Films A-Z

1971

Before Snowden, Wikileaks, and Watergate, there was 1971, the year a few ordinary citizens took on the abusive powers of the FBI.

3 STILL STANDING

Three stand-up comics seek fame and fortune in the comedy hotbed of San Francisco during the heady 1980s.

A LIFE ASCENDING

Enter one of the most spectactular mountain ranges in the world while experiencing its sublime beauty and the ever-present risk of a living life on the edge.

A MATTER OF TASTE

An intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven chef Paul Liebrandt, and what it takes to succeed in the toughest restaurant market in the world.

A WALK TO BEAUTIFUL

In this Emmy award-winning documentary, a difficult journey that begins in hopelessness and shame for thousands of women in Ethiopia ends in a productive new life.

AFTERSHOCK: SURVIVING HAITI

"We arrived to find devastation and grief. When we left we took with us stories of heroism, survival and the resiliency of a battered nation"

ALL OUT WAR

What does it take to be the best b-boy in the world?

ALUMBRONES

Life in Cuba, as seen through the eyes of twelve engaging and charismatic artists.

AMERICAN ARAB

The treatment and perception of Arabs living in the West is explored in this provocative and timely film.

AN HONEST LIAR

AN HONEST LIAR is an exciting and thought-provoking film: part detective-story, part biography, and a bit of a magic act itself.

ART BASTARD

Money may rule the contemporary art world, but over the course of his prolific career Robert Cenedella has challenged the system with his funny and fantastical paintings of life in New York City.

BADGE OF PRIDE

A film that looks at the lives of gay cops; cops who are out and cops who are somewhere in between the closet and the cruiser.

BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY

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.

Becoming Who I Was

After a boy discovers he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional love.

BIBLE STORYLAND

Follow one man's obsessive, decade-long search to uncover the fate of a Bible themed amusement park designed to rival Disneyland - and meet his pig.

BOMB IT

Bomb It! explores how graffiti has developed worldwide to encompass stenciling, postering, and any unsanctioned graphic "interference" in public space.

BOMB IT! 2

Jumping off from the original explosive global graffiti documentary Bomb it!, comes the second chapter.

BREAKING A MONSTER

Three African-American kids from Brooklyn spend their weekends playing metal in Times Square - drawing huge crowds and going viral on YouTube. Soon, they are on a wild ride scoring a big record deal with Sony and navigating the perils of the music industry and juvenile stardom.

BRONX OBAMA

What if one day you looked in the mirror and saw the most powerful man in the world?

BROOKLYN CASTLE

Follow the individual challenges and group victories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner-city school, which has won more national championships than any other in the country.

CAMP VICTORY, AFGHANISTAN

This film is an intimate, realistic account of the constant cultural and professional conflicts between the Afghans and the visiting armies.

CANAL STREET MADAM

One woman sets out to reinvent herself, reclaim her public persona, and protect her family against a system that silences the powerless and protects the elite.

CHASING TRANE

The life and work of legendary jazz musician John Coltrane, including commentary from Denzel Washington, Carlos Santana, Common, Cornell West, Bill Clinton and others.

COALS TO NEWCASTLE

A music road trip that follows The New Mastersounds, a UK-based funk band, to the musical and spiritual birthplace of their genre: New Orleans.

DESERT RUNNERS

The film looks at a year in the 4 Deserts Ultra-marathon series, the most difficult endurance challenges as athletes race four of the most grueling deserts on earth.

EAT THIS NEW YORK

The story of two best friends' struggle to open a restaurant in the food capital of the world. As Billy Phelps and John McCormick suffer through financial crisis.

ECHOES

It has been twenty years since China began international adoptions. Finally, a film that gives voice to the Chinese mothers and the culture that forces their hand.

ECOPOLIS CHINA

When one billion rural Chinese move to cities, our planet will change irreversibly. A Finnish professor and Chinese business magnate are going to save the world by reinventing the City as we know it.

ELLA BRENNAN: COMMANDING THE TABLE

Before the food business became show business, one woman led the way. Oscar-nominated director Leslie Iwerks shows how Ella Brennan became a leading force in the contemporary restaurant business.

F(L)AG FOOTBALL

A documentary about coming out ... and scoring. F(l)ag Football profiles players that make up America's only official gay flag football league.

FINDING THE FUNK

Filmmaker-historian Nelson George conducts a passionate archeology of funk music.

FOOD FIGHT

A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century.

HARE KRISHNA!

The is the story of the 70-year-old Indian Swami who arrived in New York with nothing in the turbulent '60s but his unflinching determination and good will. He ignited a worldwide movement that continues today.

HIGH TECH SOUL

This documentary film traces the creation of Techno music as it sprung to life in the inner city of Detroit. From the riots of 1967...more>>

HOMME LESS

From all outside appearances, fashion photography Mark seems to have the glamorous New York City life that many would envy, but late at night he goes to a place where the American Dream has turned into a nightmare.

How To Build A Time Machine

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.

HUNTING CORRUPTION – THE NETWORK

The Network is exclusively open to the most professional and fearless corruption hunters in the world.

ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP

Examines the tumultuous life of Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books.

INGREDIENTS: WHO’S YOUR FARMER?

Ingredients: Who's Your Farmer? INGREDIENTS explores a thriving local food movement as our world becomes a more flavorless, disconnected and dangerous place to eat. In HD.

Intent to Destroy

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.

JACKSON

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.

JUMP!

Chronicles the unbelievable world of sports streaking by exploring the motivations, glory and repercussions of the, professional streaker.

KING CORN

King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation

KOSHER LOVE

KOSHER LOVE is a fascinatingly quirky, thought-provoking examination of the meaning of love.

KUNG FU ELLIOT

The film tells the bizarre story of Elliot "White Lightning" Scott, who plans on becoming Canada's first kung fu action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight.

LE CIRQUE: A TABLE IN HEAVEN

Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven An intimate family portrait of Le Cirque founder Sirio Maccioni, Egidiana, his wife and confidant of 40 years.

LIFE AND DEBT

Set to a beguiling reggae beat, Life and Debt lifts the vale that is the cool breezes and unbelievably beautiful vistas...

LITTLE POTATO

An autobiographical short about a boy growing up gay in the Soviet Union, his mail- order-bride mom, and their adventurous escape to America.

MADE IN AMERICA: CRIPS AND BLOODS

A compelling, character-driven documentary that chronicles the 4 decades-long cycle of destruction and despair that defines modern gang culture.

MAINELAND

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.

MARCH OF THE WHITE ELEPHANTS

How FIFA prowls the globe, pocketing billions and leaving host countries with a legacy of empty stadiums and social distress.

MEN AT LUNCH

The untold story of New York's greatest legend and one of the most iconic images of the 20th century - Lunch atop a Skyscraper - taken on the 69th floor of the Rockerfeller Building in the autumn of 1932.

MILK?

Delve into the ongoing debate of whether or not this unquestioned staple of the modern diet is an essential or even healthy part to our nutrition.

MIRAGE MEN

UFO's: Weapons of mass deception. How the US government created a myth that took over the world.

MOB STORIES

Mob Stories reveals some of the darkest, most secretive criminal activities in history, a chronicle of deadly criminality that stretches across continents and oceans into business and government.

Monogamish

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.

Monster in the Mind

Filmmaker Jean Carper undergoes high-tech testing after learning she carries the number one gene for Alzheimer's. With industry experts advising her, she examines the irrational fear, drug failures, misconceptions and hidden facts about Alzheimer's disease.

MR. CHIBBS: BASKETBALL IS EASY, LIFE IS HARD

Basketball is easy. Life is hard. 10 years after from a career as an NBA All-Star, Kenny Anderson, the former New York City high-school prodigy is in crisis mode. Facing his personal demons head-on, the charismatic Anderson must come to terms with his past in order to find a way forward.

MURDER

This urgent documentary exposes how the women in Nicaragua are literally fighting for their lives as they face the most in- flexible ban on abortion in the world.

MUSIC FROM THE INSIDE OUT

A cinematic exploration of music through the stories and artistry of the musicians of celebrated Philadelphia Orchestra.

NO WOMAN, NO CRY

Fashion icon Christy Turlington directs this gripping film that tells the personal stories of pregnant women and their caregivers in four countries.

OH, SAIGON

Twenty-five years after her family was airlifted out of Vietnam, the filmmaker returns and sets out to uncover her story.

ONE BIG HOME

Man vs Mansions... It's paradise lost in this tale where trophy homes, mega mansions, and development threaten a picturesque resort island.

ONLY THE YOUNG

An incredibly intimate, candid and relatable portrait of male teenage friendship, the complications of young love and the moment life moves from the stability of childhood into an ever-changing adult world.

OPERATION POPCORN

An improbable true-crime thriller of espionage, weapons deals, and entrapment.

OPPOSITE FIELD

A feel-good sports story about kids looking to make their mark on history.

PICTURE START

Tells the remarkable and unlikely story of the emergence and rise of the original generation of the so called "Vancouver School" of photo-conceptual artists, who are world-renowned.

PLANETARY

A cross-continental, cinematic journey that begins at one of the truly extraordinary events of our civilization - space travel.

PRESSURE COOKER

Behind her tough-talking exterior is a teacher, who cares passionately about getting the best out of her students.

PROGAMER

ProGamer explores the emerging world of electronic sports through the experiences of the most polarizing professional gamer and the most beloved.

ROMANTICO

Romantico is visual poetry on the run and, as any work of art does when it?s successful, improves our perceptions of the world... Will likely never again brush off a strolling musician.

SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY

SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy in a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food.

SEMISWEET

Traces the stories of four very different groups of people on three continents whose lives are intrinsically wrapped up in the complex world of chocolate.

SEVEN SONGS FOR A LONG LIFE

Seven Songs for a Long Life tells the intimate story behind our changing relationship with death – with great songs!

SHADOWS OF PARADISE

"Shadows of Paradise" documents the metamorphosis of Transcendental Meditation following the passing of its founder, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, through the lens of iconic filmmaker David Lynch and dedicated disciple Bobby Roth.

SHAKEN & STIRRED (60’)

Shaken & Stirred shares the unique experience of the VINTAGE-RACERS that time-travel to the golden era of car racing.

SHINGAL: FEMINICIDE IN THE AGE OF ISIS

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.

SHOOTING OURSELVES

Co-director of The Act of Killing, Christine Cynn explores the weapons industry through the personal stories of victims, soldiers, manufacturers and activists from around the world.

SIDEMEN: Long Road To Glory

An intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies Muddy Waters' sidemen Pinetop Perkins, Willie Smith and Hubert Sumlin.

SONNY ROLLINS: BEYOND THE NOTES

An exhilarating adventure on the parallel journeys of Sonny Rollin's music and his life.

STRANGE THINGS: CHILDREN OF HAITI

The soul of a country through the eyes of its children.

STRAY BULLET

A powerful chronicle of fall and redemption in a gang-infested town outside New York City after the accidental killing of a 12-year-old girl.

Summer in the Forest

Four people who have intellectual disabilities create L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris.

TAPPED

This timely documentary looks into the unregulated and unseen world of an industry that aims to privatize and sell back the one resource that ought to free.

THE ART STAR AND THE SUDANESE TWINS

Follow artist Vanessa Beecroft's intentions to adopt orphaned twins and how this bleeds into her art and her personal life.

THE BASTARD SINGS THE SWEETEST SONG

The story of an incredibly courageous family living in poverty and fighting to rid themselves of the shackles of their past.

THE CALLING

The Calling is an exploration of man's lust for adventure and the extraordinary places it can lead him.

THE CITY DARK

A documentary about light pollution and the loss of the night.

THE GREENING OF SOUTHIE

The Greening of Southie shows what happens when you try to build the environmentally friendly city of tomorrow...today.

THE LOST ARCADE

The story of Chinatown Fair, the legendary arcade located in the heart of New York's Chinatown.

THE REAL JACK THE RIPPER

In 1888, London, England was the world's largest city and the first to experience a serial killer. What really happened and why wasn't Jack the Ripper ever caught?

THE REAL VAMPIRE FILES

The Real Vampire Files explores the evolution of the age-old myth that has truly become a blood-curdling reality.

THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO

A search for the Chinese chef who created one of the world's most popular Chinese dishes.

THIS IS NOLLYWOOD

The larger Nollywood story is intercut with the struggle of director Bond Emeruwa to complete a feature-length action film in just 9 days on the outskirts...more>>

TITANIC – BAND OF COURAGE

The dramatic and inspiring story of the eight muscians who played on as the ship went down.

TO BE A MISS

A remarkable journey through the inner workings of Venezuela's beauty factory, exploring the hopes and dreams of young models as they strive to become the next Miss Venezuela. Currently available on Netflix worldwide.

TO BE HEARD

Lives and language on the edge: Three teens from the Bronx tell their stories of friendship, love and struggle, and show how a radical poetry class can ignite change

TRANSCEND

After winning multiple marathons, Kenyan champion Wesley Korir returns home in what might be the biggest race of his life - taking on a well-financed, big-party candidate in a seat for his country's fledgling democracy.

TRUCK FARM

A story of how the food of tomorrow will sprout in the most unexpected places.

TRUMPED

The film follows the rise of Donald Trump from the very start to the drama of election night, featuring a trove of never-before-seen footage.

TURN IT AROUND

An exploration of the vibrant punk scene that blossomed in the San Francisco Bay area in the late 1970s and '80s, that led to the birth of bands like Rancid, and Green Day.

Two Trains Runnin’

Set in Mississippi during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Two Trains Runnin' is the story of a search for two forgotten blues singers.

UNDER THE GUN

This eye-opening film potently combines statistics, expert commentary and personal stories to provide the definitive account of gun epidemic gripping the United States.

UNDERFIRE

Tony Vaccaro, a WWII infantryman, carried his $47 camera to create one of the most comprehensive and intimate records of the war. An HBO Film.

UNMANNED: AMERICA’S DRONE WARS

What does it do to a man’s soul to be a warrior in Barack Obama’s game of drone warfare?

UPRISING

The authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the Egyptian revolution.

VIRTUAL JFK

Combining footage from numerous Kennedy press conferences, in-depth interviews and a close reading of the documentary record, the film argues that critical...

WALKING WITH GIRAFFES

A dramatic journey into the fragile plight of the giraffe and humanity's greatest challenge: coexistence with the natural world.

WE’RE STILL HERE: JOHNNY CASH’S BITTER TEARS REVISTED

The film revisits the making of the 1964 Johnny Cash album Bitter Tears: a protest folk record advocating for Native American rights.

WEB

Welcome to the digital jungle - Web considers the impact of current and the future of global connectivity on all our lives.

When Patsy Cline Was Crazy

Narrated by Rosanne Cash, the film examines the roots of Cline’s impact on American culture, how she bucked female conventions of '50s with her fashion, her divorce and the ambition to get opportunities equal to those of male peers.

YOUNG REBELS: REVOLUTION IN RHYME

Back in its early days, before the Beamers, the Bling Bling, and the Booty, Hip-Hop bore all the markings of...