Season 11

Last Day of Freedom

Last Day of Freedom

Bill Babbitt supported the death penalty until it came knocking at his door. In this richly animated personal narrative, one man makes a decision to stand by his brother in the face of war, crime and capital punishment.

First Friday

First Friday

Oakland has been rated a top travel destination ... and one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. Once a month, those two realities meet at First Friday, an immersive art and community experience.

Stand

Stand

Stand depicts South LA residents using krump dancing to take a stand and is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.

Darwin

Darwin

The people of Darwin, CA (population 35) coexist without government, a church, jobs or children. Together with their fellow outsiders and eccentrics, they enjoy the freedom of isolation in California's Death Valley.

Slomo

SLOMO

In SLOMO, a former neurologist recreates himself as a Venice Beach regular. SLOMO is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.

Reborning

Reborning

Reborning examines the craft of life-like dolls and is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.

Full-Time Ministry

Full-time Ministry

Full-time Ministry shares ice sculpting with a message and is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.

Big Joy

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Poet and filmmaker James Broughton (1913-1999) lived by the motto "follow your own weird." His remarkable story spans the Beat generation, his escape to Europe during the McCarthy years and his ascendancy as a revered bard of sexual liberation.

Last Stop Santa Rosa

Last Stop in Santa Rosa

Last Stop in Santa Rosa profiles a hospice for animals and is part of the episode Truly CA Shorts: State of Discovery, which features five short films exploring the California experience.