A Woman Like Me is a hybrid documentary that interweaves the real story of
director Alex Sichel, diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2011, with the
fictional story of Anna Seashell (Lili Taylor), who tries to find the glass half full
when faced with the same diagnosis.
Three defiant old women living inside Chernobyl's radioactive "Dead Zone" are the unlikely heroines of this remarkable story about the pull of home, the healing power of shaping one's destiny, and the subjective nature of risk.
Over six years, BURIED ABOVE GROUND tells the stories of three Americans battling the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - an Iraq War veteran; a Hurricane Katrina evacuee; and a child abuse and domestic violence survivor.
In the Spring of 2011, Senegal was pitched into crisis when President Abdoulaye Wade decided to change the constitution to allow for a third term. An artist-led youth movement erupted to protect one of Africa's oldest and most stable democracies. In a time where democracy is under siege in many parts of the world, Incorruptible offers a positive, hopeful example and the role that youth are taking in shaping the future of their own country.
Lee Shaw is an exceptional role model for following and living a passion filled life with great success, no matter what obstacles. Lee is an inspiration to ALL. Music is love and healing. Lee's extraordinary life exemplifies these traits.
Her family group, the Staple Singers, inspired millions and helped propel the civil rights movement with their music. After 60 years of performing, legendary singer Mavis Staples's message of love and equality is needed now more than ever.
Enter the world of internationally renown Cuban musician Carlos Varela...singer, song-writer, lyricist, one of the most influential and well-loved artists of his time as he celebrates his 30th anniversary in poignant performances.
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