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COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM: THE UNTOLD STORY COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM: THE UNTOLD STORY

The Collapse of Communism demonstrates that political change does not necessarily mean a changing of the guard. Director Robert Buchar’s central thesis is that the threat...LEARN MORE.

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GREAT DAY IN HAVANA GREAT DAY IN HAVANA

The state of the arts in Cuba's capital city is examined in this documentary by American filmmakers Laurie Ann Schag and Casey Stoll. Cuban artists, filmmakers and musicians...LEARN MORE.

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BOTTOM OF THE NINTH BOTTOM OF THE NINTH

Directed by Oscar nominee Chuck Braverman (Curtain Call), Bottom of the Ninth is a real-life Bull Durham story. This documentary chronicles a season with the Somerset Patriots, a minor...LEARN MORE.

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NOBODY LISTENED NOBODY LISTENED

The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain a stronghold on the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary. Former Castro...LEARN MORE.

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SPOILS OF WAR SPOILS OF WAR

An important film detailing the struggle to discover the truth behind Argentine's "Dirty War" of the late 1970s and early 1980s, where tens of thousands of students, leftists, dissidents, and...LEARN MORE.

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ROY COHN / JACK SMITH ROY COHN / JACK SMITH

An intense cinematic translation of a theatre piece in which actor Ron Vawter interprets the dual roles of Roy Cohn--the racist, reactionary prosecutor of the Joe McCarthy era and beyond...LEARN MORE.

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HOW TO LIVE IN THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC HOW TO LIVE IN THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC

Harun Farocki's amazing dissection of modern life in Germany--a country he calls "a training camp in which techniques for living are practiced by the professionally living." Composed...LEARN MORE.

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UNQUIET DEATH OF JULIUS AND ETHEL ROSENBERG, THE UNQUIET DEATH OF JULIUS AND ETHEL ROSENBERG, THE

On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the so-called "atomic spies" of the 1950s, were executed at Sing Sing Prison. Their death only fostered the belief of many Americans that the...LEARN MORE.

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WHAT'S UNDERGROUND ABOUT MARSHMALLOWS? WHAT'S UNDERGROUND ABOUT MARSHMALLOWS?

The complete, extraordinary "reperformance" by Ron Vawter of Jack Smith's 1981 performance piece, What's Underground About Marshmallows, in which Jack, strongly against the...LEARN MORE.

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KRIK? KRAK! - TALES OF A NIGHTMARE KRIK? KRAK! - TALES OF A NIGHTMARE

The story of Haiti's misery under the despotic Duvaliers is revealed in Jac Avila and Vanyoska Gee's innovative feature, which pushes the political documentary into the realm of...LEARN MORE.

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STILL LIFE STILL LIFE

This remarkable film by Harun Farocki is a powerful essay and commentary on contemporary life. It compares the still-life paintings of the Dutch masters with the still-lifes of today...LEARN MORE.

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FREE HAVANA FREE HAVANA

Gay Rights is an issue heard around the world, including Cuba. Free Havana paints a vivid picture of what it has been like to be gay in Cuba through the candid stories of six gay and lesbian...LEARN MORE.

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ISA: THE PEOPLE'S DIVA ISA: THE PEOPLE'S DIVA

Isa Kremer lived life to the fullest as the premier singer of authentic Yiddish songs. The first woman to perform Yiddish songs on the concert stage, she legitimized the language as a valid...LEARN MORE.

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HOPPER'S SILENCE HOPPER'S SILENCE

One of the most recognizable works of American art, Edward Hopper’s painting Nighthawks encapsulates the alienation and loneliness of the modern urban milieu. His haunting, enigmatic...LEARN MORE.

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RICK OWENS AND OTHER FILMS BY JAN SHARP RICK OWENS AND OTHER FILMS BY JAN SHARP

In the touching portrait Rick, Michele and Scarlett, filmmaker Jan Sharp offers an inside look at the special relationship of cutting-edge fashion designer Rick Owens and fashion fixture...LEARN MORE.

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WHOEVER SAYS THE TRUTH SHALL DIE WHOEVER SAYS THE TRUTH SHALL DIE

A remarkable film on Pier Paolo Pasolini, poet, political personality, aesthetician and director of such important and controversial films as Gospel According to St. Matthew and Oedipus...LEARN MORE.

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VASYA VASYA

Vasiliy Sitnikov was officially declared insane, and he spent his life in and out of mental institutions. Yet, he is the key figure of the non-conformist art movement in the former Soviet Union...LEARN MORE.

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THE MURDER OF FRED HAMPTON THE MURDER OF FRED HAMPTON

An unprecedented, historically significant documentary on the slain leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party, Fred Hampton, killed in 1969 by Chicago police...LEARN MORE.

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AMERICAN REVOLUTION 2 AMERICAN REVOLUTION 2

A gritty but essential documentary charting social turbulence in late 1960s Chicago. American Revolution 2 includes footage of the 1968 Democratic Convention...LEARN MORE.

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ABRAZOS: TANGO IN BUENOS AIRES ABRAZOS: TANGO IN BUENOS AIRES

This faithful and exhilarating representation of the 5th Buenos Aires Tango Festival brings to the screen all the squeezes of the accordion, quick kicks, and guttural songs of heartbreak, deceit...LEARN MORE

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STORM THE SKIES STORM THE SKIES

With exceptional force, this riveting documentary depicts one of the most controversial historical events of the 20th Century: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Expelled from his...LEARN MORE.

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THURSDAY CLUB THURSDAY CLUB

In October 1967, documentary filmmaker George Paul Csicsery was beaten by police at an antiwar demonstration in Oakland, California. Thirty years later, he set out to find the...LEARN MORE.

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SI SOS BRUJO: A STORY OF TANGO SI SOS BRUJO: A STORY OF TANGO

A heartfelt, inspiring film that could do for Argentine Tango what the Buena Vista Social Club did for the music of Cuba. This beautifully shot documentary captures the compelling story...LEARN MORE.

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A VILLAGE ROMANCE A VILLAGE ROMANCE

A documentary about two women who fall in love in a small Hungarian village, once a haven for the lesbian community. One lives in poverty, while the other is married to an abusive and...LEARN MORE.

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ORATORIO FOR PRAGUE ORATORIO FOR PRAGUE

One of the most powerful documentaries ever made, Oratorio for Prague contains the only footage from the Soviet-led invasion of Prague in 1968. Czech New Wave filmmaker Jan Nemec...LEARN MORE.

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TAYLOR CHAIN TAYLOR CHAIN

Like Local 70 and HSA Strike - 75 before it, this two-part film is another ground-level documentary on blue collar strife from Kartemquin Films. Taylor Chain I (1980) chronicles the gritty...LEARN MORE.

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THE KARTEMQUIN FILMS COLLECTION: THE EARLY YEARS VOL. 3 THE KARTEMQUIN FILMS COLLECTION: THE EARLY YEARS VOL. 3

The twentieth century saw the medical establishment intervene in childbirth, promising more safety and less pain than a traditional home birth. Though hospital births...LEARN MORE.

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HUNKY BLUES HUNKY BLUES

The Hungarian immigrant experience is revealed and revered in this documentary by director Peter Forgacs. The filmmaker weaves photographs, home-movie footage, and interviews into...LEARN MORE.

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MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: TERRA INCOGNITA MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: TERRA INCOGNITA

Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of Dr. Jack Kessler, current chair of Northwestern University's Department of...LEARN MORE.

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INQUIRING NUNS INQUIRING NUNS

Set in Chicago in 1967 at the height of the Vietnam War, this disarming, intimate, even fun piece of cinema verite finds two nuns moving through the city's densely populated streets...LEARN MORE.

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MUHAMMAD ALI, THE GREATEST MUHAMMAD ALI, THE GREATEST

Not to be confused with the Hollywood biopic, The Greatest (1977), this documentary by acclaimed photographer and filmmaker William Klein is a vibrant, intimate portrait...LEARN MORE.

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LATE NIGHT TALKS WITH MOTHER LATE NIGHT TALKS WITH MOTHER

More cinematic confession than documentary, this captivating, innovative film diary finds Czech New Wave director Jan Nemec attempting to unravel the threads of a difficult relationship...LEARN MORE.

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WAITING FOR FIDEL WAITING FOR FIDEL

In 1974, a group of extraordinary men take an extraordinary trip to Cuba. They include Joey Smallwood, the former socialist premier of Newfoundland; Geoff Stirling, the...LEARN MORE.

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HOUSE / A HOUSE IN JERUSALEM HOUSE / A HOUSE IN JERUSALEM

Two extremely simple yet utterly profound films, exploring the history of a house in East Jerusalem as a microcosm of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In the first film, House (1980)...LEARN MORE.

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FIELD DIARY FIELD DIARY

Two explosive, shocking, and profound films from Amos Gitai. Set mostly in the West Bank before and during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon (some scenes were also shot there)...LEARN MORE.

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WADI 1981-1991/WADI GRAND CANYON 2001 WADI 1981-1991/WADI GRAND CANYON 2001

Three interlocking films depicting a group of Arabs and Israelis who nurture a fragile culture of coexistence over a span of twenty years. The films--Wadi: 1981, Wadi: 1991, and...LEARN MORE.

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THE INTERVIEW THE INTERVIEW

From his work in the fiction mode to documentary to installation, German filmmaker Harun Farocki has consistently explored ideas of language, ideology, perception, and contemporary...LEARN MORE.

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N IS A NUMBER N IS A NUMBER

A man with no home and no job, Paul Erdos was the most prolific mathematician who ever lived. Erdos, who died in 1996 at the age of 83, inspired generations of mathematicians...LEARN MORE.

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HUNGRY FOR MONSTERS HUNGRY FOR MONSTERS

This gripping documentary captures the nightmare that one family endures after a teenage girl confessed to a teacher that her father molested her. During therapy sessions to recover...LEARN MORE.

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WHERE THE HEART ROAMS WHERE THE HEART ROAMS

This documentary presents an inside look into the world of romance writers--their heroes, their heroines, and their 20 million American fans. A cross-country trip in search of the...LEARN MORE.

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VOYAGE IN TIME VOYAGE IN TIME

This intimate film chronicles celebrated Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky (Solaris, The Sacrifice, and Stalker) as he searches locations and explores ideas for his next feature film...LEARN MORE.

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MR. BING & L'ART NOUVEAU MR. BING & L'ART NOUVEAU

Award-winning documentarian Francoise Levie specializes in biographies of unique individuals and Siegfried Bing is no exception. Bing was the inspiration and force behind the art...LEARN MORE.

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NORTH KOREA: A DAY IN THE LIFE NORTH KOREA: A DAY IN THE LIFE

For this rare look inside North Korea, director Pieter Fleury gained unprecedented access to a country generally cloaked in secrecy. Using "a day in the life" format, Fleury follows the daily...LEARN MORE.

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DRESS REHEARSAL DRESS REHEARSAL

From Nasser Taghvai, one of the original filmmakers of the Iranian New Wave, comes this rare glimpse into the performance of a ta'zieh, an ancient and uniquely Iranian passion play that...LEARN MORE.

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THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE STOLEN PAINTING THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE STOLEN PAINTING

One of the most important films of the seventies, The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting began as a documentary on writer Pierre Klossowski but soon became, in Ruiz's words, "a fiction...LEARN MORE.

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OUR TIMES OUR TIMES

A fascinating documentary from Rakshan Bani-Etemad (The May Lady), the most outspoken and respected female director working in Iran today. Bani-Etemad's film focuses on the...LEARN MORE.

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MY NAME WAS SABINA SPIELREIN MY NAME WAS SABINA SPIELREIN

In 1977, a surprising find in Switzerland led to the re-discovery of one of the most important female figures in the early history of psychoanalysis. The found diaries and letters revealed...LEARN MORE.

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LABOR STORIES LABOR STORIES

From acclaimed Chicago filmmaking collective Kartemquin Films (Hoop Dreams) comes a collection of three important Labor Stories of the 1970s. These films not only allowed the workers...LEARN MORE.

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SHAPES OF THE INVISIBLE SHAPES OF THE INVISIBLE

An unparalleled view of the world that exists beyond man's natural eyesight. High definition cameras and electron microscopes fluidly zoom in on everyday objects and living things to...LEARN MORE.

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VIDEOGRAMS OF A REVOLUTION VIDEOGRAMS OF A REVOLUTION

History takes place before your eyes in Harun Farocki and Andrei Ujica's fascinating film covering the 1989 fall of the Ceaucescu regime in Romania. A radical, media-based chronology...LEARN MORE.

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TANGO, OUR DANCE TANGO, OUR DANCE

The sensuality and stylized rituals popular with the residents of Buenos Aires are part of the complex art form called the tango. Director Jorge Zanada examines the unique role of...LEARN MORE.

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MONSTER IN THE FOREST: THE STORY OF THE CYCLOP MONSTER IN THE FOREST: THE STORY OF THE CYCLOP

In 1969, sculptor Jean Tinguely began an amazing artistic adventure with his wife, artist Niki de Saint Phalle. With help from a group of their artist friends, the pair started construction...LEARN MORE.

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AN IMAGE AN IMAGE

From his work in the fiction mode to documentary to installation, German filmmaker Harun Farocki has consistently explored ideas of language, ideology, perception, and contemporary...LEARN MORE.

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INDOCTRINATION INDOCTRINATION

From his work in the fiction mode, documentary, and installation, German filmmaker Harun Farocki has consistently explored ideas of language, ideology, perception, and contemporary...LEARN MORE.

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THE MIRROR OF THE SOUL: FOROUGH FARROKHZAD THE MIRROR OF THE SOUL: FOROUGH FARROKHZAD

Contemporary Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad became a legend in her own time for her innovative and controversial writings. In this extensive, three-part documentary, Farrokhzad's life...LEARN MORE.

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5 GIRLS 5 GIRLS

For her ambitious debut, documentary filmmaker Maria Finitzo followed five adolescent girls for two years, resulting in this authentic portrait of young women at a pivotal point in their...LEARN MORE

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JAMES ELLROY: AMERICAN DOG JAMES ELLROY: AMERICAN DOG

"I am to the crime novel in specific what Tolstoy is to the Russian novel and what Beethoven is to music," boasts James Ellroy, an American crime fiction writer who was both cursed and...LEARN MORE.

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THE GUERRILLA AND THE HOPE: LUCIO CABANAS THE GUERRILLA AND THE HOPE: LUCIO CABANAS

La Guerrilla y la Esperanza celebrates the life of Lucio Cabanas, who led one of the most important peasant revolts in Mexico's history. Teacher-turned-guerrilla leader Cabanas was beloved by the...LEARN MORE.

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A POET ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE A POET ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE

A week in the life of Allen Ginsberg spent with Hungarian writer, poet, and translator Istvan Eorsi, and a small camera crew in the streets of New York. Sharing thoughtful discussions...LEARN MORE.

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ANNA AKHMATOVA FILE ANNA AKHMATOVA FILE

A moving portrait of the extraordinary Soviet poet, Anna Akhmatova. Although her work was banned and went unpublished for 17 years, her poem "Requiem"...LEARN MORE.

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