Film Programs

Maysles Brothers Award For Best Documentary

Juried Award competition for best feature length documentary.

Do Not Resist
USA 2016 73 min.

One Night Only! Tuesday, December 13th at 7pm. Skype Q&A with director after the screening! Winner of The Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary Film at the 39th Denver Film Festival.

Mifune: The Last Samurai
USA 2015 80 min.

ENDS THURSDAY 12/22/17.

The Cinema Travellers
India 2016 96 min.

This tender yet unflinching documentary travels through dusty towns in India with the crews of touring cinemas, who jury-rig 35mm projectors while enticing locals into their tents with calls of “movies to touch your soul.” Their passion persists despite dwindling audiences, as most watch TV at home.

Jackson
USA 2016 90 min.

Shot in Jackson, Mississippi, this gripping documentary delves into the conflict between religious freedom and reproductive rights in the Deep South. As the last-standing abortion clinic in the state is threatened with closure, leaders of the pro-life and pro-choice movements come to a head.

The Nine
USA 2016 98 min.

In her first documentary, photographer Katy Grannan reveals a ravaged America through her portraits of sex worker Kiki and her damaged companions, who live in the modern-day purgatory of Modesto. Grannan’s luminous visuals highlight this microcosmic study of human aspiration and resilience.

Off the Rails
USA 2016 87 min.

Darius McCollum has spent 23 years in maximum-security prison for hijacking hundreds of trains and buses—all to feed his obsession with driving them. This fascinating documentary places the story of McCollum, who has Asperger’s, within the framework of our broken justice system.

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