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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.

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Films of Michael Sporn Vol. 1, The

From the celebrated animation studios of Michael Sporn, the award-winning, true-life stories Whitewash and Champagne, with voices by Ruby Dee andT Linda Lavin.


Films of Michael Sporn Vol. 2, The

Two more films from the celebrated animation studios of Michael Sporn. Volume 2 features the voices of James Earl Jones and Danny Glover in the Lewis Carroll tale The Hunting of the Snark and the Creole folk tale The Talking Eggs.

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La Sierra

This award-winning film is the story of three inhabitants of La Sierra, a barrio in Medellin, Colombia, the cocaine capital of the world. Here, lives are defined by drugs, guns and violence.

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S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine

In 1975-79, the Khmer Rouge waged a campaign of genocide on Cambodia’s population. The detention center 'S21', where 17,000 people were tortured and killed, is now a museum where former Khmer Rouge are employed as guides.

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Sacco and Vanzetti

Sacco and Vanzetti brings to life the story of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists who were accused of a murder in 1920, and executed in Boston in 1927 after a notoriously prejudiced trial.

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Sacred Stage: The Mariinsky Theater

Sacred Stage explores what the Mariinsky theater (also known as the Kirov) has meant to Russian and Soviet culture and how it has somehow maintained its artistic excellence through war, revolution and the collapse of Communism.

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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.

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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.

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Save Me (Alternate 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.

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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.

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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback Book, Signed by Author)

Scout, Atticus & Boo commemorates more than half a century of To Kill a Mockingbird by exploring the novel’s history and influence.

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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.

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Search for Mengele, The

Josef Mengele was the most notorious SS doctor at Auschwitz. After the end of World War II, Mengele was one of the world’s most wanted war criminals – yet for the next forty years he escaped justice.

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Seaside

In a small beach town in France, beautiful young Marie works at a pebble processing plant. Her boyfriend, Paul, a warehouse employee in winter and a lifeguard in summer, doesn’t understand Marie’s dreamy temperament and stifles her with his clumsy love.

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Second Track, The

In this rare noir classic from the legendary DEFA Film Studios, a train station inspector witnesses a robbery, setting in motion an explosive unearthing of dark secrets from the Nazi era.

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Secret Pleasures

This scintillating box set features four Asian films about love, longing and fishhooks: Kim Ki-Duk's The Isle, Xiao Jiang's Electric Shadows, Chen Kuo-fu's The Personals, and Monika Treut's Ghosted.

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Secret Society

The story of Daisy, twenty years old and plump as a dumpling, and her adoring husband Ken. When Ken discovers that Daisy has joined a "secret society" of women sumo wrestlers, Daisy is forced to make a difficult decision.

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Secret Things

Two young women discover the power of sex to get what they want in the male-dominated business world. Starring Sabrina Seyvecou, and told in voiceover by her character Sandrine.

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Secundaria

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.

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Seduction: The Cruel Woman

Pina Bausch dancer Mechthilde Grossmann plays Wanda, a dominatrix with an S&M "gallery" on the Hamburg waterfront who leaves her German shoe fetishist lesbian lover for an American trainee.

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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.

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September 11

Eleven acclaimed directors each make an 11 minute short film in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The result is a daring and moving global cinematic reply that "forces us to look at the entire event afresh" (The New York Times).

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Sergio Vieira de Mello: En Route to Baghdad

An award-winning documentary about Sergio Vieira de Mello, the diplomat who was one of the most tireless and effective advocates for peace and stability the world has ever known.

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Sex & Justice

Narrated by Gloria Steinem, Sex & Justice presents the highlights of the dramatic confrontation between Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas at his Supreme Court confirmation hearings before the United States Senate in 1991.

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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.

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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.

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Sexy Gay Favorites

Sexy Gay Favorites features three tantalizing gay films in a special edition box set: Coming Out, communist East Germany's first and only gay film; The Fluffer; and Midnight Dancers - banned in its native Philippines!

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Shakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom

Legendary actress Claire Bloom introduces us to Shakespeare through the roles that she played, including Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Lady Anne and Gertrude. Featuring excerpts, interviews & riveting solo readings.

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Shallow Waters

It is noon on Memorial Day at a beach in California. A fully dressed man walks up to his shoulders into the cold waters of San Francisco Bay, and waits. Police and crowds gather and wait until the man succumbs to hypothermia. What were they all waiting for?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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So Close To Paradise

From Wang Xiaoshuai, one of China's most talented and controversial young filmmakers, comes this striking noir gangster film (banned for 3 years by the Chinese government) reminiscent of Hollywood's classic B movies from the 1940s and 50s.

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Soft Skin on Black Silk

On a lonely beach in the Mediterranean, a man and woman meet. She takes him to her summer villa, where he reveals a deadly secret...a plan for murder. Seeking to dissuade him, the woman relates a story of passion and revenge.

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Soldiers of Paint

Soldiers of Paint follows a dramatic battle involving 5,000 people who re-stage the Invasion of Normandy, in Oklahoma. Instead of bullets they use paint and it's any man's game, which means the Germans could win!

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SoleJourney

This film reveals how courageous individuals, following in the footsteps of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., use non-violent resistance and acts of civil disobedience to confront anti-gay rhetoric as well as religious and political oppression.

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Something to Do With the Wall

In 1986, Ross McElwee and Marilyn Levine were making a film about the Berlin Wall. But in 1989, as the original film neared completion, the Wall came down. They returned to Berlin, this time to capture the radically different atmosphere of the city.

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Somewhere in the City

A Film by Ramin Niami. This hilarious underground comedy deftly threads the overlapping stories of six strange but lovable residents of a NYC tenement apartment building. With Sandra Bernhard.

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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.

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Somm - Poster

SOMM - POSTER: 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.

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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.

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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.

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Spark Among the Ashes

In this emotional documentary, a 13-year-old Connecticut boy stands at the center of a complex human drama that attracts world-wide attention when he travels to Cracow to participate in the first bar mitzvah there since the War.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Split Decision

Talented boxer Jesus "El Matador" Chavez is deported to Mexico, where he faces two new battles: the fight to return to his life the U.S., and the struggle to find acceptance in the country of his birth.

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Split Decision - Spanish Version

Talented boxer Jesus "El Matador" Chavez is deported back to Mexico to face new battles: the fight to return to his life in the U.S. and to find acceptance in the land of his birth.

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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.

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Steamy Art House Hits

This titillating box set includes the following four films: Secret Things, House of the Sleeping Beauties (Maximilian Schell), Torremolinos 73 (Javier Cámara) and Don't Let Me Die on a Sunday (Elodie Bouchez).

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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.

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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.

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Storm Makers, The

Produced by filmmaker Rithy Panh (S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, Duch: Master of the Forges of Hell), The Storm Makers is an eye-opening look at the cycle of poverty, despair and greed that fuels Cambodia's brutal modern slave trade.


Story of Little Mook, The: DEFA Collection

A Wilhelm Hauff Fairy Tale. Germany's most beloved children's film takes you into the magical setting of the Arabian Nights.

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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.

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Strangers In Good Company

The surprising hit about seven old women stranded at a deserted farmhouse miles from civilization. Though they don't have much food - or much in common - these surprising, remarkable women turn a crisis into a magical time of humor and spirit.

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Successful Man, A

Cuba’s history before the Revolution is chronicled through the story of two brothers, one a revolutionary man of action, the other an unscrupulous politician trying to steer a treacherous middle path between opposing political ideas.

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Suddenly: Empire Collection

A sexy road movie with a raw freshness reminiscent of early Godard or Jarmusch, Suddenly is the story of Marcia, a lonely salesclerk in Buenos Aries who dreams of escaping her dreary life.

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Suitors, The

A well-to-do Iranian arrives in Manhattan from Teheran with his reluctant new bride, but a bizarre series of events results in the man's death — leaving behind a beautiful, bewildered widow...and four zealous suitors.

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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.

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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.

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Sun Seekers: DEFA Collection

East Germany, 1950: two young people are arrested after the police raid a barroom brawl. Instead of a prison sentence they are forced to work in a uranium mine in Wismut. Emotions collide, as well as fists.

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Suroh: Alien Hitchhiker

Paul is a skeptic about life on other planets until one night when he encounters Suroh the Alien Hitchhiker, a complex being crash-landed from another world who gives Paul a new understanding of what life on Earth means.

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Surviving Progress

Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese and featuring such visionaries as Jane Goodall and Stephen Hawking, this film invites us to contemplate the progress traps that destroyed past civilizations and that lie embedded in our own.

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Suspended Animation

A film by John Hancock. Animator Thomas Kempton gets more than he bargained for when a snowmobile trip turns to terror in the wilds of Northern Michigan.

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Sweet Ecstasy

Elke Sommer, the original cinematic sex kitten, plays a voluptuous vixen in this steamy 1962 beach romance filmed on the exotic French Riviera.