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The Wildcat

The Wildcat

Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Year: 1921

A charismatic lieutenant newly assigned to a remote fort is captured by a group of mountain bandits, thus setting in motion a madcap farce that is Lubitsch at his most unrestrained. A wonderfully anarchic and playfully subversive satire of military life from one of the great comedy filmmakers.

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The Haunted Castle (Restored Authorized Edition)

The Haunted Castle (Restored Authorized Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1921

Before plumbing the depths of horror and despair with such films as Faust and The Last Laugh, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau tested the waters with this moody drama of a storm-bound manor and the grim mystery that lurks within.

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Deutschland 83

Deutschland 83

Director: Samira Radsi, Edward Berger
Year: 2015

Emmy Award Winner - Best International Drama: Deutschland 83 is a groundbreaking new series from the producers of the international Emmy award-winning Generation War. It's 1983. The Cold War is hot. Russian SS20 Missiles in East Germany are already pointed West. American Pershing II Missiles will soon be placed in West Germany, pointing East. The threat of nuclear conflict looms.

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Swastika

Swastika

Director: Philippe Mora
Year: 1972

Swastika is the most controversial documentary about Hitler ever released. Director Philippe Mora combines intimate color home movie footage shot by Eva Braun and rare propoganda films to form an unintentional autobiography of Hitler's rise and fall, from the formation of the Nazi state through the end of WWII. As the opening credits state, "If Hitler is dehumanized and shown only as a devil, any future Hitler may not be recognized, simply because he is a human being."

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More Than Honey

More Than Honey

Director: Markus Imhoof
Year: 2013

Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography of the bees (reminiscent of MICROCOSMOS) in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis.

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Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Gösta Ekman stars as the titular alchemist who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth...in exchange for his soul.  As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) delivers a performance of operatic scale and intensity, by turns charming, comical, and horrific.

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Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

Psychopathia Sexualis (Unrated Director's Cut)

Director: Bret Wood
Year: 2006

A dreamlike depiction of turn-of-the-century sexual deviance, from the pages of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's notorious medical text.

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Barbara

Barbara

Director: Christian Petzold
Year: 2012

A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital.

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Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Newly restored. Inspired by the German legend and by Goethe's classic tale, Murnau's Faust tells the story of an alchemist (played by Gosta Ekman) who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth ... in exchange for his soul. As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) delivers a performance of operatic scale and intensity, by turns charming, comical, and horrific.

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The Complete Metropolis

The Complete Metropolis

Director: Fritz Lang
Year: 1927

The Complete Metropolis, the most comprehensive restoration of Fritz Lang's classic with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage and the original Gottfried Huppertz score.

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