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In the Pit
In the Pit

En el hoyo
Dir. Juan Carlos Rulfo
(2006)    83 minutes

For every bridge built, warns a Mexican proverb, the devil demands one soul. Even in contemporary Mexico, "any major construction project needs a soul in its foundation," agrees one of IN THE PIT's army of laborers.

Man with a Movie Camera
Man with a Movie Camera

Chelovek s kinoapparatom
Dir. Dziga Vertov
(1929)    67 minutes

This dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union offers a montage of urban Russian life, showing the people of the city at work and at play, and the machines that endlessly whirl to keep the metropolis alive.

Meshes of the Afternoon
Meshes of the Afternoon

Dir. Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid
(1943)    14 minutes

One of the most important films in the history of American avant-garde cinema, Maya Deren’s MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON is captivating and dream-like, filled with tinges of psychodrama, murder mystery, and film noir.

In Search of Beethoven
In Search of Beethoven

Dir. Phil Grabsky
(2009)    140 minutes

IN SEARCH OF BEETHOVEN offers a comprehensive documentary about the life and works of the great composer. It delves beneath the mythical image of the tortured, cantankerous genius to search for the real Ludwig van Beethoven.

In Search of Mozart
In Search of Mozart

Dir. Phil Grabsky
(2008)    128 minutes

IN SEARCH OF MOZART traces the composer's life through his music and extensive correspondence. From K1a to K626 (Requiem), over 80 works are featured in chronological order, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart's own experiences.

Outer Space
Outer Space

Dir. Peter Tscherkassky
(1999)    10 minutes

Austrian filmmaker Peter Tscherkassky's astounding appropriation of THE ENTITY, reworked and rephotographed into something more terrifying than the original.

Heavy Water
Heavy Water

A Film for Chernobyl
Dir. David Bickerstaff, Phil Grabsky
(2006)    52 minutes

This film by David Bickerstaff and Phil Grabsky uses Mario Petrucci’s award-winning poem "Heavy Water" to tell the story of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion and its catastrophic aftermath.

Poetry
Poetry

Shi
Dir. Chang-dong Lee
(2010)    139 minutes

POETRY is a portrait of a woman's brave fight against Alzheimer's disease and against her guilt over a relative's brutal crime.

Blank City
Blank City

Dir. Céline Danhier
(2011)    95 minutes

BLANK CITY is an "absorbing snapshot of a daring time" (Los Angeles Times) when a disparate crew of renegade filmmakers emerged from an economically bankrupt and dangerous moment in New York history.

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A Young Couple
A Young Couple

Dir. Barry Jenkins
(2009)    13 minutes

John and Jenn are young, in love and living together. But this is no dreamy tale of magical romance from director Barry Jenkins.

Go in the Wilderness
Go in the Wilderness

Dir. Elza Kephart
(2013)    61 minutes

A bold new version of the myth of creation shot against the striking backdrop of Quebec’s remote North Shore.

The Country Teacher
The Country Teacher

Venkovský ucitel
Dir. Bohdan Sláma
(2008)    116 minutes

A gifted young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled seventeen-year-old son.

12.80
12.80

Dir. Bill Daniel
(2006)    1 minute

A trip to/on the edge of society.

James Baldwin: The Price of the ...
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Dir. Karen Thorsen
(1990)    86 minutes

James Baldwin was a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy.

The Tracker
The Tracker

Dir. Rolph de Heer
(2002)    94 minutes

The Tracker has the job of pursuing The Fugitive, an aborigine who is suspected of murdering a white woman, as he leads three mounted policemen: The Fanatic, The Follower and also The Veteran across the outback.

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Untitled #1

42.19
Dir. Nina Menkes
(2006)    2 minutes

A small girl's nightmare.

Black Sun
Black Sun

Dir. Gary Tarn
(2005)    70 minutes

Tragically blinded in a random New York City mugging, artist Hugues de Montalembert defied expectations and continued to work and travel the world alone.

The Seafarers
The Seafarers

Dir. Stanley Kubrick
(1953)    29 minutes

Lost for several years and long-unavailable, Stanley Kubrick's first color film never strays far from its commissioned message of the joys of maritime work.

Dirty Like an Angel
Dirty Like an Angel

Sale comme un ange
Dir. Catherine Breillat
(1991)    102 minutes

Georges Deblache, a despondent middle-aged cop who suspects he has cancer, falls for his partner's wife.

Even Dwarfs Started Small
Even Dwarfs Started Small

Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen
Dir. Werner Herzog
(1970)    96 minutes

An allegory in which the diminutive cast portrays the residents of an apparent asylum who rebel against authority and stage their own revolution.

Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Stru...
Frantz Fanon: His Life, His Struggle, His Work

Dir. Cheikh Djemai
(2001)    52 minutes

Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist originally from Martinique, became a spokesman for the Algerian revolution against French colonialism.

Little Dieter Needs to Fly
Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Dir. Werner Herzog
(1997)    78 minutes

While flying missions in Vietnam for the U.S. military, Dieter Dengler was shot out of the sky during a raid, enduring POW camps and jungle monsoons against impossible odds. Herzog travels back with Dengler to the same terrain of his earlier trials.

All You Need is Cash
All You Need is Cash

Dir. Eric Idle, Gary Weis
(1978)    73 minutes

The classic Beatles parody The Rutles (The Prefab Four) are a band known for their visual and aural pastiches and parodies of The Beatles.

Wavemakers
Wavemakers

Le chant des ondes
Dir. Caroline Martel
(2012)    97 minutes

An ensemble of Ondes Martenot aficionados search through studios, basements, science labs and workshops to unravel the secrets of an instrument that would turn the raw material of electricity into music.

Quand les étoiles rencontrent la...
Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer

When the Stars Meet the Sea
Dir. Raymond Rajaonarivelo
(1996)    77 minutes

Raymond Rajaonarivelo follows his epic first film on the Malagasy liberation struggle, TABA TABA, with a very different, poetic film exploring the relationship between traditional and modern concepts of human freedom.

Starlet
Starlet

Dir. Sean Baker
(2012)    103 minutes

An unlikely friendship develops between twenty-one year old aspiring actress Jane and elderly widow Sadie after their worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley.

74.78
74.78

Dir. James Benning
(2005)    1 minute

The 16mm test roll for James Benning’s feature film 10 SKIES.

The Rape of Europa
The Rape of Europa

Dir. Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham
(2006)    116 minutes

An epic journey through seven countries, into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe.

Familia
Familia

Family
Dir. Louise Archambault
(2005)    103 minutes

Michele, a divorced aerobics instructor with a gambling addiction, loses her job and seeks refuge with a childhood friend, Janine, who lives in a seemingly comfortable middle-class suburban neighborhood.