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Tokyo Idols - A Fascinating Look at Sex & Gender in Japan
This festival favorite documentary gets at the heart of a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality and internet popularity. This ever growing phenom is told through Rio, a bona fide "Tokyo Idol" who takes us on…
I, Anna
The lives of a beautiful divorcee (Charlotte Rampling, Melancholia, 45 Years ) and a troubled detective (Gabriel Byrne, The Usual Suspects, Millers Crossing ) intersect during the investigation of a vicious murder on the grimy, rain-soaked streets of London, sparkling…
Captivated - The Trials of Pamela Smart
When the curtain rose on the murder trial of the Pamela Smart murder case 23 years ago, the stage was set for the birth of reality TV. Accused of plotting the 1990 murder of her husband Gregory, the 22-year-old Smart…
Blind
This award-winning Scandinavian drama focuses on Ingrid, a woman contending with the loss of vision. In trying to navigate a world without sight, she spends her days attempting to reconstruct the visual world as she once knew it. As she…
Lamb
This remarkable feature debut tells the story of young Ephraim, a half-Jewish, Ethiopian boy who is sent by his father to live among distant relatives after his mother's death. Ephraim uses his cooking skills to carve out a place among…
Creepy - Kurîpî: Itsuwari no rinjin
A year after a botched hostage negotiation with a serial killer turned deadly, ex-detective Koichi (Hidetoshi Nishijima), and his wife move into a new house with a deeply strange new neighbor (Teruyuki Kagawa). His old cop colleagues come calling for…
Bridgend
A haunting drama that follows Sara (Hannah Murphy - Game of Thrones ) and her dad, Dave, as they arrive in a small village haunted by suicides of its young inhabitants. Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the…
Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery
For nearly 40 years, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the international art world and was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era. An expert in art history, theory and painting techniques, he tracked down the gaps in the…
The Strange Little Cat - Das merkwürdige Kätzchen
Siblings Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and their little sister Clara. That evening, other relatives will be joining them for dinner. This sequence of family scenes in a Berlin flat creates a wondrous world of the everyday: Coming…
Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
A lonely bus stop, a trumpet-playing scout and a woman who refuses to pay him anything for his off-tune performance. This dryly humorous opening sets the tone for rest of the film which tells the story of Vic, a woman…
Homo Sapiens
This New York Times Critics' Pick is an ode to humanity as seen from a possible future scenario. HOMO SAPIENS is a film about the finiteness and fragility of human existence and the end of the industrial age, and what…
Mondovino: The Series - The Human Drama (And Comedy) of Wine-Making
This multi-generation, globe-trotting saga covers not only the entire gamut of wine making, but wine's place in a treacherously globalized and hyper-marketed world. From the billionaire power brokers of Napa Valley, to the aristocratic rivalries of competing Florentine dynasties, to…
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Wheres Astérix?
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
The cast of characters in southern France: a Socialist mayor defending the American multinational company Mondavi; a Communist Mayor defending conservative French (wine) values; Aime Guibert, father of the Languedoc wine revolution; the Vaille brothers, Guibert's nouveau riche neighbors and…
Magic Potion
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
Moving north to the hallowed region of Burgundy to explore the sacred French notion of terroir (sense of place), we meet the loving but profoundly fractured Montille family.
Rome Was Not Built in a Day
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
Napa rules the American wine industry, but who's behind the scenes? This black comedy shows that the Mexican workers have a greater voice than the chiefs in their Beverly Hills style mansions think.
Pax Panoramix
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
The battle to defend nature and local artisanal winemaking extends from the Pyrennes mountains (Yvonne Hegoburu fights to create organic wine in her late husband's memory) to the asphalt of Brooklyn (quintessential New Yorker Neal Rosenthal) to Burgundy (the unlikely…
The Appian Way
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
An intimate, revealing portrait of Robert Parker, whose reviews dictate the fate of much of the wine world, from California to London to Chile.
Quo Vademus
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
If wine is unique as a mirror of human complexity, and the only product capable of improving over seventy to eighty years, then how is enduring youth achieved? California and Paris compete over the fountain of youth.
All Roads Lead to Rome
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
How would a grape respond under psychoanalysis? Jean-Louis Laplanche, world-renowned psychiatrist and Freud translator, is the owner of the Chateau de Pommard in Burgundy. Yet his peculiarity does not compare with that of the husband-and-wife psychiatric team who bought and…
Crossing the Rubicon
Part of the Series: Mondovino: The Series
The Antinori and Frescobaldi families have dominated the political and economic life of Tuscany for a thousand years. For the past thirty, they've concentrated all their resources in wine. The tensions and conflicts underlying the two ruling families resemble a…