Hello Ahma

Michelle can’t attend her beloved grandma’s funeral. All she has to say goodbye from a distance is a framed photo on the wall, with incense sticks and a bowl of grandma’s favorite chocolate under it. The 8-year-old girl carefully observes the way her parents deal with their grief. The way they pause to remember and […]

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Interstate 8

In the southern United States, two young women meet by chance in the back of a police car and, without saying a word, experience the injustice hovering above them. […]

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Pearl

A young daughter of a rural Chinese oyster harvester faces abandonment when her single mother is offered a chance to start life anew in a brand new surrounding with her younger brother. […]

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Lowland Kids

“Lowland Kids” tells the story of Howard and Juliette, the last teenagers on Isle de Jean Charles, a sinking island on the coast of Louisiana. For the two siblings, this place has always been home. After losing their parents, their uncle has raised them on this island, passing on his love and appreciation for the […]

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Inventing Tomorrow

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards – while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take a journey with these inspiring teens as they prepare their projects for the largest convening of high school […]

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Anbessa

Ten-year-old Asalif and his mother have been displaced from their farmland on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the construction of a condominium. As they watch the buildings take shape, they are reminded in small and big ways that their country’s dream of “progress” is not for them. To fight back against those casting […]

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A Line Birds Cannot See

Separated from her mother by smugglers, a determined 12-year-old sets out across a desert with only a plastic sack for cover, survives starvation on the streets of Ciudad Juarez, and escapes kidnappers to seek her mother and a place where they can be safe again. […]

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Metronome (In time)

An elderly ailing maestro and a young piano prodigy venture out of their musical isolation in hopes of selling their beloved piano. […]

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I am Mackenzie

Trapped between toxic masculinity, a lame dress and a teenage love, a tomboy from rural Texas has sex for the first time in her father’s truck. […]

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