Glimpses of labor in its many forms and the sense of catharsis it can bring.
In this program
A Broken House
When Mohamad Hafez received a single-entry visa to study architecture in the United States, he realized if he couldn't return home to Syria, he could make a simulation by sculpting life-like renditions of his Damascus neighborhood.
Eric and the Bees
Erin Brethauer & Tim Hussin
When Eric Grandon, a former soldier with PTSD, returned to his family farm and discovered beekeeping, he had no idea that the bees would give him the power to transform both his own life and the lives of many others.
A small-town gay florist who grew up in the conservative Swedish countryside, Joakim struggled for acceptance from his peers, his society, his family, and ultimately himself.
Lines of Exile
In this animated portrait, Hamid Naficy intimately recounts the evolution of cultural theory over the last decades through his drawings.
Mutha & the Death of Ham-Ma-Fuku
Mutha faces death every day as she searches for antipersonnel mines in the Western Sahara Desert.
The Neon Craftsman
The history and art of neon seen through the prism of Tom Wartman, one of the country's last remaining neon professionals.
A lyrical portrait of an excommunicated Amish woodworker struggling with spirituality, poverty, and life as an outcast from his strict, insular community.