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...

NO (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 02/14/2013
In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency due to international pressure. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the NO campaign persuade a brash, young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra, to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and under...
State 194

State 194 (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/16/2013
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to change their destiny and seek UN membership. Since then, they've made remarkable progress, but the political quagmire-and Fayyad's resignation from office-may destroy the most promising opportunity for peace in the area that there has been in years.
Dir: Dan Setton
With: N/A
Red Alert: The War Within

Red Alert: The War Within (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 07/08/2010
Based on the true story of Narasimha, a poor farm laborer who desperately needs money to fund the education of his children. To earn his way, he finds himself in the midst of the Naxalite movement, forced to make difficult, and morally questionable, choices. At first, he starts as a mere cook for the terrorist group. Before too long, he graduates to weapons training, shootouts and kidnappings. A...

Another World (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Following an internet call on September 17, 2011, demonstrators gathered to protest against the financial system in the United States. They occupy Zuccotti Park adjoining Wall Street -- their camp also represents an experiment in solidarity and alternative models of coexistence. Here, we follow these protest pioneers ranging from young unemployed Hero Vincent to demo-veteran Lisa Fithian. Even...
Dir: Rebecca Chaiklin
With: N/A

Queen of the Desert (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
An exploration of the life and loves of Gertrude Bell - explorer, writer and political attaché for the British Empire in the early 20th century who played a key role in the formation of modern-day Iraq.

Iraqi Odyssey (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Samir
With: N/A

Machete Language (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Young couple, Ray and Ramona are unhappy with the social injustices they observe around them.Together, they decide to try to fight for a more just society. Self-destructive by nature, Ray fails at his rebellion, dragging Ramona with him in a downward spiral that culminates in an act of poetic terrorism.
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...
Last Sentence

The Last Sentence (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Europe is in the throes of World War II, and the Nazis approach the borders of Sweden. With Sweden caught between Nazi Germany and Stalin's Russia, the country's elites chose a policy of neutrality and compliance, with few daring to speak up against the evil around them. Among those who did, nobody was as loud and as uncompromising as journalist Torgny Segerstedt. In the eyes of many of his...
World Before Her

The World Before Her (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/08/2013
Twenty young women from across India arrive for an intense, month-long beauty boot camp - they are the hand-picked contestants for the Miss India pageant. Winning the coveted title means instant stardom, a lucrative career path and freedom from the constraints of a patriarchal society. In another corner of India we visit a camp for young girls run by the militant fundamentalist movement. Through...
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 07/26/2012
Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has garnered international attention for his ambitious artwork as well as his political provocations. Here, we examine the complex intersection of artistic practice and social activism as seen through the life and art of China's preeminent contemporary artist.
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...

Grassroots (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 06/21/2012
A short-tempered, unemployed music critic who likes to dress as a polar bear thinks he can harness the power of the people to ride the monorail to political victory in Seattle. And he's right. Almost. It's before Twitter, before the flash mob, before Obama. It's 2001, and political unknown Grant Cogswell decides he must take down Seattle City Councilman Richard McIver. Grant has only one dream...

The Last Supper (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/04/2013
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...

Five Years (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/22/2013
A recount the awful experience of Turkish-German national Murat Kurnaz, who was arrested in Pakistan in 2001 then detained and subjected to unimaginable torture at Guantanamo over five years.
Loving Story

The Loving Story (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
An interracial marriage leads to a criminal trial in this gripping documentary of the Civil Rights era. White Richard and mixed-race Mildred Loving fell for each other at a time when interracial marriage was illegal in their home state of Virginia. When they're convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation, two young ACLU lawyers take their case to the United States Supreme Court.
Dir: Nancy Buirski
With: N/A

Manhunt (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
For more than two decades, he was the target of intense scrutiny, with an entire unit at the CIA dedicated to tracking his every move and trying to determine what violence he might perpetrate. When 9/11 confirmed Osama bin Laden's intentions, these same analysts and operatives were now blamed for failing to prevent it, though they had spent years warning about the possibility of an attack.
Dir: Greg Barker
With: N/A

Ethel (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/13/2012
Dir: Rory Kennedy
With: N/A
Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
A portrait of Sarah Palin that includes interviews with her family and friends for a decidedly unauthorized perspective on this growing force in American politics. The journey takes the viewers across the icy mid-winter snows of Alaska to meet her school friends, family, and Republican colleagues, to try and discover a critical view of Sarah Palin.
Dir: Joan Churchill
With: N/A

Joschka and Sir Fischer (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/18/2011
Thirty years ago, it was deemed impossible that a green party would ever be able to join the German Bundestag. However, after spending years as left-wing radical who threw stones at policemen during demonstrations, German politician Joschka Fischer became the minister of foreign affairs. Using Fischer as a guide, this film explores six decades of post-war history in Germany, from the...

The West (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Berlin, late 1970s. Nelly Senff and her son Alexej leave East Germany for West Berlin to get a fresh start. But instead of the freedom they had wished for, they find themselves in a small, fenced in world: the Emergency Refugee Centre in Berlin Marienfelde, a hotspot between the two opposing systems. Now, Nelly has to decide whether she will let the trauma of the past destroy the future she had in...