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Kink

Kink (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
The filmmakers pull back the curtain on the fetish empire of Kink.com, the Internet's largest producer of BDSM content. In a particularly obscure corner of an industry that operates largely out of public view, Kink.com's directors and models strive for authenticity. In an enterprise often known for exploitative practices, Kink.com upholds an ironclad set of values to foster an environment that is...
Dir: Christina Voros
With: N/A
National Gallery

National Gallery (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 181 minutes Release date: 11/04/2014
This documentary takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. It is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public and its paintings. In a perpetual and dizzying game of mirrors, film watches painting watches film.
Dir: Frederick Wiseman
With: N/A

No Evidence of the Disease (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/08/2015
A unique band of six gynecologic oncology surgeons from across the country, N.E.D. is taking healing and the arts to a new level. Created as a cover band to entertain their peers at a medical conference, they saw the potential to reach women in a powerful way - through music. What was started as a novelty meant to entertain, has turned into a powerful awareness movement to give a voice to women...
Dir: Andrea Kalin
With: N/A
Antarctica: A Year On Ice

Antarctica: A Year On Ice (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/27/2014
A visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen. Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents...
Dir: Anthony Powell
With: N/A

Call For Help (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
Without substantial funding or a celebrity spokesperson, a group of young individuals resorts to an "ends justify the means" method to deliver relief. Their "snatch and grab" approach fits well in the chaos of post-earthquake Haiti, and what started out as a group of self-proclaimed troublemakers quickly turns into key players in the rescue and rebuilding of Haiti - saving numerous lives, earning...
Dir: Michal Hanuka
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
semeur

Le semeur (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/08/2014
In this celebration of plant biodiversity, we meet Patrice Fortier, a Quebec farmer-turned-artist who carefully preserves rare or old seeds to perpetuate new species. He literally turns his crops into art projects, with projects such as making wigs out of flowers, and will even force the hybridization of two specimens. This original and eccentric farmer conveys his passion on the subject while...
Green Prince

The Green Prince (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
As a defiant teenager growing up in Palestine, Mosab Hassan Yousef's fervor against Israel was unquestionable, ultimately landing him in prison. Shaken by Hamas's brutality within the prison's walls and a growing disgust for their methods, particularly suicide bombing, he had an unexpected change of heart and began to see Hamas as more of a problem than a solution. Recruited by Israel's internal...
Dir: Nadav Schirman
With: N/A
Square

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.
Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Infamous gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was Number 2 on America's Most Wanted list, listed just after Osama Bin Laden and he terrorized the city of Boston for years without ever being charged with so much as a misdemeanor. Bulger was a monster, murdering over a dozen known victims, but did the FBI and local law enforcement give his reign of terror over South Boston a free pass? With shocking...
Fuck

Fuck (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/09/2006
An examination into the usage and opinions of the ubiquitous four-letter word.
Awake: The Life of Yogananda

Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 10/09/2014
This is an unconventional biography about the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s. Paramahansa Yogananda authored the spiritual classic "Autobiography of a Yogi," which has sold millions of copies worldwide and is a go-to book for seekers, philosophers and yoga enthusiasts today. (Apparently, it was the only book that Steve Jobs had on his iPad.) By personalizing...
Dir: Paola DiFlorio
With: N/A

The Hadza: Last of the First (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 71 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
The Hadza, East Africa's last remaining true hunter-gatherers, have lived sustainably on their land near the Rift Valley birthplace of humanity for over 50,000 years. Like other indigenous peoples around the globe, the Hadza now face grave challenges to their way of life. The film is a call to action to establish a protective land corridor for the survival of the Hadza as a community.
Dir: Bill Benenson
With: N/A

Virunga (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 11/06/2014
In Virunga National Park, home to the last of the mountain gorillas, a small team of park rangers protect this UNESCO world heritage site from armed militia, poachers and the dark forces struggling to control Congo's rich natural resources.
Food Chains

Food Chains (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/20/2014
An intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.
Dir: Sanjay Rawal
With: N/A
Gringo Trails

Gringo Trails (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 09/03/2014
Is tourism destroying the world-or saving it? From the Bolivian jungle to the party beaches of Thailand, and from the deserts of Timbuktu, Mali to the breathtaking beauty of Bhutan, Gringo Trails shows the unanticipated impact of tourism on cultures, economies, and the environment, tracing some stories over 30 years.
Dir: Pegi Vail
With: N/A
Disleksia: The Movie

Disleksia: The Movie (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V and his crew explore the unique nature of how each of us learn. Join Hubbell, dyslexic superstars Billy Bob Thornton and Joe Pantoliano, world-renowned brain scientists and researchers, students and advocates as they join a movement to revolutionize education. Find out what it's like to have your brain scanned inside an MRI and visit with a group of dyslexic researchers...
Take Me to the River

Take Me to the River (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
The inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation is celebrated. Multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians are seen creating an historic new album to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday. The film features Terrence Howard, William...
Dir: Martin Shore
With: N/A
Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 07/14/2014
The meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry is chronicled in this documentary. Featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of game design, and the geek gurus who are leading us into the future it is a celebration of gaming from Atari to Xbox, and an eye-opening look at what lies ahead.
Dir: Jeremy Snead
With: N/A

DGA Moments in Time (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
In 1936 a small group of prominent screen directors pledged to work together to protect the economic and creative rights of filmmakers. Risking their careers, they came together to form the Screen Directors Guild, which later became the Directors Guild of America. The Guild struggled to receive formal recognition in Hollywood faced an internal battle over the Communist scare in 1950.
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
This film is the first feature-length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These are the people responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of production on one of the United States' biggest exports - television drama and comedy series. Often described as the most complex job in the...
Dir: Des Doyle
With: N/A
I Know That Voice

I Know That Voice (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/05/2014
Viewers are granted a backstage pass to the fascinating and little known world of voice acting. Meet the people behind the voices starring in an array of animated favorites including "The Simpsons," "Batman," "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Adventure Time," "Phineas and Ferb," "Family Guy" and "Looney Tunes" among others.
Dir: Lawrence Shapiro
With: N/A
Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
The adventure of 700 people trekking across the Himalayas to save the planet's "3rd Pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming, is chronicled. Battling the most treacherous terrain on the planet, the trekkers spread their message of ecological compassion through human's most basic means - by walking on foot, village to village, and showing by example...
Dir: Wendy J.N. Lee
With: N/A
Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/18/2014
Lonnie Franklin Jr. is potentially the worst serial killer in history. He was arrested in 2010 and it is believes that he may have killed over 100 people in Los Angeles during a 25-year period. Franklin is awaiting trial, having been arrested because of an accidental computer match that linked his DNA to a possible 20 victims.
Dir: Nick Broomfield
With: N/A
Dinosaur 13

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
When Paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute made the world's greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they knew it was the find of a lifetime: the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found. But during a ten-year battle with the U.S. government, powerful museums, Native American tribes and competing paleontologists, they found themselves not only fighting to...