A cinema verite glimpse into the lives of three African-American doctors who grew up in a rough Newark, New Jersey neighborhood, but vowed to overcome the odds and authored an inspiring best-seller about their challenges.
An historical portrait of the nineteenth century origins of the Maryland State Penitentiary in Baltimore.
Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea
An edgy documentary about the eccentric inhabitants of a failed resort town situated on the edge of an ecologically-devastated inland sea in southern California. Narrated by filmmaker John Waters.
A poignant documentary about FDR’s revolutionary Depression-era photography program, led by Roy Emerson Stryker - a colleague of Rexford Tugwell, the visionary FDR planner who helped make Greenbelt a reality. The Works Progress Administration photography program inspired such brilliant artists as Gordon Parks, Dorothea Lange and Marion Post Wolcott to record one of our nation’s most difficult periods.
Supercharge Me...30 Days Raw
With a tip of the headdress to Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me), former Miss Greenbelt contestant Jenna Norwood takes us on a journey to see what happens when she eats nothing but raw food for 30 days in an effort to fit into a Las Vegas showgirl costume.
Starring Frederick County-born Shawn Hatosy and directed by Maryland Eastern Shore native Doug Sadler, Swimmers tells of human frailty and individual strength in the face of a fracturing American dream - as seen through the eyes of the 11-year-old daughter of a Chesapeake Bay waterman.
Taking the High Road to Madrid USA
Explores how a group of hippies in the early 1970’s took over a New Mexico ghost town along the Turquoise Trail, stayed and grew old(er) there, creating a tourist mecca which now tests their hippie values.
Three Brave Men
This 1956 Hollywood feature film starring Ray Milland and Ernest Borgnine is based on an actual incident which occurred during the McCarthy era and involved Greenbelt residents.
Two Front Teeth
Not for the faint-hearted, this horror-comedy offering from Ellicott City is a great kickoff to the holiday season, featuring a grim showdown between the evil tooth fairy and heroic Santa Claus, as leering carnivorous zombie reindeer attempt to take over the world.
This documentary takes a hard look at the impact of gentrification on an low income neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
Yokes and Chains
A gripping documentary preview trailer focused on racial tensions surrounding a controversial Annapolis street event in which the roles of slaves and slave-masters were reversed