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.
In this sequel to the hit comedy Vabank, Poland's most popular screen actor Jan Machulski returns as legendary bandit Kwinto. When the suave thief's long-time enemy Kramer escapes...LEARN MORE.
GIRLS FROM NOWOLIPKI
A postwar film version of Pola Gojawiczynska's novel. A lively picture of turn-of-the-century Warsaw as experienced by four young girls. The film begins as the heroines finish...LEARN MORE.
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.
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.
WHEN I CLOSE MY EYES
Political intrigue meets romantic obsession in this enigmatic thriller. When the rural post office where Ana works is robbed by a young biker, she takes advantage of the confusion...LEARN MORE.
KING AND HIS MOVIE
Winner of Spain's Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film and the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, this is a funny, surreal and touching look at the obsessions...LEARN MORE.
DISMISSED FROM LIFE
On Christmas Eve 1989, Marek is beaten in the street and left to die in a dump. He survives after the brain surgery, but it leaves him an amnesiac. He wanders through the city, finds...LEARN MORE.
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.
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.
Set against a tumultuous backdrop of fear and violence, Haim Bouzaglo's acclaimed films tells of a Tel Aviv playwright who attempts to make sense of his country's carnage and his own...LEARN MORE.
APPLE TREE OF PARADISE
The sequel to The Girls of Nowolipki is set in Warsaw after the First World War, when Poland regained her independence. Again, the film follows the lives of the young heroines...LEARN MORE.
The accomplished Polish actor Jan Nowicki stars in the title role as an aging card shark who gets back in the game. After a naive gambler, Jurek, tries to hustle Big Shar and fails, he agrees...LEARN MORE.
STOP MOM THERESA!
Adapted from a contemporary Hungarian best-seller by Zsuzsa Racz, this breezy romantic comedy features rising star Gabriella Hamori as the cute, quirky Kata Keki. A successful...LEARN MORE.
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.
Master filmmaker Jerzy Kawalerowicz (Mother Joan of the Angels) made his solo directorial debut with this uncompromising drama based on an Igor Newerly novel. Celuloza follows the...LEARN MORE.
MARIA AND NAPOLEON
From the pages of history comes this dramatic tale of forbidden passions and political intrigue by accomplished Polish filmmaker Leonard Buczkowski (The Eagle). In 1807, Napoleon...LEARN MORE.
BEADS OF ONE ROSARY
Director Kazimierz Kutz, one-time assistant to Andrzej Wajda and member of the Polish School, directed this endearing dramatic comedy set in his homeland of Silesia. Cantankerous...LEARN MORE.
"Automatons is what happens when Eraserhead and Tetsuo the Iron Man bong themselves into oblivion and collaborate on a minimalist avant-garde sci-fi cheapie shot in a toolshed"...LEARN MORE.
DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT
This finely acted, detailed and probing film centers around the assassination of the first elected President of the Republic of Poland in 1922. During the country's period of interwar...LEARN MORE.
HOME FOR LIFE
"An extraordinarily moving documentary" (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times), Home for Life depicts the experiences of two elderly people in their first month at a home for the aged. One...LEARN MORE.
From Polish director Jan Lomnicki (Just Beyond the Forest) comes this action-packed story of the rise and fall of a notorious Polish criminal in the early years after the Fall of Communism. As the...LEARN MORE.
The award-winning first feature from Polish writer-director Janusz Kidawa. Three construction workers live together in a tiny apartment while building a new factory. When their foreman...LEARN MORE.
ROAD TO THE WEST
During the last days of WWII, an old railroad worker and his assistant guide a train loaded with explosives to the Western front. The journey is a perilous trek through rough terrain, occupied by...LEARN MORE.
A reconstruction of one of the boldest operations performed by the underground Polish Home Army in occupied Warsaw during World War II. The elite "Gray Ranks" freed 31 prisoners...LEARN MORE.
IT'S SPRING, SERGEANT
Set in a small town on the banks of the Vistula River, this sweet Polish comedy from the Communist era longs for an idyllic time and place that never really existed--but then, that's part of its...LEARN MORE.
AMERICAN SLAPSTICK 2
This is a 3-disc collection of seminal works and archival rarities featuring silent comedy legends and forgotten clowns, from the first film directed by Charlie Chaplin to early works...LEARN MORE.
Troubadours is an award-winning indie comedy set in downstate Illinois. It tells the coming-of-age story of an unemployed drummer who leaves the big city after a painful breakup and retreats...LEARN MORE.
Framed by an accomplice for a bank robbery, a burglar is finally released after six years in jail and plots to get even with the man who put him there...LEARN MORE.
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.