Funan (2008)

Based on the director’s mother, this is the story of one Cambodian family forced by the Kymer Rouge to leave the city and labor on a starvation diet in the rice paddies.

The Good Lord Bird (2020)

The story of John Brown & th road that led to his anti-slavery revolt at Harpers Ferry is irreverently told through the eyes of fictitious boy slave posing as a girl.

Lead Belly (1976)

The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.

And Breathe Normally (2018)

The story of 2 mothers, one a Icelandic Border Police trainee, & the other an African refugee caught trying to fly using a forged passport, a story full of grace and compassion.

Borgen (2010)

The series tells the story of the ups & downs of Denmark’s first female PM & the cost of her power to herself and to each member of her family–husband, teenage daughter, and 8-year-old son.