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ON AND OFF THE RAILS - The British Transport Films Collection

ON AND OFF THE RAILS - The British Transport Films Collection

Director: (various)
Year: 1951

In conjunction with the British Film Institute, Kino releases these digitally remastered films for the first time in North America. Originally produced by the British Transport Commission, these are a must not just for the transport enthusiast, but also for the documentary aficionado.

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This Ain't No Mouse Music

This Ain't No Mouse Music

Director: Maureen Gosling, Chris Simon
Year: 2013

Filmmakers Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling join Chris Strachwitz for a hip-shaking stomp from New Orleans to Texas, Cajun country to Appalachia, as he continues his passionate quest for the musical soul of America.

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Ernesto Che Guevara: The Bolivian Diary

Ernesto Che Guevara: The Bolivian Diary

Director: Richard Dindo
Year: 1994

Over 40 years ago, on October 9, 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara was executed by the Bolivian army, aided by the CIA. Guevara's diary, a detailed, personal account of his futile 11-month attempt to foment revolution in Bolivia, is the basis of this moving portrait.

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Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Director: Kevin Rafferty
Year: 2008

An incredible true story that unfolds like "a ripping good yarn... with an uproarious, impossible Hollywood ending" (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com), HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 is filmmaker Kevin Rafferty's (The Atomic Cafe) acclaimed documentary depicting one of the most legendary games in the history of sports.

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King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis

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Year: 1970

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark 3-hr documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature.

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Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Director: Craig Renaud, Brent Renaud
Year: 2005

From the farms and fields of Arkansas to the deadly streets of Baghdad, OFF TO WAR tracks the citizen soldiers of the Arkansas National Guard as they come face to face with the horrors of war.

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The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

The Birth of a Nation (Deluxe 3-Disc Edition)

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1915

Almost a century after its release, THE BIRH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made... a landmark achievement that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

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The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

Director: Richard Kaplan
Year: 1965

Pulitzer prize winner Archibald MacLeish scripted this touching portrait of the woman who emerged from a privileged but painful childhood to become a powerful humanitarian. Academy Award winner for Best Documentary. Introduced by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Edison: The Invention of the Movies

Director: (various), Alan Crosland
Year: 1891

An unprecedented collaboration of Kino International and the Museum of Modern Art, together with the Library of Congress. EDISON: THE INVENTION OF THE MOVIES is a four-disc box set featuring 140 complete Edison Co. films from 1891 to 1918, all restored and newly remastered. This deluxe set also includes 200+ scans of artifacts from MoMA's Edison collection, film-by-film program notes, and two hours of interviews with early film experts.

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Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Director: Richard Norman, Richard Maurice, Spencer Williams, Oscar Micheaux
Year: 2015

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 only one of its kind with no fewer than a dozen feature-length films and nearly twice as many shorts and rare fragments. Subject matter includes race issues that went unaddressed by Hollywood for decades. 

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