Keyword: subversive

Lego Movie

The Lego Movie (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
Emmet is an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly under-prepared.
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...
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the culture wars than Gore Vidal. Anchored by intimate one-on-one interviews with the man himself, this is a fascinating and wholly entertaining portrait of the last lion of the age of American liberalism. Commentary by those who knew him best-including filmmaker/nephew...
Dir: Nicholas Wrathall
With: N/A
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
Real-life cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was upended in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Shunned by many of his old friends and bereft of government-approved effective medicines, Ron decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, the...

Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
For over 50 years, Gahan Wilson has been known for his ghoulish, twisted visions that combine horrific elements with comedy, as well as political and ecological cartoons. His cartoons have appeared in Playboy Magazine, The New Yorker, National Lampoon, The New York Times, Colliers and Look. This documentary takes an intimate look at Wilson's bizarre and personal inspirations, the inner workings of...
Coming Home

Coming Home (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2014
Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu are a devoted married couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Lu returns home to find that Feng has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Although she waits for her husband's return, she doesn't recognize Lu, who determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken...
Tatuagem

Tatuagem (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Brazil, 1978. The military dictatorship that resulted from a coup in 1964 begins to stumble. In a cabaret-like theater located on the periphery between two cities in the northeast of Brazil a group of artists challenges power and conventional morality with theater plays and public interferences. Led by Clécio Wanderley, the troupe Chão de Estrelas, strongly supported by gays, intellectuals and...
R100

R100 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Takafumi Katayama is a mild-mannered father who escapes the pressures of daily life by joining a mysterious S&M club, where the so-called Queens visit clients in real-life settings. While at first the rough treatment and humiliation he receives from leather-clad women in cafés and restaurants is enjoyable, Takafumi soon realizes that he's opened a door that cannot be closed. Unable to end his...
I Am Divine

I Am Divine (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
Chubby Harris Glenn Milstead had always liked musicals, feminine pursuits and privately played "dress-up games" in his mother's clothes. After meeting a crowd of gay hipsters and freaks, Glenn began camping it up and met the man who was about to change his life - John Waters. Both obsessed with movies, they bonded over the films of Russ Meyer and Jayne Mansfield, and began to forge a new character...

Without Shepherds (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Six bold people navigate the dangerous waters of Pakistan's current crisis to discover a new tomorrow: a cricket star starts a progressive political party, a female journalist goes behind Taliban lines, an ex-mujahid seeks redemption, a trucker crosses dangerous territory to feed his family, a supermodel pushes feminism through fashion, and a subversive Sufi rocker uses music to heal. Filmed by a...
Dir: Imran Babur
With: N/A

Jihad in America: The Grand Deception (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 10/24/2013
The Muslim Brotherhood has transformed Islam into a political agenda, and this mix of religion and politics has become known as Islamism. Founded in 1928, the Brotherhood has established a presence in over 70 countries and organizations created by or inspired by the group enjoy considerable influence within the United States. The government, media and law enforcement turn to these organizations...
Dir: Steve Emerson
With: N/A