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Easy Rider: The Ride Back

Easy Rider: The Ride Back

Director: Dustin Rikert
Year: 2013

Almost 40 years ago Easy Rider captured America's imagination as a counterculture film that explored an era and its trials and tribulations. Now, part sequel, part prequel, EASY RIDER: THE RIDE BACK delves into the family lineage of Wyatt "Captain America" Williams (played in the original by Peter Fonda) and the families trials and tribulations throughout the decades of the 40's, 50's, 60's, and 70's to present day.

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Mutual Appreciation

Mutual Appreciation

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Year: 2005

Alan (Justin Rice), a musician whose band has just broken up, shows up in New York to pursue his burgeoning rock and roll career.

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Shoot The Sun Down

Shoot The Sun Down

Director: David Leeds
Year: 1978

Couple of strangers arrive in a small town, each one after a different thing.

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Curse of the Faceless Man

Curse of the Faceless Man

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Year: 1958

Entombed for eons and turned to stone; the Volcano Man of 2,000 years ago stalks the earth to claim his woman!

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The American Film Theatre 14 Film Collection (AFT Megaset)

The American Film Theatre 14 Film Collection (AFT Megaset)

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With many films now transplanted to the Broadway stage and vice versa, it is easy to forget how remarkable a project The American Film Theatre was at its conception; utilizing the great artists of our time, this relevant series not only offered theatre to those who did not have access to stage productions, but appealed to lovers of both art forms. A unique time capsule that captures some of the finest performers of the 20th century.

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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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Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash

Director: Robert May
Year: 2013

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind a notorious scandal that rocked the nation. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine High School, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in line.

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Of Men and War

Of Men and War

Director: Laurent B├ęcue-Renard
Year: 2015

Shot over five years, Of Men and War gives perhaps the most in-depth look at the recovery efforts of veterans suffering from PTSD.

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52 Pick-Up

52 Pick-Up

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1986

52 Pick-Up evokes the chilling reminder that if you have a lot, you can loose a lot. Life is good for Los Angeles entrepreneur Harry Mitchell (Roy Scheider, Last Embrace)¦ great business, beautiful home and a gorgeous wife (Ann-Margret, Bye Bye Birdie). Just when he thinks he'll land a seat on the city council, Harry's life suddenly spins out of control when a trio of pornographers, led by the ruthless Alan Raimy (John Glover, Gremlins 2), shows up with a video of Harry in bed with his mistress (Kelly Preston, Twins).

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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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