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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

The July 1995 heat wave in Chicago claimed 739 lives in a single week, and became the most traumatic heat wave in U.S. history..


8 Feb. 2016
A Ballerina's Tale
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
29 Feb. 2016
Wilhemina's War
A grandmother tries to help her family through HIV in the rural south, where living with AIDS is a grim reality.
28 Mar. 2016
An Honest Liar
Retired magician James "The Amazing" Randi dedicates his life to exposing frauds.
10 May 2016
The Armor of Light
The Armor of Light follows the journey of Evangelical minister Rob Schenck, who is trying to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America, and Lucy McBath, the mother of an unarmed teenager who was murdered in Florida and whose story cast a spotlight on the state's "Stand Your Ground" laws.
16 May 2016
Dogtown Redemption
Dogtown Redemption is the story of three homeless recyclers surviving in West Oakland, a neighborhood decimated by unemployment, addiction, and violence.
20 Jun. 2016
Healthcare providers and others in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama fight new Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws designed to restrict abortion access.
3 Oct. 2016
Best of Enemies
A documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley.
16 Dec. 2016
Meet the Patels
Actor Ravi Patel, whose traditional Hindu parents are eager for him to find a mate, enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America.
16 May 2016
My Nazi Legacy
Niklas Frank and Horst von Wachter explore the characters of their fathers, Hans Frank and Otto von Wachter, two men responsible for thousands of deaths during World War II.

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