The uprising of '34 is a startling documentary which tells the story of the General Strike of 1934, a massive but little-known strike by hundreds of thousands of Southern cotton mill workers during the Great Depression. The mill workers' defiant stance, and the remarkable grassroots organizing that led up to it, challenged a system of mill owner control that had shaped life in cotton mill communities for decades. Sixty years after the government brutally...
More than half of the Central-African forest elephant population has been decimated by poachers in the last decade. Following one of Cameroon's first female eco-guards, a grassroots law enforcement group, a Congolese biologist, a reformed poacher and a Czech activist, this intimate, character-driven portrait gains remarkable access to an under-reported region, the Congo Basin, to understand the global poaching and ivory trade crises we face.