Impact Partners Original Movies
Here we collected the best movies from Impact Partners in order of popularity
The Crash Reel
The story of a sport and the risks that athletes face in reaching the pinnacle of their profession are told in the Crash Reel. KevinPearce, a celebrated snowboarder who sustained a brain injury in a t...
Bryan Fogel is investigating the world of illegal drugs in sports. A pillar of his country's anti-doping program is Grigory Rodchenkov. Despite shocking allegations that place Rodchenkov at the center...
A fearless sea captain. Rebecca Gomperts sails a ship through loopholes in international law to provide abortions on the high seas and leaves in her wake a network of activists who trust women to hand...
The senior year of a girls' high school step team in inner-city Baltimore is documented, as they try to become the first in their families to attend college. Against the backdrop of social unrest in t...
When Harvard PhD student Jennifer Brea is struck down at 28 by a fever that leaves her bedridden, doctors tell her it’s "all in her head." Determined to live, she sets out on a virtual journey to docu...
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
The American concept of childhood was formed by Fred Rogers using puppets and play to explore complex social issues. He spoke directly to the children. His impact is not known today. Do we live up to ...
Bathtubs Over Broadway
Steve Young didn't have many friends outside of his day job when he started writing for the Late Show with David Letterman. Steve stumbled onto a few vintage record albums that changed his life foreve...
Secrets of the Tribe
What happens when western anthropologists descend on the Amazon and make one of the last unacculturated tribes in existence, the Yanomami, the most exhaustively filmed and studied tribe on the planet?...
Audrie & Daisy
The stories of two American high school students, Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman, are included in a documentary film about three cases of rape. At the time of the sexual assaults, Pott and Coleman were...
The Hunting Ground
A startling expose of rape crimes on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families is contained in this film. The lives of several under...
The 1967 'Six-Day' war ended with Israel's decisive victory; conquering Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the West Bank. It is a war portrayed, to this day, as a righteous undertaking - a radiant emblem of J...
!Women Art Revolution
Through intimate interviews, provocative art, and rare, historical film and video footage, this feature documentary reveals how art addressing political consequences of discrimination and violence, th...
An archive-based feature documentary viewing the dramatic climax of the Cold War through the lens of the ABC network, as it narrowly succeeds in producing the most watched, most controversial made-for...
Meet the Patels
Finding love is never easy. For Ravi Patel, a first generation Indian-American, the odds are slim. His ideal bride is beautiful, smart, funny, family-oriented, kind and—in keeping with tradition—India...
30 years after a dirty family secret was revealed, Chico Colvard interviews family members. He learns how his sisters survived abuse at the hands of their father and how they cope as adults.
The World Before Her
Moving between two extremes - the intimate verite drama of the Miss India pageant's rigorous beauty "bootcamp" and the intense regime of a militant Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls. The Worl...
The C Word
Cancer: Few words are more feared. But in her sharply researched, deftly humorous message of hope, survivor Meghan O’Hara (Oscar-nominated producer of “Bowling for Columbine, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” and “S...
There are a variety of underground rituals that are abusive and sometimes deadly. The journey shows a world of toxic masculinity, violence, humiliation, binge drinking, and institutional coverups.
Many people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia are alone in nursing homes. A man with a simple idea discovers that music can ease pain and awaken old minds. Our cultural fears over aging are confro...
It’s 2017 in Bisbee, Arizona, an old copper-mining town just miles from the Mexican border. The town’s close-knit community prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Bisbee’s darkest hour: the ...
Longinotto's documentary is about Brenda Myers-Powell, who fights against sexual exploitation and supports prostitutes in Chicago. Brenda knows what she is talking about: her own story, involving teen...
After a partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, what starts as a son's video diary becomes a citizen's investigation into the future of American heal...
Shooting the Mafia
Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia began her fight against the Cosa Nostra after photographing a brutal murder. She was a witness to the crimes of the Italian Mafia. The brutal and bloody reign o...
In 1999, filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson turned the camera on themselves and began filming their five-year-old son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, as they started kindergarten at the...
The documentary focuses on the political career of the former first lady of the Philippines, whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband's presidency rocketed her to the global political stage.
For over a century, Carnegie Hall rented affordable studio apartments atop the famous music hall to artistic tenants such as Marlon Brando, Paddy Chayefsky and Isadora Duncan. As a privileged tenant, ...
Filmed over twenty years, Tibetan Buddhist Master Choogyal Namkhai Norbu watches as his western born son, Yeshi, who was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, consider...
Remote Area Medical
Amid the nation's ongoing debate over health care reform, this bracing new documentary examines the everyday realities of Americans who lack access to affordable medical treatment. In order to documen...
On the Record
The haunting story of music executive Drew Dixon as she grapples with her decision to become one of the first women of color, in the wake of #MeToo, to come forward and publicly accuse hip-hop mogul R...
An astonishing record of the hereditary nature of trauma, Jacinta follows the lives of three generations of women struggling to find stability amid years of dependency. Jacinta leaves the Maine Correc...
The teenage survivors of the school shooting in Florida are determined to turn tragedy into action, as a generation of mobilized youth take back democracy in this powerful coming-of-age story.
Thousands of high school students enter the August Wilson monologue competition each year for a chance to perform on Broadway. The film follows the students as they listen to Wilson and his characters...
Love & Stuff
Seven months after helping her terminally ill mother during the end of her life in home-hospice, filmmaker Judith Helfand becomes a "new old" single mother at 50. Overnight, she's pushed to deal with ...
Three American teenage girls adopted from China discover they are related to each other on 23andMe. The young women were inspired to confront their burning questions after their online meeting.
Notes on Blindness
After losing his sight, John Hull began keeping an audio diary. Notes on Blindness is an ambitious and innovative work, following on from the Emmy Award-winning short film of the same name.
Detroit’s story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century – the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the...
Sérgio de Mello was the world's go-to guy, a charming and complex man who could charm the worst war criminals, and protect the lives of the ordinary people he'd devoted his life to. The documentary te...