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March Point

by Tracy Rector and Annie Silverstein of Longhouse Media

The journey of three teens from the Swinomish Indian Tribe who make a film about the threat from two local oil refineries.

Independent Lens

Means of Grace

by J. Clements

A glimpse into the lives of women who were diagnosed as schizophrenic and institutionalized in 1950s America.

Meet the Patels

by Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel

After he breaks up with his girlfriend, Ravi Patel — almost 30 and single — enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America.

Independent Lens

Men Who Swim

by Dylan Williams

A humorous and poignant film about a group of middle-aged men who find unlikely success as members of Sweden's all-male synchronized swim team.

Independent Lens

Miller's Tale

by Rebecca Marshall

A personal narrative about the life and death of award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller.

Moscow: X

by Ken Kobland

An impressionistic portrait of Moscow at the end of the Cold War, on the verge of a new beginning.

Motherland Afghanistan

by Catherine Gund, Sedika Mojadidi, and Jenny Raskin

Nearly one in seven Afghan women dies in childbirth. Follow an Afghan American filmmaker and her father to his native Afghanistan, where he brings desperately needed medical attention and expertise to the women most susceptible to maternal mortality.

Independent Lens, Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Women of the World

My America ... Or Honk if You Love Buddha

by Renee Tajima-Pena

The filmmaker takes to the road to see what it means to be Asian American in our rapidly-changing society.

My Friend Paul

by Jonathan Berman

Two childhood friends grow up: one makes films, the other becomes a bank robber.

My Three Fathers

by Lisa Marie Russo

Masculinity, identity, family legacy, and paternal responsibility are explored through three dads and their relationships with their filmmaker daughter and her brother.

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