Silent Beauty

Silent Beauty is an experimental autobiographical exploration of one woman’s family history with child sexual abuse and a culture of silence. Silent Beauty is a personal documentary that follows Director Jasmin Mara López as she works to heal from child sexual abuse she endured at the hands of her grandfather, Gilberto, almost thirty years ago. …

A Hello Story

A Hello Story is an intimate story about how a bi-racial, bi-national family moved 7,000 miles and back to uncover a deep well of memories through a disease that erases them. Rather than a burden, Yasuo sparked a journey of discovery in which each member of the family was forced to face intersections of race, …

The Body Is Not A Thing

THE BODY IS NOT A THING explores a rite-of-passage that’s historically fallen somewhere between taboo and joke and asks the question on every woman’s mind: what awaits me in my post-reproductive years? The film follows a handful of women as they share their experiences of menopause, what happens to their bodies, their minds, their sense …

Adventures of T-Man: Autism and the Quest for Independence

‘Adventures of T-Man’ is a coming of age story about Terrence, a 26-year-old African American man with high-functioning autism living in Charlotte, North Carolina. Curious, earnest, but naïve, he yearns to live an independent life, despite the many obstacles. When he’s chosen by a financial technology firm to be part of a pilot program hiring …

Momma

Some say that grief is love that has nowhere to go. This film paints the image that grief is an everlasting love that’s begging to be repurposed. This feature-length documentary intimately displays a mother’s love during her dying days and her three grieving sons’ quest to honor her memory through comedy, music, and fly fishing. …

Rockfish Stew

We are a documentary company that employs a process and style that poet Ross Gay calls “lyric research”, in reference to Sam Stephenson’s book, Gene Smith’s Sink. Gay writes, “It’s a wandering and associative research, and in this way, it has as much to do with poetry as ‘documentary’ or ‘non-fiction’.” As a collective, we work with …

Outta the Muck

Family, football and history come to life in an intimate portrait of the Dean family, longtime residents of the historic town of Pahokee, Florida.  As we take a journey back home, with co-director Ira McKinley, to the land of sugarcane, he reconnects with the Dean’s and their shared family history.  Outta The Muck is a …

STRAWS

Used once and tossed, billions of plastic straws wind up in landfills and streets finding their way to oceans. Oscar winner Tim Robbins narrates the history and story of STRAWS, and marine researchers, citizen activists, and business owners discuss how it’s possible to make a sea of change, one straw at a time. STRAWS is …

The Contenders

First-time filmmaker Chris Davis’ The Contenders is a documentary set on the Sea Islands of coastal South Carolina, following the lives of Charles Singleton (62) and his young family as they deal with the effects of his early onset dementia. Over the course six years, the film examines the importance of preserving legacy and the struggles we face …

Gen X: A Chemical Cocktail

Told from a first-person account, this film targets the inadequacies of taking the “safe until proven dangerous” method of regulating environmental pollutants. The documentary–a synthesis of expert knowledge, first person accounts, archival footage, and on the ground science–makes the case that environmental regulation should follow the precautionary principle. That is, pollutants should be considered dangerous …