This is the remarkable story of an American icon who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of a hard charging athlete explores the fear, courage and ambition that push a man to greatness–and the cost that comes with it.
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Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.
Director: JR, Agnès Varda
Starring: Jean-Luc Godard, J.R., JR
An impressionistic visual essay that traces Willer’s father’s family journey as one of only twelve Jewish families to survive the Nazi occupation of Prague. Photographed by Academy Award nominee Cesar Charlone (City of God), the film travels from war-torn Prague to the color of the current refugee crisis. RED…
A look at the personal life and public career of New York artist Julian Schnabel. …
Bertrand Tavernier’s personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures.
Rights: United States
Director: Bertrand Tavernier …
In this follow-up to his film BIGGER FASTER STRONGER, director Chris Bell turns his camera on the abuse of prescription drugs and, ultimately, himself. As Bell learns more about Big Pharma, an industry he had been brought up to trust, he falls down his own hole of addiction. …
Documentary on the life and times of Ken Loach. His politics in British TV and Cinema and the chaos he has caused the establishment for 50 years.
Director: Louise Osmond …
Based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966), the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim, this film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon. It will highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and…
In the age of social media, nearly every day brings a new eruption of outrage. While people have always found something to be offended by, their ability to organize a groundswell of opposition to-and public censure of-their offender has never been more powerful. Today we’re all one clumsy joke…
Reforms have offered opportunity in Cuba but the children of the Revolution are unsure of the best route forward. For a half-dozen drag racers, this means last-minute changes to their beloved American muscle cars, as they prepare for the first sanctioned race in Cuba since 1960.
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