The Edge Of Daybreak

It doesn’t take a seasoned musician, engineer, or producer to marvel at The Edge of Daybreak and their sole record, Eyes of Love. Though rightly acclaimed for soulful melodies and passionate vocals, said record is ultimately infamous for having been recorded in one take at the Powhatan Correctional Center’s recreational area by a six-inmate group, each member — then serving sentences ranging between six and 60 years — whisked back to their cells as soon as they’d hit the last note on the final track.

The Driver Is Red

Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he hunted down one of the highest ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.

Teeth

Every crooked lateral incisor or overzealous premolar tells a story, and Teeth is short film exploring the relationship we have with these dental companions and how they impact our lives. Based around the story of my own troublesome teeth, the film is about more than just my little enamel tormentors. It explores our need to conform and our obsession with appearance in this age of the selfie, and questions how far should we go to look normal?

Six Miles Out

Gaza fishermen sail into to the Mediterranean for the night to bring in a catch to eat and sell–and act of bravery, since the Israeli Navy prowls nearby ready to shoot.

Sidelined

In 1978, several NFL cheerleaders posed in Playboy magazine after receiving approval from team management. But when the issue hit newstands, cheerleaders were fired, the San Diego Chargettes were disbanded, and the story made it to newspaper headlines, talk shows, and TV news around the country.

Shad Run

By the 1970s, shad fish numbers were so low that even the most seasoned anglers went home from a day on the river empty-handed. Overfishing, pollution, and a loss of habitat brought on by the construction of dams, threatened American shad not only in the Potomac but all over the east coast. This short documentary film chronicles the abundance, demise, and triumphant return of a native fish, highlighting the citizens who refused to let them fade away and those who are still united by the quest to fish the Potomac’s renowned shad run.

Saber Rock

A flamboyant, fiercely loyal interpreter named Saber Rock helps turn the tide of Helmand Province, Afghanistan against the Taliban and towards the support of coalition forces. As his successes mount, so do the threats against him.

Remembering Port Chicago

In California’s Bay Area, a painful memory lingers of the Port Chicago disaster of WWII, when hundreds of the Navy’s first black sailors perished.

Queens In Training

Two young African-American girls learn to play chess competitively and apply those skills to obstacles of race and gender as they prepare for a citywide co-educational tournament in Washington, D.C.