Films


Voices of Perthshire
Emma Knowlton Lytle

Voices of Perthshire is made from the extraordinary home movies of Emma Knowlton Lytle. Lytle, born on Perthshire Plantation in Bolivar County, Mississippi, in 1910,…

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Voyage in G Major
Georgi Lazarevski

The filmmaker and his ninety-one-year-old violinist grandfather travel from France to Morocco on a grand voyage that the latter has been dreaming about for decades.…

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W.I.S.O.R.
Michel Negroponte

Suspense and flash mark this story of the New York City steam tunnels and the robot that will meander and tame their labyrinth. High tech…

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Waiting for Hassana
Ifunanya Maduka

Jessica, an escapee, recollects a friendship shattered by the 2014 kidnapping of 276 Nigerian girls by the Boko Haram.

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The Waiting Room
Peter Nicks

This gripping vérité film is a symphony of patients, caregivers, loved ones, bureaucracy, and hard choices in an Oakland ER’s waiting room. Festival Year: 2012

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The Waiting Room
Peter Nicks

Peter Nicks’s rigorous verité film spends twenty-four hours in an Oakland Emergency Room, his camera evenly maneuvering through the complex environment. A stoic nurse intercepts…

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Waking Sleeping Beauty
Don Hahn

Like all good fairy tales, the inside story of Disney animation’s stunning comeback after years of box-office disappointments features princesses, princes, and villains, as well as love, laughter, and tears.

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The War
Ken Burns, Lynn Novick

Join Ken Burns for a special work-in-progress screening of Episode Five from his newest film series, The War. Comprised of seven episodes, The War follows…

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War Against the Weak
Justin Strawhand

We recoil in horror from Joseph Mengele’s barbaric Holocaust experiments, but how many know his work was based on the principles of the American eugenics…

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War at a Distance
Harun Farocki

Harun Farocki, one of Germany’s best-known experimental filmmakers, continues his provocative filmic essays on the relationship between wartime production and destruction. Using military-industrial images and…

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War Don Don
Rebecca Richman Cohen

A riveting war crimes trial in Sierra Leone is closely watched by a healing nation.

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The War Game
Peter Watkins

Originally produced for television, this film was banned from TV broadcast. Later released theatrically by the BFI, this incredible story visualizes what could happen immediately…

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War Photographer
Christian Frei

This film offers an immediate, first-person perspective on the scenes photojournalist James Nactwey captures in warzones around the world, deepened with self-reflection about his intent and process.

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The War Room
Chris Hegedus, D A Pennebaker

This utterly captivating classic follows James Carville and George Stephanopoulos as they plot, react, and attack to ensure Arkansas governor Bill Clinton is elected president.

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War/Dance
Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine

For the children of the Patongo refugee camp in the most perilous region of Northern Uganda, dancing is a kind of salvation and music soothes…

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Warning Signs
MTV Neworks, American Psychological Association

School shooters, from the point of view of the kids. Premiered the day after the Columbine Massacre.

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The Wash
Lee Lynch, Lee Anne Schmitt

The Wash is a meditative portrait of the river wash that runs behind the older part of Newhall, California. Lush Super 8 cinematography contributes to…

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Waste Land
Lucy Walker, João Jardim, Karen Harley

Artist Vik Muniz is renowned for making portraits out of unusual objects—sugar, dirt, peanut butter, chocolate syrup. Here, filmmaker Lucy Walker follows Muniz as he…

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