “outsider artist” by night who transcended social isolation and poverty by creating his own world through art.

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Margaret Sanger: A Public Nuisance

by Barbara Abrash, and Esther Katz

A look at the early public debate surrounding birth control and the unstoppable Margaret Sanger.

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