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by Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega
Two childhood friends from Midland, Texas fall under the sway of a charismatic revolutionary who leads them down a path that changes their lives forever.
by Frank Popper
Follow the 2004 Missouri Democratic primary to replace retiring former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt from inside the campaign of Jeff Smith, a 29-year-old part time political science teacher.
by Arts Engine Inc. and Big Mouth Films
Election Day follows a dozen American citizens over the course of 24 hours on November 2, 2004. Uplifting yet troubling, their experiences offer rare insight into a hallowed American ritual.
by Ilan Ziv
In Jesus Politics, the Bible, & the Ballot, Israeli filmmaker Ilan Ziv goes on a 2,000-mile journey across the country stopping at isolated towns and farms, rural churches and mosques to discover the complex relationship between faith and politics during the 2008 presidential primary elections.
by Mylene Moreno
Examining the fierce recall election of Nativo Lopez, a school board leader and immigrant rights activist, Recalling Orange County reveals both the cultural chasm and surprising alliances between the suburban establishment and a growing Latino community.
by Scott Thurman
The theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential board of education.
by Joshua Seftel
The political baptism of Kevin Vigilante, who challenged Patrick Kennedy for a seat in the U.S. House.
by Sierra Pettengill and Jamila Wignot
Gathering under the banner of the Tea Party, Katy and John are angry and believe America's salvation lies in a return to true conservative values. Town Hall is an intimate look at two years in the lives of these activists as they fight to preserve their vision.
by Stephen Skrovan and Henriette Mantel
An Unreasonable Man takes an unsparing look at Ralph Nader, one of the most important and controversial political figures of our time.
By Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt
When South Dakota abortion politics bring political turmoil to the doorstep on the Pine Ridge Reservation, three young idealists and the tribe's first female president have to decide how far they will go to change politics as usual in their own community.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead