For 30 years, Oceana County Michigan has been the Asparagus Capital of the World. Now its spear-struck residents and family farms take on the U.S. War on Drugs, Free Trade and a Fast Food Nation, all to save their beloved roots. This award-winning feature had its public television debut in 2008 and was released on DVD in 2009.
To be homeless and in high school is a challenge that no young person should have to face. Yet each year, over 1.6 million young people find themselves homeless, many without parental support. In Chicago, there are almost 17,000 homeless students registered in the public school system. The majority of them are adolescents fighting to make it through the final years of high school. The Homestretch is their story. Currently in production, this film is being made possible through the generous support of the MacArthur Foundation and Sundance Institute. A co-production with Kartemquin Films.
An inventive new documentary feature that will take you beyond the iconic “We Can Do It” poster girl and into the transformative journeys of real Rosie the Riveters from all walks of life. Currently in development.