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Siddharth
Richie Mehta

COMING JUNE 2014. The spellbinding and gorgeously wrought tale of one father’s journey across India in search of his son. More...


The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
Dayna Goldfine, Dan Geller

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. More...


Child's Pose
Călin Peter Netzer

NOW IN THEATERS. The top prize winner at the Berlin Film Festival, Călin Peter Netzer’s sharply crafted Child’s Pose pivots on a riveting performance by Luminita Gheorghiu as a steely, well-to-do Bucharest architect determined to keep her 30-something deadbeat son out of jail after a deadly car crash. More...


Let the Fire Burn
Jason Osder

NOW ON DVD AND DIGITAL. A gripping, powerful and ultimately devastating documentary about the events that took place in Philadelphia on May 13, 1985, as the culmination of the city’s long-running feud with the controversial radical urban group, MOVE. More...


Uprising
Fredrik Stanton

UPRISING tells the story of the Egyptian revolution from the perspective of its leadership and key organizers, their struggle for freedom against tremendous odds, their sacrifice, and the courage and ingenuity that allowed them to succeed. More...


On Vimeo
Hannah Arendt
Margarethe von Trotta

NOW ON BLU-RAY, DVD AND DIGITAL. In the award-winning HANNAH ARENDT, the sublime Barbara Sukowa reteams with director Margarethe von Trotta (Vision, Rosa Luxemburg) for a brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. More...


YouTube
One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das
Jeremy Frindel

NOW ON DVD AND DIGITAL. ONE TRACK HEART follows the journey of Long Island musician Jeffrey Kagel to the foothills of the Himalayas and back, through struggles with depression and drug abuse, to his eventual emergence as Krishna Das, world-renowned spiritual teacher and chant master. More...


iTunes Trailers
Koch
Neil Barsky

NOW ON DVD AND DIGITAL. Former Mayor Ed Koch was the quintessential New Yorker. Ferocious, charismatic, and hilariously blunt, Koch, who died in February at the age of 88, ruled New York from 1978 to 1989—a down-and-dirty decade of grit, graffiti, near-bankruptcy and rampant crime. More...


YouTube
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Ben Shapiro

NOW PLAYING. A fascinating profile of Gregory Crewdson, whose riveting photographs are elaborately staged, elegant narratives compressed into a single, large-scale image, set in small towns or meticulously recreated interior spaces, built on the kind of sound stages associated with big-budget movies. More...


iTunes Trailers
Let My People Go!
Mikael Buch

NOW ON DVD AND DIGITAL. A sweet and hilarious fusion of gay romantic comedy, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce, Mikael Buch’s Let My People Go! follows the travails and daydreams of the lovelorn Ruben, a French-Jewish gay mailman living in Finland. More...


Payback
Jennifer Baichwal

NOW ON DVD Margaret Atwood’s visionary work Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is the basis for Jennifer Baichwal’s riveting and poetic documentary on “debt” in its various forms—societal, personal, environmental, spiritual, criminal, and of course, economic. More...


YouTube
Elena
Andrey Zvyagintsev

NOW ON DVD. Winner of the Special Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, 2011, Elena is a modern twist on a classic noir thriller by Russian maestro Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return). More...


on YouTube
China Heavyweight
Yung Chang

NOW ON DVD. Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country’s ever-changing economic landscape—this time through the lens of sports. More...


YouTube
The Salt of Life
Gianni Di Gregorio

NOW ON DVD. In his warm and witty follow-up to the 2010 sleeper hit Mid-August Lunch, writer-director-actor Gianni Di Gregorio has created another sparkling comic ode to the ladies in his life. More...


Paul Goodman Changed My Life
Jonathan Lee

NOW ON DVD A documentary portrait of the author of the legendary best-seller Growing Up Absurd who was also a poet, pacifist, visionary, out queer (and devoted, married family man) and a moral compass for many in the growing counterculture in the 1960s. More...


The Tree
Julie Bertuccelli

NOW ON DVD. From the director of Since Otar Left and the star of Antichrist comes a lyrical, beautiful, deeply moving drama about loss, recovery and starting over, set amid the stunning landscape rural Australia. More...


Bill Cunningham New York
Richard Press

NOW ON DVD AND BLU-RAY. A fascinating, funny and often poignant portrait of a most unique individual: octogenarian New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, a man who moves among the high society of Manhattan but whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace. More...


On iTunes
!Women Art Revolution
Lynn Hershman Leeson

NOW ON DVD. An entertaining and revelatory “secret history” of Feminist Art, !Women Art Revolution deftly illuminates this under-explored movement through conversations, archival footage and works of visionary artists, historians, curators and critics. More...


On iTunes
Queen to Play
Caroline Bottaro

NOW ON DVD. Oscar winner Kevin Kline and the luminous Sandrine Bonnaire square off in this stylish and sophisticated dramedy of newfound passions and mid-life triumphs, set on the postcard-perfect isle of Corsica. More...


On iTunes
Something Ventured
Dayna Goldfine, Dan Geller

NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD. Conceived by co-executive producer Paul Holland, and directed by Emmy-Award-winning filmmakers Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine, SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. More...


YouTube
Poison
Todd Haynes

NOW ON DVD. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1991 Sundance Film Festival, Todd Haynes’ controversial masterpiece Poison is returning to movie screens for a 20th Anniversary Re-release in a new 35mm print. More...


on YouTube
Vision - from the Life of Hildegard von Bingen
Margarethe von Trotta

NOW ON DVD. The story of twelfth-century Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen—a Christian mystic, author, counselor, naturalist, scientist, philosopher, physician, herbalist, poet, channeller, visionary, composer and polymath—directed by New German Cinema legend Margarethe von Trotta and starring Barbara Sukowa. More...


Last Train Home
Lixin Fan

NOW ON DVD. Each year in China more than 130 million migrant workers travel home for the New Year's holiday—the one time they’ll reunite with family all year. The mass exodus constitutes the world’s largest human migration. Amid this chaos, director Lixin Fan focuses on one couple who embark upon a two-day journey to see their children. More...


The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet’s Struggle for Freedom
Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

NOW ON DVD. In The Sun Behind the Clouds, Tibetan filmmaker, Tenzing Sonam, and his partner, Ritu Sarin, take a uniquely Tibetan perspective on the trials and tribulations of the Dalai Lama and his people as they continue their struggle for freedom in the face of determined suppression by one of the world’s biggest and most powerful nations. More...


on YouTube
The Oath
Laura Poitras

NOW ON DVD. From the director of the Oscar-nominated My Country, My Country, The Oath is a spectacularly gripping documentary that unspools like a great political thriller. It’s the crosscut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo Bay Prison and the U.S. Supreme Court. More...


Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Süss
Felix Moeller

NOW ON DVD. A searing portrait of one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious filmmakers: Veit Harlan, director of the anti-Semitic propaganda film Jew Süss. An eye-opening examination of World War II film history as well as the story of a German family from the Third Reich to the present, one that is marked by reckoning, denial and liberation.
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Mid-August Lunch (Pranzo di Ferragosto)
Gianni Di Gregorio

NOW ON DVD. This international smash hit from the makers of Gomorrah is an utterly charming tale of good food, feisty ladies and unlikely friendships during a very Roman holiday. More...


A Town Called Panic
Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier

NOW ON DVD. The first stop-motion animated feature selected to Cannes, A Town Called Panic follows the wacky, hilarious and often surreal adventures of three toy figures who share a rambling house in a rural town which never fails to attract the weirdest events... More...


Afghan Star
Havana Marking

NOW ON DVD. After 30 years of Taliban and wartime rule, pop culture is creeping back into Afghanistan in the form of Afghan Star, an enormously popular American Idol–type contest. Filmmaker Havana Marking follows the dramatic stories of four of the contestants over three months, from regional auditions to the finals in Kabul, giving us a new, and more human, look at this troubled part of the world. More...


The Horse Boy
Michel Orion Scott, Rupert Isaacson

NOW ON DVD. How far would you travel to heal someone you love? An intensely personal yet epic spiritual journey, The Horse Boy follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in a desperate attempt to treat his condition with shamanic healing. More...


Act of God
Jennifer Baichwal

NOW ON DVD. From the director of Manufactured Landscapes. Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin director Jennifer Baichwal’s captivating new work, an elegant cinematic meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning. More...


Examined Life
Astra Taylor

NOW ON DVD. Filmmaker Astra Taylor (ZIZEK!) accompanies some of today’s most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas. More...


Three Monkeys
Nuri Bilge Ceylan

NOW ON DVD. After his critically acclaimed mood pieces Distant and Climates, Turkey’s leading filmmaker moves in a more plot-driven direction while retaining his mastery of ambience and nuance. Winner of the Best Director prize at Cannes, Three Monkeys tells a twisty, noirish tale set in motion by a hit-and-run accident. More...


Tulpan
Sergey Dvortsevoy

NOW ON DVD. Winner of the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, acclaimed Kazakh documentarian Sergey Dvortsevoy’s first narrative feature is a gorgeous mélange of tender comedy, ethnographic drama and wildlife extravaganza. More...


Fados
Carlos Saura

NOW ON DVD. A ravishing fusion of cinema, song, dance and instrumental numbers, Fados completes the musical trilogy of award-winning Carlos Saura (Flamenco, 1995; Tango, 1998). Using Lisbon as a backdrop, he explores Portugal’s most emblematic musical genre (fado) and its haunting spirit of saudade (melancholy). More...


Stranded: I’ve Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains
Gonzalo Arijón

NOW ON DVD. One of the greatest survival stories of all time is finally told by the survivors themselves, brilliantly crafted by their childhood friend and master filmmaker, Gonzalo Arijon. If this is a story that you think you know, think again. More...


Trouble the Water
Carl Deal, Tia Lessin

NOW ON DVD. Academy Award nominee and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner, TROUBLE THE WATER takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen. Tia Lessin and Carl Deal tell the story of an aspiring rap artist and her husband who survive the storm and then seize a chance for a new beginning. More...


on Apple Trailers
Billy the Kid
Jennifer Venditti

NOW ON DVD. Jennifer Venditti's award-winning documentary is a provocative coming-of-age story—an odyssey into the soul of an American teenager. More...


on Apple Trailers
Up The Yangtze
Yung Chang

NOW ON DVD. The award-winning documentary in which the Three Gorges Dam forms an unsettling backdrop to a richly detailed narrative of life inside contemporary China.
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Chris & Don. A Love Story
Guido Santi, Tina Mascara

NOW ON DVD. A documentary portrait of one of the most extraordinary and unconventional relationships of the past century, between British writer Christopher Isherwood and American portrait artist Don Bachardy. More...


Jellyfish
Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret

NOW ON DVD. Winner of the Camera d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, JELLYFISH tells the story of three very different Tel Aviv women whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. More...


Manufactured Landscapes
Jennifer Baichwal

NOW ON DVD AND BLU-RAY. An award-winning feature documentary on the work of internationally renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. The film follows him as he travels through China photographing the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution. More...


Into Great Silence
Philip Gröning

NOW ON DVD. An impressionistic and meditative chronicle of a year in and around the Grand Chartreuse, a monastery in the French Alps. Working alone without crew or artificial lighting, director Philip Gröning records the monks’ daily lives, prayers, rituals and rare outdoor excursions. A tranquil contemplation about the possibility of transcendence for all. More...


Tierney Gearon: The Mother Project
Peter Sutherland, Jack Youngelson

NOW ON DVD. A moving and complex portrait of an artist, her inspirations and unconventional family relationships. The mixture of art and family can almost be too close for comfort, but like much of Gearon‘s photographs there is subversive beauty that arises out of the incongruity between ordinary moments and madness. More...


Climates
Nuri Bilge Ceylan

NOW ON DVD. Winner of the prestigious Fipresci Award at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, CLIMATES is internationally acclaimed writer-director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s sublime follow-up to his Cannes multi-award winner DISTANT. More...


The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes
The Quay Brothers

NOW ON DVD. The breathtakingly beautiful, long-awaited second feature by the Quay Brothers, master animators turned manipulators of live actors in uncanny puppet-show environments. In a world of minutely artificed trompe l’oeil, opera singer Malvina is spirited away to a remote island by her menacing admirer Dr. Droz. More...


Lunacy
Jan Svankmajer

NOW ON DVD. The latest provocation from surrealist master Jan Svankmajer (LITTLE OTIK) is a “philosophical horror film,” loosely based on two short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. More...


My Country, My Country
Laura Poitras

NOW ON DVD. Oscar nominee-Best Documentary Feature. An extraordinarily intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation, principally Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six and Sunni political candidate. Unfolding like a narrative drama, MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY follows the agonizing predicament of one man caught in the tragic contradictions of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy in the Middle East. More...


Sophie Scholl-The Final Days
Marc Rothemund

NOW ON DVD. The true story of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroine is brought to thrilling life in the multi-award winning drama SOPHIE SCHOLL-THE FINAL DAYS. Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, SOPHIE SCHOLL stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the young coed-turned-fearless activist. More...


Ballets Russes
Dayna Goldfine, Dan Geller

NOW ON DVD. This entrancing ode to the revolutionary twentieth-century dance troupes known collectively as the Ballets Russes treats modern audiences to a rare glimpse of the singularly remarkable merger of performers, choreographers, composers and designers who transformed the art of dance for generations to come. More...


Zizek!
Astra Taylor

NOW ON DVD. The author of works on subjects as wide-ranging as Alfred Hitchcock, 9/11, opera, Christianity, Lenin and David Lynch, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek is one of the most important--and outrageous--cultural theorists working today. This captivating, erudite documentary explores the eccentric personality and esoteric work of this incomparable academic and writer who has been called “the Elvis of cultural theory”. More...


The World
Jia Zhangke

NOW ON DVD. This stunning film by Jia Zhangke (called “the world's greatest filmmaker under 40” by The Village Voice) is set in a Beijing theme park where lavish shows are performed amid scaled-down replicas of the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, St. Mark’s Square, the Pyramids and even the Twin Towers. More...


Short Cut to Nirvana
Maurizio Benazzo, Nick Day

NOW ON DVD. This enthralling, insightful, uplifting and often hilarious documentary journeys to the heart of the largest gathering of humanity on Earth: the Kumbh Mela. More...


Travellers & Magicians
Khyentse Norbu

NOW ON DVD. One of Himalayan Buddhism’s most revered lamas, Khyentse Norbu weaves parallel fable-like tales about two men who seek to escape their mundane lives. This is the first feature film ever shot in the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan. More...


The Corporation
Jennifer Abbott, Mark Achbar

Now on DVD, THE CORPORATION is a timely, critical inquiry that invites CEOs, whistle-blowers, brokers, gurus, spies, players, pawns and pundits on a graphic and engaging quest to reveal the corporation's inner workings, curious history, controversial impacts and possible futures. More...


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Divan
Pearl Gluck

NOW ON DVD.
Everyone has a couch. Not everyone has a couch with a story like this. More...


Since Otar Left...
Julie Bertuccelli

Now on DVD, Julie Bertuccelli's exquisite SINCE OTAR LEFT (winner of the prestigious Critics' Week Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival) is a bittersweet tale of deception and affection. More...


James' Journey to Jerusalem
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

NOW ON DVD. A cannily droll mix of social commentary and modern fable which follows the adventures of young James, a devout wide-eyed Christian attempting a pilgrimage from his African village to the Holy Land. More...


Nowhere in Africa
Caroline Link

Winner of the 2002 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, NOWHERE IN AFRICA is now available on DVD. More...




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