Season 2


Prison Town, USA

Prison Town, USA tells the story of Susanville, California, a small town that tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison -- with unanticipated consequences.


Emile Norman: By His Own Design

A portrait of self-taught Californian artist Emile Norman, this film illustrates how Norman worked with the same passion for life, art, nature, and freedom that inspired him through seven decades of a changing art scene and turbulent times for a gay man in America.


Desert Dreamers

Desert Dreamers is a journey into the heart of California's Mojave Desert, where spiritual seekers, burlesque dancers, outsider artists, miracle healers, and UFO followers explain why they choose to live in one of the hottest, driest, and loneliest places in the United States.



Sandman is a beautifully meditative film that explores the inspiration behind Jim Denevan's massive, yet ephemeral, sand art -- looking at how one artist deals with a tragic childhood and the uncontrollable nature of life itself.


Mighty Warriors of Comedy

Mighty Warriors of Comedy is a rousing introduction to one of the most devastatingly, funny comedy troupes of the past decade, the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors, an audacious, Asian American sketch comedy troupe hailing from San Francisco and now trying to break into TV and movies in LA.


24 hours on craigslist

The mundane and the sublime, the ridiculous and the profound, all come together to paint a portrait of a thriving, humanistic community in filmmaker Michael Ferris Gibson's documentation of 24 hours on craigslist.


Nuestra Familia, Our Family

Nuestra Familia, Our Family tracks the history of the Norteño street gang in Salinas and its links to the prison-based NF.