Documentaries

  • The Bonobo Connection

    Movie

    Journey into a corrupt world, full of habitat destruction, political war, civil unrest and illegal hunting and you will find one of the most peaceful beings on Earth, the bonobo.

    The Bonobo Connection is a documentary about a forgotten relative: the bonobo. Most people have never heard of a bono...

  • SLAM: Sworded Words

    Movie

    In Chicago, NY, Paris and São Paulo, same scene with different accents: poetry slams - poetic performance battles - instigate creativity and coexistence between all kinds of people, standing before the political conservative wave as Agoras of the free thought and free expression. In Brazil, the p...

  • High Tide in Dorchester

    Movie

    If the consequences of global warming and higher sea levels are distant concepts for you, come on down to Dorchester County, ground zero for sea level rise along the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay. Observe the dying forests, sunken tombstones and waterlogged home foundations of vanished c...

  • Henry A. Wallace: An Uncommon Man

    Movie

    Henry A. Wallace was a brilliant farmer, scientist, writer and public servant whose views on race, poverty and peace put him far ahead of his time. Born into a family of prominent Iowa farmers, Henry Wallace founded the world’s first hybrid seed company, Pioneer, which catalyzed the 20th century’...

  • Expedition Congo

    Movie

    Female pharmacist embarks on an expedition to discover and document indigenous healing practices and natural remedies in the Congo rainforest. She quickly realizes why the region has remained largely unexplored.

  • Argali

    This film shows the importance of the excreta of Mongolian cattle for the nature and household utilities. The Mongols nomadic lifestyle is all about how nomads adapted to the nature and environment over the years in extreme climate conditions. Nomadic life makes the herders move from one place to...

  • Nassawango Legacy

    Nassawango Legacy honors one family's multi-generational efforts to protect a Chesapeake Bay stream, and The Nature Conservancy's work to assure that it continues to flourish as part of an 11,000-acre preserve. Paddle down Nassawango creek with Joe Fehrer and his family as he remembers the pionee...

  • Edge of Daybreak

    Recorded live in prison by incarcerated musicians during a strict five-hour window, this 1979 record is an improbable soul music sensation.

    Directed By: Alix Lambert

    Film Festivals & Awards:
    ・Portland Film Festival 2019

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  • Way of the Bow

    “Way of the Bow” introduces the members of the Kyudo Association of Canada, starting with the founder Mike Nakatsu. Him and his fellow kyudo-ka teaches us what the beauty and philosophy of Kyudo is by sharing their personal connection with the practice.

    Directed By: Mayumi Yoshida
    Starring: Mi...

  • Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

    ARC OF LIGHT: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss is Black Opal Productions first independent documentary film. ARC OF LIGHT tells the powerful and poignant story of an American woman artist who has devoted her life to the expression of color and light, exploring the boundaries between art and the ...

  • The American Nightmare

    The American Nightmare is a documentary about two Egyptians who live in the USA, one of them is fairly young and only recently moved to America, the other is older and has been living in America for a longer period. They both have different points of view about the American dream and what they ex...