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Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16, Left Behind America
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directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
In the decade since the Great Recession, many American cities and towns have bounced back. But for some small and mid-size cities that were once hubs for innovation and manufacturing, economic recovery has remained elusive. FRONTLINE and ProPublica ask why - and present an in-depth look at one such city, Dayton, O...
directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Frontline, Season 34, Episode 6, Chasing Heroin
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directed by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018; produced by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018, Public Broadcasting Service, in Frontline, Season 34, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 1 hour 53 mins
Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the drug problem.
directed by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018; produced by Marcela Gaviria, fl. 2002-2018, Public Broadcasting Service, in Frontline, Season 34, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 1 hour 53 mins
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Girls' Night Out
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directed by Phyllis Ellis, fl. 2006; produced by Peter Raymont, 1950-, Andrew Munger, fl. 1991 and Barri Cohen, fl. 1997, White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2016), 43 mins
With unprecedented intimate access, Girls’ Night Out approaches the prevalent and dangerous culture of binge drinking and young women, with the eye of a reporter, the curiosity of an anthropologist, and the sometimes wounded heart of a teenage girl.
directed by Phyllis Ellis, fl. 2006; produced by Peter Raymont, 1950-, Andrew Munger, fl. 1991 and Barri Cohen, fl. 1997, White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2016), 43 mins
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HomeGirls
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directed by Elizabeth Cirillo, fl. 2013; produced by Daniel Leeds, fl. 2009 and Kali Chatman, fl. 2006, Homeboy Industries (East Haddam, CT: Parallel Lines, 2015), 21 mins
Homeboy Industries, the world’s largest gang intervention and re-entry organization, offers an unparalleled 18-month job-training program for recovering drug addicts and ex-gang members. The documentary HOMEGIRLS intimately follows the lives of two of the programs’ female participants, Maria and Joselyn, over...
directed by Elizabeth Cirillo, fl. 2013; produced by Daniel Leeds, fl. 2009 and Kali Chatman, fl. 2006, Homeboy Industries (East Haddam, CT: Parallel Lines, 2015), 21 mins
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Freeway: Crack in the System
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directed by Marc Levin, 1951-; produced by Marc Levin, 1951-, Guy Logan, fl. 1997, Cle Sloan, 1969-, Antonio Moore, fl. 2015, Neil Harrington, fl. 2012, Mike Marangu, fl. 2006, Daniel Voll, fl. 2000, Nicholas Burnett, fl. 2012 and Christopher K. Walker, fl. 2011, Continental Media, Royal Studios LA, Blowback Productions and Al Jazeera America (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2017), 1 hour 43 mins
The definitive story of the birth of the crack plague, told by the man at the epicenter of the CIA/Contra/cocaine connection: “Freeway” Ricky Ross. His story defies all odds and proves that truth is indeed stranger than fiction.
directed by Marc Levin, 1951-; produced by Marc Levin, 1951-, Guy Logan, fl. 1997, Cle Sloan, 1969-, Antonio Moore, fl. 2015, Neil Harrington, fl. 2012, Mike Marangu, fl. 2006, Daniel Voll, fl. 2000, Nicholas Burnett, fl. 2012 and Christopher K. Walker, fl. 2011, Continental Media, Royal Studios LA, Blowback Productions and Al Jazeera America (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2017), 1 hour 43 mins
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American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny
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directed by Kevin Booth, 1961-; produced by Kevin Booth, 1961-, Lauren Traitz, fl. 2013, Nick Murphy, fl. 1999-2016, Dave Zamanski, fl. 2013, Julia Johnson, 1982- and Vaedynn Erlandson, fl. 2013, Sacred Cow Productions, Patterson Productions and S. C. P. Enterprises (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
From the frontlines of the battle to legalize marijuana comes “American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny”. The November 2012 elections saw pot being fully legalized in two states. Meanwhile, thousands of Americans in places like Texas and Florida continue to be arrested. The film asks the question on every pot smo...
directed by Kevin Booth, 1961-; produced by Kevin Booth, 1961-, Lauren Traitz, fl. 2013, Nick Murphy, fl. 1999-2016, Dave Zamanski, fl. 2013, Julia Johnson, 1982- and Vaedynn Erlandson, fl. 2013, Sacred Cow Productions, Patterson Productions and S. C. P. Enterprises (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
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Bill W.
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directed by Kevin Hanlon, fl. 2012; produced by Dan Carracino, fl. 2012, Page 124 Productions (New York, NY: Page 124 Productions, 2012), 1 hour 44 mins
Bill W. tells the story of William G. Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, a man included in TIME Magazine's "100 Persons of the 20th Century". Interviews, recreations, and rare archival material reveal how Bill Wilson, a hopeless drunk near death from his alcoholism, found a way out of his own addiction an...
directed by Kevin Hanlon, fl. 2012; produced by Dan Carracino, fl. 2012, Page 124 Productions (New York, NY: Page 124 Productions, 2012), 1 hour 44 mins
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Cafe Chavalos: Overcoming the Streets
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directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is the poorest country in the region where 80% of the country's population survives on less than $1 per day. Managua is the capital, but Granada is its oldest city. Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, the picturesque streets of Granada are l...

directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins
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