American Studies

Bacurau

A small village in the Brazilian sertão town finds its sun-dappled day-to-day disturbed when ...

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Gueros

WINNER OF 5 MEXICAN ARIEL "ACADEMY AWARDS" INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST DIRECTOR! The winner of f...

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Identifying Features

Winner of the Gotham Award for Best International Film and the Audience Award and Best Screenplay pr...

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Ixcanul

In this dreamlike fusion of documentary and fable, two young, impoverished Mayan lovers escape from ...

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Liberty Kid

LIBERTY KID captures with compassion and street-smart humor the spirit and pain of America transform...

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Abraham Lincoln

Returning to the historic era of his greatest success, Griffith paid homage to the sixteenth Preside...

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Los Bastardos

Award winning film about two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day they stand on the co...

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Intolerance (Griffith Masterworks)

D.W. Griffith had a vision of the movies as the greatest spiritual force the world had ever known. J...

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Lucha Mexico

In Mexico, the war between good and evil has been waged each week for decades, thrilling generations...

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Museo

Inspired by true events, and shot on never-before filmed locations in Mexico, MUSEO is a sardonic ca...

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D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

Acclaimed three-part documentary tells the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith: the man who first bro...

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Legacy of a Dream

Legacy of a Dream is a 24 minute film that uses selected footage from the 180 minute Academy Award n...

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PACmen

This observational documentary follows the men behind the Super-PACs that persuaded Dr Ben Carson to...

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After Parkland

Filmed in the days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people,...

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Pioneers of African-American Cinema

A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival element...

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Private Desert

When his internet girlfriend Sara goes missing, suspended police academy instructor Daniel drives 2,...

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Romantico

A documentary portrait of Mexican musician Carmelo Muniz, who returns home to his young daughters af...

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¡Las Sandinistas!

¡Las Sandinistas! reveals the extraordinary and untold story of a group of Nicaraguan women wh...

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Holes In My Shoes

The profoundly moving story of native New Yorker, Jack Beers. He cuts down trees and rips telephone ...

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

The first documentary about Maya Angelou celebrates her life and reveals new insight into the l...

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STOP

STOP places the stop and frisk controversy in the context of a long history of civil rights, with pr...

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Behind the Orange Curtain

Not your TV version of Orange County. Born out of the deaths of two Orange County teens, this close-...

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Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border

Using Purgatory as his filmic metaphor, Director Rodrigo Reyes creates a haunting exploration of tra...

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Reel Baseball - Baseball Films from the Silent Era

As featured in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED - A cornucopia of early - and, in many cases, extremely rare - bas...

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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

Pulitzer prize winner Archibald MacLeish scripted this touching portrait of the woman who emerged fr...

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RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT

Marion Stokes, a civil rights-era radical who became fabulously wealthy and reclusive later in ...

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The Automat

The Automat recounts the lost history of the iconic restaurant chain Horn & Hardart, which serve...

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The Blood is at the Doorstep

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and kill...

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The Revisionaries

The theory of evolution and a re-write of US history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed ...

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The Red Kimona

This film is based on the infamous true story of a young girl who is tricked into a life of prostitu...

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In the Pit

Juan Carlos Rulfo's In the Pit is a powerful documentary about the personal struggles behind the con...

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The Chambermaid

A young maid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet exa...

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The Donut King

The Donut King tells the rags to riches story of a Cambodian refugee arriving in America in 1975 and...

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The Atomic Cafe

This darkly funny and eerily relevant 1982 cult classic about how to stop worrying and love the bomb...

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Edison: The Invention of the Movies

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the...

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Ernesto Che Guevara: The Bolivian Diary

Over 40 years ago, on October 9, 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara was executed by the Bolivian army, aided ...

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The Birth of a Nation

Almost a century after its release, The Birth of a Nation remains one of the most controversial film...

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The Pearl Button

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that...

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Before The Nickelodeon

Noted film historian Charles Musser co-wrote and directed this definitive tribute to Edwin S. Porter...

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Hofmann's Potion: The Pioneers of LSD

Featuring the pioneers of LSD, this documentary chronicles its discovery by Alfred Hofmann to its pr...

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The American Nurse

THE AMERICAN NURSE is a heart-warming film that explores some of the biggest issues facing Ame...

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The Good Fight

Narrated by Studs Terkel, The Good Fight explores a significant gap in our history through its use o...

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This Ain't No Mouse Music

Filmmakers Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling join Chris Strachwitz for a hip-shaking stomp from New Or...

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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles ...

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To the Left of the Father

One of the most original and emotionally complex Brazilian films in the last decade. After running a...

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Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Two conventional Harvard professors began probing the edges of consciousness in the '60s. Timothy Le...

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How to be a Man

Since the 1940’s, classroom films have aimed at tutoring young adolescents on subjects such a...

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A Good Day to Die

A Good Day to Die chronicles the American Indian Movement (AIM) by recounting the life story of Denn...

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Tower

TOWER reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America&rsq...

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Elvis: Return to Tupelo

Elvis Presley may have been born with the rock 'n roll in his blood but without poverty, southern cu...

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novelization of the harsh realities of slavery was a catalyst for the...

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Utama

In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple who have spent their whole lives her...

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Invisible Valley

Invisible Valley weaves together the disparate stories of undocumented farmworkers, wealthy snowbird...

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Que Viva Mexico!

Eisenstein's epic celebration of Mexico's history and people was never completed due to financial pr...

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Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

From the farms and fields of Arkansas to the deadly streets of Baghdad, OFF TO WAR tracks the citize...

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The War Tapes

Immediate, raw, and direct, THE WAR TAPES is the first film shot by the soldiers themselves; by...

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Weed the People

Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recentl...

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Violeta Went to Heaven

The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have ...

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What is Democracy?

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on...

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Who Is Dayani Cristal?

The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his p...

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