The pandemic brought about a deafening silence inside movie theaters the world over. New Orleans-based Independent film producer Nicelle Herrington found a way to keep the sweet sound of New Orleans jazz alive without missing a beat in the award-winning documentary A Tuba to Cuba.
Memphis-born Independent filmmaker Eddie Bailey’s Memphis Majic traces the rise of “Jookin’,” an urban dance born on the streets of Memphis.
Amidst the pandemic, the demand for streaming and television content has surged. Yet, at a time when uplifting content became more necessary than ever, it has become harder than ever for Independent filmmakers to gain access to worldwide audiences.
In commemoration of Universal Human Rights Month, observed each December, Scientology Network’s Documentary Showcase is proud to announce its airing of the award-winning documentary Mully.
Bee Nation shines a spotlight on students as they compete in the first-ever First Nations Spelling Bee in Canada.
Directed by Fiona Turner, Eat Up follows entrepreneur and philanthropist Jill Shah on a yearlong mission to reinvent school lunches.
Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction tells the story of a community pulling together to rescue sea turtles stranded and virtually lifeless on the freezing beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Uncommon Allies tells the story of Rosalyn Temple, a mother whose son was tragically murdered at the age of 26, who turned her search for justice into a life-changing call to action.
The Clean Bin Project chronicles a yearlong competition between partners and filmmakers Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin to determine which one of them can get closest to “zero waste” living.
A Tuba to Cuba follows New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba.
Co-directed by Nick Nanton and Ramy Romany and featuring former special agent for the US Department of Homeland Security Tim Ballard, Operation Toussaint chronicles the undercover activities of an elite team of former US law enforcement officers whose sole mission is to track down human traffickers and put an end to child prostitution.
First-time director Serene Meshel-Dillman’s Getting to The Nutcracker follows young dancers through grueling routines as they prepare to perform the Christmas classic.
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Filmmaker Eddie Bailey makes his directorial debut with Memphis Majic, deftly juxtaposing the evolution of a dance form born in Memphis against the racially charged sociopolitical environment that engulfs the city.
500 Miles follows the journey US veterans navigate after coming home from their service. For some, acclimating to life after war is a challenge at best.
Modified showcases the battle raging over the food we eat. On one side are private citizens who demand the right to know what is in the foods in our stores and how they are produced—from the chemicals they’re sprayed with to their genetically altered components—on the other side are the food and chemical corporations that seek to profit by keeping their controversial practices out of the public eye.
Australia: The Wild Top End is an epic journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth.
Right Footed is a documentary chronicling the incredibly inspiring story of Jessica Cox, who was born without arms but determined to live a normal life.
On August 18, 1929, 20 pilots set out to defy conventions and take their place among the pioneers of aviation. Breaking Through the Clouds tells their story.
Children of the Light tells the incredible life story of Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu.
Co-directed by Breen Cunningham and Douglas Seirup, this award-winning documentary tells the emotional story of the strong bonds that are formed between inmates of a correctional facility and the rescued stray dogs they help train to prepare them for potential adoption.
Stand presents the story of Norm Hann, a paddleboarder who sets out to thwart a proposed oil pipeline that poses a threat to the pristine waterways and lush rainforests of British Columbia.
Road to Peace captures a day in the life of the Dalai Lama on his final tour of the United Kingdom before stepping down as the exiled political leader of Tibet.
Unbranded follows four young cowboys who ride wild mustangs from the Mexico border to Canada, through 3,000 miles of the wildest terrain of the American West—all in hopes of raising awareness for the plight of America’s burgeoning wild mustang population.
Bangladesh is already facing permanent geographical alterations due to climate change.
The travels and conversations of artist, educator, activist and great-grandmother Edythe “Edy” Boone were filmed by documentarian Marlene “Mo” Morris in an exploration of the artist’s life and passions.
A young Rwandan anti-genocide activist and a renowned Holocaust historian teamed up to travel across 15 countries and 3 continents, interviewing survivors and descendants of 13 diplomats who, during World War II, helped rescue tens of thousands of Jewish people from Nazi death camps.
Humpback Whales, created by director Greg MacGillivray, follows the majestic creatures in the waters off Hawaii, Alaska and Tonga in the South Pacific, where the population had diminished to about 250 remaining humpbacks, before hunting was banned there in the 1970s.
Director Joshua Waletzky explores the Mariinsky Theater, which since 1860 has been home to some of mankind’s finest creations in music and dance.
The Kids Menu takes a deadly serious topic and covers it in a playful, high-spirited manner. The documentary incorporates animation to bring home the message that healthful eating can be fun.
Letters from Generation Rx, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton, presents these personal stories and reveals the latest research on effects of anti-depressants on the brain.
Now dubbed “Britain’s Schindler,” Sir Nicholas “Nicky” Winton saw children facing certain death at the hands of the Nazi regime on the eve of World War II in 1939.
This documentary tells the improbable story of drawings created by Japanese children shortly after the devastating 1945 atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima.
Filmmaker J.R. Biersmith’s award-winning film, Men in the Arena, is the story of two Somalian teenagers, Saadiq and Sa’ad, bound by friendship and a dream to inspire youth in Somalia through soccer.
When documentarian Sarah Moshman saw a shortage of inspiring stories about real women achieving success in their fields, she decided to do something about it.
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