This engrossing documentary - based on the best-selling 2005 book FREAKONOMICS - uses statistics to expose the hidden side of everything, debunk conventional wisdom, and reveal what answers may come if one just asks the right questions.
The astonishing story of Ron, a 66-year-old autistic man who has spent the last five decades building a 50-room structure in his parents' backyard. When Ron's father passes away, his siblings are left to figure out what's best for Ron when his 90-year-old mother can no longer care for him.
Director James Marsh chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 death-defying high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center in this award-winning documentary.
Girls around the world – striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits. Their dreams, their voices, their remarkable stories – captured in an unforgettable feature film about the strength of the human spirit – and the power of education.
Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.
This beloved doc profiles street photographer Bill Cunningham, editor of the Sunday Times column that every fashion forward New Yorker secretly hopes to end up in.
A hard hitting look at former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger - a brilliant foreign policy advisor to some, duplicitous war criminal to others.
This stirring Oscar-nominee follows an African-American couple as they struggle to survive Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath.
One year before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in nearby Ferguson, 17-year-old Daje is sentenced to a court-supervised high school in St. Louis. In this intimate coming of age story, Daje fights to secure a better future.
After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.
An Irish businessman, an Australian actress, an American baseball player and a Briitish bodyguard attempt to complete the four most difficult ultra marathon races on Earth-- a goal previously only attempted by professional athletes.
Tunnel under the Iron Curtain in this fascinating documentary that reveals the secret collaborations between East and West during the Cold War and the astonishing extent to which self-proclaimed Communists exchanged their ideals for cash.
Go underneath the surface to explore the prejudices and cultural bias that dark-skinned women face throughout the world.
A searing exposé on the state of American democracy and the fracturing of the Republican Party, CITIZEN KOCH investigates the money behind the Tea Party and traces the impact of unlimited election spending by corporations and billionaires.
An original short film narrated by Academy Award-nominee Sigourney Weaver featuring excerpts from Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal letters to her husband written during her journey to and around the Hawaiian Islands.
In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.
Premiering at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, this moving docu-short traces the lineage of six descendants of fugitive slaves and abolitionists, revealing the very human story of the Underground Railroad.
Filmmaker Paul Saltzman returns to Mississippi to encounter a man who once assaulted him — Byron 'Delay' De La Beckwith, a KKK member and the son of the man convicted of murdering Medgar Evers.
A psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor, Tania Head.
A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century. As the first fully televised court case, the Pamela Smart trial rattled the consciousness of America.
Progressive Dutch couple Martin Verfondern and Margo Pool had only one dream – to live off the land, far from the constraints and complications of the city. But, when they arrive in the crumbling, Spanish village of Santoalla, the foreigners challenge the traditions of the town's sole remaining family, igniting a decade-long conflict that culminates in Martin's mysterious disappearance.
A fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island.
Weaving never-before-seen documentary footage shot during the height of JT Leroy's fame with interviews with some of Leroy/Alpert's friends and critics, director Marjorie Sturm delves deep into one of the greatest cultural cons of the 21st century.
An intimate portrait of John Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino's character in Sidney Lumet's Oscar Nominated Dog Day Afternoon.
Nick Broomfield descends into a den of snakes when he arrives in Los Angeles to interview notorious madam Heidi Fleiss about her business providing call girls to the Hollywood elite.
A documentary account of the fascinating Pandrogeny Project, where performing artist Genesis P-Orridge and Lady Jaye attempt to unite as a 'pandrogyne', or single entity, through the use of surgical body modification to physically resemble one another.
Marcel Ophuls' Oscar-nominated documentary about the French government's collaboration with Germany during the Nazi occupation is one of the most important cinematic documents of the horrors of World War II.
Shop owner Thierry Guetta's project to document the underground world of street art takes an unforeseen turn when he meets Banksy, who in turn films the shop owner's attempts to be an artist himself.
Director Doug Block creates a sentimental retrospective of his daughter's life as she finishes her final year of high school and offers a humorous and moving look into modern-day parenting and a parent's impending empty nest.
Twenty-four Texans compete in an endurance/sleep deprivation contest for a Nissan Hardbody pickup in this hilarious cult classic.