A mesmerizing portrait of legendary ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq - muse to both George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins - whose career was cut short by polio at the age of 27.
A story of love and revolution, Alias Ruby Blade tells of one courageous woman’s journey from undercover agent to First Lady of East Timor and the untold story of the birth of a new nation.
A celebration of an icon of fearless sexuality and beauty… Using the skeleton of an in depth audio interview with iconic pinup model Bettie Page, the film takes a detailed look at her life.
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.
Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical.
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.
This charming documentary explores the complex relationship between a father-son circus clown duo who achieved fame during the 1970s, but whose family later fractured under painful circumstances. Directed by Lorenzo Pisoni (the titular “circus kid”) and produced by Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe, this family-friendly film is a must-see for anyone who ever dreamed of life under the big top.
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.
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.
An inspiring story of four blind high school kids who strive to prove that their disability does not hold them back from achieving their dreams.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thirty years after recording the first platinum rap album "Rapper's Delight," the original Sugarhill Gang come back to reclaim their identities and rightful place in hip hop history.
Follow Marina Abramovic as she prepares for her 2010 career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
In this Oscar-winning expose, southern evangelist Marjoe Gortner allows the filmmakers to record him swindling people out of money.
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.
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.
Two adorable elderly best friends spend their days making sumptuous Jewish meals and recalling their experiences as Holocaust survivors in this powerful family portrait.
Across the world, children overcome extraordinary obstacles fuelled by their indomitable yearning to learn. A powerful, moving, and humbling story of the human spirit.
As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, Nadia, Masha and Katia performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Russia's main cathedral that led to their arrests.
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.
Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark met in Greenwich Village in the 60's and remained close friends ever since. Shepard became a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and an Academy Award-nominated actor, while Dark was a homebody.
In this 2002 Sundance award-winner, a former alcoholic turned foul-mouthed nun struggles to maintain order at a sober living house for recovering addicts in the drug-infested South Bronx.
Sylvia: Tracing Blood plots the clandestine and violent path of international spy Sylvia Raphael, a South African woman who infiltrated Israel's enemies, emerging as a top female Mossad agent.
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.
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.