• Yasuni: Two Seconds of Life

    Yasuni: Two Seconds of Life

    United States Premiere In the heart of the Amazon basin lies Yasuni, the most biologically diverse forest on the planet. Yasuní National Park is home to the Waorani and some of the last indigenous peoples still living in isolation in the Amazon, whose ancestral lands sit atop Ecuador’s largest undeveloped oil reserves, the Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini (ITT)

  • White Lion

    White Lion

    According to the legend of the Shangaan people, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named Gisani finds himself destined to protect this rare and magnificent

  • When China Met Africa

    When China Met Africa

    Washington, D.C. Premiere A historic gathering of over 50 African heads of state in Beijing reverberates in Zambia where the lives of three characters unfold. Mr. Liu is about to buy his fourth farm; Manager Li is upgrading one of Zambia’s longest roads and the Zambian Trade Minister is en route to China to secure

  • We Still Live Here: As Nutayunean

    We Still Live Here: As Nutayunean

    Washington, D.C. Premiere A remarkable story of cultural revival by the Wampanoag of southeastern Massachusetts, whose ancestors ensured the survival of the first English settlers in America and lived to regret it. Now they are bringing their language home again. The story begins in 1994 when Jessie Little-Doe, an intrepid, thirty-something Wampanoag social worker, began

  • The Waterkeepers, with Robert F. Kennedy JR.

    The Waterkeepers, with Robert F. Kennedy JR.

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. leads the nation’s fastest-growing grassroots environmental organization, the Waterkeeper Alliance. Waterkeepers take polluters to court, respond to citizens’ complaints about water pollution, devise appropriate remedies and act as living witnesses to the condition of local ecosystems. The Waterkeepers, with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. tells the stirring and dramatic story of how

  • Watermen


    In 1965 New York filmmaker Holly Fisher focused her camera on the annual skipjack race on the Chesapeake Bay, and on skipjack captain Art Daniels. Over the next three years, she and her co-director, Romas Slezas, filmed Daniels, his family and his colleagues oystering and crabbing and living on the Chesapeake. She tells a simple