Keyword: controversial

Master

The Master (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 09/13/2012
World War II vet Freddie Quell is searching for meaning when he stumbles onto Lancaster Dodd, the leader of a movement he calls the Cause. As Freddie gets deeper and deeper into Dodd's system, he begins to wonder if the guru is a genius or a con man.
Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 07/03/2013
Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor named Seligman who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood.
Kill the Messenger

Kill the Messenger (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
After relocating with his family to California, Gary Webb is a seasoned and respected reporter at the San Jose Mercury News. His career takes a startling turn when an upscale cocaine trafficker's girlfriend, Coral Baca, slips him a Grand Jury transcript which reveals a link between U.S. intelligence and Central American cocaine smuggling. Webb begins shadowing Alan Fenster, the defense lawyer for...
Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Rated: R Runtime: 163 minutes Release date: 08/11/1988
A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.
marche

La marche (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/26/2013
1983, France: Racial intolerance and related violence are common and teenage Mohammed is wounded during a police shooting. After leaving the hospital, he decides to launch a peaceful march for racial equality and is joined by two other teenagers and a priest. During the 600 mile walk from Marseille to Paris, they preach tolerance and non-violence, even though they are at times bullied and some of...
Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 01/08/2014
Joe continues to recount her life story to Seligman. She tells him about seeing the Virgin Mary during an orgasm she had when she was young, how her sexual addition began at that time and about seeking therapy. She also tells him about her life with Jérôme and their child, and how Jérôme left with the child when her quest for extreme sensations got her involved in sadomasochism. Seligman...

Breastmilk (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 05/06/2014
Why do breasts and breastfeeding excite such interest, controversy, rage and passion? Breastfeeding has made a lot of headlines lately - from the controversial photo on the cover of Time magazine to Whoopi Goldberg's public bashing of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, to military moms being criticized for breastfeeding in uniform. In this intimate exploration of the...
Dir: Dana Ben-Ari
With: N/A

Diva 51 (2005)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2005
A look into the life and work of British comedian-actor Eddie Izzard, the self-proclaimed first "'out' straight transvestite in the public eye." From his first roots in comedy, to his transvestism, to his efforts to make it in America and his Tony nomination.

Above All Else (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
A group of landowners and activists in East Texas try to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion dollar project slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Risking financial ruin, their personal safety, and the security of their families, these people and their stories become an exploration of the human spirit and a window into how social...
Dir: John Fiege
With: N/A
Mr. X: A Vision of Leos Carax

Mr. X: A Vision of Leos Carax (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
In France, Leos Caraxhas long been branded as a mysterious, solitary filmmaker with an aversion to both the media and the public at large. Yet outside of his home country, his work takes precedence over this public image, and he is recognized as an icon of world cinema. This film tackles the complex artist,a cult figure from his first feature, by plunging the spectator into the poetic and...
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...

The Unbelievers (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/28/2013
Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss travel the globe to speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world, encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues.
Night Moves

Night Moves (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Three radical environmentalists come together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam-the very source and symbol of the energy-sucking, resource-devouring industrial culture they despise. Harmon is a former Marine, radicalized by tours of duty overseas. His life in the military is behind him, but at heart he remains the same reckless alpha male he...
Devil's Knot

Devil's Knot (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. As the mother of one of the murdered boys tries to come to grips with this unspeakable tragedy, she is desperate to believe that the killers have been found and will be brought to...
Fahrenheit 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 06/22/2004
An expose which reflects upon what has happened to America since the events of September 11, 2001 that touches upon the personal relationship between President George W. Bush and the family of terrorist Osama bin Laden. As well, the chronicle focuses on the powerful roles that oil and greed may have played in the terrorist attack on the U.S.A.
The Ghosts in Our Machine

The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This documentary focuses on the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. Each story and photograph is a window into global animal industries: food, fashion, entertainment and research. The director has documented the lives of animals around the world with heart-breaking empathic vividness in an effort to bring wider attention to a topic that most...

Wikileaks: Secrets & Lies (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
After Tiller

After Tiller (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in May 2009, there are only four American doctors left who openly provide third-trimester abortions. This is a complex, compassionate portrait of these physicians-Dr. LeRoy Carhart, Dr. Warren Hern, Dr. Susan Robinson and Dr. Shelley Sella-who have become the new, number-one targets of the anti-abortion movement, yet continue to risk their...
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Filmmaker Michel Gondry explores the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through conversations with Chomsky and illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.

The New Rijksmuseum, Part 1 (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/19/2013
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the world's preeminent art museums, built in 1895 by architect Pierre Cuypers. The museum underwent expensive and sometimes controversial renovations that ended in April 2013. The museum's magisterial director, Ronald de Leeuw, and his successor, Wim Pijbes, battle with curators, politicians, designers, city bureaucrats and the public as the price of...
Dir: Oeke Hoogendijk
With: N/A
Anita

Anita (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
An entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. That October day in 1991 Anita Hill, a bookish law professor from Oklahoma, was thrust onto...

John Doe: Vigilante (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Frustrated with a legal system that allows violent criminals to walk the streets, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how - by stalking and killing one criminal at a time. Considered by some a hero and by others a criminal, John Doe sparks a media frenzy and inspires copycat killers. In this gray area of moral ambiguity, the question remains: is John Doe a symbol of justice or a...

Free the Nipple (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Inspired by true events, the film follows a group of young women who take to the streets of New York City topless, to protest the archaic censorship laws in the United States. Activists Liv and With set out to start a movement and change the system through publicity stunts and graffiti installations while armed with First Amendment lawyers. The film explores the contradictions in our...

The New Rijksmuseum, Part 2 (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/19/2013
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the world's preeminent art museums, built in 1895 by architect Pierre Cuypers. The museum underwent expensive and sometimes controversial renovations that ended in April 2013. The museum's magisterial director, Ronald de Leeuw, and his successor, Wim Pijbes, battle with curators, politicians, designers, city bureaucrats and the public as the price of...
Dir: Oeke Hoogendijk
With: N/A
Print the Legend

Print the Legend (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
3D printing is changing the world - from printing guns and human organs, to dismantling the world's industrial infrastructure by enabling home manufacturing. It's the next Industrial Revolution. With unprecedented access to the visionaries building an industry, the film follows the people and companies racing to bring 3D printing to your desktop and into your life. For the winners, there are...
Dir: Luis Lopez
With: N/A