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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the towns most unsavory inhabitants.…
Ken Burns: The Central Park Five
Part of the Series: Ken Burns America
PBS
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. This Peabody…
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…
Le Havre
Part of the Series: Janus Favorites Collection
In this warmhearted portrait of the French harbor city that gives the film its name, fate throws young African refugee Idrissa (Blondin Miguel) into the path of Marcel Marx (Andre Wilms), a well-spoken bohemian who works as a shoeshiner. With…
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
An uncompromising, heart-rending portrait of a woman's struggle to overcome an unmoving patriarchy and live a life of her own design. An Israeli woman (Ronit Elkabetz) seeking to finalize a divorce (gett) from her estranged husband finds herself effectively put…
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest
Part of the Series: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Trilogy
In this last installment of Steig Larsson's 'Dragon Tattoo Trilogy', Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish city hospital. She's fighting for her life in…
7 Boxes (Siete Cajas)
Victor dreams of becoming famous and covets a fancy TV set in the infamous Mercado 4. He receives an unusual offer to deliver seven boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick $100. With a borrowed cell phone the…
17 Girls
Inspired by events that took place in Massachusetts, Delphine and Muriel Coulin's provocative debut focuses on a group of bored teenage girls who all make an irrevocable pact. When Camille (Louise Grinberg, The Class) accidentally becomes pregnant, she encourages her…
Beloved Sisters
In this sweeping yet intimate romantic drama, which is also Germany's official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, acclaimed director Dominik Graf illuminates the lives of two bold young women and one of classical literature's most…
Two 4 One
A bittersweet comedic drama that sees a transgender hero in an unimaginable predicament. When transgender man, Adam, helps his baby-crazy ex-girlfriend Miriam artificially inseminate, they wind up in bed together--and they both get pregnant. Now Adam must grapple with his…
Happy Valley - The Story Behind the Penn State Scandal
Amir Bar-Lev's documentary HAPPY VALLEY takes an unflinching look at an iconic American institution in the wake of unthinkable scandal. Nestled in the idyllic area known as Happy Valley lies the town of State College and the home of Penn…
Lore
Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, staunch Nazi believers, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the…
Under Our Skin - The Untold Story of Lyme Disease
Part of the Series: Under Our Skin Collection
A chilling tale of microbes, medicine and money, this Oscar shortlisted film has changed the landscape of the Lyme epidemic, bringing unprecedented awareness in an engaging and accessible way. The definitive record of the Lyme controversy, Under Our Skin exposes…
Any Day Now
Winner of 10 Audience Awards at film festivals around the country and starring the amazing Alan Cumming, Any Day Now is a powerful tale of love, acceptance and family. When a teenager with Down syndrome (Isaac Leyva) is abandoned by…
Goodbye to Language
Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Goodbye to Language is a triumphant masterpiece from Jean-Luc Godard. Using 3D technology to mind-bending effect, the film follows a couple whose relationship breaks down along with the images,…
Stripped
Stripped brings together the world's best cartoonists to talk about the art form they love, and what happens to it as newspapers die. Over 70 interviews were conducted, including the first-ever audio interview with Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), as…
Dogs On The Inside - Abused Dogs and Prison Inmates Healing
Dogs on the Inside follows the relationships between abused dogs and prison inmates working towards a second chance. In an attempt to re-build their confidence and prepare for a new life, these prisoners must learn to handle and care for…
Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy
In Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy, actor John Turturro (Barton Fink, Do the Right Thing) takes audiences on a haunting, intimate journey to his maternal homeland of Sicily. There, while exploring the island's vanishing traditions, he is taken under the…
Kamp Katrina - A Tent City in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
An award-winning cinema verite documentary, follows a small group of people who have taken refuge in a garden transformed into a tent city by an extraordinary New Orleans couple, Ms. Pearl and her husband, David. Kamp Katrina focuses on the…
Jack of the Red Hearts
A streetwise teen, and casualty of the flawed foster care system, cons her way into a job by posing as an experienced caregiver for a family with an autistic child. At first in over her head, she ends up connecting…