Life as a rock and roller is chaotic. It is the equivalent of the worst case of attention deficit disorder that has ever been documented. No two days are ever the same. No two personalities can coincide without conflict. Most bands fail to survive the test of time. Stress from the road life, from home […]
A month-long writing project designed to include people with developmental disabilities turned into a unique musical group that writes, records, and performs their own music and throws Art & Music Festivals in communities around South Dakota where no one is left out and everybody shines.
The largest Niobrara Chalk formation in Kansas has been stowed away like buried treasure in the prairie. Hundred-foot spires and badlands terrain pierce a skyline known for legends like Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok. But private ownership has kept this mile-long wonder under wraps since Kansas became a state. After prolonged negotiations with […]
Author and historian Iain McCalman shares his love for the Great Barrier Reef in the hopes that his passion will spur people to care about the reef’s protection.
WE HAPPY FEW is about the longest running club in Aberdeen, The Shakespeare Club.
This Thing That We Do chronicles the 20-year run of the Musicians Reunion at the Brown County Fair in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and one man’s quest to save it.
Almost everyone collects something, but what do they collect and why? This film examines what drives these Aberdeen collectors to acquire the items they love.
In the small town of Knife River, Minnesota, twin sisters Pamela Matson and Patricia Canelake make candy the old fashioned way, using recipes invented by their grandfather in the early 1900s.
In this short documentary, Victoria “VikkiKitty” Perez, Priscilla “Port”Sortino, and Taylor “Xaltis” Rose, three South Florida women, push through the male-dominated competitive video gaming scene. Their efforts throughout the 2016 season break through the stigmas designed to hold them back and demonstrates to other girls that they should also dare to compete. Fight Like a […]
South Dakota’s reservations are too often defined by deficit narratives. Poverty, unemployment, substance abuse . . . these themes obscure the profound relationships and rich cultural legacies that are the heart of life in Indian country. This is the story of three Pine Ridge-bound Teach For America educators who arrived with radically disparate perspectives on […]
Wakinyan describes one of the few things that still exists on the Plains unaltered by man. It has always existed, and will—hopefully—remain unchanged. Wakinyan offers a glimpse into a pristine, natural world displayed on a canvas as big as the sky.
As society’s belief systems are changing or even reverting back in time, one Ohio artist Billy Joe White is challenging his community by saying, “Bring me your mistakes.” BENEATH THE INK is a timely look at hate and racism in the western foothills of the Appalachian region that reveals heartfelt stories of change and redemption.
Your Community Theatre touches on the beginnings of the Aberdeen Community Theatre and gives a brief behind-the-scenes look into what it’s like to be a part of productions, on and off stage.
Adam Turman is a gentleman in everything he does: bicycles, art, and family. “On the Wall, Off the Chain” was selected as a top-twelve finalist in the Fusion/International Documentary Challenge, and premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in January of 2017.
Los Angeles hair stylist Carrie Banks has unwittingly been thrust into the war on terror, and she’s fighting back one braid, weave, and extension at a time.
At 90 years old, Albert Landsberger looks back on fond memories and a life made rich by his love of music.
A daughter reflects on the day she lost her mother.
A glimpse into the life of a man who builds pipe organs.
A travelogue, led by five-year-old Unna Katla, that will introduce you to Iceland, the things in our world, and the things not in our world. You may even learn a new language.