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…

The Wakeful Sleeper
Boris Van der Avoort

Dealing with chronic sleeplessness, filmmaker Boris Van der Avoort undertakes a personal quest to examine his mental and physical space, looking for clues to his…

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.

waking up in silence
Mila Zhluktenko, Daniel Asadi Faezi

Ukrainian children are confronted with their past as they explore their new home in Germany: a former Wehrmacht military barracks.

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…

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…

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…

War Don Don
Rebecca Richman Cohen

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

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…

The War of Raya Sinitsina
Efim Graboy

This spirited portrait follows a Soviet World War II veteran, Raya Sinitsina, who survived the 872-day Siege of Leningrad, during which over a million civilians…

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.

The War Room
Chris Hegedus, D. A. Pennebaker

The 1992 presidential election was a triumph not only for Bill Clinton but also for the new breed of strategists who guided him to the White House—and changed the face of politics in the process. For this thrilling, behind-closed-doors account of that campaign, renowned cinema verité filmmakers Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker captured the brainstorming and bull sessions of Clinton’s crack team of consultants—especially James Carville and George Stephanopoulos, who became media stars in their own right as they injected a savvy, youthful spirit and spontaneity into the process of campaigning.

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.

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…

Warning Signs
MTV Neworks, American Psychological Association

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

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…

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…

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.