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The life of the legendary ballet reconstructionist, Pierre Lacotte and his wife and longtime dance partner Ghislaine Thesmar.
A Life in Dirty Movies is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno and his wife and collaborator Peggy, as he struggles to get one last film on screen in an industry that's long d...
A documentary film journey into the life and work of one of the greatest modern architects: Alvar Aalto, and his partnership with his wife Aino.
ADVOCATE deconstructs controversial activist and Jewish-Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel, who has made a career out of defending Palestinians.
Ruth Gruber became the youngest PhD in the world before going on to become an international foreign correspondent and photojournalist at age 24.
Founded in 1966 in California by Anton Szandor LaVey, the Church of Satan has often been surrounded by mysteries, scandals and moral panics. An immersive journey into one the most fascinating phenomen...
Finding unexpected beauty in the discarded and decayed, photographer Rosamond Purcell has developed an oeuvre of work that has garnered international acclaim.
The film interweaves the reality of Inuit life with the story of their challenge to both the anti-sealing industry and those nations that mine resources on Inuit lands while simultaneously destroying ...
A feature documentary-based time capsule concerning Paris and New York between 1969 and 1973 and viewed through the eyes of Antonio Lopez (1943-1987), the dominant fashion illustrator of the time, and...
"Architects of Denial" digs into the persecution of Armenians and other Christians in the Middle East and sheds light on those politicians who refuse to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide.
A "witty, Wiseman-esque" look at a visual art school's staff as they decide which students to admit for the coming academic year.
"The Atheist Experience" is the only atheist TV show in the United States. Every Sunday afternoon, two atheists debate people on the phone for one hour - on camera.
The Ballet Collection features 3 films from the barre and beyond—each illustrating the incredible amount of strength, poise, and determination required to excel in the art form.
A documentary about Candy Darling, the transgender pioneer, actress and Andy Warhol Superstar.
Boasting an impressive private collection with a specific focus on the art of portrait, the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo is an Italian treasure.
Sherenté, a Two Spirit teenager performs in fancy shawl dance competitions at annual powwows despite the insensitive behavior of tribal leaders.
Bending Steel examines the mental and physical battle of inspiring old-world strongman Chris Shoeck.
A one-man tour de force performance of the epic Beowulf, Benjamin Bagby delivers this gripping tale in Old English while accompanied on the ancient Anglo-Saxon harp.
A year in the life of an Irish surf town at the mercy of the Atlantic Ocean.
BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF DREAMS is a study of Hieronymus Bosch’s renowned painting The Garden of Earthly Delights.
Botero is a poetic documentary of one of the world's most prolific living artists,
Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood is a visually stunning journey through the struggles and successes of the revolutionary and controversial artist,
After 26 years and dozens of broken bones and metal pins in his body, gender-bending lucha libre star, Cassandro, is far from retiring. .
In the misty mountains of Vietnam, a teenage girl comes of age as she faces the local custom of "bride kidnapping" in this documentary.
This collection explores both the formal rigor and history of Western musical tradition, and how its practice lives on in the 21st century.
In a small town in the Midwest, Suzanna, age 23, is transitioning into a man, Coby, while his family struggles to cope.
A journey into the lives of three struggling comedians who have decided to pursue their dreams despite the harsh realities of being homeless.
A documentary that explores the secret of conducting with a unique intensity that culminates in a great showdown at Frankfurt’s Opera.
In 2003, nine young chefs joined their forces and their knowledge to transform the cuisine of their land: in Galicia, Grupo Nove was born. Culinary revolution already emerged in other Spanish regions ...
Director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer venture deep into the Mississippi Delta to seek out the best rural blues acts.
Dogs On The Inside looks into the transformative relationships between prisoner inmates and abused dogs during an 8 week training program.
In Palestinian East Jerusalem, Singer-Songwriter David Broza records a new album with American, Palestinian and Israeli musicians in defiance of the Middle East's dark realities.
A documentary produced in 1979 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein.
FAMOUS NATHAN is the insider documentary about Nathan’s Famous, the iconic Coney Island eatery founded in 1916, told through exclusive audio clips, family archives and extensive interviews with dedi...
The untold story of a Filipina American garage band that morphed into the ferocious rock group Fanny, who almost became the female Beatles.
The phenomenal story of the transplant of American country music to post-World War II Japan.
Featuring totemic figures of the fashion industry as well as every day, sartorially-inclined, Film Movement’s Fashion Collection takes viewers on a journey through perhaps the most ...
Meet chef Gaston Acurio and follow him in a journey to find out the stories, the inspirations and the dreams behind the man that has taken his cuisine outside the kitchen in a mission to change his co...
A journey into the Italian Renaissance through the most beautiful, representative works of art of the period.
FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon.
Hungary’s 1956 Revolution was crushed by Soviet tanks and guns. Two weeks later at the Melbourne Olympics, the Hungarian and Soviet waterpolo teams would meet in a showdown that is know as "the Bloo...
Segregated, highly surveilled, intensely guarded: H2 uncovers the ways in which a single neighborhood fuels the entire Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
HANDS OF GOD is a portrait of resilience following the Iraqi National Boxing Team's historic attempt to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
An intelligent, moving and beautiful documentary portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire.
A documentary looking into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.
HOCKNEY is a documentary on one of the most significant artists of his generation, British painter David Hockney. At 78 years of age, the charismatic Hockney still works in his studio seven days a wee...
HOLLY NEAR: SINGING FOR OUR LIVES tells the tale of a singer-songwriter who inspired generations during the height of the LGBTQ and Women's movement.
Honorable Men tells the story of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s unexpected rise to power and his dramatic fall from grace.
Golden Globes-nominee, I AM A DANCER captures the discipline and dedication of world-renowned ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Now presented in HD.
The life and work of North Korean defector turned political pop artist Sun Mu.
From juke joints to church halls, up the mountain and down to the bayou, I AM THE BLUES travels the back roads with the last of the blues legends.
An inspiring documentary chronicling the life and career of renowned painter Jon Imber, who faced great adversity after being diagnosed with ALS.
With striking historical accuracy, rare archival footage and a deeply personal inspection on the effects of PTSD, In Country artfully activates the similarities between past wars and the military conf...
The story of groundskeeper Lee Johnson and his fight for justice against agrichemical giant Monsanto, the manufacturer of the weed killer, Roundup.
What does it take to govern in one of the most contentious regions in the world? These three documentaries go in-depth to examine political leaders in both Israel and Palestine over the last 20 years....
What does it mean to be a Palestinian living in Israel today? This collection asks that question and many more. Exploring the nuances of life under Israeli occupation, each film pays close attention t...
Covering the mid-1300s through the late 1500s, the Renaissance is a period marked by immense cultural advancements, particularly in music, literature, Humanist philosophy, science, technology, and mos...
This documentary follows several years in the life of Joy Womack, the first American woman to sign a contract with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet.
25 years after the collapse of the GDR, filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi past.
Love tests faith. Faith tests love. Interfaith marriage - how does that work?
LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland)
Two best friends have spent the last fifteen years touring the country in their performance art punk band. When one of them decides to quit, they both face deeper challenges than expected.
A look at the life of Musa Hadid, the charismatic mayor of Palestinian city Ramallah, who aspires to lead the city into the future.
Opera conductor Marc Minkowski uncovers his family's buried legacy amongst Warsaw's high society.
A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage.
Narcissister is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary showcasing her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of racial identity and sexuality.
Inspired by Norman Ohler’s revelatory book, Blitzed: Drugs In The Third Reich, NAZI JUNKIES reveals how both Hitler and Nazi Germany were heavily addicted to drugs
A visually frightening documentary examining the world’s Cold War era nuclear weapon infrastructure.
This stunning documentary follows two teenage ballet dancers aspiring to leave their violent favela homes in Brazil to join a revolutionary dance company in the US
OVER THE LIMIT a nail-biting documentary about the intense physical and mental labor put into a sport that thrives on its beautiful aesthetics.
An intimate look at the life and creative process of feminist, rebel and visual artist Audrey Flack over her often-controversial 40-year career.
Artists like Chagall, Kandinsky and Malevich--pioneers flourished in response to the challenge of building a new art for a new world, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years and...
An an eye-opening journey through the life and work of the great Salvador Dalí and his longtime muse and collaborator, Gala.
A portrait of the performance poet Umar Bin Hassan and his personal struggle with the revolution he propagated himself with The Last Poets.
Discover the incredible life of the most important Italian representative of pointillism, “Le Gauguin des Alps”.
At the height of this culinary career, Master chef Sergio Herman feels he needs to let go of his 3-star restaurant Oud Sluis in order to fulfill his dreams. A revealing documentary about perfection, a...
In the 1980s, Richard Hambleton was the Shadowman, a specter in the night who painted hundreds of startling silhouettes on the walls of lower Manhattan and, along with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Bas...
Break dancers from third world communities become linked through their passion for hip-hop culture.
For several centuries and until the fall of the Soviet Union, shtetls were inhabited by tight-knit Yiddish-speaking communities.
SIGN PAINTERS examines the painters who persevered despite dwindling demand for the specialized skill and catalyzed a resurgence in the craft.
A journey through the four Papal Basilicas in Rome and their treasures.
The surprising and moving story of Madonna's most famous troupe of dancers.
From Marilyn Monroe to Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio, Douglas Kirkland has photographed the Hollywood elite for more than 60 years.
Lily Yeh is a global artist who is fueled by a belief that art is a human right, and that artists can create a foundation for profound social change.
To cope with the daily trauma of living in a war-zone, Anna and her children make a film together about their life in the most surreal surroundings.
A documentary about the Grammy-winning music producer Arif Mardin.
John Curry transformed a dated sport to an art form and made history by becoming the first openly gay Olympian when homosexuality was not even legal.
A desolate farm, pushed up against the Arctic Ocean has been breeding sheep for centuries. This is the last autumn they herd their sheep.
The passionate translators of best-selling children’s book The Little Prince, fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.
THE MISSION follows four American LDS teenagers who to travel to the frozen, forested lands of Finland.
The Arts Project of the WPA (1935-1942) was a government agency established to support writers, actors, painters, sculptors, and photographers.
The Notorious Mr. Bout examines the life of international arms dealer Viktor Bout as he builds his empire under the shadows of the fall of Communism, as a series of governments willingly look the othe...
U.S.-based Italian filmmaker follows up his documentary trilogy from Texas with this docu-hybrid film following three characters on the margins of Louisiana’s drug and paramilitary communities.
Go behind the scenes for an all-access look at the Paris Opera, where backstage drama and triumphs play out each night before the curtain rises.
An unflinching look at the rise and fall of one of the most infamous political figures in US history.
A documentary that follows the Roc Kidz Crew, a European breakdancing team whose dancers decide to leave home to pursue their true calling.
Terrence Malick presents this haunting and visually arresting nonfiction film about the Native American gang crisis.
The story of the iconic renegade cult music and art collective known as The Residents who have achieved levels of fame most groups can only dream of, yet no one knows who they are.
This collection of new, critically-acclaimed Ukrainian films depicts the experience of Ukrainians in the Donbass.
A stunning new exploration of the life and work of Van Gogh.
Twenty years after the failure of the 2000 Camp David summit, Ehud Barak looks back on his life and analyzes the Israeli reality with a critical eye.
A motley crew of mavericks band together with top punk bands to create Britain's biggest-ever civil rights movement, Rock Against Racism (RAR).
WHY IS WE AMERICANS? focuses on Newark's Baraka family and its involvement in social activism, poetry, music, art and politics.
An examination of the historical and personal circumstances under which three remarkable women created their works in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Every stitch tells a tale. International artists and knitters take a simple skein of yarn to create their extraordinary ideas and stories.
An actress, a painter and three musicians from Belgrade leave their homeland to venture a new beginning in New York.