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Ken Burns: The Central Park Five
PBS
THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. This Peabody…
Maurice
Set against the stifling conformity of pre-World War I English society, MAURICE is a story of coming to terms with one's sexuality and identity in the face of disapproval and misunderstanding. Maurice Hall (James Wilby) and Clive Durham (Hugh Grant)…
Colette
After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as "Willy" (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite…
Mid90s
A24
From writer/director Jonah Hill, MID90s is a moving look at Stevie, a kid living in LA in the 90s, as he escapes his turbulent home life with a new group of friends he meets at a local skate shop, plunging…
Mapplethorpe
An intimate portrait of the celebrated yet controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (Matt Smith) whose relationship with Patti Smith and other icons of '70s New York influenced his ambitious photos while he explored his emerging sexuality. Nominated for Best Narrative Feature…
Lady Bird
A24
Directed by Greta Gerwig and nominated for five Oscars , LADY BIRD is a warm, affecting comedy about a high schooler (Saoirse Ronan) who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course…
Her Smell
Becky (Elisabeth Moss) is a '90s punk rock star who once filled arenas with her grungy all-female trio "Something She". Now she plays smaller venues while grappling with motherhood, exhausted band mates, nervous record company executives, and a new generation…
You Can Count On Me
While conservative Sammy (Laura Linney) stayed in her quiet hometown, her rebellious brother Terry (Mark Ruffalo) was on the road, drifting in and out of trouble. When Terry suddenly comes to visit, his presence has a profound influence on Sammy's…
The Brand New Testament - Le tout nouveau testament
This Golden Globe nominated comedy begins with one simple conceit: God exists, and He's a jerk. He lives in a high-rise apartment in Brussels and never gets out of His pajamas. He takes sadistic delight in dreaming up new "laws"…
Captain Fantastic
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave…
Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. - An Intimate Portrait of the Critically Acclaimed Artist and Musician
Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, this award winning documentary is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. Never one to…
Eighth Grade
A24
Thirteen-year-old Kayla (Elsie Fisher) endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school--the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year--before she begins high school. Nominated for Best…
I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin and Race in America
An Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House.…
Iceman - Der Mann aus dem Eis
In the Otztal Alps, more than 5300 years ago, Kelab returns from a hunting trip to find his settlement raided and his entire tribe, including his wife and son, murdered. Driven by pain and anger, Kelab has only one goal:…
Hereditary
A24
When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter Annie (Toni Collette) begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more she discovers, the more he family finds themselves trying to outrun the…
Beautiful Troublemaker - La Belle Noiseuse
Legendary French New Wave director Jacques Rivette's intimately epic exploration of the convergence between artistry and eroticism. Edouard Frenhofer is a reclusive painter living in the French countryside with his wife. Their lives are radically upended with the arrival of…
Double Lover - L'amant double
Crafting a deliriously cinematic web of suspense, shock, eroticism, and power dynamics, writer/director Francois Ozon returns to master the thriller genre with DOUBLE LOVER. Chloe, who works as a guard at a museum in Paris, seeks to shore up her…
Kedi - The Cats of an Ancient City
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Winner of Best First…
What We Do In the Shadows
Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, & Jonathan Brugh) are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society; from paying rent and doing housework to trying to get invited into nightclubs. They are just…
Race - The Power of an Illusion
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - "red," "black," "white" or "yellow" peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet,…
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