American Studies

Bacurau

A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of ...

Gueros

Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra and Santos have been living in angst-rid...

Identifying Features

Middle-aged Magdalena (Mercedes Hernandez) has lost contact with her son after he took off with a fr...

Ixcanul

The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fab...

Liberty Kid

Ilya Chaiken's "tender, wise, and deceptively low key" (New York Times) film Liberty Kid captures wi...

Abraham Lincoln

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

Intolerance (Griffith Masterworks)

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

Lucha Mexico

In Mexico, the fight between good and evil has been waged every week for decades, thrilling generati...

Museo

Well into their 30s, Juan Nuñez (Gael García Bernal) and Benjamín Wilson (Leona...

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill (...

Legacy of a Dream

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

PACmen

PACmen is the first film to document the inside workings of a Super-PAC, taking us behind the scenes...

After Parkland

In the days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018 that killed 17 people...

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only on...

Private Desert

“Remember when we talked about being alone in the world?” Sara is a genderfluid blue-col...

Romantico

More than just a documentary dispatch from the illegal immigration frontlines, Mark Becker's Rom&aac...

¡Las Sandinistas!

¡Las Sandinistas! reveals the untold stories of Nicaraguan women warriors and social revolutio...

Holes In My Shoes

HOLES IN MY SHOES is the award-winning and profoundly moving story of Jack Beers. As featured on PBS...

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Poet, storyteller, actress, dancer, and passionate activist Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to ...

STOP

The feature length documentary STOP follows three years in the life of David Ourlicht, one of the fo...

Story Ave

South Bronx teen Kadir (Asante Blackk) is a gifted visual artist who loses his way following the dea...

Behind the Orange Curtain

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

Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border

Reyes' provocative essay film re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to D...

Reel Baseball - Baseball Films from the Silent Era

Weekend promo has ended Baseball films from the silent era REEL BASEBALL 1899-1926 2 Features 11...

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

THE ELEANOR ROOSEVELT STORY is an intimate and moving portrait of one of the most remarkable women i...

RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT

For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news twenty-...

The Automat

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

The Blood is at the Doorstep

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

The Red Kimona

THE RED KIMONA Produced by Mrs. Wallace Reid Story by Dorothy Arzner Screenplay by Adela Ro...

The Revisionaries

In Austin, Texas, fifteen people influence what is taught to the next generation of American childre...

In the Pit

Using state of the art digital filmmaking, "gorgeous time lapse sequences" (NY Newsday), and a "terr...

The Chambermaid

In her feature debut, theater director Lila Avilés turns the monotonous work day of Eve (Gabr...

The Donut King

Everything you thought you knew about the donut begins with Ted Ngoy. The Donut King tells the rags ...

The Atomic Cafe

Armageddon has never been so darkly funny as in The Atomic Cafe. This 1982 cult classic juxtaposes C...

Ernesto Che Guevara: The Bolivian Diary

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

The Birth of a Nation

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

The Pearl Button

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

Before The Nickelodeon

An age of innovation An era of idealism The time when American movies were born BEFORE THE NI...

Hofmann's Potion: The Pioneers of LSD

Long before Timothy Leary urged a generation to “tune in, turn on and drop out,” lysergi...

The American Nurse

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

The Good Fight

The fight for the freedom of Loyalist Spain during the 1936-39 civil war pitted an International Bri...

This Ain't No Mouse Music

Roots music icon Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of deep American music...

'Til Kingdom Come

Millions of American Evangelicals are praying for the State of Israel. Among them are the Binghams, ...

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, KING: A FILMED RECORD...MONTGOMERY TO MEMPHIS is a mo...

To the Left of the Father

Winner of more than 50 international awards, including Best Actor (Selton Mello), Best Cinematograph...

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

In the early 1960s Harvard psychology professors Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert began probing the ...

How to be a Man

VOLUME 1 HOW TO BE A MAN Instructions for Proper Male Behavior from Classroom Films of the 1940s...

A Good Day to Die

A GOOD DAY TO DIE chronicles a movement that started a revolution and inspired a nation. By recounti...

Tower

August 1st 1966 was the day our innocence was shattered. A sniper rode the elevator to the top floor...

Elvis: Return to Tupelo

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

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Conceived as a super production on the scale of Foolish Wives and The Phantom of the Opera, this 192...

Utama

In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living a tranquil life for ...

Invisible Valley

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

Que Viva Mexico!

Having revolutionized film editing through such masterworks of montage as Potemkin and Strike, Sovie...

Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

FROM RURAL ARKANSAS TO IRAQ THE COMPLETE TEN-PART SERIES As seen on the Discovery Times Channel F...

The War Tapes

The war in Iraq has been the most covered conflict in history. 2,700 embedded reporters, instant&nbs...

Weed the People

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

Violeta Went to Heaven

VIOLETA WENT TO HEAVEN tells the story of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing...

What is Democracy?

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

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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