Call Girl (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/08/2012
Stockholm, late 70s. The model utopian society. But under the polished surface, other desires are eager to be fulfilled. Within a stone's throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive, glittery and dirty world of sex clubs, discotheques and apartments used for illicit rendezvous. ris is a young girl recruited from the bottom rung of society, and tossed into a ruthless world...

Eau argentee (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/16/2014
Dir: Wiam Simav Bedirxan
With: N/A

Rosewater (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/13/2014
Bahari, a Tehran-born journalist with Canadian citizenship, traveled to Iran in 2009 to interview Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the challenger to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. After sending footage to the BBC of rioting that broke out after Ahmadinejad's win, Bahari was arrested and, over a period of 188 days, interrogated and tortured. Bahari's wife fought to keep the story in the media and campaigned...

How to Change the World (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 07/23/2015
In 1971, a group of friends sails into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Here, we observe the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.
Dir: Jerry Rothwell
With: N/A
Mad as Hell

Mad as Hell (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
This film documents the tumultuous, at times hilarious, and altogether astonishing trajectory of Cenk Uygur, the main host and founder of the online new show "The Young Turks," as he goes from being an unknown Public Access TV host to an internet sensation by way of YouTube. When he ventures into national television by landing the 6 PM timeslot on MSNBC, Cenk's uncensored brand of journalism is...
Dir: Andrew Napier
With: N/A

1971 (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
The FBI was unaccountable and untouchable until 1971, when a group of ordinary citizens uncovered its illegal domestic spying programs. On March 8, 1971, a group called "The Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI" broke into a small FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the American public. This exposed COINTELPRO, the FBI's illegal surveillance program that...

The Gatekeepers (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 11/25/2012
Charged with overseeing Israel's war on terror - both Palestinian and Jewish - the head of Israel's secret service, the Shin Bet, is present at the crossroad of every decision made. For the first time ever, six former heads of the agency agreed to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions in this exclusive account of the sum of their success and failures. It...

The Square (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictatorship through the military rule that culminated with the forced removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

Touba (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
One million Sufi Muslims make an annual pilgrimage -- the Grand Magaal pilgrimage -- to the holy city of Touba, Senegal. Pilgrims travel from all over the world to pay homage to the life and teachings of Cheikh Amadou Bamba. Here, we get a look inside the Mouride Brotherhood, one of Africa's most elusive organizations, and observe a different face of Islam, one which is so essential to these...

The Tall Man (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Dir: Tony Krawitz
With: N/A
Place at the Table

A Place at the Table (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
Forty-nine million people in the U.S., which includes one out of four children, don't know where their next meal is coming from. The films examines this issue through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors...

Concerning Violence (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 12/04/2014
Utilizing newly-discovered archival material, the film covers most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World, and explores the mechanisms of decolonization through Frantz Fanon's 50-year-old landmark text, "The Wretched of the Earth." In the middle of the Cold War, radical Swedish filmmakers set out to capture the anti-imperialist liberation movements in Africa first hand...
Dir: Göran Olsson
With: N/A
Knife Fight

Knife Fight (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 01/24/2013
Paul Turner is a savvy political strategist who gets candidates out of scandals and into office. Aided by his bright assistant and a shady operative, Turner manipulates a shrewd reporter and spins each news cycle to favor his clients who include a philandering governor, a blackmailed senator and an idealistic doctor turned gubernatorial candidate. But eventually Turner's conscience begins to...

Caucus (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
For the past 40 years, the race for the American Presidency has begun in the state of Iowa, where candidates spend months traveling the state's 99 counties hoping to win its "first-in-the-nation" vote and become viable candidates. This documentary tells the story of the 2011-2012 campaign in Iowa as eight Republicans fight to become their party's standard-bearer and take on Barack Obama. But to...
Dir: AJ Schnack
With: N/A

Sweet Micky For President (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 02/04/2015
Music and politics collide when international music star, Pras Michel of the Fugees, returns to his homeland of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of 2010 to mobilize a presidential campaign for Haiti's most controversial musician: Michel Martelly a.k.a. Sweet Micky. The politically inexperienced pair set out against a corrupted government, civil unrest, and a fixed election. When Pras's...
Dir: Ben Patterson
With: N/A

The Last Supper (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Unknown Known: The Life And Times Of Donald Rumsfeld

The Unknown Known: The Life And Times Of Donald Rumsfeld (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 01/13/2014
This documentary offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, one of the key architects of the Iraq War, and a larger-than-life character who provoked equal levels of fury and adulation from the American public. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, the director has Rumsfeld expound on his "snowflakes," tens of thousands of memos (many never previously published) that he composed...

Libertador (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Simón Bolívar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great.
 His army never conquered -
 it liberated.

Silenced (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Only 11 Americans have ever been charged under the Espionage Act of 1917 -- eight of them since President Obama took office. Here, we follow the personal journeys of two members of that octet, Thomas Drake and John Kiriakou, along with accountability advocate, Jesselyn Radack, who helped bring their cases to light. Through their accounts, we come to understand the lengths to which the government...
Dir: James Spione
With: N/A
Sons Of The Clouds, The Last Colony

Sons Of The Clouds, The Last Colony (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/17/2012
In 1975, the Moroccan king ordered the "green march" in which 350,000 civilians took part in order to take possession of the land in the Western Sahara by peaceful means. This supposedly nonviolent march has given rise to repression, war, ethnic cleansing and exile. Here, we take a look at how colonization of the Western Sahara has left nearly nearly 200,000 people living in refugee camps, and how...
Dir: Álvaro Longoria
With: N/A
French Minister

The French Minister (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Arthur is the new speechwriter for the dashing, charming and borderline incompetent French Minister of Foreign Affairs. As he trails his whirlwind boss through the ornate corridors of power, Arthur has to juggle the eccentricities of his superiors and the jockeying of long- suffering underlings with the threats of looming international crises-all while trying to remain idealistic in the face of...

Testimony (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2010
Palestinian testimonies collected after the second Intifada revealed harsh realities that, for Israelis, had always belonged to the "others" - the Palestinians - and hence, were completely denied. A few years later, Israeli officers who served during the Intifada, as well as Palestinian civilian,s gave an account of their memories. Here, we get a look at these collective memories of violence...

Evaporating Borders (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A filmic essay in five parts, here we dissect the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus: a PLO activist in exile from Iraq is denied asylum within 15 minutes, neo-Nazi fundamentalists roam the streets in an attack on Muslim migrants, activists and academics organize an anti-Fascist rally and clash with the neo-Nazis, and 195 migrants drown in the Mediterranean.
Dir: Iva Radivojevic
With: N/A
Law in These Parts

The Law in These Parts (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 12/13/2012
Can a modern democracy impose a prolonged military occupation on another people while retaining its core democratic values? Since Israel conquered the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 war, the military has imposed thousands of orders and laws, established military courts, sentenced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, enabled half a million Israeli settlers to move to the...