EPF Media - Film Catalog

ASCENT OF EVIL: THE STORY OF MEIN KAMPF – reveals Mein Kampf's dark history and how the book came to be written.

BELLATRIX: THE AWAKENING OF FEMINISM - Scholars and experts explore the issues that impact women's lives, and the politics of sexuality and gender.

CANTADORAS: MUSICAL MEMORIES OF LIFE AND DEATH IN COLOMBIA - A musical journey that tells the story of Afro-Colombian women singers and their music of resistance, hardship and survival.

CARLOS JÁUREGUI: THE UNFORGETTABLE FAG - The life story of Argentinean gay activist Carlos Jáuregui.  His tenacity over years of activism resulted in greater equality, dignity and visibility for the LGBTQ community.

THE CLOUD FOREST - A Community’s Search for a Sustainable Way of Life in One of the World’s Most Threatened Ecosystems. 

DAVID: RETURN TO THE LAND - David was adopted as a baby in France by a Jewish family.  David travels to Haiti, his birth country, so he can find his roots.  A documentary about identity.

DOGS OF DEMOCRACY – A documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and the people who take care of them.  A universal story about love and loyalty and what we may learn from animals.

FREEDOM FLYERS OF TUSKEGEE: THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN – The story of the first African American military pilots.  In addition to fighting during WWII, they had to fight against the racial inequality and discrimination when they returned home.

GOING THE DISTANCE: JOURNEYS OF RECOVERY – Four inspirational traumatic brain injury survivors share their personal stories of devastation, courage and hope on their paths to recovery.

GRAB AND RUN - Kyrgyzstan’s ancient practice of bride kidnapping, Ala-Kachuu, has returned.

GRADING THE TEACHERS: AN EXPLORATION INTO TEACHER GRADING – explores how school districts across the country are implementing teacher evaluations.

THE GUARDIAN OF MEMORY - Stories of Mexican murdered or disappeared families, and a Texas lawyer fighting for asylum-seekers searching for safety.

HOT FLASH: THE LEGENDARY BLUES BAND SAFFIRE – Chronicles The Uppity Blues Women.  Consisting of Ann Rabson, Gaye Adegbalola and Andra Faye, they have entertained audiences for over twenty-five years.

HUMBOLDT  IN MEXICO: THE VISION OF THE EXPLORER – reveals the fantastic life of this explorer, scientist and naturalist, and recounts his expedition of 1799 - 1804, throughout New Spain.

JAMAICA & TAMARINDO: AFRO TRADITION IN THE HEART OF MEXICO - an exploration of African identity in Mexico City, an identity that goes beyond the color of one's skin.

LUMPKIN, GA - An undocumented immigrant. A private immigration prison. Stories of the immigration crackdown meet in Lumpkin, GA.

MAIDEN'S TOWER - Stories of resiliency, courage, and sisterhood. 45 years after being incarcerated in Tiradentes Prison by the Brazilian dictatorship, the women reunite.

MAIZE IN TIMES OF WAR - The yearly cycle of four Indigenous maize farmers in different regions of Mexico, and the exceptional process of growing maize.

MEMORIES OF A DREAMER: THE JOURNEY OF A POLITICAL PRISONER – Félix Mora relives the shocking details of his incarceration from Chile's Pinochet, his escape from Chile and the challenges he faced in exile. 

MENDING THE HEART: THE POWER OF ART TO HEAL A COMMUNITY – Community workers use art to help children cope with the trauma of the 2017 Puebla Earthquake in the town of San Gregorio Atlapulco, Mexico.

MOCCASINS AND MICROPHONES: MODERN NATIVE STORYTELLING THROUGH PERFORMANCE POETRY – journey with the Santa Fe Indian School Spoken Word Team as they prepare and present a theater production of their finest poems woven with traditional and contemporary song and dance. 

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOME – A Turkish woman struggles to come to terms with her conflicted identity when she finds out that her great grandmother was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide.

PASAJUEGO: THE OAXACAN INDIGENOUS GAME OF PELOTA MIXTECA – Pasajuego follows the players that compete in the indigenous Oaxacan sport of pelota mixteca. The film serves as a window into their ancient game and the lives of the U.S. Oaxacan culture community.

THE PEOPLE OF THE CLOUD FOREST – An intimate look at the indigenous Chinantec People of Mexico and their relationship with the environment.

THE POETRY LOUNGE: SELF EXPRESSION THROUGH THE SPOKEN WORD – Poets perform their work and share their inspiration.  Learn the fundamentals of writing "spoken word" poetry from these very accomplished young poets.

THE POETRY 2 LOUNGE: THE POWER OF POETICS – The second installment of the acclaimed Poetry Lounge series, this program focuses on language forms and poetic devices.

THE POETRY LOUNGE 3: THE POWER OF PERFORMANCE – the third installment of the Poetry Lounge series shows viewers how spoken word artists prepare for the performance of their work on stage.

POETRY ON FIRE: IGNITING STUDENTS’ PASSION FOR POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING – Renown poets inspire students through their performances and discussions about expression, performance and the creative writing process.

POETRY ON FIRE TEACHER’S WORKSHOP: DEVELOPING STUDENTS’ CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS – An innovative program that promotes creative writing in the classroom, discussion, and the attitude necessary to cultivate a sense of fun, freedom, and focus.

RECOVERING PARADISE – A Mexican village rises up against a drug cartel.

SEARCHING FOR VICTOR" YOUNG" PEREZ: THE BOXER OF AUSCHWITZ – details the harrowing emotional story Victor “Young” Perez who was deported to Auschwitz 12 years after winning the boxing world championship. 

SILENT RIVER – follows a heroic young woman as she defies death threats and fights to rescue one of the most polluted rivers in Mexico.

THE SON OF THE OLIVE MERCHANT: IN SEARCH OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE – While traveling to Turkey on their honeymoon, Mathieu and his wife Anne confront Turkey's denial of the Armenian Genocide. 

THE SUFFRAGISTS – details the political struggles of Eufrosina Cruz, an indigenous woman from Oaxaca, Mexico as well as the history of Mexican women's long fight for political power.

SUNÚ – Indigenous Mexican farmers grow maize as they have for hundreds of years, but their seeds and culture are threatened by the spread of genetically modified seeds. 

SURIRE – captures the beauty of the salt flat and the relationship between the indigenous Aymara people and the trucks and machines that mine borax from their homeland.


SWIFT FEET – Two Tarahumara runners captivated the world with their endurance running.  Swift Feet tells the story of the men, their unique culture and the struggles that the Tarahumara community faces today.

TO DIE IN THE DESERT –  A journey in search of the musical tradition of Cardenche Song and the history that gave birth to it.  Los Cardencheros de Sapioriz, the last surviving group is highlighted.

WHO WE ARE – An intimate and meditative portrait of the opioid epidemic through the families confronting the devastating consequences of the crisis.

WOMEN OF THE MINE – Portraits of three women who live and work at the infamous mines of El Cerro Rico in Bolivia.  The film highlights their strength, courage and resistance in the face of struggle and hardship. 

THE WORLD OF THE DOLL ARTIST – explores the passion and the creative process of doll making through interviews with six of the most critically acclaimed doll artists in America today.


THE YEARS OF FIERRO – Mexican national César Fierro has been languishing on death row in a Texas prison for more than 30 years for a crime that evidence shows he did not commit.