J. Edgar

J. Edgar (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 11/08/2011
During his lifetime, J. Edgar Hoover would rise to be the most powerful man in America. As head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years, he would stop at nothing to protect his country. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted, if ever elusive, prize. Hoover was a man who placed great value on secrets-particularly those of...

J.F.K. (1991)

Rated: R Runtime: 189 minutes Release date: 12/19/1991
The film is about the investigations into the murder of President Kennedy. The central character is based on Jim Garrison, former District Attorney of New Orleans, who brought the only criminal investigation connected to the assassination to trial.

Jack Smith & the Destruction of Atlantis (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 04/10/2007
Underground filmmaker, photographer, actor, performance artist, Lower East Side fixture, homosexual, and anticapitalist Jack Smith was a central figure of New York underground culture from the 1960's until his death in 1989. This portrait of Jack Smith is replete with an assemblage of photographs, film clips, and audio recordings of Smith's own voice, while resurrecting the seminal importance of...

Jacquot (1993)

Rated: PG Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 06/24/1993
The wartime childhood of French director Jacques Demy, who was filmmaker Agnes Varda's husband.

Jag Skall Bli Sveriges Rembrandt Eller do (1989)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/1989
A look at the life of Swedish painter Magnus Nilsson, who went largely unrecognized during his own lifetime, only to go insane after contracting syphilis.

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 54 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Internationally known virtuoso Shimabukuro came from nothing to become one of the most respected players in the world. Join Jake Shimabukuro as he visits his native Hawaii and brings his trademark technique to some of his most famous songs.
James Dean Story

The James Dean Story (1957)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 07/30/1957

James Dean: Race With Destiny (1997)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/31/1997
A biography of the late actor James Dean, focusing on his tragic romance with Pier Angeli and the final year of his life, which ended with a fatal car crash on September 30, 1955.
James Joyce's Women

James Joyce's Women (1985)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 09/12/1985

Jandek on Corwood (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/18/2004
Portrait of indie-rock artist, Jandek. From the bluesy, atonal music and haunting lyrics, to the artist's steadfast seclusion and sheer longevity, everything about this man intrigues. Twenty-five years, 34 albums, and not a single live show or public appearance. Even the simple detail of his real name is a mystery. Jandek released his first album, Ready for the House, in 1978 on his own record...
Jane's Journey

Jane's Journey (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 09/15/2011
A intimate portrait of Dr. Jane Goodall, who over 20 years ago walked away from her career as a primatologist in order to devote all her energy to saving our endangered planet. Dr. Goodall has been spending 300 days a year scouring the globe on her mission to spread hope for future generations. She has taken on the responsibilities of a UN Messenger of Peace, and has been honored with countless...
Janeane from Des Moines

Janeane from Des Moines (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
Janeane Wilson is an Iowa housewife who is proud to consider herself a patriotic, God-fearing, conservative American. Though her husband Fred's job as a truck driver frequently takes him out of town for long stretches, Janeane keeps busy at home: in the garden, at a women's bible study group, and as a local political activist. As the 2012 presidential election fast approaches, Janeane is eager to...

Janis (1994)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/24/1994
Story based on letters Janis Joplin wrote to her family between 1966 and her death in 1970.