STAGE follows a group of aspiring chefs during a nine-month apprenticeship at one of the best restaurants in the world: Mugaritz, nestled in the hills outside San Sebastian. Can they handle the heat of its intense creative environment?
While trying to make a film about an international art fair in Hong Kong, a hapless American expat documents his own existential crisis in this deeply personal and wryly comedic postmodern art documentary.
This film explores the silence Marshawn Lynch, NFL star, deploys as a form of resistance. Culling more than 700 video clips, it is a powerful political parable about American media-sports complex and its complicity with racial oppression.
Directed by two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, in collaboration with NowThis, NEW HOMELAND offers a unique and intimate perspective into the experience of building a new home after fleeing the traumas of war.
When Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transwoman, is brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women intimately invested in the case galvanize a political uprising, pursuing justice and taking on hardened histories of U.S. imperialism.
In the 1970's, Ruben Blades' socially charged lyrics brought Salsa music to an international audience. Blades has won 17 Grammys, acted in Hollywood, earned a law degree from Harvard and even run for President of his native Panama.
Academy Award Winner for Best Feature Documentary, the film captures working men and women making tough choices about survival during a time of economic crisis in the American Midwest. Directed by Barbara Kopple.
Set in the Hasidic enclave of Brooklyn, 93QUEEN follows a group of Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City.
In our era of fabricated news stories and rampant denial of open secrets in Hollywood coming to the fore, INTENT TO DESTROY reveals how suppression of actual events are used to create nations and destroy a people.
In 2011, Stephen McCoy began shooting a documentary film about homeless people and addicts, people he labeled “Nightcrawlers”. Using his camcorder, he never stopped filming. 5 years after, he, too, becomes homeless and addicted to heroin.
“The 5 Browns” captures the emotional journey of the Juilliard trained, sibling piano prodigies — and their remarkable story of determination, healing and bravery as they come to terms with a history of sexual abuse.
A team of elephant rescuers, led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist Sangdeaun Lek Chailert, embark on a daring 48-hour mission 500 miles across Thailand to rescue a 70-year old a Asian elephant and bring her to freedom.
From filmmaking to physics, controlling mortality has long been a creative and scientific pursuit. Fixated on the possibility of conquering time, two men find inspiration by bringing facets of H.G. Wells' 1895 novel The Time Machine to life.
Filmed over three years, MAINELAND follows two teenagers who are part of this enormous wave of “parachute students” from China’s wealthy elite seeking Western-style education and the promise of a Hollywood-style experience.
Recovering from divorce, filmmaker and son-of-an-Italian-Prince takes to the road to talk relatives, psychologists, historians, anthropologists, artists, philosophers, sex workers, therapists & ordinary couples about love, sex & monogamy.
Abortion remains legal in the United States but anti-abortion efforts have succeeded in making it virtually inaccessible in some places and in the Deep South, often unthinkable. A Showtime Documentary.
Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary, narrated by Steven Van Zandt, about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the sixties that you never heard of.
Driven from their ancestral lands by ISIS after a campaign of genocide, the Yezidis attempt to ransom their kidnapped daughters from the terror group’s slave camps while dreaming one day of returning home.