Films


All Skate, Everybody Skate
Nicole Triche

Tucked away in picturesque Topsail Island, N.C., Miss Doris’s roller skating rink pops with energy as she leads her customers in games and skates, as she’s done for over 50 years.

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All These Sleepless Nights
Michal Marczak

Over the course of a summer, two Polish university students revel in and reel from the boundless possibilities of youth.

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Almanac
John D. Scott

The metallic click of type being set mixes with voices talking about Midwestern things—the disappearing Iowa prairie, poet Paul Engle, and the lingering effects of…

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Alone Across Australia
Jon Muir, Ian Darling

Adventurer Jon Muir films himself as he attempts to walk across the continent of Australia without any support. An amazing filmic and physical accomplishment.  NRF

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Alone in Four Walls
Alexandra Westmeier

This film observes Russian teenage boys who have been sent to a locked reform school for a range of crimes, from the petty to the…

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Althea
Rex L. Miller

The story of Althea Gibson, the unlikely “Jackie Robinson of tennis,” a tough, competitive athlete who blazed trails and crossed color lines.

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AMANDLA! a revolution in four part harmony
Lee Hirsch

The history of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa as told through the freedom songs that were integral in bringing about the abolishment of…

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The Amato Opera
Stephen Ives

This unforgettable film goes into the world of committed, enthusiastic love on two levels. The Amatos’s love of opera leads them to found and sustain…

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América
Erick Stoll, Chase Whiteside

When their father is unexpectedly arrested, three brothers come together to care for their aging grandmother, América. This sensitive portrait delicately captures the frustrations and connections that evolve as they navigate her physical decline and their expectations of one another.

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America Is Hard to See
Emile de Antonio

An examination of Senator Eugene McCarthy’s dramatic and unsuccessful 1969 presidential campaign, constructed from thousands of feet of newsreel.

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America Lost and Found
Lance Bird, Tom Johnson

Revealing newsreel images and a contemplatively paced narration convey the psychological impact of the stock market crash of 1929.

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America to Me
Steve James

A year-long immersion into one of Chicago’s most progressive and diverse public schools, located in suburban Oak Park. Both intimate and epic, this limited series explores America’s charged state of race, culture and education today with unprecedented depth and scope.

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American Dream
Barbara Kopple

American Dream explores the human cost of the rapid economic decline in America’s industrial heartland. In Austin, MN, a one-company town of 23,000 workers striking…

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The American Egypt
Jesse Lerner

The first quarter of the 20th Century set the stage for a Mexico, specifically a Yucatan, that was free, enlightened, perhaps even one of these…

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American Hollow
Rory Kennedy

What happens when a sensitive documentarian spends a year with an Appalachian family living amidst extreme poverty? Filmmaker Rory Kennedy’s extraordinary work shows how deeply…

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American Hollow
Rory Kennedy

Rory Kennedy spent a year in rural Appalachia and emerged with a riveting portrait of family and survival seen through the lens of Iree Bowling,…

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American Promise
Michèle Stephenson, Joe Brewster

This personal film follows the directors’ son and his best friend from their first day of
kindergarten through high school graduation, and how their lives diverge.

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American Teen
Nanette Burstein

American Teen follows four students during their senior year of high school in a small town in Indiana. The jock, the popular girl, the arty…

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