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The definitive TV documentary on The Beatles and their impact on America, their generation, and the world; a two hour prime time special. (2000)

A portrait of the first superstar in American music and a rare inside look at the life of a jazz band on the road in the 1930’s and 40’s. (1993)

The journey of James Carroll, a former Catholic priest confronting his past and uncovering the roots of religiously inspired violence and war. (2008)

An impressionistic look at New Orleans and some of its supernatural legends. (1994)

How does money affect the games and the players we love to watch? This two hour doc is a sharp look at the intersection of sports and commerce. (1995)

A documentary profile of one of the first women ministers in the United States with her own parish. (1981)

"A remarkable... must-see, dramatic achievement adapted by writer and filmmaker, Oren Jacoby" (Chicago Tribune)"...Fiery intensity," (NY Times) and "...radiantly evocative..." (Washington Post). Check back here for new productions in 2013. (2012)

The final film of the Emmy-winning PBS series tells the story of how, after years of struggling against prejudice, the Irish finally found success and acceptance in America. (1997)

The life and legend of the intriguing and controversial figure, whose quest to bring democracy to the world played a central role in the establishment of the United States. (2010)

Commissioned by The Tribeca Film Festival. A romantic comedy short with a screenplay by Richard Dresser. (2007)

The never-before-told story of women’s advancement in America. The innovative MAKERS.com video archive features over 100 of the most influential women of the past 50 years and today. (2012)

The Community Chorus of Westerly achieves world class musicianship under the direction of conductor George Kent, performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” in a small Rhode Island town. (1976)

The biggest art heist in history: behind the scenes of the deal to ransom $300 million worth of paintings stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. (1998)

Would you risk your life to save a stranger? And never talk about it? MY ITALIAN SECRET tells the story of Tour de France cycling champion Gino Bartali and other Italians who saved lives during WWII. (2014)

A 5-part prime time series presenting the extraordinary new generation of outside-the-box thinkers changing the way we live and the world does business in the 21st Century. (2011)

Following playwright and actor Sam Shepard on a journey of self-discovery into the heartland of the American imagination; featuring the only in-depth interview this American icon has ever given on-camera. (1997)

This 5-part series is a behind the scenes look at Gorbachev’s reforms and the ensuing collapse of the USSR. (1991)

The chaotic life of painter Richard Hambleton and the incredible story of Street Art, from the first splashes on the walls on NYC’s Lower East Side to today’s worldwide explosion. 2017

The founders of the Royal Shakespeare Co reveal the secrets to acting and understanding some of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes. Starring: Kevin Kline, Liev Schreiber, Charles Dutton, David Hyde Pierce and Cynthia Nixon. (2003)

The story of Sister Rose Thering, a nun who made the battle against anti-Semitism her life’s work. Sister Rose challenged official church doctrine that blamed Jews for the death of Jesus. (2005)

A feature length performance-documentary celebrating Duke Ellington’s centennial with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. (1999)

A portrait of Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, exploring why a writer writes and how a play gets made; featuring Don Cheadle & Jeffrey Wright. (2002)

A celebration of the Brearley School on its 125th anniversary. (2009)

A portrait of Chico Hamilton, Jazz Great, drummer extraordinaire, and co-founder of the Jazz and Contemporary Music department at The New School. (2009)

A music video for Verve’s 1998 Grammy award New Orleans recording session with trumpet legend Doc Cheatham and tyro Nicholas Payton. (1996)

The NAACP’s 100th Anniversary of the groundbreaking civil rights magazine, “The Crisis”, founded by WEB DuBois – showcasing the work of high school filmmakers in Harlem today.

A tribute to Senator Edward Kennedy and his thirty-year alliance with Human Rights First. (2008)

A 30 minute pilot for a doc series celebrating Latin music.

A short, commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra to honor Music Director Wolfgang Sawallisch. (2003)

The story of a few activists who helped bring down the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union. (1998)

The story of the efforts to expose the atrocities of tyrants Augusto Pinochet of Chile and Slobodan Milosevic of Serbia, and to bring them to justice at the International Criminal Court. Produced with Human Rights Watch. (1998)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford embarks on a tour of America’s sex life in a thought-provoking special, looking into the country’s obsession with and ignorance about sexuality. (1998)

“Night at the Caravanserai: Tales of Wonder” documents a performance celebrating Silk Road Connect, an arts-integration program the Silk Road Project piloted in New York City's middle schools. (2012)