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21 UP South Africa: Mandela's Children

"Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the man." The Jesuit maxim at the heart of the landmark UP Series has now been taken to South Africa, where a group of diverse children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21.

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49 UP

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since, examining the progression of their lives. Now they are 49.

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56 UP

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since, examining the progression of their lives. Now they are 56.

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Bright Leaves

Using the Hollywood melodrama "Bright Leaf" as a jumping off point, filmmaker Ross McElwee reaches back to his roots in this witty rumination on American History, tobacco, and the myth of cinema.

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Chely Wright: Wish Me Away

This film tells the story of the first Nashville music star to come out as gay. Chronicling the aftermath in Nashville and within the LGBT community, the film reveals both the devastation of homophobia and the power of living an authentic life.

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Dear Talula

Mixing verité footage, with home videos and family photographs, Dear Talula is a portrait of a woman whose grace and courage allow her to transform her breast cancer diagnosis into a journey of self discovery.

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Dragonslayer

Killer Films presents the transmissions of a lost kid falling in love in the suburbs of Fullerton, California. Featuring skateboarding, the usual drugs, and stray glimpses of unusual beauty.

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Early Works of Cheryl Dunye, The

A collection of six short fiction films by Cheryl Dunye, one of the most provocative and humorous lesbian filmmakers of our time. Includes: Greetings from Africa, The Potluck and the Passion, An Untitled Portrait, Vanilla Sex, She Don't Fade, and Janine.

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Facing Death: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross devoted her life to death and dying and achieved world fame in the process. This remarkably intimate film was made when Kübler-Ross awaited her own death- on the verge of the transition she researched so passionately.

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Fighter

From director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story, My Kid Could Paint That), a unique adventure unfolds as two friends - both survivors of Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia and now living in America - take a risky road trip into their past.

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Finished Life, A

A Finished Life follows the “Goodbye & No Regrets Tour” of Gregg Gour, a 48-year-old gay man with AIDS, who, when given six months to live, embarks on an emotional and surprisingly upbeat trip across America.

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Fish Out of Water

Inspired by the experience of coming out as a lesbian to her sorority sisters during her senior year, filmmaker Ky Dickens explores the Biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality in this informative yet entertaining documentary.

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Hole in a Fence, A

Chronicling the changing fortunes of Red Hook, Brooklyn, A Hole in a Fence explores the complicated issues of development, class and identity facing one of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods.

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Howling with the Angels

When Hitler’s army marched into Prague in 1938, Jan Bodon, a young captain with a secret in the Czech Army was “asked” to join the Nazis. He promptly fled and joined the Czech Resistance Movement instead.

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In the Family

At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Intensely personal and timely, this provocative film asks: How much do you sacrifice to survive?

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Invisible Scars

Johnna Janis reveals the life-long struggles she has faced as a result of the the sexual abuse she endured as a child and explores the tools and resources which are available to help CSA victims overcome the debilitating effects of their childhood experiences.

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Living Downstream

Based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, this award-winning documentary follows Sandra during one pivotal year as she works to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links.

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Maidentrip

In the wake of a battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global media storm, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

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Man on a Mission

Richly funny and invigorating, Man on a Mission tags along with computer legend Richard Garriott on his years-long quest to follow in his father's footsteps, all the way to outer space.

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Matter of Time, A

Acclaimed musician Kathryn Calder is touring the world with one of Canada’s biggest indie rock bands, The New Pornographers, when she receives devastating news: her mother, Lynn, has ALS, and a short time left to live.

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Meredith Monk - Inner Voice

This ravishing documentary celebrates the multigenerational career of composer, singer, director and choreographer Meredith Monk and illuminates the role that Buddhism has had in her artistic practice.

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Mother's Courage, A: Talking Back to Autism

Margret, whose ten-year-old son Keli is severely autistic, travels to the United States and Europe to learn more about this mysterious condition and finds hope that her son may be able to express himself on a level she never thought possible.

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Motherland Afghanistan

After the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi follows her father, a doctor who specializes in women's health, back to his war-ravaged homeland to help rebuild hospitals that serve women.

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Moving Midway

Godfrey Cheshire's film about his family's Southern plantation - and the colossal feat of moving it to escape urban sprawl - is a thoughtful and witty look at how the racial legacy from the past continues into the present.

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Off and Running

With white Jewish lesbians for parents, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

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One Cut, One Life

When documentarian Ed Pincus, considered the father of first-person non-fiction film, is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he and collaborator Lucia Small team up to make one last film - much to the chagrin of Jane, Ed's wife of 50 years.

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Our City Dreams

In this lyrical documentary, filmmaker Chiara Clemente shines a light on five women artists- Nancy Spero, Marina Abramovic, Kiki Smith, Ghada Amer and Swoon- whose inspiration is fueled by living and working in New York City.

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Photographic Memory

Finding himself in frequent conflict with his son who seems addicted to the virtual worlds of the internet, Filmmaker Ross McElwee travels back to Brittany for the first time in decades to retrace his own journey into adulthood.

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Prodigal Sons

Returning home for her high school reunion, filmmaker Kimberly Reed hopes for reconciliation with her estranged adopted brother. But along the way she uncovers stunning revelations and twists of plot and gender no one could imagine.

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Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy

Actor John Turturro takes audiences on a haunting, intimate journey to his maternal homeland of Sicily, where one of the puppet theater's few remaining practitioners instructs him in the distinctively Sicilian art of puppetry.

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Ross McElwee Collection, The

This collector's edition box set features six Ross McElwee films on five discs, including four films never before released on DVD: Charleen, Backyard, Sherman's March, Bright Leaves, Time Indefinite, and Six O'Clock News.

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Sherman's March

Sherman's March: A Meditation on the Possibility of Romantic Love In the South During an Era of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation documents filmmaker Ross McElwee's quest for true romance along the original route of General Sherman's Civil War march.

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Song Within: Sedona, The

This gorgeous visual investigation by Sedona resident Kathy Douglas is an exploration of the basic belief that wisdom is everywhere. The film highlights 16 extraordinary Sedona women whose stories teach, entertain and inspire.

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Tiny: A Story About Living Small

Christopher buys a 5-acre plot of land in hopes of fulfilling a dream of building a home in the mountains of Colorado. With the support of his girlfriend, Merete, he sets out to build a Tiny House from scratch despite having no construction experience.

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Triumph of the Wall

As hilarious as it is meditative, Triumph of the Wall begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1000-foot stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. What is supposed to take eight weeks ends up as an eight year journey.

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UP Series Box Set, The

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. This seven disc box set includes all eight films in the series to date.

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Wagner & Me

With the witty and charming English actor and raconteur Stephen Fry as our guide, this surprising film is a provocative yet enjoyable look at Richard Wagner‘s life – and his 'stained' legacy.

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Waiting for Lightning

Waiting For Lightning is the inspirational story of Danny Way, a visionary skateboarder with a love of big air in half-pipes and on gigantic ramps who decides to attempt the impossible: jump China's Great Wall on a skateboard.

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Waiting for Lightning (Blu-ray / DVD combo)

Waiting For Lightning is the inspirational story of Danny Way, a visionary skateboarder with a love of big air in half-pipes and on gigantic ramps who decides to attempt the impossible: jump China's Great Wall on a skateboard.

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Will for the Woods, A

What if our last act could be a gift to the planet — a force for regeneration? Determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth, musician and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial.

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Wine, Women & Friends

Many of us share the fantasy of moving to a lovely village in the South of France, to find a vineyard, create wonderful wines, to sell it and share it with all our friends. Carole LeBlanc and Jo Béfort, an engaging lesbian couple, have done just that.

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Wrong Side of the Bus

Sidney Bloch returns to South Africa for his medical school reunion. He has suffered from a troubled conscience for forty years and wants to resolve his guilt for colluding with Apartheid – but what will it take to free him from his past.

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YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip

50 States. 1 Year. Zero Garbage? Called to action by a planet in peril, three friends hit the road, traveling with hope, humor - and all of their garbage - to find out what Americans can do to save the planet.