With Ford Foundation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, News

8.1
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88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 48,855 | Gross: $2.80M

2. Degrassi High (1987–1991)

TV-14 | 30 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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The lives and trials of students of a city high school.

Stars: Pat Mastroianni, Stefan Brogren, Maureen Deiseach, Angela Deiseach

Votes: 2,486

3. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2012– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities.... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, CeCe Moore, Ty Burrell, Anderson Cooper

Votes: 583

4. Burden of Dreams (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary

7.9
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A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ... See full summary »

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 5,749

5. Red Hook Summer (2012)

R | 121 min | Drama

4.9
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48 Metascore

A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Jules Brown, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Toni Lysaith, Limary Agosto

Votes: 1,492 | Gross: $0.34M

6. Zoom (1972–1978)

TV-G | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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Middle School students teach kids how to do cool tricks.

Stars: Tracy Tannebring, John Covey, Nina Lillie, Kenny Pires

Votes: 278

7. Five Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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78 Metascore

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi | Stars: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat

Votes: 5,535 | Gross: $0.11M

8. Omnibus (1952–1961)

55 min | Drama, History, Music

8.6
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Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair Cooke, Leonard Bernstein, Joseph N. Welch, Helen Hayes

Votes: 139

9. The Secret Life of Muslims (2016– )

Documentary

4.7
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This first person series uses humor and empathy to subvert stereotypes and reveal the truth about American Muslims: fascinating careers, unexpected talents, and inspiring accomplishments.

Stars: Dena Takruri, Ahmed Ahmed, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Aman Ali

Votes: 24

10. Unnatural Causes (2008– )

Documentary

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Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, S. Leonard Syme, David Williams, Ana Diez-Roux

Votes: 24

11. NET Opera Theater (1967– )

Music, Musical

5.4
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Stars: Heather Harper, Peter Pears, Robert Rounseville, John Reardon

Votes: 5

12. Le Lac (2019)

10 min | Short

"Le Lac" is a dreamscape where liquid gives way to dust. The oasis of the Sahel, Lake Chad, is not who she used to be. Ninety percent of her water is gone, leaving her feeling depleted, ... See full summary »

Director: Nyasha Kadandara | Stars: Saba Elbasha, Mahamat Hissenie, Nassun Sayedu

13. Beyond the Wall (2013)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

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Four teenagers from Washington DC journey to China on a summer study program. Follow them as they experience a completely different culture sparking another way of looking at their lives back home.

Director: Jesse Burke

14. Here (2019)

10 min | Short

Here is a music and dance performance by Johannesburg artists with disabilities, celebrating their craft while re-imagining their city as an inclusive and fantastical space.

Directors: Shelley Barry, Zizipo Soldati | Stars: Gladys Agulhas, Charne Hugo, Marlene Le Roux, Diketso Letlatsa

15. Women of Substance (2002)

Documentary

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Director: Afua Naa-Lamle Viana

16. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: King Lear (1953)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, History, Music

7.0
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An old king, stepping down from the throne, disinherits his favorite daughter on a mad whim and gives his kingdom to his two older daughters, both of whom prove treacherous.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Orson Welles, Natasha Parry, Arnold Moss, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 147

17. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mr. Lincoln: Part 1 (1952)

90 min | Drama, History, Music

7.8
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The program has six segments: (1) "Lincoln Part I: The End and the Beginning" (drama tracing the end and beginning of Abraham Lincoln's life), (2) "The Telephone" (comic operatic sketch), (... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd, Judd Whiting | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Royal Dano, Crahan Denton, Martin Gabel

Votes: 25

18. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: A Lodging for the Night (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has six segments: (1) "A Lodging for the Night" (adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson story), (2) "Pimpinella" (German puppet film), (3) "Olga Coelho" (the famed Brazilian ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Yul Brynner, Alistair Cooke, John Cromwell, Berry Kroeger

19. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Arms and the Man (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has three segments: (1) "Arms and the Man" (staging of George Bernard Shaw's play), (2) "Manufacturers - Machines and People" (a look at manufacturing processes), and (3) (Alistair Cooke summarizes Omnibus' first season).

Directors: Andrew McCullough, John Burrell | Stars: Gwen Anderson, Mischa Auer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Alistair Cooke

20. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Dear Brutus (1956)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has only one segment: "Dear Brutus" (adaptation of play by J.M. Barrie).

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Bramwell Fletcher, Martyn Green, Jonathan Harris

21. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Glory in the Flower (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "Glory in the Flower" (story based on William Inge play), (2) "The Little Kitty Stayed Cool" (James Thurber short story), (3) "The Little Fugitive" (... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Banner, Andrew McCullough | Stars: Richie Andrusco, Edward Binns, Ridge Bond, Carol Channing

22. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Virtuous Island (1954)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has four segments: (1) "The Virtuous Island" (a Jean Giraudoux comedy-drama), (2) "The French Horn" (short history and lesson on the French horn), (3) "Wild Musk Oxen" (featuring capture of a live musk-ox), and (4) "Orson Bean" (comedy monologue on Christmas gift wrapping).

Directors: Tad Danielewski, Roger Englander, Herbert Hirschman | Stars: Orson Bean, Beverly Bentley, Arthur Berv, Harry Berv

23. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: A Midwinter Night's Dream (1961)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Diana Adams, Leonard Bernstein, Max Helpmann

24. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mom and Leo (1953)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "Mom and Leo" (drama), (2) "Irish Linen" (story), (3) "Mary's Baby" (reading of a Christmas poem), (4) "The 51st Dragon" (reading of a fantasy story), (5)... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Gene Milford | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Helen Hayes, Fons Ianelli, Betty Jorgensen

25. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mr. Lincoln: Part 2 (1952)

Drama, History, Music

9.6
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The program has five segments: (1) "Lincoln, Part II: Early Boyhood" (drama tracing Abraham Lincoln's early youth), (2) "A Christmas Tie" (William Saroyan story), (3) "Tugboat Captain" (... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Jean Benoît-Lévy, Norman Lloyd | Stars: Claude Bessy, Kenneth Buck, Blanche Cholet, Alistair Cooke

Votes: 5

26. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mr. Lincoln: Part 3 (1952)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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Norman Lloyd and James Agee continue the story of Lincoln; Robert Tallman and Helen Hayes present stories of Mother Goose.

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd | Stars: James Broderick, Blanche Charles, Alistair Cooke, Royal Dano

27. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mr. Lincoln: Part 4 (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "Lincoln Part IV: New Salem" (tracing Lincoln's arrival in New Salem), (2) "Henry V, Act 5, Scene 2" (famous Shakespearean love scene), (3) "Jose Greco" (... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd | Stars: James Agee, Brian Aherne, Alistair Cooke, Royal Dano

Votes: 8

28. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mr. Lincoln: Part 5 (1953)

Drama, History, Music

9.5
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The program has five segments: (1) "Lincoln Part V: Ann Rutledge" (tracing Lincoln's early political career), (2) "Napoleon's Love Letters" (dialogue from love letters between Napoleon ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd | Stars: Richard Borden, Alistair Cooke, Royal Dano, Crahan Denton

Votes: 6

29. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Mrs. McThing (1958)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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A wealthy mother's only son leaves his pampered life to join a gang of mobsters.

Stars: Bea Arthur, Alistair Cooke, Irwin Corey, Helen Hayes

30. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Nobody's Fool (1954)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has four segments: (1) "Nobody's Fool" (filmed play from John Steinbeck story), (2) "Village Incident - India" (living newspaper-type drama), (3) "Benediction" (reading of a short poem to greet the New Year), and (4) "Palle Alone in the World" (a repeat showing of the 1949 Swedish fantasy film from Season 1).

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Harry Horner | Stars: John Call, Alistair Cooke, Rosemary DeCamp, Don Garner

31. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Nothing So Monstrous (1954)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "Nothing So Monstrous" (dramatized adaptation of a John Steinbeck story), (2) "E=MC2" (celebration of the 15th anniversary of splitting the first uranium ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew McCullough, Don Hewitt, Harry Horner, Arthur Zegart | Stars: Lew Ayres, Nan Boardman, Alistair Cooke, John R. Dunning

32. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Oedipus, the King (1957)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has two segments: (1) "Oedipus, the King" (play by Sophocles), and (2) "Solo Khumbu" (excerpts from a film documentary on social life and customs in Nepal).

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Robert Carroll, Alistair Cooke, Donald Davis, J. Robert Dietz

33. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Harvard University Remote (1956)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has only one segment: "Harvard University Remote" (discussion of the role played by the modern university and college in American life).

Directors: Roger Englander, Elliot Silverstein, Delbert Mann | Stars: Tenley Albright, Samuel H. Beer, Leonard Bernstein, Alistair Cooke

34. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Salome (1955)

Drama, History, Music

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The death of John, the Baptist - Jokanaan.

Directors: Elliot Silverstein, John Stix | Stars: Mario Alcalde, Alistair Cooke, Leo Genn, Eartha Kitt

35. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Sleeping Beauty in the Woods (1954)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has three segments: (1) "Sleeping Beauty in the Woods" (Respighi's opera), (2) "Skiing" (featuring discussion and films on skiing), and (3) "The Conquest of Everest" (documenting the successful ascent of Everest).

Directors: Bob Banner, Herbert Hirschman | Stars: Patricia Bybell, Alistair Cooke, Charles Evans, Dorie Fretwell

36. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Art of Conducting (1955)

Drama, History, Music

7.5
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The program has three segments: (1) "The Art of Conducting" (talk and demonstration by Leonard Bernstein), (2) "American Boyhood" (Rev. Dr. Harry Fosdick reminisces on events from his ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles S. Dubin, Richard Leacock, Lee Rothberg | Stars: Leonard Bernstein, Alistair Cooke, Harry E. Fosdick, Bud Palmer

Votes: 15

37. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Birth of Modern Times (1955)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has only one segment: "The Birth of Modern Times" (a live program tracing the revival of the arts, literature, music and learning during the Renaissance period).

Directors: Seymour Robbie, John Stix | Stars: Alistair Cooke, James Daly, Charlton Heston, Everett Sloane

38. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Capital of the World (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has four segments: (1) "The Capital of the World" 1 (ballet adaptation of Hemingway's short story), (2) "The Capital of the World" 2 (dramatic interpretation of Hemingway's ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Banner, Yul Brynner, Peter Glushanok | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Alistair Cooke, Scott Douglas, Roy Fitzell

39. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Christmas Tie (1956)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has four segments: (1) "The Christmas Tie" (re-staging of the William Saroyan play produced in Season 1), (2) "The Spirit of Freedom" (re-enactment of Sandor Szabo's flight from... See full summary »

Directors: Charles S. Dubin, Andrew McCullough | Stars: Philip Abbott, Ray Boyle, Robert Brian, Kató Bárczy

40. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Gold Dress (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has four segments: (1) "The Gold Dress" (adaptation of a Stephen Vincent Benet story), (2) "Frank Lloyd Wright" (the architect comments on his newly-designed tower building, (3)... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Banner, Ralph Nelson | Stars: Raymond Bramley, Jocelyn Brando, Alistair Cooke, Mildred Dunnock

41. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Happy Journey (1953)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "The Happy Journey" (Thornton Wilder story), (2) "The Blind Man" (documentary of a typical day in the life of a blind man), (3) "The Coronation Ceremony" ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Todd Bolender, Russell Collins, Alistair Cooke, Leo Genn

42. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Horn Blows at Midnight (1953)

57 min | Drama, History, Music

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An angel is sent to New York City with instructions to blow a trumpet which will destroy the Earth.

Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Jack Benny, Lester Matthews, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 9

43. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Man in the Cool Cool Moon (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "The Man in the Cool, Cool Moon" (play), (2) "The Bear" (scene from Chekhov play), (3) "Dance Congress" (showing of a 1952 ballet film short), (4) "... See full summary »

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Joseph Buloff, Brandon De Wilde, Joey Fallon

44. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Trial of Anne Boleyn (1952)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has six segments: (1) "The Trial of Anne Boleyn" (drama portraying the last days of Henry VIII's second wife), (2) "The Bad Men" (TV play), (3) "The Mikado" (scene from the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Harry Bellaver, Alphonse Climber, Russell Collins

45. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: The Twelve Pound Look (1952)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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A self-made man divorces his wife who becomes a typist and warns him his second wife may leave him too.

Director: Andrew McCullough | Stars: Linda Christian, Alistair Cooke, Julio De Diego, Eva Gabor

46. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Toine (1953)

Drama, History, Music

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The program has five segments: (1) "Toine" (adaptation of a Guy De Maupassant story), (2) (concert by London's St Paul's Cathedral Choir), (3) (interview with an Arctic explorer about his ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Banner | Stars: John Dykes Bower, Alistair Cooke, Peter Freuchen, Harry Gabb

47. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: With Liberty and Justice for All (1956)

30 min | Drama, History, Music

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The program has two segments: (1) "With Liberty and Justice for All" (the third of a three-part series examining the United States constitution), and (2) "James Thurber, Man and Boy" (interview with the celebrated author and humorist).

Directors: Richard Dunlap, Gene Milford | Stars: Harry Bannister, Raymond Bramley, Alistair Cooke, Edmund Dorsay

48. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Moment of Truth (1958)

Drama, History, Music

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Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Rosemary Harris, David King-Wood, Jason Robards

49. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Lee at Gettysburg (1957)

Drama, History, Music

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A verse drama treatment of the critical battle of the American Civil War.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin, Delbert Mann | Stars: Robert Allen, Alistair Cooke, James Daly, Bruce Gordon

50. Omnibus (1952–1961)
Episode: Advice to Bathers (1955)

Drama, History, Music

8.4
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The program has two segments: (1) "Advice to Bathers" (feature on swimming with Esther Williams and the Yale swimming team), and (2) "Courtship" (Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy act out various courtship scenes in the theatre).

Directors: Charles S. Dubin, Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Alistair Cooke, Marlon Brando, Hume Cronyn, Robert Kiphuth

Votes: 23


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