Pureland Pictures is a Brooklyn based film and commercial production company founded in 2000 by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt. Our documentary features have aired on networks such as Showtime and PBS and our first narrative feature premiered at Sundance 2009 and was released theatrically by Strand in 2010. TOE TO TOE is currently airing on Showtime, Starz and the Sundance Channel. AO Scott's glowing review of TOE TO TOE can be read here.

In addition to its feature work, Pureland also produces commercial content for diverse clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and the Center for Hearing and Communication. During its 15 year tenure, Pureland has built a strong reputation for taking on delicate subject matter with skill and diplomacy.

DADDY DON'T GO is a feature length documentary that challenges the epidemic of fatherlessness by offering intimate portraits of four racially diverse, economically disadvantaged dads who are defying the odds against them. Alex, Nelson, Roy and Omar shatter the deadbeat dad stereotype and redefine what it means to be a good father for all men.