Thom Powers appears in the following:
Friday, October 22, 2021
"Becoming Cousteau" is a complex portrait of the explorer who helped the world fall in love with oceans.
Friday, October 08, 2021
"The Rescue" profiles the cave diving hobbyists who came from around the world to help save a Thai boys soccer team trapped underground.
Friday, October 01, 2021
"My Name is Pauli Murray" profiles the multi-hyphenate activist, lawyer, poet and priest who had a non-binary gender identity and was a pioneer in civil rights and feminism.
Friday, September 24, 2021
"Homeroom" follows the senior class of Oakland High School through the tumultuous school year of 2019-2020.
Friday, September 17, 2021
"Pray Away" profiles several former leaders of the discredited movement that advocated to convert LGBTQ people to become straight.
Friday, September 10, 2021
"The Capote Tapes" draws upon conversations with Truman Capote's friends and admirers to document his complex personality.
Friday, September 03, 2021
Award-winning filmmaker Nanfu Wang investigates how the Chinese and the United States governments tried to shape public perceptions of COVID-19 in her film "In the Same Breath."
Friday, August 27, 2021
"Lily Topples the World" follows a 20-year-old domino artist known as Lily Hevesh through a pivotal year of her life.
Friday, August 13, 2021
"The Meaning of Hitler" is a documentary essay enlisting writers such as Martin Amis and Francine Prose to make connections between the past and the present.
Friday, August 06, 2021
"Whirlybird" profiles the married journalists who pioneered helicopter news coverage in Los Angeles.
Friday, July 30, 2021
"Enemies of the State" investigates the complex case of Matt DeHart, a hacker with the group Anonymous, who was arrested for child pornography.
Friday, July 23, 2021
"No Ordinary Man" examines the life of jazz musician Billy Tipton, who became an inspiration to the transgender community after his death in 1989.
Friday, July 16, 2021
"Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters" follows a group of young dancers as they stage a new production of a work that debuted in response to the AIDS epidemic.
Friday, July 09, 2021
"The One and Only Dick Gregory" profiles the comedian who took America to task over civil rights, the Vietnam war and unhealthy diets.
Friday, July 02, 2021
"Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)" taps into a rich musical archive that went unseen for 50 years capturing the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival.
Friday, June 25, 2021
"Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide" profiles the street artist who emerged in the 1980s alongside Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Friday, June 11, 2021
The Showtime series "Couples Therapy" follows three New York couples as they work through conflicts with the counseling of Dr. Orna Guralnik.
Friday, June 04, 2021
The Netflix series "High on the Hog" explores the wide-ranging influence of African-American food traditions.
Friday, May 21, 2021
"Two Gods" profiles a Black Muslim casket maker in Newark who seeks to amend for his own past troubles by caring for the dead and being a mentor to two young men.
Friday, May 14, 2021
The documentary The Crime of the Century studies how Purdue Pharma and other companies fostered an opioid epidemic.