Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) was possibly the most important filmmaker of the avant-garde, and one of the greatest artists of our time. From 1952, at the age of nineteen, until his death, Brakhage... More
It all started with a vision. In the 1970s Margot and Peter made their first steps away from a normal family and began to adopt, integrating children of poverty and children of privilege, black and... More
John Osborne's play is a fascinating and powerful psychological study of the Augustinian monk Martin Luther, examining his central role in the birth of Protestantism and revolt against the Roman... More
Director Jacob Hatley's intimate documentary finds Levon Helm at home in Woodstock, NY, in the midst of creating his first studio album in 25 years. The film focuses in on the four-time Grammy winner... More
The original, compelling and inspiring portrait of Carl Gustav Jung, whose extraordinary genius and humanity projected his voice far beyond the realm of psychiatry, redefining the essential nature of... More
A new documentary by Michael House tells the story of Somerset Maugham, the novelist, spy, playwright, physician and prolific writer, who took on the taboo subjects of adultery and sexual jealousy an... More
Directors: Jason Silverman, Samba Gadjigo Country: Senegal, U.S.
In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This true story celebrates how the father of... More
The true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine (Jared Leto), the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation. Cocky,... More
CHRIS & DON: A LOVE STORY is the true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood (whose Berlin Stories was the basis for all incarnations... More
Directors: Lharigtso, Donagh Coleman Country: China, U.S.
As a boy, Dawa was an illiterate Tibetan nomad whose life revolved around herding yaks. At 13, his life changed: through a series of visions, Dawa acquired the gift of telling the epic story of... More
DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER is a feature-length documentary film highlighting the career of poster artist Drew Struzan, whose most popular works include the Indiana Jones, Back to the Future and... More
Directors: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade Country: U.S.
A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations o... More
From Elem Klimov (COME AND SEE), comes the story of Grigory Rasputin, the wandering Siberian monk whose messianic influence upon Russia's monarch led its people, like lambs to the slaughter, blind an... More
Tom of Finland is one of the major icons of the gay world. His provocative erotic drawings have had an enormous influence on gay identity, attitude and self-understanding. This ground-breaking work... More
Director: Dome Karukoski Country: Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Finland
This stirring biopic follows the life of the artist whose proudly erotic drawings of leather-clad studs served as an emblem of gay liberation and influenced art, fashion and culture for decades to... More
Director: Andrés Wood Country: Chile, Brazil, Argentina
The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood (Machuca) traces the... More