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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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?
“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 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.
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.
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.