Alex Mar's lyrical first work is a bold and artful documentary that braids together the stories of three young Americans who have chosen to sacrifice comforts in order to embrace the fringes of... More
DAUGHTERS OF DOLMA takes viewers on a journey revealing a distinctively female experience of Tibetan Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley. The documentary reveals how gender and modernity are molding... More
Directors: Edgar G. Ulmer, Joseph Seiden, Maurice Schwartz, Michal Wasczyński, Max Nosseck, Aleksander Ford Country: Poland, U.S.
Too often segregated within an academic and cultural niche, Yiddish cinema is in fact a varied and vibrant genre ripe for reappraisal. Whether shot in the fields of Poland or makeshift studios in... More
Love Free or Die is about a man whose two defining passions the
world cannot reconcile: his love of God and for his partner Mark. It is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity... 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
As the trial of Klaus Barbie is being televised throughout France a family is forced to confront its past in Nazi occupied France. Victor discovers that his mother Rivka (Jeanne Moreau) has been... More
The theory of evolution and a re-write of US history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential board of education. THE... More
Directors: Derek Jarman, Paul Humfress Country: U.K.
Derek Jarman's feature film debut is a historical drama which lays bare the latent homoeroticism that has always lurked beneath the glossy surface of Hollywood biblical epics, audaciously spoken in... More
Director: Mark Donford-May Country: South Africa, Africa (region)
"Extraordinary and powerful" (Roger Ebert). In the state of Judea in southern Africa, violence, poverty and sectarianism are endemic. As civil war reaches new heights, a divine child is born to a... More
Jigme Lhundrup is the Yangsi, the reincarnation of a greatly revered Tibetan Buddhist meditation master. He must train to uphold this legacy from the age of four. Even with the loving support of his... More