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Transferring the setting of a brooding Hungarian play, Carousel, to a remote fishing village, shaping their vision around themes of brutality, poverty and disappointment, Rodgers and Hammerstein composed some of the most glorious music ever written for the stage....
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Live from Lincoln Center: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel
Directed By: Glenn Weiss
Starring: None listed
Released: None listed
Among the Cyclades Islands, Kea shines for its semplicity and stark beauty. We appreciate the surrounding sea, sailing besides coasts now covered in green, now rugged over the sea. We sail towards Karthea, ancient city and archeological site where the ruins of Apollo and Atena Temples are shielded....
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Kea - A Secret Greek Island
Directed By: Simona Stoppa
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The murders of three Irish nationals are explored in this documentary investigation. Over 2012 and 2013, the Melbourne citizens were slain under mysterious circumstances. Navigating the ties between justice and the parole system in Victoria, "Murder In Melbourne" looks for the truth in a chilling...
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Murder In Melbourne
Directed By: Ronin Films
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
Documentary about one of the most important Spanish photographers. An intimate conversation with the artist, where we can see the lights and shadows of his life, many of his photos and also discover the process of creating his work....
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La Línea de Sombra (The Line of a Shadow)
Directed By: Nicolás Combarro
Starring: Alberto García-Alix
Released: 2018
Never before has watching someone talk to themselves been so mesmerising. Sparked by the death of her mentor and lover, internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti sets off on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven', the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. As she brings her dead lover's...
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Her Master's Voice
Directed By: Nina Conti
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
This is a 19 minute modern dance solo interpretation of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring created by dancer/choreographer Jim Huntley and filmed and edited by Pieter Van Deusen (while he was a student) Black and White with no narration or dialogue....
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A Rite of Spring
Directed By: Pieter Van Deusen
Starring: Jim Huntley
Released: 2018
This documentary explores an unknown civilization of the brazilian Amazon who risk their lives to protect their forest. In order to save the exploitation of the environment by big corporations, they have to create legal institutions....
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Amazonia Inc
Directed By: Sabrina Bogado
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
Eisner winner and expert on latinx comics, Frederick Luis Aldama guides us through the heroes and villains of latin decent in mainstream comics since the 1940's. With some of the industry's top creators he explores where these characters came from, the challenges and stereotypes that are still...
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Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics
Directed By: Daniel Garee
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
Off the Grid with Thomas Massie is an intimate look at a congressman's quest for a self-sustainable life on his farm in eastern Kentucky. "My philosophy is live and let live: You don't worry about what somebody's doing in their hollow, as long as they don't worry about what you're doing in your...
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Off the Grid with Thomas Massie
Directed By: Matt Battaglia
Starring: Thomas Massie
Released: 2018
A history professor in Memphis Tennessee discovers that the parking lot of the church he attends used to be a slave yard belonging to a general in the Confederate army....
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The Yard (2018)
Directed By: John Reyer Afamasaga
Starring: Tim Huebner, Andre Johnson
Released: 2018
Following the failed US intervention in Somalia, the Islamic Courts are attempting to bring order to Mogadishu's chaos. This documentary follows a charismatic and youthful militia group as they zealously carry out the orders of their new master. A fascinating story revealing the appeal of radical...
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Road Warriors
Directed By: Dominic Cunningham-Reid
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
In this harrowing documentary, filmed towards the end of the Bosnian war, ABC Australia explains the reasons behind the war's eruption, the crimes committed by both sides of the conflict, and the plans being put place to ensure that such a tragedy never occurs again....
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The Cowards' War
Directed By: Chris Masters
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
What does it really mean to be 'a good soldier'? Following the journeys of four veterans from three generations of wars, we realize that it means killing without hesitation, never asking questions and accepting innocent casualties as 'collateral damage'. The Emmy Award-winning documentary....
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The Good Soldier
Directed By: Lexy Lovell
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The Death Penalty in China is increasingly prescribed as a panacea for social ills. Prisoners with death sentences are paraded through the streets with placards advertising their crimes. We profile Muslims, Christians and artists who have suffered discrimination, intimidation and torture....
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Trading in Death
Directed By: Mark Stucke
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The tomb of a two-century old warrior leads off an archaeological search in this documentary. When an expedition enters the frozen Altay mount, they explore burial rituals from thousands of years ago, uncovering new mysteries about civilization....
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Frozen Tomb of Mongolia
Directed By: Cedric Roboin
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
What happens after the death of an immortal? Following the longest reign in world history, King Louis XIV - the Sun King - passed at 76 in the Chateau of Versailles. Long rumored to be blessed with eternal life, Louis' death caused controversy that would change Europe forever. This is the story of...
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The Sun King Is Dead
Directed By: Sylvie Faiveley
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
As director Agnieszka Holland completed her latest film 'In Darkness' she was unaware her female subject was still alive. In late 2011 Holland met Holocaust survivor and fellow Pole, Krystyna Chiger, on Polish soil. Together they talked frankly about their lives & the film that brought them...
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In Light
Directed By: R. J. Buks
Starring: Agnieszka Holland, Krystyna Chiger
Released: 2018
Amidst the chaos of Libya today, one often forgets its 7000 year-long history of engineering and culture. Ghadames, known as the 'pearl of the desert', is one of the oldest cities in the Sahara, a UNESCO world heritage site, and the site of an ancient water distribution system. Beautiful...
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Cydamus: The Legacy of Ghadames
Directed By: Hitham Sawie
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
As Detroit makes progress towards a comeback, some people find they are being left out of the new financial and social improvements in the city. 'Losing Detroit But Not Without a Fight' takes you behind the scenes of the race against the clock as local Detroiters fight to save their homes from...
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Losing Detroit
Directed By: AJ Walker
Starring: AJ Walker
Released: 2018
The film follows the events of August 28, 1990, when a convoy of 75 cars left the Mohawk community of Kahnawake during the 1990 Oka Crisis and crossed Montreal's Mercier Bridge-straight into an angry mob that pelted the vehicles with rocks. The targets of this violence were Mohawk women, children...
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Rocks at Whiskey Trench
Directed By: Alanis Obomsawin
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
Since a 100 foot fall in 2002 that took his right leg and left him with spinal injuries, Colorado climber Craig DeMartino has led one hell of a life, including lauded First Disabled and In-A-Day Ascents on El Capitan. But his day-to-day life story is the one that should really be making headlines....
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Craig's Reaction
Directed By: Cameron Maier
Starring: Craig DeMartino
Released: 2018
This is the story of a brutal and blood-thirsty fighting bull named "El Toron", known to have gored two matadors during an epic bull fight in Old Mexico. Though a famous matador eventually felled the mighty beast, El Toron's story of blood, blades and freedom has become legend....
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Spirit of The Bull
Directed By: Edwin Brochin
Starring: Daniel Sada, Eddie Brochin
Released: 2016
A disturbing chapter in Russian history is explored in this documentary. In 1933, Joseph Stalin sent 6000 "unwanted" citizens of Moscow and Leningrad to a desolate Siberian island - with no food or clothes to speak of. Decades later this documentary returns to the island....
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Cannibal Island
Directed By: Cedric Condom
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
This is the story about a filmmaker's unique journey....
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Reach for a thousand stars
Directed By: Shihyun Wang
Starring: Ken Peters
Released: 2018
Noelia. Secret. Daniela. Alaishri. Four baby girls born into precarious circumstances in four different continents. We followed them over the first year of their lives and then returned to find them again ten years later. In telling their stories, we also tell the stories of their countries. What...
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Fragile: Destined by Birth?
Directed By: Lluís Jené
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
On March the 14th the city of Valencia, in Spain, becomes a unique showcase of art until the night of March the 19th, when the fire devours more than 700 sculptures scattered throughout the city. Valencia lives its most emblematic festival; a festival that has been declared Intangible Cultural...
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Fallas - The Festival of Fire
Directed By: Maria Andrés
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The wild Russian artist and boat captain, Alexander Ponomarev follows his bold dream to create the first Biennale in Antarctica. His vision is an expedition: a convergence of international artists and visionaries in a paramount icy backdrop, which catalyzes creation and opens a unique space for...
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Captain's Dream: Art Biennale in Antarctica
Directed By: Denis Delestrac
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The world is a lonely place if we don't help each other. Let's help Indonesia Tsunami victims....
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Doomsday Yesterday
Directed By: Shihyun Wang
Starring: Ken Peters, James Chen
Released: 2018
Ireland's victory over Italy at the World Cup in New Jersey in 1994, remains a source of Irish pride. But it is haunted by memories of a massacre: terrorists opened fire and killed six innocents while they watched the match in a small village pub in Northern Ireland. Remarkably, no one was ever...
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No Stone Unturned
Directed By: Alex Gibney
Starring: Aidan O'Toole, Clare Rogan
Released: 2018
Following the Ninth is a documentary film about the global impact of Beethoven's final symphony, in Chile, Germany, Japan and China.. Following the Ninth is a moving ode to hope, freedom, and the healing power of music....
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Following The Ninth: In The Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony
Directed By: Kerry Candaele
Starring: Billy Bragg
Released: 2018
Impressions of one year in Berlin starting in January. A film about youth, plans and ideas of life, about getting older and about growing up. How time flies. Fabiana and Anna are both in their early twenties. They work together in the same hair salon in the former eastern part of Berlin. The wheel...
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Cut - One Year In Berlin and Two Hairdressers (English Subtitled)
Directed By: Therese Ulrich
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
A wily 87-year-old New Yorker, Judith Godwin, one of the few women in the Abstract Expressionist Movement, shares the emotional story of her immediate connection to choreographer Martha Graham. A brief encounter with the mother of modern dance gave her the courage to create movement within her...
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Judith Loves Martha
Directed By: Anna Gaskell
Starring: None listed
Released: None listed
A legendary rivalry is profiled in this documentary. As the USSR collapses around them, Anatoli Karpov and Garry Kasparov, two chess giants, engage in a personal war, while the country they called home changes forever....
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Two Kings for a Crown
Directed By: Serguei Kostine
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
King Henry IV of England, a king who faced down threats of rebellion and coup throughout his reign, is profiled in this historical documentary....
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Henry IV: Legacy of a King
Directed By: Laure Delalex
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
The market economy has brought prosperity to developed countries at the expense of other continents and growing inequality. Apart from capitalism, is there even a social model worth discussing? Protagonists of four projects say yes and take us on their journey to the promising possibilities of...
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Utopia Revisited - We Make a Difference
Directed By: Kurt Langbein
Starring: Petra Wähning, Werner und Martina Haase
Released: 2018
Join Military expert and historian, Ian McCollum, as we check out the Winchester Lever Action rifle and it's development....
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Iconic Guns: Winchester Lever Action
Directed By: Gold Harbor Media
Starring: Ian McCollum
Released: 2018
Explore the history of courtesans throughout history in this documentary....
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The Courtesans
Directed By: Laure Delalex
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
Hermanos tells in parallel the story of two mexican brothers that want to go back to the USA after being deported for life, with the story of an american woman who lost her house and today believes she can get it back through Trump's promises; their journeys take them on road trips to meet with...
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Hermanos - Siblings
Directed By: Laura Plancarte
Starring: None listed
Released: 2018
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