An intimate look at the fabled Mexican resort town, from beyond the hotel compounds and beaches. Más Que La Playa is an international co-production commissioned by the Sister Cities of Highland Park, Illinois and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The film is co-directed, co-produced with Puerto Vallarta filmmaker Sebastian Hernandez Alvarez and had its premiere at the Puerto Vallarta centennial in May 2018.
Serving up Kosher-style Mexican food in suburban Chicago for ten years, Isaac and Moishe Nava are living the American Dream.
Chef and inventor Homaro Cantu helped put Chicago on the culinary map and wanted to change the world. INSATIABLE takes you on a dizzying and thrilling ride with Cantu, in a story that moves from redemption and inspiration to tragedy and back again.
For nearly three decades, Ann Slavick taught high school art and art history, where she inspired thousands of young people to tap their creative abilities and immerse themselves in the visual arts.
Working out of a warehouse in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood, Rodrick Markus is the face behind Rare Tea Cellar. For more than a decade, Rare Tea Cellar has been sourcing and selling tea as well as anything you can eat, drink, or cook with.
From the front lines of the bankrupt Chicago Tribune, to the vibrant local online publishing and start-up scene, pioneering journalists struggle to reinvent a storied, yet troubled industry.
In his gritty bass guitar plant in the Goose Island neighborhood of Chicago, Dan Lakin fashions pedigree bass guitars for today’s stars, including, Darryl Jones of The Rolling Stones, Adam Clayton of U2, John Stirratt of Wilco, and many others.
New York’s Lower East Side has steadily transformed from a neighborhood known best for its seedy immigrant tenements and streets hardened by heroin and crack addicts into today’s condo and club scene. That makes The Pickle Guys’ Alan Kaufman a throwback.
Shifting Traditions takes an incisive look at the issue of intermarriage within the American Jewish community.
Located in the center of Silicon Valley, Olson’s Cherries is the last operating fruit orchard of its kind in the fertile region of California once known as “The Valley of Heart’s Delight”.
In this Court TV/CBS News co-production, 60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft investigates an old arson case that riveted 1970s Phoenix.
Filmed in the chaotic days following 9/11, this MSNBC special reports on the plight of the thousands of New Yorkers who became homeless instantly when the towers collapsed and their homes and loved ones perished near Ground Zero.
In this MSNBC documentary hosted by NBC News’ Matt Lauer, we take a look back at the infamous 1980s crime committed by Robert Chambers in Central Park.
This MSNBC documentary profiles the rise of psychic mediums and the skeptics who debunk them.
In this one hour documentary hosted by NBC News’ Lester Holt, we examine the proliferation of video surveillance cameras and their impact on society.