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
A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the center in this tense family drama that will keep audiences guessing and leave them with their hearts in their throats. More
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and actress Behnaz Jafari travel to the rural northwest of Iran after receiving a plea for help from a girl whose family has forbid her from studying acting in Tehran. Amusing... More
Ten of the greatest filmmakers in the world passionately discuss their craft in Angela Ismailos' hugely entertaining documentary GREAT DIRECTORS. Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Stephen Frears,... More
Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged film about a solitary man (Jue Huang) haunted by loss and regret. Co-starring Chinese superstars Sylvia Chang and Wei Tang, th... More
Directors: Samir Mallal, Ben Addelman Country: Nigeria
This documentary chronicles the wild world of "Nollywood," a term coined in the early '90s to describe the world’s fastest-growing national cinema based in Lagos, surpassed only by Bollywood in... More
Directors: Richard Norman, Richard Maurice, Spencer Williams, Oscar Micheaux Country: U.S.
A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival elements. This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the onl... More
This documentary provides a vivid introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: Avant-garde cinema. In its exploration of this expansive domain, FREE... More
Ayoka Chenzira’s overlooked classic, newly restored and ripe for rediscovery, is a coming-of-age comedy-drama about three Black women living in Brooklyn who live, love, and wrestle with what it... 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
This edition explores the establishment of cinematic genres in the first years of the 20th Century, offering rare glimpses of the innovative visual comedy of Max Linder, the pioneering Italian epic... More
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a personal documentary about the iconic actor in his intimate moments, with clips from some of his 250 films and his own heart-breaking renditions of American... More
Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researche... More