Voices

ACORN and the Firestorm

Reuben Atlas, Sam Pollard
Documentary Features :: Voices
When ACORN, America’s largest grassroots community organizing group, became a major player in the 2008 presidential election, big businesses, Republicans and right-wing activists were threatened. They found unexpected allies in...

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Black Beach/White Beach: A Tale of Two Beaches

Ricky Kelly
Documentary Features :: Voices
In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, two national motorcycle festivals are held over the weeks around the Memorial Day holiday. One festival is primarily white, the other is predominantly black. While...

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Dead in the Water

Lizzie Bankowski
Documentary Features :: Voices
Over 2,000 hog and poultry CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) litter southeastern North Carolina. The animal waste from these farms is improperly managed and runs into the Cape Fear River,...

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Farmsteaders

Shaena Mallett
Documentary Features :: Voices
Clear-eyed and intimate, Farmsteaders is as much a study of place as it is a study of persistence. Having abandoned a career as a food processing engineer at General Mills,...

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Holding Space (work-in-progress)

Rebecca Kenyon
Documentary Features :: Voices
“Talking about death doesn’t bring it closer, any more than talking about sex would make you pregnant” (Death Cafe flyer) Holding Space is an intimate observational documentary about death, told...

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Motherland

Ramona S. Díaz
Documentary Features :: Voices
Motherland takes us into the heart of the planet’s busiest maternity hospital in one of the world’s poorest and most populous countries: the Philippines. The film’s viewer, like an unseen...

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No Dress Code Required (Etiqueta no rigurosa)

Cristina Herrera Borquez
Documentary Features :: Voices
In this up-to-the-minute documentary, No Dress Code Required tells the story of Victor and Fernando, who run a beauty salon in Baja California, Mexico. Known for beautifying Mexicali socialites, for...

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Rebels On Pointe

Bobbi Jo Hart
Documentary Features :: Voices
Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever, cinema verite documentary film celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo --  the all male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on...

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The Work

Gethin Aldous, Jairus McLeary
Documentary Features :: Voices
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, three men from the outside participate in a four-day group-therapy retreat with a group of incarcerated men for a real look at...

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This Taco Truck Kills Fascists

Rodrigo Dorfman
Documentary Features :: Voices
New Orleans performance activist Jose Torres-Tama wants to create a revolutionary Taco Truck Theatre with a simple message: “No guacamole for immigrant haters”. This Taco Truck Kills Fascists weaves two...

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