Viewing Topic: Personal NarrativeView All
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.
by J. Clements
A glimpse into the lives of women who were diagnosed as schizophrenic and institutionalized in 1950s America.
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.
by Rebecca Marshall
A personal narrative about the life and death of award-winning playwright and actor Jason Miller.
by Ken Kobland
An impressionistic portrait of Moscow at the end of the Cold War, on the verge of a new beginning.
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
by Renee Tajima-Pena
The filmmaker takes to the road to see what it means to be Asian American in our rapidly-changing society.
by Jonathan Berman
Two childhood friends grow up: one makes films, the other becomes a bank robber.
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.
by Socheata Poeuv
Filmmaker Socheata Poeuv grew up in the United States never knowing that her family had survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. In New Year Baby, she embarks on a journey to Cambodia in search of the truth about her family's past.
Independent Lens, Global Voices