Films


Asiyeh
Leila Merat

An intelligent, no-nonsense bonesetter in northern Iran has been healing the people in her community for as long as anyone can remember.

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Ask Dr. Ruth
Ryan White

Famed sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer changed the conversation around intimacy with her frank and exuberant advice. Ask Dr. Ruth charts her meteoric rise, and the 90-year-old Holocaust survivor reveals how her incredible life shaped a profound desire to help people find pleasure.

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Asparagus! A Stalk-Umentary
Anne de Mare, Kirsten Kelly

What does asparagus—also known as “green gold”—have in common with skunks and rotten eggs? In this film you’ll learn everything you always wanted to know…

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Assassinated: The Last Days of Kennedy and King
Vince DiPersio, William Guttentag

The filmmakers expertly shape a moving, even surprising, documentary that links the lives of two of this nation’s great prophets of peace, Martin Luther King,…

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Assassins
Ryan White

Assassins meticulously examines the 2017 assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, who was killed by two women in the middle of a Malaysian airport. Were the young assailants ruthless killers or individuals duped into taking part in a conspiracy to commit murder?

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Asylum
Sandy McLeod

Baaba Andoh, a young Ghanaian woman, recounts the twists and turns of her life that caused her to seek asylum in the United States. In…

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At Home in the World
Andreas Koefoed

In Denmark, a dedicated teacher helps refugee children withstand the hardships of adapting to a new country.

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At the Death House Door
Steve James, Peter Gilbert

For fifteen years Rev. Carroll Pickett served as death house chaplain to the Walls prison unit in Huntsville, Texas. There he presided over ninety-five executions.…

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At the Death House Door
Steve James, Peter Gilbert

An unflinching account of the work of Reverend Carroll Pickett, who presided over 95 executions during his 15-year tenure as a death house chaplain in a Texas prison.

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At the Edge of Russia
Michal Marczak

At a desolate military fort in the northern hinterlands of Russia, six soldiers train daily to ward off intruders who will never come.

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Audrie & Daisy
Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

Through the stories of two teenage girls, this film examines the intersections of sexual assault and social media.

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August Sander
Reiner Holzemer

This film explores the life and times of a renowned documentary photographer whose black and white pictures of townspeople, farmers, and laborers create an indelible…

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Auntie
Kathy Desmond

How long is a life of 80-plus years? How long does it take to get ready for bed? Could the answer to those questions be…

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Austerlitz
Sergei Loznitsa

In vivid black and white, tourists and guides visit concentration camps. In observing their interactions, Austerlitz provides a powerful meditation on the (often imperfect) ways human beings connect, remember, and reflect.

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The Austin Disaster, 1911: A Chronicle of Human Character
Gale Largey

In 1911 Austin, Pennsylvania, was flooded after the collapse of a dam built to serve the town’s large paper mill, killing 72 people, many of…

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Author: The JT LeRoy Story
Jeff Feuerzeig

The twisting, riveting tale of a gender-fluid author with a troubled past, who went on to become a literary sensation.

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The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu
Andrei Ujica

This epic film revisits the state footage of Nicolae Ceausescu, clearly choreographed to favorably represent the Romanian dictator in the years leading up to his assassination.

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The Axe in the Attic
Lucia Small, Ed Pincus

In his first film since 1981’s Diaries (1971-1976), Ed Pincus joins Lucia Small on a sixty-day road trip to meet and document evacuees who have…

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