Films


After Katrina: Rebuilding St. Bernard Parish
Adam Finberg

A sensitive elegy to a working-class community’s destroyed neighborhood and its passionate commitment to rebuild. Rather than sweeping statements of catastrophe, we are offered intimate…

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After Tiller
Martha Shane, Lana Wilson

After the murder of their friend and colleague Dr. George Tiller, only four physicians continue to
perform late-term abortions, risking their lives for women’s right to choose.

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Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Nancy Buirski

In 1956, at the height of her fame, ballerina Tanaquil le Clercq was stricken with polio. A mesmerizing film of love, loss, and surprising grace.

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The Agronomist
Jonathan Demme

The Agronomist is inspired by the pioneering work of Haitian journalist and human rights activist Jean Dominique. Filmmaker Jonathan Demme shot many hours of footage…

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Ahead of Time
Bob Richman

Cinematographer Bob Richman, in his directing debut, celebrates Ruth Gruber, an intrepid scholar and journalist, now almost a hundred, who documented and participated in some of the pivotal events of the 20th century.

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Alison Klayman

With intimate access to the artist, Alison Klayman presents a portrait of Chinese photographer, sculptor, architect, and activist Ai Weiwei. Captured over the course of…

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Air Guitar Nation
Alexandra Lipsitz

“The axes are invisible; the chops are for real.” The art of air guitar centers on the elusive quality of “airness.” Covering the U.S. Air…

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Airtime Rights
Stephen Hutchinson

Meet Monroe Litman and Mark Jonofsky, two guys compelled to air their private opinions in the public arena. Regular callers to NYC community-supported radio stations,…

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AKA Doc Pomus
Peter Miller, Will Hechter

This biopic celebrates blues legend Doc Pomus, AKA Jerome Felder, a man who didn’t just
write “Lonely Avenue” but lived it.

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Al Franken: God Spoke
Chris Hegedus, Nick Doob

Al Franken: God Spoke chronicles Al Franken’s rise to political prominence as the bane of right-wing media and scourge of Republicans everywhere. Once a regular…

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Albert Wong
Gerrie McCall

“I’m not nervous since I’m prepared.” Meet Albert Wong. He’s nine years old, he’s a piano prodigy, and he wears those shoes with the little…

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Albert’s Winter
Andreas Koefoed

A young Danish boy spends the winter balancing the whimsy of childhood play, the demands of his education, and the omnipresence of his mother’s cancer.

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Album
Barbara Bird

A poignant exploration of the creation and destruction of an American family, Album combines 8mm home movies from the ‘40s and ‘50s with contemporary commentary…

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Ali Shan
Yung Chang

In this oddly suspenseful and ethereal short film, an early morning commute leads to a surprisingly transcendent destination.

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rainer Werner Fassbinder addresses multiple levels of intolerance in his 1973 feature Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. When a lonely Moroccan mechanic falls in love…

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Alice Sees The Light
Ariana Gerstein

The ever-increasing use of artificial lights has chased the darkness from our world. Alice laments the loss of her view of the universe, one of…

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Alive Inside
Michael Rossato-Bennett

When a social worker discovers that music can unlock the memories of patients whose minds are clouded by dementia, he embarks on a mission to transform lives one iPod at a time.

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All About My Father
Bjørn Eivind Aarskog

This Norwegian film uses understatement and riveting technique to carefully handle the subject of cross-dressing. A shocking revelation at the start of the film drives…

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