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  • Searching For Gerda Taro

    Directed by Camille Ménager • Documentary • 2021 • 58 minutes

    SEARCHING FOR GERDA TARO celebrates the life and work of Taro — a charismatic Jewish refugee from Germany, an anti-fascist, and a trailblazing photographer whose work would be forgotten for decades.

    In 1935, Taro (then going by her b...

  • The Last Tycoons (series)

    8 videos

    French film producers such as Pierre Braunberger, Anatole Dauman, Robert Dorfmann, Mag Bodard, Alain Poiré, Pierre Cottrell, Jacques Perrin, and many others worked tirelessly, behind public view and with great personal financial risks to produce some of the most internationally acclaimed and famo...

  • Brickmakers (Chircales)

    Directed by Marta Rodriguez & Jorge Silva • Documentary • 1972 • 42 minutes

    Remastered! Considered a classic Latin American and Colombian documentary film, Brickmakers chronicles the search for a film production methodology that could be adapted to the sociopolitical conditions of Latin America....

  • Antisemitism

    Directed by Ilan Ziv • Documentary • 2022 • 120 minutes

    This documentary masterfully traces the history of anti-Semitism and its effects, from cartoon-like medieval church iconography showing Jews with funnels on their heads, to WWII propaganda comparing Jews to rats and neo-Nazis marching in th...

  • Mute Fire

    Directed by Federico Atehortúa Arteaga • Documentary • 2019 • 83 minutes

    A family accident leads the director of the film to discover the strange relationship that exists between his mother, the origins of Colombian cinema and recent events of the Colombian armed conflict. On March 6, 1906, four...

  • The Calm After The Storm

    Directed by Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo • Documentary • 2021 • 72 minutes

    After studying abroad, Mercedes returns to Colombia to work on the next film by her father, the famous Víctor Gaviria (The Rose Seller). Fluctuating between admiration and reproach, Mercedes constructs a private diary that ...

  • State of Terrorism

    2 videos

    Before September 11, 2001, only some 400 people had pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda. But now there are tens of thousands of jihadist militants on several continents. Terrorist attacks have multiplied around the world, straining relations between the West, its minority populations and Muslim nation...

  • Roque Dalton

    Directed by Tina Leisch • Documentary • 2013 • 85 minutes

    It was once illegal to read books by Roque Dalton, one of El Salvador's most celebrated poets, in his own country. A descendant of legendary outlaws the Dalton Gang, he devoted his life to the cause of socialist revolution in Latin Americ...

  • All About My Sisters

    Directed by WANG Qiong • Documentary • 2021 • 175 minutes

    In her debut film, director Qiong Wang builds a riveting portrait of her family reckoning with the lasting impact of China's one-child policy.

    After giving birth to two daughters, Qiong's parents were desperate for a boy. When they learn...

  • Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman

    Directed by Herb Stratford • Documentary • 2021 • 68 minutes

    Gustav Stickley is one of the most recognizable names in American furniture. A visionary designer, he was the key driving force in bringing the Arts and Crafts movement to America in the early 1900s. His furniture work included what ha...

  • A Fierce Green Fire

    Directed by Mark Kitchell • Documentary • 2012 • 101 minutes

    A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement - grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the ...

  • Sunday School with Franz Hinkelammert

    Directed by Jim Finn • Documentary • 2012 • 52 minutes

    The violent overreaction to 9/11 and to the revolutions of the 1960’s cannot be explained only with fear and politics. Franz Hinkelammert, a German-born liberation theologian, economist and philosopher, brings religion front and center to th...

  • Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams

    Directed by Ema Ryan Yamazaki • Documentary • 2019 • 94 minutes

    Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in the 100th annual Koshien, Japan's wildly popular national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include U.S. baseball star Shohei Ohtani and former Yankee Hideki Matsui. But...

  • The Last Season

    Directed by Sara Dosa • Documentary • 2014 • 78 minutes

    Amid the bustling world of Central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the US Special Forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khm...

  • Soul of a Banquet

    Directed by Wayne Wang • Documentary • 2014 • 78 minutes

    Director Wayne Wang (THE JOY LUCK CLUB) takes us into the world of Cecilia Chiang, the woman who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961 in San Francisco and ...

  • Eat This New York

    Directed by Andrew Rossi • Documentary • With Daniel Boulud, Sirio Maccioni, Keith McNally, Danny Meyer, Drew Nieporent, Ruth Reichl, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Tim Zagat • 2004 • 85 minutes

    Featuring culinary luminaries Daniel Boulud, Sirio Maccioni, Keith McNally, Drew Nieporent, Jean-Georges ...

  • The Earth’s Forgotten

    Directed by Mario Ruspoli • Documentary • 1961 • 36 minutes

    Ruspoli had a standing interest in isolated and marginal communities, very much on display in three films he shot in Lozère, in France’s rugged, unforgiving south. In The Earth’s Forgotten, the subjects are peasants eking out a subsiste...

  • Bugs

    Directed by Andreas Johnsen • Documentary • With Ben Reade, Josh Evans, Roberto Flore • 2017 • 74 minutes

    With global food shortages on the horizon, forward-thinking chefs, environmentalists and food scientists are turning toward an unexpected source of protein: insects. Bugs is an artful and th...

  • The Goddesses of Food

    Directed by Vérane Frédiani • Documentary • With Dominique Crenn, Barbara Lync • 2018 • 90 minutes

    In November of 2013, TIME Magazine released an international cover story called “The Gods of Food”. Unfortunately, not a single female chef appeared on the list. The new documentary, The Goddesses ...

  • The Raw and the Cooked: A Culinary Journey Through Taiwan

    Directed by Monika Treut • Documentary • With Robin Winkler, Pannai, Huan-ru Ke, Heng-hong Liu, Raymond Wu, Nabu, Fu-yu Wang Ladibisse, Joy Hui-yi Hu, Sumi • 84 minutes

    Taiwan is known around the world as having one of the most diverse cuisines in Asia, and food is the foremost passion of its 23...

  • Our Blood is Wine

    Directed by Emily Railsback • Documentary • With Jeremy Quinn, Ramaz Nikoladze, Giorgi Natenadze, Mariam Iosebidze, Luarsab Togonidze • 2018 • 78 minutes

    Filmmaker Emily Railsback and award-winning sommelier Jeremy Quinn provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as ...

  • Evolution of Organic

    Directed by Mark Kitchell • Documentary • 2017 • 87 minutes

    EVOLUTION OF ORGANIC brings us the story of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers' sons and daughters rejected modern chemical farming and set out ...

  • Delphine's Prayers

    Directed by Rosine Mbakam • Documentary • 2021 • 91 minutes

    Delphine reclines on a daybed in her bright, cluttered apartment in Belgium, an empty crib beside her. “I started to work the streets like crazy,” she says, matter-of-factly recounting her life story. “Selling my body.” Delphine, who is...

  • A Look at Madness / Captive Feast

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Mario Ruspoli • Documentary • With Dr. François Tosquelles • 1962 • 53 minutes

    Ruspoli had a standing interest in isolated and marginal communities, very much on display in films he shot in Lozère, in France’s rugged, unforgiving south. In A LOOK AT MADNESS and CAPTIVE FEAST, it’s pa...