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Headshot

Headshot

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Year: 2011

A darkly turbulent crime noir from Thai new wave director Pen-ek Ratanaruang, HEADSHOT is an existential thriller, ripe with shadowy paranoia that will turn your world upside-down, literally.

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The Revisionaries

The Revisionaries

Director: Scott Thurman
Year: 2012

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 REVISIONARIES follows the rise and fall of some of the most controversial figures in American education through some of their most tumultuous intellectual battles.

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Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

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 of sexuality and the body influenced generations of the 1960's and 70's to profoundly embrace life and 'follow your own weird.'

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Director: Bill Siegel
Year: 2013

THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject's life outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality, to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring and controversial figure.

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Paul Verhoeven's Tricked

Paul Verhoeven's Tricked

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Year: 2012

Part behind-the-scenes documentary, part narrative feature, PAUL VERHOEVEN'S TRICKED is the result of an ambitious experiment in filmmaking. Director Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct, Total Recall) shoots four minutes of the film Tricked, and crowd-sources the remainder of the script. With a brisk pace and exhilarating zigzag of a plot, Tricked is a cliffhanger character drama that takes Verhoeven himself by surprise.

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Gueros

Gueros

Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios
Year: 2014

WINNER OF 5 MEXICAN ARIEL "ACADEMY AWARDS" INCLUDING BEST PICTURE AND BEST DIRECTOR! The winner of five Ariels (the Mexican Academy Awards), including Best Picture and Best Director, GUEROS is one the most striking Latin American debuts of 2015. Sombra and Santos have been living in angst-ridden limbo while their university is on strike, but their routine is interrupted by the arrival of Tomas, Sobra's kid brother who convinces them to track down their childhood idol. But what they thought would be a simple trip becomes a voyage of self discovery across Mexico City's invisible frontiers.

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Elles

Elles

Director: Malgoska Szumowska
Year: 2011

Academy Award- winner Juliette Binoche as Anne, a well-off Parisian journalist investigating the lives of two student prostitutes for a magazine article. What begins as a routine assignment, though, quickly turns personal, as Anne is drawn into the lives of these fiercely independent young women and forced to confront her own physical needs and desires.

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The Rocket

The Rocket

Director: Kim Mordaunt
Year: 2013

A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family (and a couple of ragged misfits) through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy builds a giant rocket to prove he's not cursed and to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: a rocket festival.

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As I Open My Eyes

As I Open My Eyes

Director: Leyla Bouzid
Year: 2015

As I Open My Eyes gives us a look at Tunisian youth on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution as they are pulled in all directions by conflicting forces: disenchantment, fear, creativity, rebellion against dictatorship, rejection of conservatism, and the courage to pursue their desires.

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