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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.
Dive into the personal lives of New York City's most fashionable seniors.
ADVOCATE deconstructs controversial activist and Jewish-Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel, who has made a career out of defending Palestinians.
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.
"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.
A documentary about Candy Darling, the transgender pioneer, actress and Andy Warhol Superstar.
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,
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 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...
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...
FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon.
Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.
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.
Golden Globes-nominee, I AM A DANCER captures the discipline and dedication of world-renowned ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Now presented in HD.
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...
This documentary follows several years in the life of Joy Womack, the first American woman to sign a contract with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet.
Just About Famous offers an intimate view into the life of celebrity impersonators as they gear up for the marquee tribute artist convention, The Sunburst.
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.
A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles, this film ...
Love tests faith. Faith tests love. Interfaith marriage - how does that work?
The daily life surrounding World Missions for Christ Church is chronicled as the community struggles with rampant drug abuse, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, and violence.
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.
An art-world provocateur and elusive artist Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that up-ended the art establishment.
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
After losing sight, John Hull knew that if he did not try to understand blindness it would destroy him.
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.
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.
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.
Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. Watch his unique creative process required to make these timeless works of art.
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.
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.
When American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard begins playing in Iran, his world turns upside down. During the nation's controversial green revolution, and against the country’s laws, he befrien...
The passionate translators of best-selling children’s book The Little Prince, fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.
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.
A Syrian radio DJ shares her experiences in the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring.
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.
Narrated by John Waters, Wall Writers is a documentary about graffiti in its innocence.
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).
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.