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.
BACKSTAGE VIENNA STATE OPERA – A behind-the-scenes look at the skill, planning and hard work that is required to present the Vienna State Opera’s spectacular performances.
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.
CHILDREN OF THE EXODUS - Hundreds of Mexican communities had to relocate because of drug cartels. Now refugees in a strange city, children reveal the consequences of their displacement.
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.
FACTORY TO THE WORKERS – In post-socialist Croatia, workers form a company cooperative and embark on a 10-year quest to compete in a capitalist economy.
FACES OF THE RESISTANCE – Inspiring stories from Ukraine about the impact of the war on ordinary people, and their fight to protect their homeland and one another.
FAIR TRADERS – Three successful entrepreneurs show that an ethical and sustainable business model can also be successful.
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.
GLORY TO THE QUEEN – During the Cold War, four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe and became icons of female emancipation.
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.
THE INVESTIGATOR – In the 1990s, Vladimír Dzuro worked as an investigator for the Hague Tribunal, gathering evidence against war criminals. The film also delves into the International Criminal Court's efforts to combat impunity and prevent future atrocities.
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.
MAIDEN'S TOWER - Stories of resiliency, courage, and sisterhood. 45 years after being incarcerated in Tiradentes Prison by the Brazilian dictatorship, the women reunite.
MAP OF LATIN AMERICAN DREAMS - From 1992 to 2013, Argentine artist Martín Weber asked people throughout Latin America to write their dreams on a wooden chalkboard. Decades later, Martin embarked on a search for the same individuals to see if their dreams had come true.
MATRONAS - Salvadoran midwives fight to protect their ancestral role in the face of government repression.
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.
MY REMBETIKA BLUES - A musical odyssey into Rembetika music, the blues of Greece whose roots are derived from the migration of people into Greece in the early 20th century.
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.
PATY'S JOURNEY – Paty, an indigenous woman from Mexico who has been scarred by violence, embarks on a political journey with the goal of empowering the women in her community.
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.
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.
ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW - Meager wages and abuse in rooms without windows, Lebanon's foreign domestic workers fight back against the mechanisms of modern slavery.
SCARS ON THE GROUND - After the 2016 Colombian government/FARC Peace Accord, four ex FARC combatants, fed up with the war, laid down their arms to rejoin Colombian civilian life.
SEARCHING FOR VICTOR" YOUNG" PEREZ: THE BOXER OF AUSCHWITZ – details the harrowing emotional story of 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.
SISTERS OF THE TREES – Families in the village of Rajasthan, India no longer believe that the birth of a girl is a curse. Now to celebrate their birth, 111 trees are planted. This act has created an oasis and empowered the women of the community.
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 SOWER – Bartolomé, an elementary school teacher in the mountains of Chiapas, becomes a beacon of hope in his community through his humanistic approach to education based on curiosity and the love of nature.
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.
WHERE THERE ONCE WAS WATER – An invitation to change our perspective, rewrite the story, and heal our relationship with water... one watershed, one meal, one raindrop, at a time.
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.