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16 Acres

The rebuilding of ground zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres has encompassed 11 years and over $20 billion.

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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder is the definitive portrait of one of the pre-eminent artists of the 20th century, and the inventor of an art form, the mobile. This acclaimed film shows Calder at work in his studio and never-before-seen archival films and photographs.

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Alice (Blu-ray)

Czech animator Jan Svankmajer's masterpiece is a strikingly original interpretation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale. Combining animation and live action, he gives a new and fascinating dimension to the timeless tale of childhood.

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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Freida Mock, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power celebrates Anita Hill's legacy and reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice.

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Birth of the Living Dead

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed Night of the Living Dead, a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars.

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Brownian Movement

Charlotte is a young doctor living in Brussels with her husband and son. She leads a normal life - except for the fact that she secretly maintains an apartment where she has sex with her patients. When Max finds out, their relationship is put to the test.

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Casting By

Tom Donahue combines archival material and interviews with Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Martin Scorsese and many more to tell the story of legendary casting director Marion Dougherty, and Hollywood's most unheralded profession.

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Curse of the Gothic Symphony, The

The Curse of the Gothic Symphony follows the journey of a fanatical and eclectic group of music lovers who aspire to break the curse behind British composer Havergal Brian's notorious First Symphony.

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Dream Deceivers

Two young men shoot themselves in a churchyard. Ray Belknap dies; James Vance - severely disfigured - survives. Their parents take heavy-metal icons Judas Priest to court, claiming the band "mesmerized" their sons.

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End of Time, The

With stunning cinematography and a knack for capturing astonishing moments, Peter Mettler's enthralling, mind-bending new documentary is a tour de force that challenges our conception of time - and perhaps the very fabric of our existence.

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Evergreen: The Road to Legalization

After a 40 year nationwide 'War on Drugs,' the state of Washington has become a key battleground in the fight to legalize marijuana. But many marijuana advocates are vehemently opposed to I-502, the law that will legalize cannabis.

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Führer Cult and Megalomania

By early in the 20th century Nuremberg was regarded as the most anti-Semitic city in Europe. By 1929 Hitler had decided to make it the "City of the Party Rallies" and a symbol representing the greatness of the German Empire.

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German Doctor, The

Patagonia, 1960. A German doctor meets an Argentinean family who welcomes him into their home and entrusts their daughter to his care, not knowing that they are harboring Josef Mengele, one of WWII's most heinous Nazi war criminals.

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God Loves Uganda

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality.

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Half the Road

Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half the Road explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day female athletes face in male dominated sports.

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Happy House, The

Their relationship on the rocks, a young couple heads to a remote B&B to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they begin to suspect they've wandered into a real life horror movie.

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It's Not Me, I Swear!

When his mother decides to leave for a new life in Greece, 10-year-old hellion Leon is prepared to do anything to kill the pain of it all, from destroying the neighbors' homes to falling in love with his best friend Lea.

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James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times

Narrated by George Plimpton, this documentary about the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists includes interviews with Edward Albee, John Updike, Alistair Cooke, Roy Blount Jr., Fran Lebowitz and others.

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Last Elvis, The

Most evenings in Buenos Aires, "Elvis" Gutiérrez is a star - his singing and stage presence bring back to life the King of Rock and Roll. But he retreats from reality until a tragic accident forces him to grapple with his real-world responsibilities.

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Lost Islands

The biggest box office success in Israel in 2008, this autobiographical drama features an all-star Israeli cast and provides an entertaining yet incisive look at loyalty and betrayal, and the power of love versus the bonds of family.

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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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Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

Journey into the world of Argentina's most famous musical artist in this intimate documentary which explores the impact Mercedes Sosa had on the musical and political heritage of Latin America...and the world.

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Modern Life

Photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon casts an affectionate and irreverent eye on a small community of farmers in France as they are confronted by the problems and challenges the contemporary world brings.

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More Than the Rainbow

Chronicling the life and times of New York street photographer and former taxi driver Matt Weber, More Than the Rainbow is a poetic celebration of the world's greatest city and the individuals who walk its streets.

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Oyler House, The: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat

In 1959, government employee Richard Oyler asked world-famous architect Richard Neutra to design his modest home. To Oyler's surprise, Neutra agreed and a friendship began that led to the construction of a modern masterpiece.

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Paul Bowles: The Cage Door is Always Open

Based on an exclusive series of interviews with Paul Bowles shortly before his death and anecdotes provided by friends including Gore Vidal, Bernardo Bertolucci and many others, this fascinating documentary reveals a daring and visionary life.

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People of a Feather

Featuring stunning footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes us into the world of the Inuit in northern Canada. Connecting past, present and future is the Inuit's unique relationship with the eider duck.

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Peter Brook: The Tightrope

Peter Brook is one of the world's most respected and revolutionary theatre directors. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has an exercise called 'the Tightrope' that revitalizes the theatrical experience.

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Picture of Light

Peter Mettler's documentary Picture of Light is a mesmerizing tale about a filmmaker's journey to Canada's arctic in search of one of Earth's greatest natural wonder: the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights.

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Same Same But Different

Based on a true story, this refreshing drama revolves around Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post-graduation summer trip, and Sreykeo, a 21-year-old bar girl in Phnom Penh.

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Siege of Leningrad, The

In 1941, Hitler ordered the German Army to invade Russia. But Leningrad - the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution - did not fall quickly. Instead it resisted. It is a breathtaking story both of heroism and mankind's failings.

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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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To Dance Like a Man

In this child’s eye view on the hunger for professional success, triplets Angel, César and Marcos, age 11, all want the same thing – a role in a major ballet production at Havana’s celebrated Grand Theatre. Who will be chosen?

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Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of The New Yorker

Narrated by Stanley Tucci, Top Hat and Tales chronicles the first 25 years of The New Yorker, from its creation by Harold Ross in 1925 to his death in 1951.

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Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story, An

In 1986 Michael Morton’s wife was brutally murdered and he was locked away for a quarter century. The Innocence Project and Michael’s pro bono attorney spent years fighting for the right to test DNA evidence found at the murder scene.

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What's in a Name?

Vincent is about to become a father for the first time. Over dinner at the apartment of his sister and brother-in-law, his hosts ask him what name he has chosen for his future offspring. His response plunges the family into chaos.

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When Jews Were Funny

Insightful and hilarious, When Jews Were Funny surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present, ultimately exploring the entire unruly question of what it means to be Jewish.