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Going the Distance: Journeys of Recovery is an hour-long documentary on the daunting, courageous and inspiring journeys of recovery of four survivors of traumatic brain injury.


Keeper of the Beat won the Runner-Up for the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2013 Mill Valley Film Festival.

Running for Jim won Best Documentary at the 2013 Soho International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the 2013 Tiburon International Film Festival and 11 other international festival awards.

Of Wind and Waves: The Life of Woody Brown received an Emmy nomination for Best Documentary, the Inspiration Award at Mountainfilm in Telluride and the Audience Award at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. It aired on PBS Hawaii as a pledge special and received a national PBS broadcast in 2008.


Setting the Word on Fire is an hour-long documentary-in-progress exploring the life and work of activist poet Alejandro Murguia, a writer passionately involved with the social justice struggles of his times.


David L. Brown Productions is the film and video production company founded by three-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker David L. Brown to produce and distribute television documentaries and educational videos. Brown's documentaries have addressed nuclear, environmental, health, technology, aging, peace and justice issues.

His 2005 documentary, The Bridge So Far – A Suspense Story, a comedic documentary on the 16-year history of the new S.F. – Oakland Bay Bridge, won two Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – San Francisco, Northern California Chapter.  The Emmys were for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary and Outstanding Graphics and Animation in a Program

His documentary A Span in Time won an Emmy for Outstanding Graphics and Animation in a Program in 2009.