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Top Ten Documentaries
1. The Professor
This documentary explores Tai Chi as both a martial art and spiritual practice and tells the story of one of its greatest masters, Cheng Man-Ching.
2. Welcome to Leith
Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb.
3. Quest
Epic in scope yet filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, this acclaimed doc is a vivid illumination of race and class in America.
4. The Future of Work and Death
Worldwide experts in futurology, neuro-science, anthropology and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on our work...and our death.
5. The Up Series
In 1964 a group of seven year olds were interviewed for “Seven Up”. Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since.

6. The Pulitzer at 100
This enlightening documentary celebrates the centenary of the Pulitzers - the revered national award for excellence in journalism and the arts.

7. In the Land of Pomegranates
Hava Kohav Beller's multi-layered documentary is centered on a group of young people born into a violent, on-going war.
8. Through a Lens Darkly
Explores the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present.
9. Tiny: A Story About Living Small
Christopher buys a plot of land and with the support of his girlfriend sets out to build a Tiny House from scratch despite having no experience.
10. All Governments Lie
Follow independent journalists like Amy Goodman and Glenn Greenwald as they follow in the footsteps of I.F. Stone to expose government and corporate lies.

New and Notable

The Breast Archives
Real women reveal their breasts and uncover personal truths in this gently provocative documentary exploring embodiment, womanhood, and the power of being seen.

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TVTV looks at Top Value Television, a collective of video makers who in the early '70s used the brand-new portable video camera to document the world.

In The News

Strangers on the Earth
Join Dane Johansen as he walks the Camino de Santiago, cello on his back, performing music for his fellow pilgrims at churches along the way.

Film Activism

Directed by her 25 year old granddaughter, NANA is the story of Auschwitz survivor Maryla Michalowski-Dyamant, who spent her life after the war fighting intolerance.

History Lessons

Resistance at Tule Lake
A new documentary that tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to resist the U.S. government's program of mass incarceration during World War II.

Short Films

True New York
In a city with 8 million people, there's bound to be a few good stories. True New York is a feature-length compilation anthology film featuring five award-winning short documentaries.

Coming Soon

The Sunday Sessions

Coming to iTunes & DVD on February 5, 2019
A religious young man's identity is called into question when he visits a conversion therapist.