11 Flowers

From one of China's foremost directors, Wang Xiaoshuai (Beijing Bicycle, Shanghai Dreams), comes this moving coming-of-age tale set in a remote village in Guizhou province during the final days of China's Cultural Revolution.

16 Acres

The rebuilding of ground zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres has encompassed 11 years and over $20 billion.


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.

40 Love

Produced by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, 40 Love is the story of a father and son who are both trying to transcend their current reality to achieve their dreams. Together, they begin to realize that not all rules can be bent in the quest for success.

56 UP

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, examining the progression of their lives. Now they are 56.

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.

After Stonewall

Narrated by Melissa Etheridge, this sequel to Before Stonewall chronicles the history of LGBT life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the millenium. Capturing both tragic defeats and exciting victories, it also explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement.

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder is the definitive portrait of one of the pre-eminent artists of the 20th century, and the inventor of an art form, the mobile. This acclaimed film shows Calder at work in his studio and never-before-seen archival films and photographs.


In India, a group of boys dream of becoming Chess Grandmasters. But this is no ordinary chess and these are no ordinary players. Algorithms is a documentary that transports us into the little known world of Blind Chess.


Czech animator Jan Svankmajer's masterpiece is a strikingly original interpretation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. Combining animation and live action, he gives a new and fascinating dimension to the timeless tale of childhood.

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.


A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and descendent of Sephardic Jews. Her genteel upbringing was in sharp contrast to the bold sexuality of her art and her life.

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.

An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story

Reinhold Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer remains one of the most quoted writings in American literature. Yet Niebuhr's impact was far greater, as presidents and civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. often turned to his writings for guidance and inspiration.

Antarctic Edge: 70° South

A thrilling journey to one of the world's most perilous environments, Antarctic Edge: 70° South follows a team of scientists as they explore the West Antarctic Peninsula - the fastest warming place on earth.


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.

Art House

In this stunning documentary, photographer Don Freeman explores the homes designed and lived in by notable American artists, revealing the inventiveness derived from the dialogue between each artist's practice and the construction of their handmade homes.

Art Is...The Permanent Revolution

Three contemporary artists and a master printer explore how social reality and protest are conveyed in art. While the stirring works of the masters sweep by, the making of an etching, a woodcut and a lithograph unfolds before our eyes.

As Good As You

In the midst of mourning the untimely death of her wife, Jo resolves to move forward with their plan to have a baby, and asks her brother-in-law to be her sperm donor. But unexpected dalliances with her two best friends change the equation.

Ballet Boys

Ballet Boys follows the struggles, set-backs and accomplishments of three friends and hopeful future dance stars- Lukas, Syvert, and Torgeir- as they sacrifice a normal high school experience for the sake of ambition and a love of dance.

Bedrooms & Hallways

Director Rose Troche's (The L Word) sparkling romantic comedy that the Village Voice calls 'sophisticated, romantic and wildly funny, a gay-friendly Friends!' With Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy), Jennifer Ehle (The King's Speech), and Hugo Weaving (The Matrix).

Before Stonewall

When the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, three nights of rioting sparked a national gay liberation movement. This acclaimed documentary tells the dramatic story of gay and lesbian life from the 1920s up until Stonewall.

Behind the Burly Q

Burlesque was one of America’s most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century, yet now it is often vilified and misunderstood. This film tells the intimate and surprising stories of burlesque from its golden age.

Best and Most Beautiful Things

Precocious 20-year-old Michelle is legally blind and on the autism spectrum. Searching for connection, she explores love and empowerment outside the limits of "normal" through a sex-positive community. Her story of self-discovery celebrates outcasts everywhere.

Bidder 70

In 2008, as George W. Bush tried to gift the energy and mining industries thousands of acres of pristine Utah wilderness, college student Tim DeChristopher decided to monkey-wrench the process, igniting the climate justice movement.

Birth of the Living Dead

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed Night of the Living Dead, a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars.

Boom Varietal

Originally from France, the Malbec grape found its perfect home in the dry Argentine climate. Its booming popularity has swept the world, reviving a varietal that nearly had been lost.

Braddock America

A few miles outside of Pittsburgh lies the town of Braddock, the last bastion of steel. Braddock America tells the story of a city hit hard by globalization. But behind the rusty facades, the community tries to shape its future in a post-industrial America.

Brownian Movement

Charlotte is a young doctor living in Brussels with her husband and son. She leads a normal life - except for the fact that she secretly maintains an apartment where she has sex with her patients. When Max finds out, their relationship is put to the test.

Buying Sex

Buying Sex looks at the contentious debate over pending reforms to Canadian prostitution laws, which are being challenged by both pro- and anti-prostitution forces, with no evident consensus about which way forward is best.


French star Isabelle Huppert brings passion and courage to her portrayal of a hostage caught in a seemingly hopeless situation in Brillante Mendoza's visceral, authentic thriller Captive.

Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women

When he created the Elite modeling agency in the 1970s, John Casablancas invented the concept of the "supermodel." If names like Naomi, Cindy, or Kate are part of popular culture today, it's mostly his doing.

Casting By

Tom Donahue combines archival material and interviews with Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Martin Scorsese and many more to tell the story of legendary casting director Marion Dougherty, and Hollywood's most unheralded profession.

Central Park: The People's Place

Central Park: The People's Place explores the historic creation of New York's collective backyard as the first truly public park, its psychological and sociological significance, artistic design, and role as an urban oasis.

Chet Zar: I Like to Paint Monsters

Enter the foreboding world of Chet Zar, an influential figure in the Dark Art Movement, where apocalyptic industrial landscapes are inhabited by monstrosities. Sometimes gruesome, periodically funny, but always thought-provoking, Zar's art is as enigmatic as it is frightening.


Gorgeously filmed along the back roads of rural Mexico and set to the music of Calexico, Circo follows the Ponce family’s hardscrabble circus as it struggles to stay together as the fate of this century-old family tradition hangs in the balance.

Clean Spirit

Clean Spirit introduces us to one pro cycling team that strives to compete without doping - and in the process has launched the careers of two of the most talented riders of this generation, Marcel Kittel and John Degenkolb.

Clearstream Affair, The

In this ripped-from-the-headlines French thriller, journalist Denis Robert (Gilles Lellouche) sets the world of finance ablaze when he exposes a major bank's opaque operations. In his search for the truth, he uncovers a dark political machine of bribes and threats.

Come Undone

After their award-winning collaboration in Wild Side, Stéphane Bouquet and Sébastien Lifshitz have created the sensual and meditative Come Undone, which explores a young boy's homosexual awakening and the turbulence of first love.


This highly stylized film is the story of movie star and leftist iconoclast Frances Farmer. In 1935, Farmer became an overnight Hollywood sensation; within ten years she was in a state mental hospital.

Company Town

Polluted by big business and failed by local, state and federal environmental protections...what do you do when the company you work for and live next to is making you sick? Company Town is a modern-day David vs. Goliath story.

Concrete Love: The Architecture of the Böhm Family

Pritzker Prize laureate Gottfried Böhm is widely regarded as Germany’s preeminent architect. The son of a master builder of churches, he’s also the patriarch of a modern architecture dynasty to which his three sons belong.

Constantine's Sword

This astonishing exploration of the dark side of Christianity follows former priest and National Book Award winner James Carroll on a journey of remembrance and reckoning.


This riveting film from Joe Berlinger tells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the $27 billion “Amazon Chernobyl” case pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against U.S. oil giant Chevron.

Curse of the Gothic Symphony, The

The Curse of the Gothic Symphony follows the journey of a fanatical and eclectic group of music lovers who aspire to break the curse behind British composer Havergal Brian's notorious First Symphony.

Dance Goodbye, The

What is life like for a dancer when they can no longer dance? Inspired by Merrill Ashley's departure from the New York City Ballet as an acclaimed principal dancer, this new documentary captures the poignancy of this life turning point.

Dancing Across Borders

Dancing Across Borders is the intimate story of Sokvannara “Sy” Sar who, with the help of American dance patron Anne Bass, left his troupe in Cambodia to audition for the prestigious School of American Ballet in New York.

Dark Diamond

In this thriller, Pier blames his extended diamond-dealer family for his father's tragic life - and death. To take revenge, he insinuates himself back into the family enterprise, with an elaborate caper in mind to destroy the business.

Design Is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli

Two of the world’s most influential designers, Lella and Massimo Vignelli’s work covers such a broad spectrum that one could say they are known by everyone, even by those who don’t know their names.

Devil's Miner, The

Part of our Human Rights Watch collection, this award-winning documentary is an astonishing portrait of two brothers, 14-year-old Basilio and 12-year-old Bernardino, who work deep inside the silver mines of Cerro Rico, Bolivia.


Inspired by a curiosity about society's habit of sending edible food straight to landfills, this award-winning documentary follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles' supermarkets.

Divide in Concord

Octogenarian Jean Hill is deeply concerned about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch - the world's largest landfill. She spends her golden years attending meetings and calling residents. As she prepares for one last Town Meeting, Jean faces the strongest opposition yet.

Dream Deceivers

Two young men shoot themselves in a churchyard. Ray Belknap dies; James Vance - severely disfigured - survives. Their parents take heavy-metal icons Judas Priest to court, claiming the band "mesmerized" their sons.

Dying of the Light, The

The Dying of the Light explores the history and craft of motion picture presentation through the lives and stories of the last generation of career projectionists. The result is a loving tribute to the art and romance of the movies.

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Insightfully narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and the Painter is an intimate portrait of two of America's most important designers, the husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames.

Eastern Boys

When middle-aged, bourgeois Daniel approaches a boyishly handsome Ukrainian for a date, he learns the young man is willing to do anything for cash. The drastically different circumstances of the two men’s lives reveal hidden facets of the city they share.

End of Time, The

With stunning cinematography and a knack for capturing astonishing moments, Peter Mettler's enthralling, mind-bending new documentary is a tour de force that challenges our conception of time - and perhaps the very fabric of our existence.

Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read

In a triumphant career that lasted forty years, Erroll Garner pushed the playability of the piano to its limits, developed an international reputation, and made an indelible mark on the jazz world.

Evergreen: The Road to Legalization

After a 40 year nationwide 'War on Drugs,' the state of Washington has become a key battleground in the fight to legalize marijuana. But many marijuana advocates are vehemently opposed to I-502, the law that will legalize cannabis.

Every Three Seconds

Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Karslake (For the Bible Tells Me So) tells the unforgettable stories of five regular folks who have had a significant impact on two of the most challenging, yet solvable, issues of our time: hunger and extreme poverty.

Eyes Wide Open

Aaron is a dedicated husband and father in Jerusalem’s ultra-orthodox community. But when he meets Ezri, a handsome student, he soon falls in love with him, until guilt, torment and community pressure lead him to make a radical decision.

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story combines traditional documentary storytelling with original animation culled from seven decades worth of art from the renegade children's book author and illustrator.


La Recoleta Cemetery rests in the heart of one of Buenos Aires‘ swankiest neighborhoods. A city-within-a-city, it is the final resting place for key figures of its nation‘s history: statesmen and poets, founding fathers and oppositional voices.

Fear of 13

Part confessional and part performance, this haunting psychological thriller is a daring experiment in storytelling. Nick, a death row inmate, petitions the court to be executed. As he goes on to tell his story, it gradually becomes clear that nothing is quite what it seems.

Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder

Featuring Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Hopper, Bob Dylan and more, this incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet and City Lights Bookstore founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers, and for the Beat movement itself.

Fidelio: Alice’s Odyssey

Leaving her fiancé ashore, Alice (Arianne Labed) joins the crew of an old cargo ship and once on board, discovers that her first great love is the ship’s captain. Lulled by life aboard the ship, Alice must grapple with conflicting desires in an almost exclusively male world.

Fierce Green Fire, A

Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought - and succeeded - against enormous odds.

Film Geek

The award-winning comedy about one film geek's quest to get a life. When Scotty Pelk is fired from his video store job, he hits rock bottom. But then he meets Niko, a sexy free spirit who just might save him from his hopeless existence.

Fish Out of Water

Inspired by the experience of coming out as a lesbian to her sorority sisters during her senior year, filmmaker Ky Dickens explores the Biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality in this informative yet entertaining documentary.

Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution

Food Beware visits a small village in the mountains of France, where the town’s mayor has decided to make the school lunch menu organic, with much of it grown locally. Will this experiment in safe food work?

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.

Full Battle Rattle

"Surreal and fabulously disorienting" (Village Voice), Full Battle Rattle is a revelatory look at the soul of the American war machine - an astonishing journey inside a once top-secret military base where U.S. soldiers train to confront a new kind of enemy.

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.

Führer Cult and Megalomania

By early in the 20th century Nuremberg was regarded as the most anti-Semitic city in Europe. By 1929 Hitler had decided to make it the "City of the Party Rallies" and a symbol representing the greatness of the German Empire.

Garbo: The Spy

"Ingenious and engrossing" (Roger Ebert), this documentary thriller tells the tale of self-made counterspy Juan Pujol García, the only person to have been decorated by both the Allies and the Axis for service during World War II.

Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

At the dawn of the '80s, Gary Numan was one of the world's biggest-selling recording artists. But the Asperger's syndrome that helped forge his tunnel-like ambition also brought problems. Then Numan fell in love with his biggest fan.

Germans & Jews

Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about the Holocaust to facing it head on. Unexpectedly, a nuanced story of reconciliation emerges.

Girl and a Gun, A

A Girl and a Gun reveals how some women have embraced an object whose history is deeply bound to men and masculinity, presenting a nuanced yet empowering perspective on a deadly serious issue.

Girl Model

This eye-opening film follows Ashley, a model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces; and Nadya, a 13-year-old plucked from her home in Russia and dropped into Tokyo with promises of a profitable modeling career.

Give Up Tomorrow

This award-winning film is an intimate family drama focused on the near mythic struggle of two angry and sorrowful mothers who have dedicated more than a decade to executing or saving one young man.

God Loves Uganda

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality.

Googoosh: Iran's Daughter

This documentary tells the story of Iranian pop phenomenon Googoosh, and also of the political and cultural context which pushed her to the heights of success in the 60’s and 70’s, only to silence her for two decades after Iran’s Islamic revolution of 1979.

Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child

A fascinating look at the creative process, this unique documentary explores what happens when the artist Gottfried Helnwein takes on the role of Production Designer for a never-before-seen opera written by Israel‘s most famous playwright.

Gray Matters: Architect & Designer Eileen Gray

Gray Matters explores the long, fascinating life of architect and designer Eileen Gray, whose uncompromising vision defined and defied the practice of modernism in decoration, design and architecture.

Gray State, A

A Gray State combs through Iraq veteran and aspiring filmmaker David Crowley's exhaustive archive of photographs, home video, and behind-the-scenes footage to reveal what happens when a paranoid view of the government turns inward.

Growing Cities

From rooftop farmers to backyard beekeepers, Americans are growing food like never before. Growing Cities goes coast to coast to tell the inspiring stories of intrepid urban farmers who are challenging the way this country feeds itself.

Half the Road

Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half the Road explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day female athletes face in male dominated sports.

Hans Richter: Everything Turns- Everything Revolves

Hans Richter: Everything Turns – Everything Revolves celebrates the life of the Dadaist, abstract painter and experimental filmmaker who was a major force in redefining art in the 20th century.

Happy House, The

Their relationship on the rocks, a young couple heads to a remote B&B to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they begin to suspect they've wandered into a real life horror movie.

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.

Herman's House

Herman Wallace may be the longest-serving prisoner in solitary confinement in America - 40 years and counting in a 6-by-9-foot cell. This award-winning documentary reveals the remarkable expression his struggle finds in an unusual art project.

Hole in a Fence, A

Chronicling the changing fortunes of Red Hook, Brooklyn, A Hole in a Fence explores the complicated issues of development, class and identity facing one of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods.

Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation

Directed by Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation is a vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine and a journey into the soul of American Journalism.

Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train

This commemorative edition features over an hour of new bonus materials, including speeches, college talks, interviews, and excerpts with Studs Terkel.


An inside look at FEMEN- the topless female activists who fight corrupt and patriarchal political systems in Kiev and all across Europe- as well as a portrait of the group's creative backbone, the bewitching Oksana Shachko.

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.

I'm Dangerous with Love

I’m Dangerous with Love is an underground adventure that traces one man’s risky journey into the world of shamanic ritual, and explores the subculture of ibogaine, a powerful hallucinogen used to cure drug addiction.

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here is a double portrait in film of the lives and work of Russia's most celebrated international artists, now American citizens, as they come to terms with their global lives and the new Russia.

In a Town This Size

Told through poignant first-person interviews with victims, their families and professionals, In A Town This Size introduces an Oklahoma town and its long-ignored tragedy of child sexual abuse during the 1960's and 70's.

In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey

In Search of Blind Joe Death combines interviews, performances and animation in a tribute to John Fahey, the father of American Primitive Guitar.

In the Family

At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Intensely personal and timely, this provocative film asks: How much do you sacrifice to survive?

Indian Point

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the NRC, yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the community.


InRealLife takes us on a journey from the world of Silicon Valley to the bedrooms of British teenagers in order to ask an important question: What exactly is the internet doing to our children?

It Takes From Within

Inspired by arthouse films of the 1960s, writer/director Lee Eubanks creates a menacing world of dread, isolation, and unease in his feature film debut, a cryptic journey into the dark void between reality and nightmare.

It's Not Me, I Swear!

When his mother decides to leave for a new life in Greece, 10-year-old hellion Leon is prepared to do anything to kill the pain of it all, from destroying the neighbors' homes to falling in love with his best friend Lea.

James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times

Narrated by George Plimpton, this documentary about the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists includes interviews with Edward Albee, John Updike, Alistair Cooke, Roy Blount Jr., Fran Lebowitz and others.

Jane's Journey

Jane's Journey  is an inspiring portrait of the private person behind world-famous conservationist/primatologist Jane Goodall, whose 45 year study of wild chimpanzees in Africa is legendary.

JFK: The Private President

With reminiscences by Robert Kennedy Jr., Harry Belafonte, Ted Sorensen and Sergei Khrushchev, and rare footage from the private Kennedy archives, JFK: The Private President is an intimate view of the life of the legendary First Family.

Jihad for Love, A

In this revealing documentary, which was filmed in 12 countries and 9 languages, Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the many worlds of Islam, discovering the stories of its most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims.

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.

Kabbalah Me

In Kabbalah Me, director Steven Bram embarks on a personal journey into the esoteric spiritual phenomenon known as Kabbalah which ultimately leads to profound changes across all aspects of his life.

Know How

A film written and acted by foster care youth, ripped from the stories of their lives. Five youths' worlds interweave as they deal with loss, heartbreak, and coming of age in this tale about transience and perseverance.

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.

Last Elvis, The

Most evenings in Buenos Aires, "Elvis" Gutiérrez is a star - his singing and stage presence bring back to life the King of Rock and Roll. But he retreats from reality until a tragic accident forces him to grapple with his real-world responsibilities.

Last Flight of Petr Ginz, The

By 14 he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16 he had produced 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Jewish ghetto, and had walked to the gas chamber at Auschwitz.

Last Season, The

In Central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect as they come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese cuisine.

Lavender Limelight: Lesbians in Film

This festival favorite goes behind the scenes to reveal seven successful lesbian directors. Featuring Cheryl Dunye, Rose Troche, Jennie Livingston, Monika Treut, Maria Maggenti, Su Friedrich and Heather MacDonald.

Lenny Bruce Without Tears

The outrageous, groundbreaking comic whose iconoclastic material in a conservative era got him into tragic trouble is here profiled by a close friend who prefers to remember the laughs Lenny Bruce's memory evokes instead of the tears.

Let's Get Frank

Sex. Lies. And lots of videotape. A hilarious and insightful look at modern politics, gay life and political hypocrisy, Let's Get Frank tells the story of one of America's most well loved and outspoken politicians, Rep. Barney Frank.

Levitated Mass

Doug Pray's film is the story of a 340-ton boulder that was moved from a quarry in Riverside to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The massive artwork is the latest 'land sculpture' by one of America's most exciting artists, Michael Heizer.

Live Nude Girls UNITE!

Follow Julia Query, activist, comedian, lesbian and peepshow stripper at a San Francisco club called the Lusty Lady, on her raucous journey to organize the first union of strippers in the United States.

Living Downstream

Based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, this award-winning documentary follows Sandra during one pivotal year as she works to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links.

Looking Glass, The

After losing her mother, troubled 13-year-old Julie comes to live with her grandmother, a former star of stage and screen. Julie struggles as she and her grandmother butt heads at every turn, until an unexpected discovery enables her to ultimately find happiness.

Lost Islands

The biggest box office success in Israel in 2008, this autobiographical drama features an all-star Israeli cast and provides an entertaining yet incisive look at loyalty and betrayal, and the power of love versus the bonds of family.

Louise by the Shore

On the last day of summer in a small seaside resort town, an older woman named Louise realizes that the last train has departed without her. With no one to keep her company, she must rely on her past to help her survive the present.

Ma' Rosa

Jaclyn Jose won the award for Best Actress at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for her powerful performance as Rosa in Ma' Rosa, the riveting film from Brillante Mendoza which explores the corruption of the Philippines in the Duterte era.

Magical Girl

An unemployed father seeking a gift for his dying daughter, a disturbed woman with a dark past, and a math teacher turned criminal find their fates bound together in this bracing thriller from Spanish director Carlos Vermut.


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.

Maiko: Dancing Child

Maiko Nishino is 32 and at the top of her career as a prima ballerina for the Norwegian National Ballet. When she decides to start a family, Maiko is forced to make decisions that might jeopardize everything she has worked for.

Marinoni: The Fire in the Frame

Giuseppe Marinoni found his calling when he transitioned from champion cyclist to master bike craftsman. But after years hunched over toxic fumes, at age 75 Marinoni is attempting the world hour record for his age group.

Matter of Time, A

Acclaimed musician Kathryn Calder is touring the world with one of Canada’s biggest indie rock bands, The New Pornographers, when she receives devastating news: her mother, Lynn, has ALS, and a short time left to live.

Meet the Guilbys

Claire and Maurice, both survivors of previous marriages, have to take their whole family on a road trip to Claire's father's funeral. Will this family of misfits survive the trip? From the company that brought us Persepolis and Delicatessen.

Men at Lunch

Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch tells the story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, and the unprecedented race to the sky and the workers that built New York.

Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

Journey into the world of Argentina's most famous musical artist in this intimate documentary which explores the impact Mercedes Sosa had on the musical and political heritage of Latin America...and the world.

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter

Miss Hill reveals the little known story of Martha Hill, the visionary founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division, who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America.

Modern Life

Photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon casts an affectionate and irreverent eye on a small community of farmers in France as they are confronted by the problems and challenges the contemporary world brings.

Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero

In El Salvador in the late Seventies, Monseñor Óscar Romero was the voice of the poor, the disenfranchised, and the Disappeared – all struggling under the corrupt Salvadoran government.

More Than the Rainbow

Chronicling the life and times of New York street photographer and former taxi driver Matt Weber, More Than the Rainbow is a poetic celebration of the world's greatest city and the individuals who walk its streets.

Mother's Courage, A: Talking Back to Autism

Margret, whose ten-year-old son Keli is severely autistic, travels to the United States and Europe to learn more about this mysterious condition and finds hope that her son may be able to express himself on a level she never thought possible.


Zvia lives with her family on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives. She goes for walks, trying to escape the endless house work. One night, she is exposed to an unsettling sexual scene and starts exploring this new realm of the mountain.

Moving Midway

Godfrey Cheshire's film about his family's Southern plantation - and the colossal feat of moving it to escape urban sprawl - is a thoughtful and witty look at how the racial legacy from the past continues into the present.

Mr. Pig

This Sundance World Premiere follows an old-school pig farmer from California named Ambrose Eubanks (Danny Glover), who, on the brink of losing his family farm, sets off on a road trip with Howard, his beloved and very large pig.

Mugabe and the White African

Widely proclaimed one of the best documentaries of the year, Mugabe and the White African is the story of one family’s astonishing bravery as they fight to protect their property, their livelihood and their country.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke and inspire.

Naples 44

Benedict Cumberbatch gives life to the words of British soldier Norman Lewis, whose remarkable memoir of post-World War II Naples form the basis for this haunting evocation of a ravaged land, and later a city of infinite charm.

Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

In 1964, a mob of Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers in Mississippi (the 'Mississippi Burning' murders). Neshoba tells the story of these three American heroes and the long struggle to bring their killers to justice.

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.

Next Year Jerusalem

Choosing life in life's final chapter is the poignant subtext of the surprisingly uplifting Next Year Jerusalem, a lyrical portrait of eight nursing home residents who make a pilgrimage to Israel.

Night of Broken Glass, The

After seizing power, the Nazis began their crusade against Jews with discriminatory laws and the looting of property; they turned to violence openly in what has come to be known as Kristallnacht: the night of broken glass.

Nobody Else But You (Theatrical Cover)

Rousseau is a crime novelist troubled by writer’s block. Candice Lecoeur is a local beauty who thinks she might be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. The two will meet in the coldest village in France, but only after Candice has been found dead.

Nuclear Nation

March 11, 2011: A huge tsunami triggered by an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, crippling the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, releasing radiation, and turning the residents of Futaba into "nuclear refugees."

Off and Running

With white Jewish lesbians for parents, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

One Cut, One Life

When documentarian Ed Pincus, considered the father of first-person non-fiction film, is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he and collaborator Lucia Small team up to make one last film - much to the chagrin of Jane, Ed's wife of 50 years.

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.

Orgasm Inc.

Director Liz Canner embarks on a nine year odyssey as she follows the pharmaceutical companies who are racing to be the first to win FDA approval for a product to cure “female sexual dysfunction”. The prize: billions of dollars in profits.

Other Man, The

In February 1990, President F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban on the African National Congress and ordered the release of Nelson Mandela. What pushed him to reverse his beliefs and make the end of apartheid in South Africa possible?

Our City Dreams

In this lyrical documentary, filmmaker Chiara Clemente shines a light on five women artists- Nancy Spero, Marina Abramovic, Kiki Smith, Ghada Amer and Swoon- whose inspiration is fueled by living and working in New York City.

Our Man in Tehran

In this gripping documentary that explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo, the account of the "Canadian Caper" is told by Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, who helped six Americans make their escape from Tehran.

Out Late

Out Late is an inspirational and moving documentary about five individuals who made the courageous and life-altering decision to come out as lesbian, gay, or transgender, after the age of 55.

Oyler House, The: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat

In 1959, government employee Richard Oyler asked world-famous architect Richard Neutra to design his modest home. To Oyler's surprise, Neutra agreed and a friendship began that led to the construction of a modern masterpiece.

Paul Bowles: The Cage Door is Always Open

Based on an exclusive series of interviews with Paul Bowles shortly before his death and anecdotes provided by friends including Gore Vidal, Bernardo Bertolucci and many others, this fascinating documentary reveals a daring and visionary life.

Penguin Counters, The

The Penguin Counters follows Ron Naveen and his ragtag team of field biologists to one of the harshest corners of the planet, where they track the impact of climate change and ocean health by counting penguin populations.

People of a Feather

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes us into the world of the Inuit in northern Canada. Connecting past, present and future is the Inuit's unique relationship with the eider duck.

People Uncounted, A: The Untold Story of the Roma

Visiting 11 countries and interviewing dozens of artists, historians, musicians and Holocaust survivors, this revealing film documents the culturally rich but often difficult lives of the Roma, a people who have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution.

Peter Brook: The Tightrope

Peter Brook is one of the world's most respected and revolutionary theatre directors. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has an exercise called 'the Tightrope' that revitalizes the theatrical experience.

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

From youthful idealism to rage to pessimism, the arc of Phil Ochs' life paralleled that of the times, and the righteous indignation that drove his music also drove him to despair. With Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Sean Penn and others.

Photographic Memory

Finding himself in frequent conflict with his son who seems addicted to the virtual worlds of the internet, Filmmaker Ross McElwee travels back to Brittany for the first time in decades to retrace his own journey into adulthood.

Picture of Light

Peter Mettler's documentary Picture of Light is a mesmerizing tale about a filmmaker's journey to Canada's arctic in search of one of Earth's greatest natural wonder: the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights.

Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Pink ribbons are everywhere from t-shirts to car ads. But who is really benefiting? Pink Ribbons, Inc. goes inside the story to reveal those who have co-opted what marketing experts have labeled a "dream cause."

Plastic Planet

This feisty yet informative documentary takes us on a journey around the globe to reveal the far-flung reach of plastic, and shed light on how it affects our environment, our bodies, and the health of future generations.

Playing Dead

Jean, and unemployed actor whose over-the-top "method" acting and high-maintenance personality have gotten him fired from countless jobs, has been set up with a rather odd job at the unemployment office: helping the police reconstruct crime scenes.

Pleasures of Being Out of Step, The

Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and was present at the creation of ‘alternative’ journalism in America. Featuring interviews with Hentoff, Amiri Baraka, Stanley Crouch, and more.

Population Boom

In Population Boom, director Werner Boote traverses the globe to examine the myths and facts about overpopulation. Speaking with everyone from demographic researchers to environmental activists, he comes to a surprising conclusion.

Power of Forgiveness, The

From Ground Zero to Northern Ireland to the Amish countryside, The Power of Forgiveness explores the psychological and physical effects of forgiveness, and reveals how forgiveness can transform your life.

Pressure Cooker

Wilma Stephenson teaches Culinary Arts at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. Infamously blunt, Mrs. Stephenson runs a “boot camp,” disciplining her students into capable chefs and responsible students.

Prodigal Sons

Returning home for her high school reunion, filmmaker Kimberly Reed hopes for reconciliation with her estranged adopted brother. But along the way she uncovers stunning revelations and twists of plot and gender no one could imagine.

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.

Prosecution of an American President, The

Famed Charles Manson prosecutor and best-selling author Vincent Bugliosi makes the most powerful argument of his career with a legal case that proves George W. Bush took our nation to war in Iraq under false pretenses.


Twenty years in the making, Proteus weaves a tapestry of poetry and myth, biology and oceanography, scientific history and spiritual biography around the story of biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel.

Pruitt-Igoe Myth, The

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.

Pulitzer at 100, The

This enlightening documentary celebrates the centenary of the Pulitzers – the revered national award for excellence in journalism and the arts. Featuring interviews with Toni Morrison, Michael Chabon, Nicholas Kristof and many more.


Epic in scope yet filmed with vérité intimacy over nearly a decade, the Sundance documentary Quest is a vivid illumination of race and class in America, and a testament to love, healing and hope.

Restaurateur, The: Danny Meyer

This intimate film about Danny Meyer, one of America’s preeminent restaurant owners, follows the restaurateur and his team as they struggle to create Eleven Madison Park, a world-class restaurant in New York.

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.

Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball

Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball is the story of an 11-year Major League pitcher, who after winning two world championships, embarked on a USO tour through Vietnam that would change his life. After visiting field hospitals, Ron devoted the rest of his life to medicine.

Ruins of Lifta, The

Lifta is the only Arab village abandoned in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war that has not been destroyed or repopulated by Jews. Jewish filmmaker Menachem meets Yacoub, a Palestinian who now leads the struggle to save the ruins of his village.

Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation

One of the most iconic structures ever conceived, Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia is an astonishing architectural project first imagined by Antoni Gaudi in the late 19th century. More than 125 years after construction began, La Sagrada Familia remains unfinished.

Same Same But Different

Based on a true story, this refreshing drama revolves around Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post-graduation summer trip, and Sreykeo, a 21-year-old bar girl in Phnom Penh.

Save Me (Theatrical Cover)

A World Premiere at Sundance, this acclaimed drama is a nuanced and sympathetic look at both sides of one of the most polarizing debates in America: the conflict between homosexuality and Christianity.

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.


Secundaria quietly follows one high school class on its journey through Cuba's world-famous National Ballet School. In their third year, a student named Mayara takes charge of her destiny in an astonishing way and this simple portrait takes a dramatic turn.

Senator Obama Goes to Africa

Part personal odyssey and part chronicle of diplomacy in action, this documentary follows then-Senator Barack Obama as he takes an emotional journey to Kisumu, Kenya - land of his ancestry.

Sex Trade, The

A behind-the-scenes look at a modern form of slavery, The Sex Trade is a foray into a brutal world whose key players trivialize the impact of their actions by claiming that prostitution is simply a service like any other.

Sex(Ed): The Movie

Sex(Ed): The Movie offers a revealing, occasionally awkward, and often hilarious look at how Americans have learned about sex from the early 1900s to the present, and ultimately shows us that what we learn (and how we learn it) affects our identity.

She Must Be Seeing Things

Agatha is a lawyer, Jo a filmmaker. The two women are lovers. While Jo is on the road showing her films, Agatha discovers and reads her diaries. Problems ensue as Agatha’s transgression leads to jealousy and a spiraling cycle of sexual obsession.

Sherman's March

Sherman's March: A Meditation on the Possibility of Romantic Love In the South During an Era of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation documents filmmaker Ross McElwee's quest for true romance along the original route of General Sherman's Civil War march.

Siege of Leningrad, The

In 1941, Hitler ordered the German Army to invade Russia. But Leningrad - the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution - did not fall quickly. Instead it resisted. It is a breathtaking story both of heroism and mankind's failings.

Smiling Through the Apocalypse: Esquire in the 60s

Exploring the revolution in journalism sparked by the turbulence of the 1960s, Smiling Through the Apocalypse is the story of maverick editor Harold T.P. Hayes, who made Esquire magazine a galvanizing force in American culture.

Song Within: Sedona, The

This gorgeous visual investigation by Sedona resident Kathy Douglas is an exploration of the basic belief that wisdom is everywhere. The film highlights 16 extraordinary Sedona women whose stories teach, entertain and inspire.

Sons of Tennessee Williams, The

Interweaving archival footage and contemporary interviews, The Sons of Tennessee Williams charts the evolution of the gay Mardi Gras krewe scene in New Orleans over the decades.

Speak the Music: Robert Mann and the Mysteries of Chamber Music

An insightful portrait of musician Robert Mann, featuring rare rehearsal and dazzling performance excerpts from his 50 years with the Juilliard String Quartet.

Special Treatment

In this darkly erotic drama, Isabelle Huppert stars as a prostitute who serves up sexual fantasies for her clientele. When she crosses paths with a neurotic psychoanalyst, the two quickly realize their professions share a thing or two in common.

Speed Sisters

The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the gritty Palestinian street car-racing scene.

Spring & Arnaud

Influential photographer Arnaud Maggs, turning 85, embarks on a series of self-portraits that wryly depict his life's work. Spring Hurlbut at 60 is creating haunting works that evoke mortality. Together more than 25 years, each grapples with the nature of an artist's creativity.

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe

This powerful film tells the story of the Austrian writer and his life in exile from 1936 to 1942. Zweig was one of the most famous writers of his time, but as a Jewish intellectual he struggled to find the right stance towards Nazi Germany.

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.

Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island

As Fogo Island struggles to sustain its unique way of life in the face of a collapse of its fishing industry, architect Todd Saunders and social entrepreneur Zita Cobb's vision results in the building of strikingly original architecture that will become a catalyst for social change.

Sukkah City

Sukkah City chronicles the architecture and design competition in New York City conceived by best-selling author Joshua Foer that explores the creative potential of the ancient Jewish sukkah.

Summer of All My Parents, The

14 year old Laura and her older sister Joséphine spend the summer holidays shuttling between their divorced parents. But when Joséphine winds up in the wrong crowd, Laura turns out to be more responsible than the grown-ups around her.

Talent Has Hunger

Filmed over 7 years, Talent Has Hunger is an inspiring film about the power of music to consume, enhance, and propel lives. It focuses on master cello teacher Paul Katz and the challenges of guiding gifted young people through the struggles of mastering the instrument.

Three Stars

Focusing on ten world-class chefs, Three Stars depicts the everyday drama of life in gourmet restaurants, while also revealing what goes into the world's most important restaurant review book - the iconic red Michelin Guide.

Through a Lens Darkly

The first documentary to explore the American family photo album through the eyes of black photographers, Through a Lens Darkly probes the recesses of American history to discover images that have been suppressed, forgotten and lost.

Tiger Next Door, The

Dennis Hill has been breeding and selling tigers from his backyard in Indiana for over 15 years. But now, after a surprise government inspection, he’s lost his license to keep exotic animals, and the state is threatening to shut him down.

Tiny: A Story About Living Small

Christopher buys a 5-acre plot of land in hopes of fulfilling a dream of building a home in the mountains of Colorado. With the support of his girlfriend, Merete, he sets out to build a Tiny House from scratch despite having no construction experience.

To Dance Like a Man

In this child’s eye view on the hunger for professional success, triplets Angel, César and Marcos, age 11, all want the same thing – a role in a major ballet production at Havana’s celebrated Grand Theatre. Who will be chosen?

Tokyo Fiancée

In this entertaining romantic comedy, Amelie, a French tutor in Tokyo, finds herself in a passionate relationship with her only student, the charming Rinri. As the two explore the joys of their first real romance, many cultural barriers fall...but some still remain.


Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life, together with their beloved cat Moses. An unexpected and inexplicable outburst of violence suddenly shakes up the relationship and calls everything into question.

Too Cold To Swim

In D.W. Young's new dramatic feature, a man crossing Maine at the end of a solo cross country bicycle trip strikes up an unlikely friendship with an ex-Marine and his oddball younger sister. At the same time he reconnects remotely with his estranged but dying father in Germany and finds himself forced to make an irrevocable decision.

Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of The New Yorker

Narrated by Stanley Tucci, Top Hat and Tales chronicles the first 25 years of The New Yorker, from its creation by Harold Ross in 1925 to his death in 1951.

Top Secret Trial of the Third Reich, The

Through authentic footage of the 1944 trial of the men who conspired to assassinate the Führer, this astonishing film details the various attempts to assassinate Hitler and sheds light on the anti-Nazi resistance.

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.


Tricked is a documentary that uncovers one of America's darkest secrets. Modern-day slavery is alive and well in the United States, as thousands of victims are trafficked across the country to satisfy America's $3-billion-a-year sex trafficking industry.

Triumph of the Wall

As hilarious as it is meditative, Triumph of the Wall begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1000-foot stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. What is supposed to take eight weeks ends up as an eight year journey.

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.

True New York

In a city with 8 million people, there's bound to be a few good stories. True New York is a feature-length compilation anthology film featuring five award-winning short documentaries and the amazing characters who call the city home.


Through the eyes of nine young girls from around the world, TutuMUCH is the behind-the-scenes story of what it takes to become a dancer, giving us a rare look at a summer that no one will ever forget.

Unknown Soldier, The

The Unknown Soldier documents Germany’s controversial Wehrmacht Exhibition, which for the first time ever revealed the personal letters, photographs and film footage implicating the common foot soldier in horrific acts.

Unlocking the Cage

This riveting documentary from Chris Hegedus an DA Pennebaker, the filmmakers of Dont Look Back and The War Room, follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise as he tries to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.

Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story, An

In 1986 Michael Morton’s wife was brutally murdered and he was locked away for a quarter century. The Innocence Project and Michael’s pro bono attorney spent years fighting for the right to test DNA evidence found at the murder scene.

Uranium Drive-In

Uranium Drive-In is the story of an economically devastated rural mining community in Colorado that finds itself hopeful for the first time in decades. Their potential salvation: a new uranium mill, the first of its kind built in the U.S. in 30 years.


Vandal is the story of a wayward young man named Chérif who comes of age in the world of graffiti art after he discovers a local gang who roam the night in the shadow of a mysterious and legendary tagger.

Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past

This beautiful documentary offers an intimate and energetic portrait of bandleader, musician, historian, scholar and collector Vince Giordano, who has brought the joyful syncopation of the 1920s and '30s to life for nearly 40 years.


Until his death in 1990, Vito Russo was one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT community’s fight for equal rights. Vito paints a galvanizing portrait of this activist, using period footage and film clips to capture a vibrant era of gay culture.

Wagner's Jews

German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic and his writings were embraced by the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner's closest associates and supporters were Jews.

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.

Weight: A Powerlifter in Brooklyn

You beat the weight or the weight beats you – it’s the test every powerlifter faces when approaching the bar. But the weight that’s been pressing down on coach and gym owner Paul Steinman is something far more challenging than sport.

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.

What If...?

This clever romantic comedy from director Léa Fazer explores the feelings so many of us have as we question the trajectory of our lives: what if I had done this instead of that? What if this had happened, and not that?

What's in a Name?

Vincent is about to become a father for the first time. Over dinner at the apartment of his sister and brother-in-law, his hosts ask him what name he has chosen for his future offspring. His response plunges the family into chaos.

When Justice Isn't Just

Directed by Oscar-nominated David Massey, this dynamic documentary features legal experts, local activists, and law enforcement officers delving into ongoing charges of inequality, unfair practices, and politicized manipulations of America's judicial system.

When Two Worlds Collide

In this tense and immersive Sundance award-winner, audiences are taken directly into the line of fire in the clash between powerful, opposing Peruvian leaders over indigenous Amazonian land.

Will for the Woods, A

What if our last act could be a gift to the planet — a force for regeneration? Determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth, musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial.

Wine, Women & Friends

Many of us share the fantasy of moving to a lovely village in the South of France, to find a vineyard, create wonderful wines, to sell it and share it with all our friends. Carole LeBlanc and Jo Béfort, an engaging lesbian couple, have done just that.

With Love...From the Age of Reason

Margaret, an executive at a multinational construction firm, leads a regimented lifestyle. But when she receives a stack of letters written by herself when she was seven years old, the successful professional begins to rethink her existence.

Yalom's Cure

In this cinematic documentary we learn about bestselling author and noted scholar Irvin D. Yalom's groundbreaking work in the development of the field of psychotherapy, and listen as he reveals some of his most fundamental insights and wisdom.

Year in Champagne, A

With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses, from small independent makers to the illustrious houses of Gosset and Bollinger.

YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip

50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road, traveling with hope, humor - and all of their garbage - to find out what Americans can do to save the planet.

You Don't Need Feet to Dance

This documentary reveals the extraordinary life of Sidiki Conde, who lost the use of his legs to polio at age fourteen. Today, he balances his career as a performing artist with the almost insurmountable obstacles of life in New York City.