Documentary Films on The D-Word

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Painted Nails (2018)

Van’s personal story encompasses both the immigrant’s journey and one woman’s rise to activism.


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The Creative High a documentary (2021)

Produced by Dianne Griffin

Nine artists in recovery from addiction are transformed by creativity in their search for freedom


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Carl Lutz - Dangerous Diplomacy (2020)

Swiss diplomat Carl Lutz used his government position and bureaucratic expertise to rescue tens of


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A Week in the Life of a Refugee Assistance Organization (2022)

Explains how a refugee assistance organization operates


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Prodigal Sons (2010)


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Rebound (2021)

Two justice-involved women find healing and hope through sisterhood, service, and education.


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Clarissa's Battle (2022)

A single mother’s fight for child care for all


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Moonchild: The Life and Music of Yusuf Salim (unreleased)

The musical journey of jazz pianist Yusuf Salim...


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We Are The Warriors (2023)

A small Maine town decides the fate of its American Indian mascot.


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MAESMAK (2008)

Iraq, Greece, Mediterranean, war, migration, invasion


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MOUNT FALAKRO (2007)

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Becoming Frederick Douglass (2022)

A one hour PBS documentary on the life and impact of Frederick Douglass


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The Doodler Homocides (2016)

The SFPD pin all unsolved gay murders on a killer they can't catch.


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Blues for 475 (unreleased)

It Could Happen to You


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Healing Hands (unreleased)

The art of healing and the healing power of art


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Mal de Caña (2020)


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Street Heroines (2021)

Produced by Jordan Noël Hawkes

The courage and creativity of female graffiti and street artists.