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
A WOMAN WITHOUT LOVE
A marker of his “Mexican years,” Luis Buñuel’s adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s “Pierre et Jean” skewers bourgeois values with brilliant satire...LEARN MORE
ANIMATION OF ALEXEIEFF
This collection showcases the experimental animations of Russian-born artist/filmmaker Alexander Alexeieff and his American wife and collaborator, Claire Parker...LEARN MORE.
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 Although her work was banned and went unpublished for 17 years, her poem "Requiem"...LEARN MORE.
One of the most popular Mexican films ever made, the cult sensation Aventurera is a famous example of a cabareteras, a curious film noir and musical hybrid wildly popular in Mexico in the...LEARN MORE.
BILLY NAYER SHOW: EARLY YEARS
The Billy Nayer Show celebrates over a decade of independence in music and film with this wide-ranging collection. From stream of consciousness musicals to animated obsessions...LEARN MORE.
The first feature by Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus), this coming-of-age tale about a malcontent teen in love heralded the arrival of an important cinematic talent...LEARN MORE.
A young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest. The two find temporary happiness in a small provincial village, but eventually, they are...LEARN MORE.
A riveting inquiry into the historical Jesus by the team responsible for the award-winning Origin of Christianity. This sprawling collection delves into the latest archaeological...LEARN ABOUT.
DARK SIDE OF THE HEART
From the director of Man Facing Southeast comes this parable about a narcissistic poet in search of the perfect woman. Claiming he will not "tolerate a woman who cannot fly," young...LEARN MORE.
The Bookworm, Concorde, Conica coffeemaker, Leica camera, Eames lounge chair, and Vespa scooter not only reflect the era that produced them but also anticipated the future. Design...LEARN MORE.
DISRUPTIVE FILM VOL. 2
The overall aim of the Disruptive Film project is to help construct an alternative history of experimental, political nonfiction media, specifically from the perspective of...LEARN MORE.
Banned for decades, this rediscovered classic of Holocaust Cinema was shot only three years after the war ended, making it one of the first films to deal with the Holocaust. The film follows...LEARN MORE.
Eva Peron is the true story of an Argentinian political icon and the inspiration behind the hit musical Evita...LEARN MORE
FAR FROM POLAND
A brilliant film. Denied a visa to shoot in Poland, director Jill Godmilow constructs a film over the bare bones of documentary footage while in New York, resulting in a deft...LEARN MORE.
FEW KILOS OF DATES FOR A FUNERAL, A
From one of Iran's most talented young filmmakers comes this darkly comic drama about two lost souls who run a struggling gas station in a deserted area of Iran. With few customers and little...LEARN MORE.
GERMANY IN AUTUMN
Eleven leading filmmakers collaborated on this protest against Fascist tendencies in West Germany by reflecting on the tragic events of autumn 1977, when public official Hanns...LEARN MORE.
GERMANY, PALE MOTHER
A beautiful, painfully moving account of writer-director Helma Sanders-Brahms' childhood, made to show her own daughter a vision of Germany beyond Hitler and the Holocaust...LEARN MORE.
GOFF IN THE DESERT
In this unique documentary, German filmmaker Heinz Emigholz presents the work of inventive American architect Bruce Goff. Apprenticed at age 12 but never formally educated...LEARN MORE.
"Staggeringly rich...The Second Heimat, which runs 25 hours, forms, with its predecessor, a magnificent, nearly unprecedented 'film novel': a portrait of Germany in the 20th century...LEARN MORE.
HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, THE
Based on the play by Federico Garcia Lorca, Mario Camus' film tells the story of a cold-blooded provincial widow and her five adult daughters. Bernarda (Irene Gutirrez Caba)...LEARN MORE.
I LOVE BEIJING
The third film in director Ning Ying's "Beijing Trilogy," this romantic drama follows the fortunes of a young cab driver who is depressed because of a recent divorce. He turns his...LEARN MORE.
I WORKED FOR STALIN
Semyon Aranovich's documentary is a brilliant assembly of eyewitness testimony and rare archival photographs and materials. The film records the Machiavellian power plays between...LEARN MORE.