• Professor
    9 videos  |  Buy $5


    9 videos  |  Buy $5

    A college education has become part of the American dream. But what are we learning and who is teaching us?

    For nearly four decades, Rabbi Jay Holstein has been one of the University of Iowa's most popular professors. With a foul mouth, a raunchy sense of humor, and a piercing brilliance, Hols...

  • Preacher
    5 videos  |  Buy $5


    5 videos  |  Buy $5

    Bishop William Nowell is certain of one thing: “You got to think ridiculous when it comes to Christ!”

    For over 30 years, the self-taught preacher has presided over a small, working class, predominantly African American congregation in Virginia. A wayward adolescence led Nowell to the Lord, and...

  • Sheriff
    14 videos  |  Buy $5


    14 videos  |  Buy $5

    “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The detail captured by Kraus’s scrupulously neutral camera adds up to a fascinating, fully realized portrait of the man and the job. It’s like an extended episode of COPS directed by Frederick Wiseman — and I mean that as a compliment on both counts.”


  • The Work Series: All Four Films

    30 videos  |  Buy $12

    The WORK series is a cycle of independent films that seek to create an ongoing document of the American worker. Taking inspiration from Studs Terkel and Frederick Wiseman, the WORK films are entertaining and empowering, spectacular and mundane, amusing and redemptive. Includes Sheriff, Musician,...

  • Musician
    12 videos  |  Buy $5


    12 videos  |  Buy $5

    “NYT CRITICS' PICK: Musician feels radically fresh... shot and edited with the same inquisitive spirit that defined Studs Terkel's oral history Working. Those seeking a nutshell definition of what it means to be a committed artist need look no further.”

    "A masterpiece... Amon...