Our immigration system is broken. It is estimated that eleven million undocumented immigrants currently live in the United States. Throughout this year, policy makers have engaged in a heated debate in Congress and in main street America about what to do with them. Meanwhile, there have been unprecedented mobilizations at the local level with hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their supporters coming out in support of immigration reform.
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World is the hilarious story of what happens when the U.S. Government sends comedian Albert Brooks to India and Pakistan to find out what makes the over 300 million Muslims in the region laugh. Brooks, accompanied by two state department handlers and his trusted assistant, goes on a journey that takes him from a concert stage in New Delhi, to the Taj Mahal, to a secret location in the mountains of Pakistan.
Good Night, and Good Luck
A Section Eight Production, "Good Night, And Good Luck." takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee.
The Education of Shelby Knox
The Education of Shelby Knox is a coming of age story about a teenage girl who joins a campaign for comprehensive sex education in the high schools of Lubbock, Texas, an area that boasts some of the nation's highest teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease rates in the country.
A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. An African-American television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A middle-aged Korean couple… They all live in Los Angeles. And during the next 36 hours, they will all collide…