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1.
Gerhard Richter - Painting (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on the German artist that includes glimpses at his studio, which has not been seen in decades. (97 mins.)
Director: Corinna Belz
 
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The Art of the Steal (2009 Documentary)
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Documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes' 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art. (101 mins.)
Director: Don Argott
 
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American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (2009 Documentary)
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About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein. (84 mins.)
 
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Pressure Cooker (2008 Documentary)
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Infamously blunt, Wilma Stephenson runs a "boot camp" teaching Culinary Arts at Frankford High, disciplining... (99 mins.)
 
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Toots (2006 Documentary)
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The '40s and '50s were a classic period in New York City nightlife, when the saloonkeeper was king and regular folks could drink with celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Jackie Gleason. In this documentary, Kristi Jacobson profiles her grandfather, the king of kings: Toots Shor of the eponymous restaurant and saloon, which was once the place to be seen in Manhattan. (84 mins.)
Director: Kristi Jacobson
 
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Jam (2006 Documentary)
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They were television sports stars of the '60s and '70s, a bigger draw than major league baseball. And then... (85 mins.)
Director: Mark Woollen
 
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The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his wife and collaborator, Lady Jaye, centered around the transformations the pair underwent for their Pandrogyne project. (65 mins.)
Director: Marie Losier
 
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The Cool School (2008 Documentary)
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How LA Learned to Love Modern Art. A lesson in how a few renegade artists built an art scene from scratch. (86 mins.)
Director: Morgan Neville
 
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Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary on the relationship between curator Sam Wagstaff, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and musician/poet Patti Smith. (77 mins.)
Director: James Crump
 
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Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005 Documentary)
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From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films. (88 mins.)
Director: Stuart Samuels
 
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Hollywood to Dollywood (2011 Documentary)
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Twin young men from North Carolina riding on the fumes of a dream to meet their idol, Dolly Parton the 'Backwoods Barbie', find more than what they bargained for in an RV named Jolene. (81 mins.)
Director: John Lavin
 
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A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory (2007 Documentary)
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Esther Robinson's portrait of her uncle Danny Williams -- Warhol's onetime lover, collaborator and filmmaker in his own right -- offers a exploration of the Factory era, an homage to Williams's talent, a journey of family discovery and a compelling inquiry into Williams's mysterious disappearance at age 27. (75 mins.)
 
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Unstoppable (2010)
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With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
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Sun Kissed (2006)
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Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men. (92 mins.)
Director: Patrick McGuinn
 
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Modern Love (2006)
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JOHN, his wife EMILY, and their small son EDWARD leave the city for what they believe will be a brief... (110 mins.)
Director: Alex Frayne
 
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Sugar (2004)
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Troubled suburban teen Cliff hooks up with a hustler from the streets of Toronto's gay ghetto. (78 mins.)
Director: John Palmer
 
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Behind the Burly Q (2010 Documentary)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Leslie Zemeckis
 
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Don't You Forget About Me (2009 Documentary)
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(74 mins.)
 
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The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002 Documentary)
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The Execution of Wanda Jean chronicles the life-and-death battle of Wanda Jean Allen, the first black woman to be put to death in the United States in the modern era. (88 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
 
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Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship...
Director: Adam Cornelius
 
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The Garden (2008 Documentary)
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From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future. (80 mins.)
 
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Resolved (2007 Documentary)
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The fascinating complexity of high school debate gives way to a portrait of the equally complex racial... (91 mins.)
Director: Greg Whiteley
 
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Zona rosa (2005 Documentary)
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"Zona Rosa" is a documentary about the strippers who work in the gay clubs in Mexico City's famous district... (65 mins.)
Director: Dan Castle
 
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Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County (2010 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the world of children who reside in discounted motels within walking distance of Disneyland... (60 mins.)
 
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Keenan (2011 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of legendary photographer Larry Keenan capturing the transformation of the Beat Generation into the burgeoning 60's rock counterculture and his visionary work beyond. (40 mins.)
 
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Killing Them Softly (2012)
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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
 
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Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood. (95 mins.)
Director: Alex Stapleton
 
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Bullets Over Hollywood (2005 Documentary)
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"Bullets Over Hollywood" chronicles the blood-soaked landscape and enduring appeal of the American gangster movie - - from its origins in the silent film era to modern times.
Director: Elaina Archer
 
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Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision (2004 Documentary)
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The animated documentary Proteus explores the nineteenth century's engagement with the undersea world through science, technology, painting, poetry and myth. The central figure of the film is biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, who found in the depths of the sea an ecstatic and visionary fusion of science and art. (97 mins.)
Director: David Lebrun
 
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Oil City Confidential (2009 Documentary)
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The story of Dr Feelgood, four men in cheap suits who crashed out of Canvey Island in the early '70s... (104 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
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Woundings (1998)
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A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers. (102 mins.)
Director: Roberta Hanley
 
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Gray Matter (2004 Documentary)
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In the spring of 2002, filmmaker Joe Berlinger traveled to Vienna to witness the burial of the preserved... (52 mins.)
Director: Joe Berlinger
 
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Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008 Documentary)
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A few years after his death, the widow of Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) asks Jon Ronson to look through... (48 mins.)
Director: Jon Ronson
 
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The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch (2005 Documentary)
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Tender and upbeat, THE LADY IN QUESTION IS CHARLES BUSCH is the affectionate and entertaining tribute to actor, writer, drag performer, and glamorous leading lady Charles Busch. (90 mins.)
 
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The Unbelievables (1999 TV Movie)
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Director: Ed Solomon
 
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The Last Bolshevik (1993 Documentary)
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This documentary tells the story of film director Aleksandr Medvedkin, throughout his life a sincere believer in communism... (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Marker
 
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The Idol (2015)
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Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol." (100 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad