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Trace Bundy, known to his fans as the Acoustic Ninja, has never been interested in the fame and glamour offered by the mainstream music industry. Yet the self-represented Louisville, Colorado, resident has managed to acquire international acclaim and tour frequently.
In an era of rampant digitization, Foley is the increasingly unsung craft of post-production sound-effects creation. This fascinating documentary follows its leading artists to show you how they “paint pictures with sound,” enhancing critical cinematic moments.
As he does every weekend, Jamie returns home after a party, but this time it will take a little longer to get there.
Ryota—once a prize-winning novelist, now a compulsive gambler—is about to be cut out of his son’s life by his ex-wife. But when a typhoon traps his family together for a night, this gently bittersweet drama shows that he just may have a chance at redemption.
Dirty old men revel on the beach with what they think are beautiful, topless women.
Howard Hankins is a builder and an entrepreneur. And he has 42 giant busts of the presidents of the United States decaying on his Virginia farm.
In this Charlie Kaufman-esque drama, Swiss detective Aloys Adorns isolates himself, obsessively watching videos he makes of the people he tails. When his camera is stolen and a stranger named Vera blackmails him over the footage, the two enter into a game in which imagination and reality blur.
The myriad threads of our musical tapestry—from a Hopi snake dance to a Tejana tango to a Cajun anthem—are displayed in part two of a documentary series on the American songbook produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack White.
Part one of a trilogy produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack White, this stirring documentary brings the stories of long-forgotten folk singers from Appalachia and the Deep South—from bygone coal mines, cotton fields and gospel choirs—back to life.
Some of today’s greatest musicians come together to record on a historic, one-of-a-kind piece of equipment from the 1920s in this joyful celebration of America’s musical heritage, the final segment of a trilogy produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack White.
Collage art and found footage create a nostalgic yet avant-garde look at Americana.
A Korean Marilyn Monroe wanders the City of Angels and confronts her past.
When Dan and Mary discover their vacation home is haunted, Dan hires an exorcist. But after a week of booze-fueled ghost hunting with his increasingly unhinged spirit whisperer, Dan discovers that ridding his house of evil won’t be as easy as he had hoped in this darkly comic horror flick.
Aiman is a diligent corrections officer at a maximum-security prison in Singapore, where Rahim, the resident executioner, needs an heir to his thankless job. Aiman, who in turn needs a father figure, proves a determined pupil—but this psychological drama takes a turn when Aiman's history is revealed
Bird murmuration creates unfiltered art through the ebb and flow of natural patterns.
Earlier this year, filmmaker Nate Parker became bigger news than Birth of a Nation, his own widely acclaimed feature debut, when it was revealed he had been acquitted of a rape charge in college. Parker is only the latest in a string of artists whose lives have overshadowed their oeuvres.
Fragmented flashbacks and static long takes are used to powerful effect in acclaimed Iranian director Pourya Azarbayjani’s cathartic drama, based on a true story, of a former soldier in the Iran-Iraq War; haunted by his past, he attempts to recover the body of a friend lost in battle.
Part of An Evening with Saul Levine, this highlight from Mr. Levine's filmography exemplifies his use of celluloid to create personal cinema, which heavily influenced the avant-garde movement of the 20th century.
An animated throwback to the 1970s amid the crazy hustle and bustle of the New York City subways.
When wandering 20-something Ana returns to her hometown of Strasbourg to find her grandmother ill, she settles down to try to help around the house while rekindling old flames—and lighting new ones. A dreamy portrait of a young woman gaining the courage to navigate adulthood.
The owner of Bang! Records, Bert Berns produced some of the 1960s’ greatest hits, including “Piece of My Heart” and “Hang on Sloopy,” and launched the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond. He also did business with the mob. This entertaining documentary chronicles his uncommon life.
A 75-year-old widow with Alzheimer's decides it's time to have her very first orgasm ever.
Michelle, a bright, young, legally blind woman with Asperger’s, prepares to confront “the good, the bad and the ugly” of independent living in this empowering documentary celebration of outcasts who seek to confront the “uncensored world” and discover communities that might sustain them.
A lonely Indian taxi driver is befriended by an enigmatic passenger who tries to coax him out of his shell.
A family of Ponderai Native American hunters embarks on a controversial journey from northern Montana to Yellowstone to take part in the federal culling of 900 wild bison.
In 2015, the state of Alabama closed 31 DMVs across the state. Many of these closures occurred in the Black Belt, a predominantly African-American region, directly impacting voter enfranchisement in a state that requires photo IDs at the polls.
In a remote Maasai village in rural Tanzania, a young schoolgirl is suddenly confronted by an arranged marriage.
In this drama of the psyche that’s based on real-life events, a Polish official seeks the Church’s understanding regarding her acts of torture during Stalin’s war on religion. While waiting for an audience with the cardinal, she has encounters that force her to confront her own desire to be healed.
The role of the independent film producer is to champion the vision of the artist and oversee the varied intricacies of bringing that vision to life. From managing the financing and sales of a film to supporting the casting and production, a successful film cannot be made without a savvy producer.
In this modern morality tale from Canadian director Denis Côté, one-percenter Boris Malinovsky can’t fathom why his wife left her government post and retreated into silence—until an oracular stranger arrives, spouting Greek myth and forcing him to examine his own role in her despair.
Join the Nordic Food Lab’s intrepid chef Ben Reade and researcher Josh Evans on a globe-trotting adventure into the wild world of edible insects. This intelligent, thought-provoking documentary will challenge the way you think about food, natural resources and our future on this planet.