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1/3 (One Third)

Based upon Dante's Inferno, 1/3 is a timeless fable of redemption, a gritty, streetwise contemporary...

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A Small Good Thing

Meet a group of people who share is a deep desire to have more meaning in their lives, a closer...

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American Mystic

Alex Mar's lyrical first work is a bold and artful documentary that braids together the stories of t...

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Ballast

The winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival's Dramatic Directing Award and Excellence in Cinematog...

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Barking Water

A uniquely delicate and moving road movie, Barking Water uses the ruggedly beautiful backdrop of rur...

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Los Bastardos

Award winning film about two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day they stand on the co...

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Bear Nation

In BEAR NATION, filmmaker Malcolm Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar), takes you on a fascinating journey in...

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Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Pr...

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David Holzman's Diary

This landmark 1967 faux-documentary finds recently dumped David Holzman (L. M. Kit Carson) unloading...

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Ganja & Hess

Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and horror, Bill Gunn’s revolutionary independ...

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How to be a Man

Since the 1940’s, classroom films have aimed at tutoring young adolescents on subjects such a...

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How to be a Woman

As the daughters of the baby-boom reached adolescence, American schools struggled to educate them on...

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I Can See You

When the three-man staff of a boutique ad firm trades their Brooklyn home base for a rural backwater...

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Invitation to Dance

Invitation to Dance is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. The f...

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The Keeper

A deft, often chilling look at the unexploded dynamite of guard/prisoner relations, The Keeper is a...

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Liberty Kid

LIBERTY KID captures with compassion and street-smart humor the spirit and pain of America transform...

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The Little Death & Psychopathia Sexualis

The Little Death (Unrated Director's Cut)

An erotic thriller from the director of Psychopathia Sexualis, THE LITTLE DEATH offers a peek into t...

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The Little Fugitive

Widely regarded as one of the most influential and enjoyable films of the American independent cinem...

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Littlerock

A powerfully intimate drama that captures the fears and desires of a young Japanese woman lost in Am...

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Loren Cass

Chris Fuller's explosive debut centers around three teenagers trying to make sense of the brutal (an...

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Love the Hard Way

On the heels of his Academy Award triumph, 2002 Best Actor Oscar winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist, T...

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Modus Operandi

A wild throwback to '70s grindhouse movies, Modus Operandi is shockingly violent and even more enter...

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Momma's Man

One of the most acclaimed films of this year's Sundance Film Festival, Azazel Jacobs' third feature ...

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Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

With brush, ink, and rice paper, Zen painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han uses the play of light and dark to e...

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Mr. Hush

How does a man react when he loses everything he loves? MR. HUSH has an answer: with brutal, terrify...

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Not Wanted

In this low-key, intimate film, Sally Forrest stars as a dazed, traumatized young waitress thrust in...

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Old Joy

"A true American independent film" (Boston Globe), Kelly Reichardt's achingly exquisite Old Joy has ...

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On Meditation

ON MEDITATION explores the deeply personal practice of meditation through an exploration of extraord...

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Pioneers of African-American Cinema

A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival element...

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Psychopathia Sexualis (R-Rated)

Psychopathia Sexualis is a dreamlike depiction of turn-of-the-century sexual deviance, from the page...

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Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

A dreamlike depiction of turn-of-the-century sexual deviance, from the pages of Richard von Krafft-E...

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Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border

Using Purgatory as his filmic metaphor, Director Rodrigo Reyes creates a haunting exploration of tra...

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Raw Faith

One of the few women to lead a large church of any denomination, Unitarian minister Marilyn Sewell i...

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Rhythm Thief

Winner of the jury prize at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival, RHYTHM THIEF stars Jason Andrews (Last ...

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Romantico

A documentary portrait of Mexican musician Carmelo Muniz, who returns home to his young daughters af...

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The Search for One-Eye Jimmy

A lost gem from the 1990's independent film boom, THE SEARCH FOR ONE-EYE JIMMY is a lovably offbeat ...

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Seeds Of Time

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the futu...

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me

Songs My Brothers Taught Me is set in the often starkly beautiful Badlands of South Dakota's Pine Ri...

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Sunset Edge

A mesmerizing indie Southern Gothic tale loaded with suspense and lush visuals. Four aimless teenage...

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The Toe Tactic

Writer-director-animator Emily Hubley's feature length debut is a "highly emotional fable" (New York...

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Trigger Man

Ti West's Trigger Man leads the charge in a new wave of stripped down, scary movies fueled by seat-o...

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Winter in the Blood

This Native American tale encases its audiences in intrigue and adventure while peeling back the lay...

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The Wobblies

“Solidarity! All for One and One for All!” Deborah Shaffer and Stewart Bird’s...

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