On May 6th, 1945, soldiers of the US Army occupied the Heinrich Himmler family home in Gmund, Germany where they discovered hundreds of private letters, documents, diaries, and photographs. The Decent One makes use of these materials to sketch the biography and expose the inner mind, ideals, plans and secrets of SS commander and...
This film is not a movie; it's not about a bank robbery. It is a bank robbery. Victoria was shot in one single take. Two hours and eighteen minutes. No cuts. No CGI. No cheap tickets. No expensive ones, either. Just one shot.
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the town's most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom . . . blood red. B&W
Internationally acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been officially banned from filmmaking since 2010. In a courageous act of artistic and political defiance he has made three features since then including Jafar Panahi's Taxi. In Taxi he drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up...
A funny, offbeat portait of Miami, The Strongest Man follows Beef (Robert Lorie), an anxiety-ridden Cuban construction worker and his Korean friend Conan (Paul Chamberlain), as their lives get bumped off track the moment they agree to attend a spiritual meditation class.
Masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the Western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English Navy for the price of a mother-of-pearl button.
Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra (Tenoch Huerta) and Santos (Leonard0 Ortizgris) have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring. They begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of...
Through a clever mix of stop-motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel."
In 1954, a reclusive ex-soldier (Viggo Mortensen) is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a village (Reda Kateb) accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War.
Award-winning Red Lines provides cinematic boots on the ground, offering a rare window into the Syrian conflict, taking us from the trenches to geopolitical jockeying and becoming, a long the way, a searing expose of an ongoing humanitarian crisis.