best_header.gif

As of May 2017

t_allgovernmentslie.jpg
All Governments Lie

Independent journalists like Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald are changing the face of journalism. The cameras follow as they expose government and corporate deception – just as the ground-breaking journalist I.F. Stone did decades ago.

t_professor.jpg
Professor, The: Tai Chi's Journey West

This documentary explores Tai Chi as both a martial art and spiritual practice and tells the story of the remarkable life of one of its greatest masters, Cheng Man-Ching, a man who brought Tai Chi and Chinese culture to the West during the swinging, turbulent 60s.

t_somm.jpg
Somm

Somm is a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into the mysterious world of the Court of Master Sommeliers- one of the world‘s most secretive and exclusive organizations- and their intimidating Master Sommelier Exam.

t_welcometoleith.jpg
Welcome to Leith

Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

t_lastcabtodarwin.jpg
Last Cab to Darwin

Rex is a cab driver who has never left the town of Broken Hill. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive to Darwin to die on his own terms. But along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it.

t_tangerines.jpg
Tangerines

A story of awakening humanity in the midst of violence, Tangerines is the spare, yet haunting tale of an older Estonian man who cares for two wounded soldiers from opposite sides of the 1990s-era war in Georgia.

t_troublemakers.jpg
Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Troublemakers unearths the birth of land art in the late 1960s and early 1970s when a cadre of renegade artists sought to transcend the limitations of painting and sculpture by producing monumental earthworks in the desert of the American southwest.

t_butterfly.jpg
Butterfly, The

Eight-year-old Elsa and her mother move in next to Julien, an ornery old entomologist with a lavish butterfly collection, and the persistent and curious Elsa adopts a reluctant Julien as her surrogate grandpa.

t_forthebible.jpg
For the Bible Tells Me So

This provocative, entertaining documentary brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and in the process reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon an often malicious misinterpretation of the Bible.

t_watermelonwomannew.jpg
Watermelon Woman, The

Re-released for its 20th anniversary in a pristine 2K HD restoration, The Watermelon Woman is the story of Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye), a twenty-something black lesbian struggling to make a documentary about an elusive 1930s black film actress.

t_k2.jpg
K2: Siren of the Himalayas

This breathtaking documentary follows four world-class alpinists as they team up for an attempt to reach the summit of the world's most challenging peak on the 100-year anniversary of the Duke of Abruzzi's landmark K2 expedition.

t_upseries2013.jpg
UP Series Box Set, The

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. This seven disc box set includes all eight films in the series to date.

t_seagypsies.jpg
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World

The vessel is Infinity, a 120 foot, hand-built sailboat, crewed by a band of miscreants. The journey, an 8,000 mile Pacific crossing, from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica. At the heart of this dramatic sailing adventure is a quest for awe and a sense of wonder.

t_argentina.jpg
Argentina

Poetic, riveting and moving, three-time Academy Award nominee Carlos Saura's latest foray into the music of Argentina explores the heart of traditional Argentine folklore and its stunning musical heritage - from traditional styles to modern dance.

t_futureofworkanddeath.jpg
Future of Work and Death, The

In this provocative documentary, worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and death.

t_1971.jpg
1971

On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation.

t_amongthebelievers.jpg
Among the Believers

Firebrand cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani government with the aim of imposing Shariah law. His primary weapon is his expanding network of Islamic seminaries for children as young as four.

t_maidentrip.jpg
Maidentrip

In the wake of a battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global media storm, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

t_harperlee.jpg
Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman

In this update of her 2011 documentary, filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy sifts through the facts and speculation surrounding Lee and both her novels. Includes interviews with Lee’s older sister, close friends and admirers, from Oprah Winfrey to Wally Lamb.

t_topspin.jpg
Top Spin

Three fiercely committed teenagers battle their way through the world of elite table tennis. With devoted parents by their side, they have traded normal teenage life for a chance to represent their country on the world's biggest athletic stage: the Olympics.

t_stopover.jpg
Stopover, The

On their way home from Afghanistan, a band of French soldiers stop at a resort in Cyprus for decompression. Marine and Aurore (Ariane Labed) confront rage, trauma, and army sexism as they struggle to readjust to "normal" life.

t_idreamofwires.jpg
I Dream of Wires

I Dream of Wires tracks the rise, fall and rebirth of the machine that shaped electronic music: the modular synthesizer. The film explores the synthesizer's remarkable history and the resurgence of high end synthesizers being used by a new generation.

t_graystate.jpg
Gray State, A

A Gray State combs through the archive of 13,000 photographs, hundreds of hours of home video, and exhaustive behind-the-scenes footage belonging to David Crowley - an Iraq veteran, aspiring filmmaker, and up-and-coming voice in fringe politics who was found murdered along with his family in 2015 - revealing what happens when a paranoid view of the government turns inward.

t_newrijksmuseum.jpg
New Rijksmuseum, The

In 2003, the ambitious renovation of The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam began. Home to masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others, the museum finally reopened five years later than expected, with costs exceeding half a billion dollars.

t_risingfromashes.jpg
Rising From Ashes

Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jonathan "Jock" Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games.

t_orchestra.jpg
Orchestra of Exiles

In the 1930s Hitler began firing Jewish musicians across Europe. Overcoming extraordinary obstacles, violinist Bronislaw Huberman moved these great musicians to Palestine and formed what would become the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

t_accidental_courtesy.jpg
Accidental Courtesy

Musician Daryl Davis has played all over the world, but it's what he does in his free time that sets him apart. In an effort to find out how anyone can "hate me without knowing me," Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan.

t_kingsofpastrydvd.jpg
Kings of Pastry

When D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus turn their sights on the competition for the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (MOF), France’s top pastry prize, there is edge-of-the-seat drama as the chefs deliver their fantastical desserts to the table.