WE SUPPORT THESE FILMS IN PRODUCTION

The documentary films in production explore topics ranging from the history of the American Buffalo to the life of Muhammad Ali. These films tell the story of people who have found ways to overcome adversity and who have made an impact on our nation.

ALI

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

THE HOLOCAUST AND THE UNITED STATES

THE AMERICAN BUFFALO

LEONARDO DA VINCI

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN AMERICA

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

EMANCIPATION TO EXODUS

LBJ & THE GREAT SOCIETY

Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film

HOLD YOUR FIRE – 2020 WINNER

FLANNERY – 2019 WINNER

CURED – 2020 RUNNER-UP

MAE WEST: DIRTY BLONDE – 2019 RUNNER-UP

AFTER ANTARCTICA – 2020 FINALIST

MR. SOUL! – 2019 FINALIST

BEETHOVEN IN BEIJING – 2020 FINALIST

THE ADVENTURES OF SAUL BELLOW – 2019 FINALIST

PUNCH 9 FOR HAROLD WASHINGTON – 2020 FINALIST

THE FIRST ANGRY MAN – 2019 FINALIST

STORMING CAESAR’S PALACE – 2020 FINALIST

9 TO 5: THE STORY OF A MOVEMENT – 2019 FINALIST

WNET’S American Masters

BECOMING HELEN KELLER

W.E.B DuBOIS

MARIAN ANDERSON: THE WHOLE WORLD IN HER HANDS

LAURA INGALLS WILDER: PRAIRIE LEGEND

JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS

GBH’S American Experience

TERROR IN OSAGE COUNTY

PLAGUE AT THE GOLDEN GATE

Better Angels/Lavine Fellowship Grantees

FANNIE LOU HAMER’S AMERICA

SOUL SISTERS

KANSAS CITY DREAMIN’

HOME FROM SCHOOL: THE CHILDREN OF CARLISLE

INVISIBLE WARRIORS: AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II

College Behind Bars is a timely and important film that speaks to one of the most pressing probelms facing our country – mass incarceration. Through nuanced and intimate storytelling we witness the impact that educational opportunities can have on incarcerated students, and we see firsthand the possiblities for learning and growth behind bars.”

Amy and David Abrams , Better Angels and College Behind Bars Donors

“Country music, like opera, is true poetry with a brilliant tempo! No song is more beautiful than ‘Stand by Your Man’ sung by Tammy Wynette.”

Mercedes Bass , Better Angel and Country Music Donor
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RECENT FILMS

HEMINGWAY

COUNTRY MUSIC

COLLEGE BEHIND BARS

THE MAYO CLINIC

THE VIETNAM WAR

DEFYING THE NAZIS

JACKIE ROBINSON

FILMS IN NEED OF RESTORATION

LEWIS & CLARK

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