Milestone Films for Education

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Alma's Rainbow

Ayoka Chenzira’s overlooked classic, newly restored and ripe for rediscovery, is a coming-of-a...

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About Tap

About Tap features stylistic performances and recollections by three of America’s leading male...

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Lotte Reiniger's stop-motion silhouette animation tells a magical tale of a prince, a flying horse, ...

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Alfred Hitchcock's Bon Voyage & Aventure Malgache

Two short, absorbing dramas of wartime espionage and murder, rediscovered! Legendary master of suspe...

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Araya

Margot Benacerraf captured the life of the Venezuelan saliñeros in this masterpiece of poetic...

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Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room

A Hollywood star at age two, Baby Peggy was a has-been at 11, forced to perform in vaudeville to sup...

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Back to God's Country: The Films of Nell Shipman

THE FILMS OF NELL SHIPMAN features two extraordinary motion pictures starring early independent prod...

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Beyond the Rocks

Long considered lost, this beguiling silent romance starring Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino is...

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The Big Animal

A camel is left on couple's doorstep in this gentle parable about tolerance, directed by Jerzy Stuhr...

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Bless Their Little Hearts

In this key masterpiece of the LA Rebellion, written by Charles Burnett and directed by Billy Woodbe...

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The Champion: A Story of America's First Film Town

For almost a decade Fort Lee, New Jersey was the filmmaking hub of the US. That golden age is celebr...

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Chac: The Rain God

Based on the culture of the Popul Vuh, CHAC: THE RAIN GOD follows a village's attempts to solve a te...

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Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness

The team that went on to create King Kong — Merian Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack &mda...

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The Clay Bird

A family is torn apart by religion and war when young Anu is sent from his loving home to ...

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Come Back, Africa/Black Roots

Working secretly with activists and ordinary Africans, Lionel Rogosin created the first fi...

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The Connection

In a downtown loft, a group of junkies gather to wait for their connection... while a clueless docum...

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The Cook and Other Treasures

One of the finest collaborations between Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton, THE COOK leads t...

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Cut to the Chase: The Charley Chase Comedy Collection

With two of his most sought-after titles and multiple collaborations from director Leo McCarey, this...

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Cut-Up: The Films of Grant Munro

CUT-UP: THE FILMS OF GRANT MUNRO features a cavalcade of animated classics, live-action films and un...

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The Daughter of Dawn

Lost for almost a century, this rousing melodrama of love and jealousy was filmed in the Wichita Mou...

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The Dragon Painter

Long considered lost, THE DRAGON PAINTER survives today as a shining example of Asian-American cinem...

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The Dumb Girl of Portici

Long lost, this thrilling drama features the work of two great women artists: filmmaker Lois Weber a...

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Electric Edwardians: The Lost Films of Mitchell & Kenyon

In the early twentieth century, filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon shot local footage of peo...

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The Exiles

From dusk to dawn, a group of young Native Americans in Los Angeles, hang out, dance, drink, flirt, ...

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Filibus

Flying high above the clouds in her dirigible, Filibus steals from the rich… before mysteriou...

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Film

Nobel-winning playwright Samuel Beckett’s only movie screenplay is the basis for this experime...

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From the Archives of Modern Art

In six hilarious and sometimes bawdy short films, artist Eleanor Antin charts the career of one of h...

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Hindle Wakes

Directed by Maurice Elvey, this British adaptation of the popular stage play provides laughs, thrill...

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I Am Cuba

Director Mikhail Kalatozov’s delirious masterpiece uses four stunning vignettes to paint a pic...

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I'm Going Home

Michel Piccoli is a Parisian theater actor struggling to deal with grief, age, and a demanding Ameri...

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In the Land of the Head Hunters

In 1911, photographer Edward S. Curtis traveled to British Columbia to work with members of the Kwak...

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John Canemaker: Marching to a Different Toon

Showcasing his wide-ranging talent and emotional resonance, MARCHING TO A DIFFERENT TOON features an...

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Killer of Sheep: The Charles Burnett Collection

KILLER OF SHEEP collects the titular standout from director Charles Burnett's career as well as My B...

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Legong: Dance of the Virgins

Filmed entirely in Bali in 1935, LEGONG: DANCE OF THE VIRGINS is a tragic tale of love denied featur...

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Losing Ground

Decades after her death, Kathleen Collins has finally been rediscovered as a groundbreaking writer, ...

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Maborosi

After the mysterious death of her husband, a young mother remarries and moves with her son to a remo...

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Mad Love: The Films of Evgeni Bauer

Cinematic poet Evgeni Bauer combined the technical virtuosity of D.W. Griffith with the terror of Ed...

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The Magic Box: The Films of Shirley Clarke

This three-disc set collects the vast array of Shirley Clarke's astonishing short, dance, and avant-...

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Money Man

Is a dollar worth anything on paper, or is it simply in the eye of the beholder… or the spend...

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The Mystery of Picasso

Filmmaker Henri-Georges Clouzot and painter Pablo Picasso used experimental and innovative technique...

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No Maps on My Taps

Featuring performances by tap legends Bunny Briggs, Chuck Green, and Howard “Sandman” Si...

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NOTFILM

After restoring the short Film, Ross Lipman wanted to explore its surprising history. He ended ...

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The Olive Thomas Collection

Beautiful, talented and charismatic, Olive Thomas reigned as a Hollywood star briefly but magically&...

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On the Bowery: The Films of Lionel Rogosin Vol. 1

Lionel Rogosin's portrait of life on New York's skid row remains devastating and powerful more than ...

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Ornette: Made in America

Ground-breaking filmmaker Shirley Clarke combined forces with Ornette Coleman to create this dazzlin...

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Piccadilly

American actress Anna May Wong had to travel to Europe for her greatest role, as Shosho, the sc...

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Portrait of Jason

Shirley Clarke filmed gay actor, hustler, chanteuse Jason Holliday's 12-hour soliloquy, creating a d...

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Rocco and His Brothers

The tragedy of Luchino Visconti’s searing family drama is set in motion when brothers Rocco an...

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Shoes

In Lois Weber's feminist masterpiece, teenaged shopgirl Eva is on her feet all day to...

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The Sorrow and the Pity

What did French people of do during WW II? Marcel Ophüls' Oscar-nominated docume...

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South: Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition

When explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton hired cameraman Frank Hurley to join an expedition across the So...

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Stones and Flies: Richard Long in the Sahara

Director Philip Haas follows land artist Richard Long on his walk across Algeria’s Hoggar, a v...

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Strange Victory

Interweaving wartime footage with dramatic scenes, Leo Hurwitz crafted this devastating portrait of ...

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Village of Dreams

Known to everyone in their idyllic Japanese village as “the brats,” twin brothers Yukihi...

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West is West

A broke student on visa and a feisty bohemian artist become entangled in a series of increasingly el...

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White Thunder & The Viking

On March 9, 1931, the SS Viking left the port of St. John's, Newfoundland, and sailed into motion pi...

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Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

In a film that both evokes and translates the message of Zen Buddhism, two monks and a young boy liv...

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Winsor McCay: The Master Edition

Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists....

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Winter Soldier

Winter Soldier is a documentary chronicle of an extraordinary investigation conducted by Vietnam Vet...

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With Byrd at the South Pole

The first flight over the South Pole by Admiral Richard E. Byrd was filmed by two cameramen from Par...

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Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood

For over two decades, Frances Marion was one of the most powerful names Hollywood; now, her fascinat...

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Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives

Led by Peter Adair, the Mariposa Film Group made the first feature-length documentary about lesbian ...

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The World of Gilbert & George

Art superstars Gilbert & George explored the dreariness of London under Margaret Thatcher while&...

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You Got to Move: Stories of Change in the South

Focusing the Highlander School's role in helping build grassroots movements, this documentary tells ...

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