Displaying 88 films
The life of the legendary ballet reconstructionist, Pierre Lacotte and his wife and longtime dance partner Ghislaine Thesmar.
Director: Marlène Ionesco
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...
Director: Wiktor Ericsson
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.
Director: Virpi Suutari
ADVOCATE deconstructs controversial activist and Jewish-Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel, who has made a career out of defending Palestinians.
Director: Philippe Bellaiche
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...
Director: Aram Garriga
Finding unexpected beauty in the discarded and decayed, photographer Rosamond Purcell has developed an oeuvre of work that has garnered international acclaim.
Director: Molly Bernstein
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 ...
Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
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...
Director: James Crump
"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.
Director: David Lee George
"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.
Director: Ralf Buecheler
A documentary about Candy Darling, the transgender pioneer, actress and Andy Warhol Superstar.
Director: James Rasin
Bending Steel examines the mental and physical battle of inspiring old-world strongman Chris Shoeck.
Director: Dave Carroll
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.
Director: Stellan Olsson
A year in the life of an Irish surf town at the mercy of the Atlantic Ocean.
Director: Ross Whitaker
BLACK WAX centers on the late African American poet-singer-songwriter Gil Scott-Heron and his Midnight Band.
Director: Robert Mugge
BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF DREAMS is a study of Hieronymus Bosch’s renowned painting The Garden of Earthly Delights.
Director: José Luis López-Linares
Botero is a poetic documentary of one of the world's most prolific living artists,
Director: Don Millar
After 26 years and dozens of broken bones and metal pins in his body, gender-bending lucha libre star, Cassandro, is far from retiring. .
Director: Marie Losier
In a small town in the Midwest, Suzanna, age 23, is transitioning into a man, Coby, while his family struggles to cope.
Director: Christian Sonderegger
A documentary that explores the secret of conducting with a unique intensity that culminates in a great showdown at Frankfurt’s Opera.
Director: Götz Schauder
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: Alberto Baamonde Bello
Director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer venture deep into the Mississippi Delta to seek out the best rural blues acts.
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.
Director: Henrique Cymerman
A documentary produced in 1979 to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Albert Einstein.
Director: Martin Freeth
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...
Director: Lloyd Handwerker
The phenomenal story of the transplant of American country music to post-World War II Japan.
Director: James Payne
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...
Director: Patricia Perez
FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK tells the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon.
Director: Mark Nash
The story of R&B singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel minister.
Two warriors from Northern Kenya trade in their AK-47s for running shoes and the Kenyan dream of marathon running.
Director: Anjali Nayar
HANDS OF GOD is a portrait of resilience following the Iraqi National Boxing Team's historic attempt to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Director: Riccardo Romani
This documentary traces the rich history of Hawaiian music, beginning with its roots.
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.
Director: Sandrine Bonnaire
A documentary looking into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.
Director: Chanoch Ze'evi
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...
Director: Randall Wright
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.
Director: Jim Brown
Director: David Helpern
Golden Globes-nominee, I AM A DANCER captures the discipline and dedication of world-renowned ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Now presented in HD.
Director: Pierre Jourdan
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.
Director: Daniel Cross
An inspiring documentary chronicling the life and career of renowned painter Jon Imber, who faced great adversity after being diagnosed with ALS.
Director: Richard Kane
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...
Director: Mike Attie
This documentary follows several years in the life of Joy Womack, the first American woman to sign a contract with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet.
Director: Dina Burlis
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.
Director: Petra Epperlein
Robert Mugge examines the moribund traditions of the Kumu Hula, master instructors in the ancient Hawaiian art of the hula.
Love tests faith. Faith tests love. Interfaith marriage - how does that work?
Director: David Kovacs
LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland)
Director: Tanja Cummings
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.
Director: Jonathan Yi
An art-world provocateur and elusive artist Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that up-ended the art establishment.
Director: Maura Axelrod
A look at the life of Musa Hadid, the charismatic mayor of Palestinian city Ramallah, who aspires to lead the city into the future.
Director: David Osit
“Meteors” is a film about memory and disappearance – of people, places and things.
Director: Gürcan Keltek
A couple who have lived together for 76 years faces the last moment of their marriage.
Director: Jin Moyoung
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
Director: Christian Huleu
After losing sight, John Hull knew that if he did not try to understand blindness it would destroy him.
Director: Peter Middleton
A visually frightening documentary examining the world’s Cold War era nuclear weapon infrastructure.
Director: Peter Batty
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
Director: Beadie Finzi
OVER THE LIMIT a nail-biting documentary about the intense physical and mental labor put into a sport that thrives on its beautiful aesthetics.
Director: Marta Prus
An intimate look at the life and creative process of feminist, rebel and visual artist Audrey Flack over her often-controversial 40-year career.
Director: Deborah Shaffer
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...
Director: Margy Kinmonth
An an eye-opening journey through the life and work of the great Salvador Dalí and his longtime muse and collaborator, Gala.
Director: David Pujol
A portrait of the performance poet Umar Bin Hassan and his personal struggle with the revolution he propagated himself with The Last Poets.
Director: Daniel Krikke
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...
Director: Oren Jacoby
Break dancers from third world communities become linked through their passion for hip-hop culture.
Director: Adam Sjöberg
SIGN PAINTERS examines the painters who persevered despite dwindling demand for the specialized skill and catalyzed a resurgence in the craft.
Director: Sam Macon
The surprising and moving story of Madonna's most famous troupe of dancers.
Director: Ester Gould
From Marilyn Monroe to Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio, Douglas Kirkland has photographed the Hollywood elite for more than 60 years.
Director: Luca Severi
Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. Watch his unique creative process required to make these timeless works of art.
Director: Paul Hegeman
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.
Director: Glenn Holsten
The incredible story of how The Beatles emerged from post-war Liverpool and turned music on its head with their changes from skiffle to rock 'n' roll and the creation of the Mersey Beat sound.
Director: Alan Byron
A documentary about the Grammy-winning music producer Arif Mardin.
Director: Joe 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.
Director: James Erskine
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...
Director: Till Schauder
The passionate translators of best-selling children’s book The Little Prince, fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.
Director: Marjoleine Boonstra
The Arts Project of the WPA (1935-1942) was a government agency established to support writers, actors, painters, sculptors, and photographers.
Director: Wieland Schulz-Keil
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...
Director: Tony Gerber
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.
Director: Roberto Minervini
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.
Director: Jean-Stéphane Bron
An unflinching look at the rise and fall of one of the most infamous political figures in US history.
Director: Lutz Hachmeister
A documentary that follows the Roc Kidz Crew, a European breakdancing team whose dancers decide to leave home to pursue their true calling.
Director: Fabian Kimoto
Terrence Malick presents this haunting and visually arresting nonfiction film about the Native American gang crisis.
Director: Jack Pettibone Riccobono
In search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, boundary-pushing performance artist Marina Abramovic travels through Brazil.
Director: Marco Aurélio del Fiol
A Syrian radio DJ shares her experiences in the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring.
Director: Andreas Dalsgaard
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.
Director: Don Hardy Jr.
A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the movie business.
Director: Rob Garver
A motley crew of mavericks band together with top punk bands to create Britain's biggest-ever civil rights movement, Rock Against Racism (RAR).
Director: Rubika Shah
The life and work of the enigmatic folk rock singer-songwriter.
Director: John Scheinfeld
An examination of the historical and personal circumstances under which three remarkable women created their works in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Director: Kyra Steckeweh
Every stitch tells a tale. International artists and knitters take a simple skein of yarn to create their extraordinary ideas and stories.
Director: Una Lorenzen