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American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs

Bernie Sanders inspired a generation - but who inspired him? Most people don't know that the contemporary political movement to address income inequality began over 100 years ago with Eugene Debs.

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Among the Believers

Firebrand cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani government with the aim of imposing Shariah law. His primary weapon is his expanding network of Islamic seminaries for children as young as four.

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Before Homosexuals

Emmy Award-winner John Scagliotti, the executive producer of Before Stonewall, guides us in a wondrous tour of erotic history, poetry and visual art in his new documentary on same-sex desire from ancient times to Victorian crimes.

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The Corporate Coup d'État

This investigative documentary exposes how corporations and billionaires have taken control of the American political process, and in doing so have brought economic hardship and ruin to vast swaths of the country.

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Defamation

Intent on shaking up the ultimate ‘sacred cow’ for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative – and at times irreverent – quest to answer the question, “What is anti-Semitism today?”

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Future of Work and Death, The

In this provocative documentary, worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and death.

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Germans & Jews

Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about the Holocaust to facing it head on. Unexpectedly, a nuanced story of reconciliation emerges.

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Hot to Trot

Mad Hot Ballroom meets Paris is Burning in this award-winning and crowd-pleasing documentary, which offers a deep-dive look inside the fascinating but little-known world of same-sex competitive ballroom dance.

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In The Land of Pomegranates

From Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Hava Kohav Beller comes her latest work, a suspenseful, multi-layered documentary centered on a group of young people who were born into a violent and insidious ongoing war.

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Invisible Hands

Shraysi Tandon's searing documentary exposes child labor and trafficking within the supply chains of the world's biggest companies: a harrowing account of children as young as 6 years old making the products we use every day.

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Montessori: Let the Child Be the Guide

Curious about the Montessori Method, filmmaker Alexandre Mourot sets his camera up in the oldest Montessori school in France (with kids from 3 to 6) and observes this child-centered educational approach for an entire year.

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Moser: Dare to Win

Moser looks back at an amazing cycling career, from humble origins to great champion, and then follows the charismatic 'campione' (now 67) over the course of a year, creating a unique portrait of the man, his family and the small town he still lives in.

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Moynihan

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan was a colossus of ideas and a man of deeds. 16 years after his death, as the nation sinks into hyper-partisanship and social media frenzy, the first documentary about his life captures Moynihan as never before.

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Octav

When a man returns to his childhood villa, a familiar-looking little girl takes him on a wondrous journey back to the innocence of his early years in pre-war Romania.

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Penguin Counters, The

The Penguin Counters follows Ron Naveen and his ragtag team of field biologists to one of the harshest corners of the planet, where they track the impact of climate change and ocean health by counting penguin populations.

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That Way Madness Lies...

What do you do when your brother descends into a black hole of mental instability - starting with falling for a Nigerian email scam but eventually winding up involuntary committed into the hospital made famous by 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'?

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The Second Time Around

Linda Thorson and Stuart Margolin are a revelation in this gently exuberant and inspiring romantic drama that takes place in a home for senior citizens and is centered around their common love of music.

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Speed Sisters

The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race car driving team in the Middle East. Turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the gritty Palestinian street car-racing scene.

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Stopover, The

On their way home from Afghanistan, a band of French soldiers stop at a resort in Cyprus for decompression. Marine and Aurore (Ariane Labed) confront rage, trauma, and army sexism as they struggle to readjust to "normal" life.

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The Sunday Sessions

This observational documentary offers an intimate portrait of a deeply conflicted young man named Nathan, who, struggling to reconcile his religious conviction and sexual identity, starts conversion therapy.

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To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v. Windsor

Offended by the government's refusal to recognize her 40+ year relationship with the love of her life because they were the same sex, Edie Windsor decided to sue the United States government - and won. Her landmark case changed the landscape for gay marriage.

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To the Extreme

Extreme sports embody a peculiar space within our culture. What was once just for a select, elite few has become almost common-place. What has caused the rise of Ultra-Marathons, Wing Suit Jumping and other extreme activities?

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Too Cold To Swim

In D.W. Young's dramatic feature, a man crossing Maine at the end of a solo cross country bicycle trip strikes up an unlikely friendship with an ex-Marine and his oddball younger sister.

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Tracking Edith

Filmmaker Peter Stephan Jungk had always known that his great aunt, Edith Tudor-Hart, was a talented photographer. But it wasn't until 20 years after her death that he learned she had led a double life, as a KGB agent.

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Vince Giordano: There's a Future in the Past

This beautiful documentary offers an intimate and energetic portrait of bandleader, musician, historian, scholar and collector Vince Giordano, who has brought the joyful syncopation of the 1920s and '30s to life for nearly 40 years.