NORTHERN LIGHTS is the true story of Cathy Parker, a Florida football mom who sees a Behind the Lines story on ESPN about boys from an isolated high school in the Arctic tundra of Barrow, Alaska that play football on a frozen dirt field covered in rocks. She begins a campaign that includes relationships with the native Inupiat townspeople in Barrow, the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and many others, to bring new hope and purpose in the form of an artificial turf field to the northernmost town in the United States.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold was an Academy Award-winning composer who is credited as the founder of the "Hollywood Sound”. He influenced modern composing icons like John Williams and James Horner. But it’s the story of his life that’s shocking and inspiring. He was the son of feared Austrian music critic Julius Korngold and early on it was clear to his father that Erich was a child prodigy. At the age of 10 Gustav Mahler declared him “a musical genius”, and in his 20’s his first full-length opera premiered attracted audiences with “its Straussian musical language and Hitchcock-like plot.” Korngold was Jewish and the rise of Nazism resulted in his exile from Vienna to Hollywood.
Life by the Reins is the story of Joey, a blind rescue horse that helped others learn to see. Once an award winning competitive horse, Joey fell into the hands of a neglectful owner ultimately abandoned, starving…and blind. Then he came to Hope Reins―a ranch dedicated to helping hurting kids who had been abused, emotionally wounded, or unwanted. Can Joey somehow learn to trust people even though the world has hurt him so badly? Life by the Reins is based on Joey’s true story of friendship, destined to become a classic, it will touch your heart and reveal the power of finding light in the darkness.
At 17, Palestinian Tass Saada ran away from home to become a PLO sniper and chauffeur for Yasser Arafat. As an adult, he left his dangerous and hatred-filled life in Palestine, moved to America, started a family and met a man named Charlie who would challenge everything he was raised to believe. Once an Arafat Man is a story of the ultimate triumph of love over hatred, of reconciliation over divisions. It’s a story that can inspire us all to overcome the conflicts in our own lives.
BROKEN FOR GOOD: The Way Charity Works in the United States of America takes viewers on a wild ride into the upside down world of nonprofit dysfunction. Broken for Good’s “emperor has no clothes” approach confronts the fraud that’s kept the Non-Profit Sector a Non-Growth Sector for over five decades. BFG courageously challenges convention inspiring viewers to solve problems by first confronting the nonprofits in whom they invest.
The issue of immigration reform is contentious. For 12 million individuals living in the US illegally, Congress’ inability to pass legislation despite strong support from both parties is baffling. FREE TO MOVE ABOUT, the documentary follows the polarizing events as they unfold as seen through the eyes of the politicians embroiled in the issue and the lives of those living in the shadows.