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.
An exclusive insight into the life and inspirations of one of the most admired and respected musicians in the world.
Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.
Based on the acclaimed web series but with all-new footage, The 78 Project Movie is a journey across America to record today's musical artists as they perform the early American songs that inspired a century of popular music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a personal documentary about the iconic actor in his intimate moments, with clips from some of his 250 films and his own heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs.
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.
In the sleepy town of Fairhaven, MA, The American Scream follows the creative minds behind three local homemade haunts and their spirited, passionate and sometimes harrowing efforts in igniting their town’s Halloween spirit each year.
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.
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 and NYBG Trustee Sigourney Weaver featuring excerpts from O’Keeffe’s personal letters to her husband written during her journey to and around the Hawaiian Islands.
A psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor, Tania Head.
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 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.
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.
Under the loving but firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, and to the surprise of a whole world, the ex-Yugoslavian cult band Laibach becomes the first rock group ever to perform in the fortress state of North Korea.
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.
Filmmaker Manfred Kirchheimer traces the experiments of the early skyscraper architects, especially Louis Sullivan, the Chicago architect who pioneered a new skyscraper form.
FOREIGN PARTS is an exemplary social record of Willets Point, an industrial graveyard of scrap heaps and auto shops in Queens, New York, that is scheduled to be demolished and redeveloped.
In America's basketball heartland, four boys from rural Medora, Indiana fight to end their high school's team's losing streak, as their dwindling town faces the threat of extinction.
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.
Whether flying above or swimming below, the animals who live in Finland’s lakes must share space in unique and fascinating ways. This superb nature documentary offers viewers a magical look at what life is like in these often-breathtaking natural habitats.
The ancient forests of Northern Finland contain a rich and complex ecosystem of animals and vegetation. This extraordinary documentary takes viewers inside this rarely glimpsed landscape while also highlighting many mythologies connected to the Finnish forest.
Investigates the disappearance of a brilliant mathematics professor, who is later found mysteriously tied to a tree and burned beyond recognition.