Movies

  • The Sunshine Makers

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    Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully were the unlikely duo at the heart of the 1960s American drug counterculture. United in a mission to save the planet through the power of LSD, this documents their story as they tried to stay one step ahead of the feds.

  • Hobbyhorse Revolution

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    Funny and moving film about the power of imagination and the strength of a community. Witness the empowerment of three young girls, whose lives have been transformed by their new interest: hobbyhorses.

  • The Drew: No Excuse Just Produce

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    Featuring basketball stars Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, James Harden and Baron Davis, this film chronicles the nation's foremost Pro-Am basketball league and its impact on South Central Los Angeles.

  • This Is Yarra

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    This is Yarra follows the story of Riyadh Aden and Deng Dut from the Yarra Wild Beasts as they prepare for a basketball tournament, with the hope of taking home their first trophy for the junior team.

  • Everybody Street

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    Documentary | United States • Filmmaker and photographer Cheryl Dunn turns her lens on the pioneers and masters of New York street photography, revealing that these shooters are as colourful and unique as the subjects they’ve documented.

  • Atari: Game Over

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    An urban legend states that in 1983 the Atari Corporation, faced with an overwhelmingly negative response to the E.T. video game, disposed of millions of unsold game cartridges by burying them in a small New Mexico town. Could the story be true?

  • Janis: Little Girl Blue

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    Through electrifying archival footage, exclusive interviews and rare personal letters, this documentary examines the meteoric rise and untimely fall of one of the most iconic and influential rock ‘n’ roll singers of all time: Janis Joplin.

  • Biggie and Tupac

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    An investigation into the still unsolved murders of two of the biggest superstars rap has ever produced: Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. Director Nick Broomfield puts his own life at risk as he uncovers shocking new evidence.

  • BB King: Life of Riley

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    Tells the story of how an oppressed and orphaned young man came to earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry only to later carry the title: ‘King of the Blues’. Narrated by Morgan Freeman. With Barack Obama, Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger.

  • Lethem

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    A portrait of the life and work of writer Jonathan Lethem. Using the urban landscapes of New York and images of the American road from Maine to California, the film suggests the array of cultural influences that inform the author's life and work.

  • Railway Sleepers

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    Shot over 8 years on Thailand’s railway system, this documentary offers an unprecedented immersion into the country’s past and present while contemplating an ever-shifting society whose railway plays an economic and psychological role in its history.

  • The Proposal

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    Known as “the artist among architects,” Luis Barragán is among the world’s most celebrated architects of the 20th century. Upon his death in 1988, much of his work was locked away in a Swiss bunker, hidden from the world’s view.

  • China's Artful Dissident

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    As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre approaches, an exiled Chinese political artist makes a covert bid to stop the Communist regime’s whitewashing of history and abuse of human rights – in the process risking his family’s freedom.

  • Death By A Thousand Cuts

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    Documentary | United States • The investigation of a brutal machete murder of a Dominican park ranger reveals the complex, growing conflict between the Dominican Republic and Haiti in the battle for natural resources.

  • Surveillance Cinema

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    We asked filmmaker Rachel Fleit to reimagine some of the most iconic movie scenes of the 20th century as seen through very 21st century technology, i.e. hidden cameras—transforming the familiar pop culture classics into anything but.

  • The Broken Circle Breakdown

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    In this Oscar-nominated drama, a tattoo artist and a musician fall in love at first sight. An intensely romantic portrait of a relationship from beginning to end, set to an electrifying bluegrass score.

  • Starred Up

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    Condemned to an adult prison, an explosively violent young man is forced to fight for survival as criminal forces attempt to control him for their own good. Help comes from the unlikeliest source: his estranged father (Ben Mendelsohn).

  • Detachment

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    Adrien Brody, Marcia Gay Harden and Christina Hendricks star in this award-winning drama about teachers and students in a troubled high school. From the director of "American History X."

  • How To Make Money Selling Drugs

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    Want to make millions in a $400 billion global industry? Find out why no one is winning the war on drugs in this provocative investigation, featuring Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon, David Simon (creator of "The Wire"), and 50 Cent.

  • The Zo

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    Referring to the Twilight-Zone-like existence in American prisons, The Zo reveals the arbitrary and inhumane tactics guards use to deliberately torment inmates. Illustrations by Molly Crabapple.

  • Obits

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    Obits explores the unexpected connections between the lives of three strangers who all died on the same day, revealing how much more we have in common than we might think.

  • The Climb

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    A recent breakup fuels two friends during a long slog up a steep hill.

  • I Am Big Bird

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    A heartwarming chronicle of the life of Caroll Spinney, who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life. A loving portrait of the man, not the puppets.

  • Pressing On: The Letterpress Film

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    Wood and metal letters pressed into paper laid the foundation for the modern world. But, how has letterpress printing survived in a digital age? Young printers blend wood, metal and type as they strive to save a process that could be lost forever.

  • Perspective

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    One normal day, three dynamic people with an unusual lens on life in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Climate of Change

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    From the producers of "Food Inc," award-winning actress Tilda Swinton narrates this inspiring documentary from director Brian Hill of a world of everyday people taking action to save our environment.

  • Listen Up Philip

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    When a self-obsessed novelist (Jason Schwartzman) has problems with his novel and his girlfriend (Elisabeth Moss), he seeks refuge in his mentor's cottage where the peace and quiet allow him to focus on his favorite subject - himself.

  • Misery Loves Comedy

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    Are all comedians miserable? Kevin Pollak sits down with some of the most successful comics working today, including Kumail Nanjiani, Tom Hanks, Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow, to learn about what drives comedians to be funny.

  • Generation Zapped

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    Eye-opening film which reveals that wireless technology can pose serious health risks, from infertility to cancer. Through interviews with experts in science and public health, the film suggests ways to reduce your exposure and protect your family.

  • Brimstone & Glory

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    The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a festivity unlike any other. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, revelry engulfs the town for ten days. This film honors the spirit of Tultepec’s community.

  • Bananas!*

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    Focusing on a landmark legal case pitting a dozen Nicaraguan banana plantation workers against Dole Food Corporation, this courtroom drama uncovers the alleged usage of a banned pesticide and its probable link to generations of sterilized workers.

  • After Tiller

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    A moving exploration of the controversial Cast of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller. The procedure is now performed by only four doctors in the United States who risk their lives every day.

  • The Paranoids

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    Luciano is a failed screenwriter whose world begins to unravel when his childhood friend (a successful TV producer) returns from Madrid with a stunning new girlfriend and the revelation that he’s modeled the lead on a successful series after him.

  • Sollers Point

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    Keith (McCaul Lombardi), a twenty-four-year-old newly released from prison, is living with his father (Jim Belushi) under house arrest in Baltimore. He wants to get back on his feet, but finds that he may be reverting to his old ways.

  • Searching for Ingmar Bergman

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    On the 100th anniversary of his birth, internationally renowned director Margarethe von Trotta examines Ingmar Bergman’s life and work with a circle of his closest collaborators as well as a new generation of filmmakers.

  • The Backseat

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    Short film about Fred and Joan, an elderly couple, whose serene morning is interrupted when they receive a phone call from their adult daughter Andreaa, who needs a ride to work. A brief but telling look into a contentious and loving family dynamic.

  • Pickle

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    A couple recounts the animals they’ve adopted over the course of their marriage, including a paraplegic possum and a fish that couldn’t swim. This film explores the human capacity to care for all creatures throughout their sometimes protracted lives.

  • Relaxer

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    With the inevitable Y2K apocalypse fast approaching, Abbie's older brother issues him the ultimate challenge before it goes down -- Abbie must beat the infamous level 256 in Pac-Man and he cannot get up from the couch until he does so.

  • The Alchemist Cookbook

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    Young outcast Sean has isolated himself in a trailer in the woods, setting out on alchemic pursuits. But when he turns from chemistry to black magic to crack nature’s secret, things go awry and he awakens something far more sinister and dangerous.

  • Buzzard

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    When con artist Marty’s latest ruse goes awry, mounting paranoia forces him from his small town temp job to the desolate streets of Detroit with nothing more than a pocket full of bogus checks, an altered Nintendo Power Glove and a bad temper.

  • 12 O'Clock Boys

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    A notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore whose antics are envisioned through the eyes of Pug—a bright kid from the Westside who is willing to do anything to join their ranks.

  • Monogamy

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    Anxious about his impending marriage, photographer Theo establishes a new hobby, where he’s hired by clients to snap voyeuristic photos of them. Things go smoothly until a sexy exhibitionist leads him into an all-consuming obsession.

  • Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer

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    Before hip-hop culture took over the world it was brilliantly captured by New York photographer Jamel Shabazza, who’s impactful images of that early music scene defined not only the generation it captured, but all those that followed.

  • Stations of the Elevated

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    This symphonic film weaves vivid images of graffiti-covered elevated subway trains crisscrossing the urban landscape of 1970s New York, to a soundtrack that combines ambient noise with jazz and gospel. An impressionistic portrait of a long-gone city.

  • Low Down

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    Based on Amy-Jo Albany’s memoir, a compassionate look at the complex relationship between Amy-Jo (Elle Fanning) and her father Joe (John Hawkes), a man torn between his musical ambition, his devotion to his teenage daughter and his heroin addiction.

  • One Week and a Day

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    The day following a week of mourning of their late son is the one on which Eyal and his wife, Vicky, are supposed to return to their daily routine. Each coping in their own way, they discover that there are still things in life worth living for.

  • Welcome to Pine Hill

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    Blurring the line between documentary and fiction, Welcome to Pine Hill follows a reformed drug dealer who is now an insurance claims adjuster, in the days following a grim medical diagnosis. He sets out to make peace with those he’s wronged.

  • These Birds Walk

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    In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and life-affirming, this documentary shows the struggles of wayward street children and the good-samaritans looking out for them.

  • Song of Granite

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    A cinematic exploration of the life and music of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. Tracing his strange, tragic and inspiring journey from Connemara through Glasgow and later to New York City, Heaney’s art came at a huge personal cost.

  • The Hours and Times

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    A fictional account of what might have happened in April 1963, when John Lennon and Beatles manager Brian Epstein traveled to Barcelona for an extended weekend getaway. A sparse and intimate narrative that is a thoughtful meditation on friendship.

  • Wuthering Heights

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    An excitingly fresh and distinct take on the classic novel by Emily Brontë from director Andrea Arnold. The film follows Heathcliff who develops a passionate relationship with the teenage daughter of the benevolent Yorkshire farmer who takes him in.

  • Thorn in the Heart

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    From director Michel Gondry comes a look at the life of the Gondry family matriarch, Michel's aunt Suzette Gondry, and her relationship with her son, Jean-Yves. Michel unearths new family stories. Official selection at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

  • Columbus

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    A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams.

  • L'Attesa

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    Juliette Binoche stars as Anna, who is meeting her son’s French girlfriend Jeanne (Lou de Laâge). When her son is delayed, the two women find they are growing closer than they imagined they would, despite secrets they’re harboring from one another.

  • River of Grass

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    In suburban Southern Florida, a disenchanted housewife named Cozy meets an aimless handyman named Lee at a bar. After an accidental shooting, the two decide to go on the run from the law but their personality flaws get in the way.

  • Tell Them Anything You Want

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    From Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze comes a loving look at one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak, whose book WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE would come to define his career - much to Sendak’s chagrin.

  • About Sunny

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    Suspenseful drama about Angela (Lauren Ambrose), a single mother in Las Vegas who is trying to hold her life together for her daughter Sunny. As her life spirals out of control, Angela is faced with an impossible choice.

  • The Second Mother

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    When a housekeeper's estranged daughter suddenly shows up the intrinsic class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

  • Hello I Must Be Going

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    Amy (Melanie Lynskey) is a recent divorcée who seeks refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her parents. While there, she begins an affair with 19 year old actor Jeremy (Christopher Abbott) that reignites her passion for life.

  • Night School

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    Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners, earning their high school diplomas could be life-changing. But they’re challenged by the systemic roadblocks faced by many low income Americans.