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She Lives to Ride

by Alice Stone

Florists, housewives, mothers, and grandmothers don leather, helmets, and Harleys — breaking stereotypes along the way.

Sisters: Portrait of a Benedictine Community

by John Hanson, Jack Lind, and Tom Livingston

Sisters follows the lives of the women of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, Minnesota as they pursue a balanced life based on the Rule of St. Benedict and face an uncertain future with spirit, conviction, and wit.

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Sunset Story

by Laura Gabbert, Caroline Libresco, and Eden H. Wurmfeld

They’re old, they’re bold, and they’ll change the way you think about aging. The only lucid residents at a retirement home for political progressives, best friends Irja and Lucille experience later life with vitality, dignity, humor, and purpose.

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Sweet Old Song

by Leah Mahan

An intimate portrait of the extraordinary relationship between two African American artists who have been collaborating as musicians and visual artists since 1983.

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Trailer Park Blues

by Alex Beckstead

As his grandparents make their yearly pilgrimage West in an RV, Director Alex Beckstead examines his family's humble roots and eccentricities.

Travis

by Richard Kotuk

The complex life of a child born with AIDS struggling to survive and pursue a happy life.

The Way We Get By

by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly

On call 24/7 for the past six years, three senior citizens have made history by greeting nearly one million U.S. troops at a tiny airport in Maine.

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You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't

by Scott Kirschenbaum

Lee Gorewitz lives in a care facility for Alzheimer's patients, but she is not simply waiting to die. She is full of curiosity and frustration, struggling to remember herself and make sense of a world that is falling away from her.

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Young@Heart

by Stephen Walker

Their average age is 81, but the spirited members of the Young@Heart Chorus perform songs by artists from The Clash to Coldplay for audiences around the world, upending assumptions about friendship, old age, life, and death.

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