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  • Mayor

    Movie

    MAYOR is a real-life political saga following Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah, during his second term in office. His immediate goals: repave the sidewalks, attract more tourism, and plan the city's Christmas celebrations. His ultimate mission: to end the occupation of Palestine. Rich ...

  • Hands of God

    Movie

    From Executive Producer Alfonso Cuarón, HANDS OF GOD tells the true story of the Iraqi National Boxing Team, and their amazing journey from desperation to the brink of a historic qualification for the Summer Olympic Games. The film follows Waheed, Jafaar and Saadi, three young men who, through gr...

  • Over the Limit
    Movie + 1 extra

    Over the Limit

    Movie + 1 extra

    Superstar rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun has reached a crucial moment in her career. At the age of twenty, she is soon to retire but has one final goal: winning Olympic gold. As Margarita pushes her body to its breaking point, Irina Viner-Usmanova, her strict coach, assails her with caustic, wi...

  • Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco

    Movie + 1 extra

    This vibrant time capsule reveals the decadent world of ’70s haute couture and the dominant fashion illustrator of the era, Antonio Lopez, whose distinctive drawings graced the pages of Vogue and Elle. A Puerto Rican native raised in the Bronx, Antonio was a seductive arbiter of style and glamour...

  • Coby
    Movie

    Coby

    Movie

    In a small town deep in the American Midwest, Suzanna begins a gender transition to become a boy, named Coby. Throughout this period of transformation Coby and his loved ones must confront their own preconceived notions of gender and sexuality while facing difficult decisions and prejudice. Combi...

  • That Click
    Movie + 1 extra

    That Click

    Movie + 1 extra

    A man at the cutting edge of fashion, photojournalism and portraiture, photographer to the stars Douglas Kirkland has, with his camera, portrayed over sixty years of pop culture. Famed for his legendary shoots with Hollywood favorites including Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Angelina Jolie and...

  • Shake the Dust

    Movie

    Despite its genesis in the Bronx, hip-hop has become a universal language spoken across all cultures. This inspirational documentary pays tribute to the uplifting power of music and movement, chronicling three different breakdance crews from the slums of Uganda, Yemen and Cambodia, where hip-hop ...

  • Karl Marx City

    Movie

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Marilyn Ferdinand's AWFJ review: "As citizens in several parts of the world (among them, Italy, Sweden, and the United States) toy with the idea of authoritarianism as a way to bring order and stability to the frequent messiness o...

  • White Riot

    Movie

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Pam Grady's AWFJ review: "Punk rock met political activism when Rock Against Racism rose up in Britain, pushing back at the rise of racism, xenophobia, and the far-right National Front movement in the 1970s. It might seem like anc...

  • The Space In Between: Marina Abramović and Brazil

    Movie

    In search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, boundary-pushing performance artist Marina Abramovic travels through Brazil experiencing sacred rituals and exploring limits between art, immateriality and consciousness. How far will she go to create her work of art?

    Premiering at SXSW, TH...

  • Bending Steel

    Movie

    Chris Schoeck, a 43-year-old Queens native, is training to become a professional oldetime strongman. The story follows Chris’ journey from his early days training in a small basement storage unit to his very first performance on the big stage at New York’s historic Coney Island. Alongside his tra...

  • Hollywood on Trial

    Movie

    In October 1947 nineteen Hollywood personalities were subpoenaed by the House Committee on Un-American Activities to testify about their knowledge or possible involvement in the American Communist Party. The first ten to be called refused to cooperate, claiming their first amendment rights, were ...

  • Advocate

    Movie

    Since the early 1970s, attorney Lea Tsemel has made a career out of defending Palestinians in Israeli courts: feminists and fundamentalists, non-violent demonstrators and armed militants. As far as most Israelis are concerned, she defends the indefensible. As far as Palestinians are concerned, sh...

  • What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

    Movie

    The New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael battled to make her mark – fueled by brilliance, unshakable self-confidence, a complicated past, and a deep love of the arts. With over 40 new interviews and never-before seen archival material, WHAT SHE SAID is an unvarnished portrait of a pioneer who was ...

  • Strike a Pose

    Movie

    Re-released in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the of Madonna's seminal 1991 documentary TRUTH OR DARE!

    In 1990, seven young male dancers – 6 gay,1 straight – joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the iconic film TRUTH OR DARE, they showed the world how to expre...

  • Hockney

    Movie

    HOCKNEY weaves together a portrait of the multifaceted artist from frank interviews with close friends and never-before-seen footage from his own personal archive. One of the great surviving icons of the 1960s, Hockney’s career may have started with almost instant success but in private he has st...

  • Revolution: New Art for a New World

    Movie

    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Selection! Read an excerpt from Nell Minow's AWFJ review: "'Victims or vanguards?' That is the challenge faced by the artists in REVOLUTION: NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD, a documentary about the freedom-seeking artists who helped overthrow Russia’s repressive tsarist...

  • The Ice King

    Movie

    John Curry transformed ice skating from a dated sport into an exalted art form. Coming out on the night of his Olympic win in 1976, he became the first openly gay Olympian in a time when homosexuality was not even fully legal. Toxic yet charming; rebellious yet elitist; emotionally aloof yet spec...

  • Rembrandt's J'accuse

    Movie

    In this compelling documentary, director Peter Greenaway presents a fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy, argued by means of a forensic examination of Rembrandt's masterpiece The Night Watch (1642). Greenaway, who trained as a painter, leads us through Rembrandt's work and seventeenth-ce...

  • Narcissister Organ Player

    Movie

    One of the contemporary art world’s most acclaimed mixed-media and performance artists, the masked and merkin-clad Narcissister is the subject of this smart, sassy documentary that showcases her spectacle-rich approach to explorations of gender, racial identity and sexuality. Directed by the enig...

  • Angry Inuk

    Movie

    Seal meat is a staple food for the Inuit people, and many of the pelts are sold to offset the extraordinary cost of hunting. Inuit are spread across extensive lands and waters, and their tiny population is faced with a disproportionate responsibility for protecting the environment. They are pushi...

  • Nazi Junkies

    1 season

    Inspired by Norman Ohler’s international bestseller, Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich, NAZI JUNKIES reveals the all-consuming dependency on drugs that Hitler and the entire nation of Germany had during World War II. The secret journals of Hitler’s personal doctor, Théodore Morell, have suggested...

  • Cassandro, the Exotico!

    Movie

    Famed as much for his flamboyant drag and sky-high pompadour as for his show-stopping kicks and flips, Cassandro’s trailblazing ascent as one the industry’s first openly gay wrestlers has resonated internationally for a quarter century. Marie Losier captures the moving, humorous, and always color...

  • Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

    Movie

    Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask explores the preeminent theorist of the twentieth century anti-colonial movements, a man whom Jean-Paul Sartre recognized as the figure “through whose voice the Third World finds and speaks for itself.” Isaac Julien, the celebrated black British director of su...