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UNSEEN, THE
$29.95

At a school for the blind, students exuberantly show off their remarkable talents as musicians, as radio announcers, as daredevil bicyclists, and most unexpected of all, as photographers. In this extraordinary, intimate, and often funny documentary about how blind children view the world, Czech filmmaker Miroslav Janek opens a window into their lives.
PEOPLE'S GALA CONCERT
$29.95

The film takes a deeper look into Russian anti-Semitism by showing archival accounts of famous Russian actor, Solomon Mikhoels and of Russian Jewish doctors charged for attempting to poison Stalin.
TOYEN
$29.95

Jan Nemec, a leading filmmaker of the Czech New Wave, creates an original portrait of one of the most provocative artists of the 20th century: Toyen. As a female artist, Toyen broke through the male-dominated art world to create paintings and drawings often erotic in nature. She co-founded the surrealist movement in Prague, survived the Nazis, and was an active member of the French surrealist circle.
GORILLA BATHES AT NOON
$29.95

Using a combination of surreal vignettes, documentary footage, and segments from the Russian WWII epic The Fall of Berlin, Gorilla Bathes at Noon explores the political and social confusion surrounding the reunification of East and West Germany.
SCARY MAN
$29.95

Scary Man takes an unprecedented look at the peculiar, sometimes grotesque, relationship between humans and birds. Dutch directors Eugenie Jansen and Albert Elings approach this overlooked topic with delicacy and wit as they uncover unexpected truths about human nature.