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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. 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.
4. Unlocking the Cage
This riveting documentary follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise as he tries to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.
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. Among the Believers
Cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi is waging jihad against the Pakistani government using his expanding network of Islamic seminaries for children.
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. The New Rijksmuseum
In 2003, the ambitious renovation of The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam began but reopened five years later than expected.
 
10. A Gray State
A Gray State revealed what happens when a paranoid view of the government turns inward.

 
New and Notable

American Socialist: Eugene V. Debs
Traces the history of American populism by exploring the life of Eugene Victor Debs, whose progressive ideas fueled generations to come - from FDR's New Deal to Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.

Quest
Epic in scope yet filmed with vérité intimacy over nearly a decade, the Sundance documentary Quest is a vivid illumination of race and class in America, and a testament to love, healing and hope.

In The News

Top Spin
Top Spin's Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers starred in the New York Philharmonic's Lunar New Year Gala. Read about it and watch the short film about their amazing ping-pong-inspired performance here.

Film Activism

Company Town
Polluted by big business and failed by local, state and federal environmental protections...what do you do when the company you work for and live next to is making you sick?

History Lessons

Naples '44
Benedict Cumberbatch gives life to the words of British soldier Norman Lewis, whose remarkable memoir of post-World War II Naples form the basis for this haunting evocation of a ravaged land, and later a city of infinite charm.

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

Strangers On The Earth

Coming to iTunes on September 25 and DVD on October 2!