On a quest for understanding, Julia Pimsleur, a bisexual Jewish New Yorker travels to a remote Alaskan island where her born again Christian brother lives with his spiritual family.
What does it take to truly commit one's life to serving God? Seven Muslims, Catholics, Evangelical Christians and Jews go on a life-changing journey to become professional clergy.
The vicious killing of a turbaned Sikh in the wake of 9/11 prompts college student Valarie Kaur to try to make sense of a divided country. Interweaving authoritative analysis with Kaur's odyssey, this thought-provoking documentary follows her from America's heartland to rural India in her attempt to understand who counts as "American" in times of crisis.
Fremont, California is a city transformed by new immigration, with vibrant communities of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, and Buddhists from several nations. Through civic engagement and interfaith action, strangers have become neighbors. Yet Fremont has also faced real challenges, especially after 9/11. When Alia Ansara, a Muslim woman, is murdered, some wonder if it was a hate crime: How will the wider community respond?
Dan Merchant takes to the streets to ask average folks about religious faith and why it seems to be such a divisive force in America's so-called "culture wars". The thought-provoking conversation includes input from activists on both sides of the ideological spectrum.
Though he has it "all" -- a successful career, great car and terrific wife -- Simon Cole lacks something significant: a meaningful connection with God. To discover his own spirituality, he sets off across America to learn about diverse religions. This personal documentary features memorable encounters with Mormons, Muslims, Jews and Jehovah's Witnesses.