Keyword: documentary

Cathedrals of Culture (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/05/2014
Six iconic and very different buildings reveal a great deal about human life from the unblinking perspective of a manmade structure. Six acclaimed filmmakers bring their own signature style and artistic approach to the project. Buildings, they show us, are material manifestations of human thought and action. Here, we explore how each of these landmarks -- a concert hall, a library, a research...
Dir: Karim Ainouz
With: N/A

Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Hannibal Buress is back on Comedy Central with his brand-new hour standup special, "Hannibal Buress Live From Chicago." Taped at The Vic Theater in his hometown of Chicago, IL, Hannibal's latest outing features more of the signature dry wit and cool delivery.
Dir: Marcus Raboy
With: N/A

Pulp (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
The rock band Pulp found fame on the world stage in the 1990's with anthems including "Common People" and "Disco 2000". Twenty-five years (and 10 million album sales) later, they return to Sheffield for their last UK concert. Here, the band shares their thoughts on fame, love, and mortality.

The Sacrament (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Two Vice Media correspondents set out on an adventure to document their friend's journey to reunite with his missing sister. They track her to an undisclosed location where they are welcomed into the remote world of "Eden Parish," a self-sustained rural utopia composed of nearly two hundred members and overseen by a mysterious leader known only as "Father". While they are initially inspired by the...
Bridges of Sarajevo

The Bridges of Sarajevo (2013)

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

The Institute (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Welcome to the Jejune Institute, a mind-bending San Francisco phenomenon where 10,000 people became "inducted" without ever quite realizing what they'd signed up for. Was it a cult? Was it an elaborate game? Told from the participants' perspectives, the film looks over the precipice at an emergent new art form where real world and fictional narratives collide, creating unforeseen and often...
Saving Face

Saving Face (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/09/2012
British-Pakistani plastic surgeon Dr. Muhammad Jawad goes to Pakistan to perform reconstructive surgery on women who are the survivors of acid attacks and his patients struggle to come to terms with the aftermath of their disfigurement.
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 01/24/2013
Werner Herzog takes viewers on a journey to the Siberian Taiga, where 300 people live in the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei, far from civilization and accessible only by boat or helicopter. Without phones, running water or access to modern medicine, the daily routines of the locals have gone almost unchanged for centuries. The life of this traditional community is seen through the...
112 Weddings

112 Weddings (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
Many years and 112 weddings later, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Doug Block having long wondered what's become of the weddings he shot, Block begins to track down some of his favourite couples.
Dir: Doug Block
With: N/A
Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/27/2014

Waiting for August (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
When her mother moves to Torino to find work, teenage Georgiana is left to care for her six siblings in a social housing condo on the outskirts of Bacau, Romania. Caught between adolescence and the responsibilities of adulthood, Georgiana does the best she can, improvising with parenting advice from the television and the occasional phone call with her mother. As she handles her own teenage dramas...
Dir: Teodora Ana Mihai
With: N/A

Great White Sharks 3D (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/30/2013
Dir: N/A
With: Bill Nighy

La Reina (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 19 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 10/30/2008
On the evening of November 5, 2001, Dr. Andrew Bagby was murdered in a parking lot in western Pennsylvania; the prime suspect, his ex-girlfriend Dr. Shirley Turner, promptly fled the United States for St. Johns, Newfoundland--where she announced that she was pregnant with Andrew's child. She named the little boy Zachary. Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne, Andrew's childhood friend, originally began shooting...

Stevie (2003)

Rated: R Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 03/27/2003
Documentarian Steve James, who directed "Hoop Dreams" in 1994, embarked on a new mission the following year. In 1995, he returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young male to whom he had served as mentor and Big Brother, ten years earlier. James intended to capture the happy reunion on camera. What he discovers, instead, is a grown-up, Stevie, who is...
Marie Mai Live au Centre Bell: Traverser le miroir

Marie Mai Live au Centre Bell: Traverser le miroir (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/10/2014
Dir: Jean Lamoureux
With: N/A

The Great Museum (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In 2013, Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum prepared an ambitious renovation and re-installation of its palatial Kunstkammer galleries, a magnificent collection said to be the most important of its kind in the world. While the museum's staff prepares for this momentous occasion, we observe the daily interpersonal dramas that form the human soul of this imposing institution.
Dir: Johannes Holzhausen
With: N/A

Club King (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013 (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 9258 minutes Release date: 01/31/2013
The 2012 Academy Award nominated live action, animated and documentary short films are presented. The animated shorts are: "Fresh Guacamole," "Adam and Dog," "Head Over Heels," "Maggie Simson in 'The Longest Day Care'" and "Paperman." The live action shorts are: "Asad," "Buzkashi Boys," "Curfew," "Death of a Shadow" and "Henry." And the documentary shorts are: "Inocente," Kings Point," "Mondays...
Dir: Yan England
With: N/A
Time is Illmatic

Time is Illmatic (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Twenty years after its release, "Illmatic" has become a hip-hop benchmark that encapsulates the socio-political outlook, enduring spirit, and collective angst of a generation of young black men searching for their voice in America. Here, we track the musical legacy of the Jones family, handed down to Nas from his jazz musician father, Olu Dara. We also examine the social conditions and...
Dir: One9
With: N/A

Letter to Anita (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 54 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Anita Bryant, a former Miss America pageant contestant, was the spokeswoman for the Florida Citrus Commission in the late 1970s when she began a highly visible anti-gay campaign disingenuously called "Save Our Children." Bryant not only helped overturn a Dade County ordinance outlawing discrimination against gays; she set off a broader wave of anti-gay sentiment nationwide. Thanks to her efforts...
Frankenstein Theory

The Frankenstein Theory (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
Suspended from teaching due to his unorthodox ideas, Professor John Venkenheim leads a documentary film crew to the Arctic Circle in an effort to save his career and his reputation. His theory is that Mary Shelley's fictional narrative about Frankenstein is based on fact. In the frozen wilderness, the team searches for this monster of legend. What they find is far more terrifying.

I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives of Wakefield Poole (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In late 1971, Wakefield Poole, a respected Broadway dancer and choreographer, had the audacity to put his real name above the title of his first film, a low-budget, hardcore gay erotic feature called "Boys in the Sand." And to make sure everyone knew about it, Poole advertised the film in the New York Times, creating a sensation. In an era when anyone making, promoting, or appearing in what the...
Dir: Jim Tushinski
With: N/A
Out in the Night

Out in the Night (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In New York City's West Village in 2006, four gay African-American women were brutally assaulted by a stranger. Because they defended themselves, they were wrested out of their supportive New Jersey families and given draconian prison sentences. Here, we return to the alleged crime scene, and through historical security footage, we observe the deplorable conduct of unscrupulous reporters and...
Dir: Blair Dorosh-Walther
With: N/A