Films


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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Watchers of the Sky
Edet Belzberg

Four extraordinary people embody the vision of Rafael Lemkin, who created international law to stop genocide and hold leaders accountable.

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The Way I Look at You: 5 Stories of Driving School
Jean-Stephane Bron

This intimate and uniquely probing film portrays the relationships that develop between five pairs of driving school instructors and students in Lausanne, Switzerland. Their distinctive…

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The Way I Look at You: 5 Stories of Driving School
Jean-Stéphane Bron

This uniquely insightful film explores the relationships that develop between five pairs of Swiss driving school instructors and their students; in their obligatory interactions, complex personal stories are revealed. Festival Year: 2000

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The Way It Is
Elizabeth Salgado

A boiled egg. A slurped saucer. Each sequence of this exquisite movie is reduced to its essence as it tells a year in the life…

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The Way We Get By
Aron Gaudet

The Bangor International Airport in Maine is often the last stop for American troops leaving for war in Iraq and Afghanistan and the first when…

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We Always Lie to Strangers
AJ Schnack, David Wilson

This touching portrayal takes us into the lives of four families who perform for tourists in the
“live music capital of the world,” Branson, Missouri.

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We Got Us
Joan Brooker

Four friends in their late years share memories about their families, their lives, their loves and life in general. Through their conversation we learn about…

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