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Accept the Call

An anguished Minnesota father tries to find out what led his son to attempt to join ISIS.
Decade of Fire

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Decade of Fire covers the shocking story of when the South Bronx was on fire in the '70s.

Dawnland

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Watch this film up to November 30th.

Trailer | Always in Season

Trailer | Always in Season

Always in Season is a haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.

Trailer | Leftover Women

Trailer | Leftover Women

Modern Chinese women juggle love life with careers in a society that frowns on singlehood.

Trailer | Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Trailer | Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Were the 739 deaths from Chicago's 1995 heatwave a one-time tragedy or appalling trend?

Trailer | The First Rainbow Coalition

Trailer | The First Rainbow Coalition

Across lines of race and ethnicity, alliances formed among Chicago activists in the '60s.