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5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras

Director: Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat
Year: 2011

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature.

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Ajami

Ajami

Director: Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti
Year: 2009

Nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, Ajami is a bold crime drama set on the margins of an Arab ghetto. Working with a cast of non-actors in the real streets of Ajami itself, the film deftly meshes characters and conflicts with unsentimental compassion, uncompromising realism, and harrowing violence.

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Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of nearly two decades of controversial occupation.

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Boomerang

Boomerang

Director: Elia Kazan
Year: 1947

Eli Kazan (On the Waterfront) garnered critical acclaim for this suspenseful drama based on true events. When a priest is gunned down, the local police chief (Lee J. Cobb) undertakes a massive manhunt, eventually arriving at two suspects. One denies the crime and the other confesses. Gripping entertainment from start to finish, the all-star cast includes Dana Andrews.

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Boy on a Dolphin

Boy on a Dolphin

Director: Jean Negulesco
Year: 1957

Italian goddess Sophia Loren (Five Miles to Midnight) made her American film debut in this adventure yarn set upon the Greek island of Hydra. There in a seaside village the beautiful Phaedra (Loren), a sponge diver finds a breath-taking gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin.

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Country

Country

Director: Richard Pearce
Year: 1984

Jewell and Gil Ivy work the land in America’s heartland, on a farm that has bound their family together for generations. For Jewel and Gil, the land has always been their life, so when government bureaucrats decide to take it all away, the Ivy’s decide to stay on their land and fight the greedy land grabbers.

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Dogtooth

Dogtooth

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Year: 2009

Graceful, enigmatic, and often frightening, DOGTOOTH is an ingenious dark comedy that won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, propelling Yorgos Lanthimos to the forefront of contemporary cinema's most ambitious young filmmakers.

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Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea

Director: Gianfranco Rosi
Year: 2016

An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction film to ever win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe. Award-winning filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi masterfully juxtaposes these realities, jolting the audience into a new understanding of what is happening in the region, the heavy toll of the migrant crisis, and the price of freedom.

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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

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Year: 1970

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature.

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Marriage Italian Style

Marriage Italian Style

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Year: 1964

In this Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Marcello Mastroianni co-stars as the irrepressibly carnal businessman Domenico, who discovers Loren's Filumena as a young prostitute. When he chooses to marry a young cashier instead of her, Filumena is furious, and resorts to a series of wild and hilarious ruses to win back his hand.

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