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Paris, Texas
Part of the Series: Janus American Independents Collection
New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard. PARIS, TEXAS follows the mysterious, nearly mute drifter Travis…
Lolita
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith and Dominique Swain, LOLITA tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love. Humber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New…
2 Days in Paris
Nominated for "Independent Spirit Award" at the Film Independent Spirit Awards and "Best Original Screenplay" at the Cesar Awards A European vacation intended to repair the tattered relationship between Jack, an American, and Marion, a French native, only dismantles further…
Almost Adults
This comedy feature follows two best friends in their final year of college while they transition into adulthood. One embraces her sexuality and tries to catch up on everything she has missed during her teenage years, while the other ends…
The Girl on the Train
In this Neo-Noir Thriller, documentary filmmaker Danny Hart boards a train at Grand Central Terminal, heading to upstate New York to interview the subjects of his latest project. A chance encounter with a mysterious young woman leads him on a…
It Had to Be You
A whimsical romantic comedy that's raunchy and yet gentle, IT HAD TO BE YOU explores the choices women face today while satirizing cultural expectations of gender and romance. Sonia is a neurotic jingle writer who's always dreamt of a big…
The Watermelon Woman - 20th Anniversary High Definition Restoration
Cheryl Dunye plays a version of herself in this witty, nimble landmark of New Queer Cinema. This beautiful high definition, digital restoration was created from the original film negatives for the landmark film's 20th anniversary. A video store clerk and…
This Beautiful Fantastic
A contemporary fairy tale revolving around the unlikely of friendship between a reclusive young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a cantankerous widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.…
Something, Anything
Peggy is on the path for a perfect career, home, and family, but when a tragedy shatters those plans she spins away from her husband and career and gradually transforms into a spiritual seeker, quietly threatening the closest relationships around…
Lyle
An expecting couple, Leah (Gaby Hoffmann - Emmy nominee: GIRLS & TRANSPARENT) and June (Ingrid Jungermann), move into a Brooklyn brownstone apartment with their toddler daughter, Lyle. Despite the strange baby-obsessed landlady downstairs and the group of female models who…
No Men Beyond This Point
A wry mockumentary that asks the question, what would the world be like if women were in charge? Imagine a world where, since 1953, women have been able to reproduce without men and they are no longer giving birth to…
East Side Sushi
This critically acclaimed indie favorite was the winner of awards at 9 different film festivals, including Best Narrative Feature at SF Indie Fest. Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a…
Le Weekend
Director Roger Michell's LE WEEKEND stars Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan as Nick and Meg, a British couple celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary with a weekend getaway in Paris. As they travel around the city, they revisit the highs and…
Me Without You
This British indie film follows Holly (4-time Oscar-nominee Michelle Williams, Manchester by The Sea ) and Marina (Anna Friel, Pushing Daisies ) as their friendship endures hard drugs, random sex, manipulation, betrayal, and more over the span of three decades.…
Miss Conception
The enchanting Heather Graham stars as Georgina Salt, an energetic and spunky Londonite and owner of Salt Construction in this uplifting and funny story about a young woman's desire to become a mother against all odds. Graham is paired with…
Desert Blue
Starring Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci and Casey Affleck, DESERT BLUE is a comedy-drama following an academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his TV-star daughter as they finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone -- the centerpiece for an old…
Coda
A lost soul stumbles drunkenly through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things. A beautiful animated short film from Ireland. Winner of the Grand Jury Award for Animated Short at the SXSW Film Festival…
Yosemite
It's the autumn of 1985. In intertwining tales written by Oscar nominated actor James Franco, three 5th grade friends - Chris, Joe and Ted - unfold in the suburban paradise of Palo Alto. Chris drives up to Yosemite for the…
Fire and Ice
A classic animated adventure-fantasy film directed by the legendary Ralph Bakshi (THE LORD OF THE RINGS (1978), COOL WORLD). In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the…
Goya's Ghosts
Directed by Oscar-winner Milos Foreman, "Goya's Ghosts" is a sweeping historical epic, told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya (Stellan Skarsgard). Set against the backdrop of political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start…