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When the Mountains Tremble
When the Mountains Tremble

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The film that shook audiences and critics alike upon its original theatrical release, this revolutionary tour-de-force and Sundance Film Festival winner is now available for the first time on DVD. Digitally remastered to commemorate its 20th Anniversary,... (read more)

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I Am a Promise
I Am a Promise

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Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary and candidly directed by Alan and Susan Raymond (An American Family). I Am A Promise paints a poignantly captivating, unflinching, and relevant verite portrait of the children of Stanton Elementary School... (read more)

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My Flesh and Blood
My Flesh and Blood

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Directed by Jonathan Karsh Winner of the Audience and Director?s Awards at the Sundance Film Festival, the deeply affecting MY FLESH AND BLOOD follows one remarkable family?s most tumultuous year as it confronts a litany of challenges, while still... (read more)

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Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America
Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America

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If you get a kick out of kungfu, you don't want to miss this exhilarating film tracing the journey of five kungfu monks in search of the American dream. Hailing from China's legendary Shaolin Temple, these men are not only accomplished Zen masters but... (read more)

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Jupiter's Wife
Jupiter's Wife

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Ten years following its theatrical debut, this astonishing real-life mystery continues to haunt audiences around the world. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and widely hailed by critics, JUPITER?S WIFE tells the story of... (read more)

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In the Shadow of the Stars
In the Shadow of the Stars

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Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Documentary Feature and lauded by the San Francisco Chronicle as "wonderfully funny yet equally heart-rending," IN THE SHADOW OF THE STARS is a hilarious and affectionate look at the path to stardom inside the... (read more)

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The Weather Underground
The Weather Underground

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"Hello. I'm going to read a declaration of war... Within the next fourteen days we will attack a symbol of American justice." Former Underground Member Bernardine Dohrn Thirty years ago, with these words, a group of young American radicals announced... (read more)

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Dancemaker
Dancemaker

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Nominated for an Oscar®, Dancemaker is a breathtaking journey into the world of preeminent choreographer, Paul Taylor, and his extraordinary creations. From the fluid Aureole to the primal Cloven Kingdom and graceful Esplanade, Taylor has remained at... (read more)

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Keep the River on Your Right
Keep the River on Your Right

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In 1955, Tobias Schneebaum disappeared into the depths of the Peruvian Amazon. A year later he emerged from the jungle... naked, covered in body paint, and a modern-day cannibal. Now, for the first time on DVD, Docurama and IFC bring you the stranger... (read more)

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo:On Tip Toe
Ladysmith Black Mambazo:On Tip Toe

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A joyously moving tribute to the World Music super group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Academy Award® Nominee ON TIP TOE is as uplifting and ultimately inspiring as their culture-bridging performances themselves. Warmly directed by Eric Simonson and... (read more)

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Fastpitch
Fastpitch

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When memories of his collegiate softball stint loom larger than a promising art career, filmmaker Jeremy Spears decides to step up to the plate once more before it's too late. Armed with dreams of athletic glory, Jeremy dives into the fascinating world... (read more)

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The First Year
The First Year

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Winner of numerous festival awards including the prestigious Peabody, this powerful and moving film is a "must-see" for anyone who is, or has ever thought of, becoming a parent or teacher. The film chronicles the first year of five young teachers as they... (read more)

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Colors Straight Up
Colors Straight Up

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Vibrantly engrossing and powerful, Academy Award® nominee COLORS STRAIGHT UP offers a wholly inspiring and penetrating look at the lives of inner-city children who are beating the odds through music, acting and dancing. An in-depth document of the... (read more)

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Sing Faster: The Stagehands' Ring Cycle
Sing Faster: The Stagehands' Ring Cycle

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Winner of the prestigious Filmmaker's Trophy at Sundance, Sing Faster is a spirited and comical behind-the-scenes look at Richard Wagner's beloved "Ring Cycle," one of the most ambitious and spectacular operas in history. In the tradition of Noises Off... (read more)

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Lost in La Mancha
Lost in La Mancha

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A tantalizing documentary as hilarious as it is tragic, the critically acclaimed theatrical hit Lost in La Mancha tracks maverick filmmaker Terry Gilliam's madcap mission to film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. As he struggles to complete his masterpiece,... (read more)

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The Children Of Chabannes
The Children Of Chabannes

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In the spirit of Louis Malle?s Au Revoir les Enfants and Stephen Spielberg?s Schindler?s List, the Emmy® Award-winning film The Children of Chabannes has been praised as ?splendid, informative and emotionally involving? (Los Angeles Times) and called ?... (read more)

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Scared Straight!
Scared Straight!

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Their crimes included assault and battery, arson, auto theft, breaking and entering, and possession and distribution of narcotics. While still minors, these juvenile delinquents were already on a one-way path to doing hard time. Hosted by Peter Falk (... (read more)

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Maya Lin - a Strong Clear Vision
Maya Lin - a Strong Clear Vision

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This Academy Award(R) winner reveals the contentious origins of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and tells the story of its creator, 21-year-old architecture student Maya Lin. In Washington to defend her design, Lin came up against a mighty opposition... (read more)

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It Was a Wonderful Life
It Was a Wonderful Life

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