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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…
The Human Scale - Planning Livable and Humanistic Cities
Life in the megacity is exhilarating and difficult. How do urban spaces enhance or disturb our interactions and intimacy with others? How can we make our streets more accessible by foot or bike, nd make our cities more inclusive? Through…
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…
Tatsumi
TATSUMI celebrates the life and work of Japanese artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi--a manga pioneer who elevated the genre to a new level of creative expression and adult realism. A comics-crazed teenager, Tatsumi began to get published and was able to support…
Bridgend
A haunting drama that follows Sara (Hannah Murray - 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…
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…
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness - An Experimental Documentary
Winner of Best International Documentary at the Torino Film Festival, this acclaimed film follows a man at three disparate moments in his life; as a member of a small nudist commune on an Estonian island, alone in the wilderness of…
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…
Bestiaire - A Mediation on Animals in Captivity
Curious, compelling and compassionate, BESTIAIRE, Denis Cote's contemplative portrait of animals in captivity is, put simply, a series of beautifully framed and composed tableaux of a variety of animals at Quebec's Parc Safari; but it's also a complex meditation on…
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…
Where's 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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…