This landmark 1981 documentary chronicles L.A.'s infamous punk bands as they perform on stage and discuss their lives, music and philosophy off stage. Through interviews with punk fans, music critics and club owners, it is a crucial, compelling statement of the most significant and influential youth movementand musical transformation of the past 3 decades.
In 1974, television host Christine Chubbuck committed suicide on air at a Sarasota, Florida, news station. Now in the present, actress Kate Lyn Sheil is cast in a “stylized cheap ‘70s soap opera” version of Christine’s story, and to prepare for the role, Kate travels to Sarasota to investigate the mysteries and meanings behind her tragic demise. Filmmaker Robert Greene in person!
THE PROFESSOR: TAI CHI'S JOURNEY WEST is the first major feature documentary about Tai Chi and one of its greatest masters, Cheng Man-Ching, a man who brought Tai Chi and Chinese culture to the West during the swinging, turbulent 60’s.
In the near future, the economy has collapsed, unemployment has soared and juvenile crime has exploded. Fearful of their nation’s youth, the Japanese government passes The BR Law: each year, a 9th grade class is sent to a remote island where they will be given a random weapon, and forced to hunt and kill each other until there is only one survivor left.
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. This tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epicproportions.
One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci, equal parts J.R.R. Tolkien and gorgeous, explicit Gustav Klimt-influenced eroticism.
During harvest festival at a collective farm, a visiting dance troupe reunites a ballerina with her childhood friend Zina. In order to teach her unfaithful husband a lesson, Zina, the ballerina and the ballerina’s husband decide to swap roles for the evening.
For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge’s Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons.
Mars, 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. And on the spaceship Bebop, Spike Spiegel and his crew of bounty hunters are bored and short of cash...
When a UFO lands on a baseball diamond in Washington, D.C., bearing a message for Earth's leaders, all of humanity stands still. Part of OUT OF THIS WORLD: CLASSIC 1950'Ss SCIENCE FICTION MOVIES with film expert and filmmaker Nina Kleinberg.
DISTURBING THE PEACE follows former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from elite units, and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – who joined together to challenge the status quo and say “enough.” Filmmaker Stephen Apkon in person!
In this 1956 sci-fi classic, loosely based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, a spacecraft travels to the distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of a group of scientists sent there decades earlier. Part of OUT OF THIS WORLD: CLASSIC 1950'Ss SCIENCE FICTION MOVIES with film expert and filmmaker Nina Kleinberg.
In our enthusiasm for the new food movement, New England's dairy farmers at the foundation of the regional agricultural economy are often overlooked. FORGOTTEN FARMS reconsiders the role of these vital but forgotten farmers. Filmmakers Sarah Gardner and Dave Simonds in person!
National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of FRANKENSTEIN returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. This is Version 1, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as the Doctor.
National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of FRANKENSTEIN returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. This is Version 1, starring Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature and Benedict Cumberbatch as the Doctor.
When director Sharon Shattuck’s father came out as transgender and changed her name to Trisha, Sharon was in the awkward throes of middle school. As the Shattucks reunite to plan Sharon’s wedding, she seeks a deeper understanding of how her parents’ marriage survived the radical changes that threatened to tear them apart. Filmmaker Sharon Shattuck in person!
In vivid and sensuous detail, GURUKULAM follows a group of students and their teacher as they confront fundamental questions about the nature of reality and self-identity at a remote forest ashram in southern India.
Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…
In Santa Mira, California, Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy) is baffled when all his patients come to him with the same complaint: their loved ones seem to have been replaced by emotionless impostors. Part of OUT OF THIS WORLD: CLASSIC 1950'Ss SCIENCE FICTION MOVIES with film expert and filmmaker Nina Kleinberg.
From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) challenges the system and defies conventional wisdom when his is forced to rebuild his small-market team on a limited budget. A Science on Screen presentation with Ben Baumer, Statistical and Data Sciences Program, Smith College, and Statistical Analyst for New York Mets 2004 - 2012.
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, MOONRISE KINGDOM tells the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.
A heartwarming and crowd-pleasing coming-of-age comedy with a unique spin, MORRIS FROM AMERICA centers on Morris Gentry, a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father to Heidelberg, Germany.
Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil.
Jamal Malik, an eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, is one question away from winning 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” But when the show breaks for the night, suddenly, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating. After all, how could an uneducated street kid possibly know so much?
At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swanwoman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him.
TALES OF THE NIGHT presents six exotic fables, told in a beautiful shadow puppet-like style, whisking viewers off to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses, sorcerers, and enormous talking bees.
Reinventing our relationship with this colorful tradition, YARN weaves together wool graffiti artists, circus performers, and structural designers into a visually-striking look at the women who are making a creative stance while building one of modern art's hottest trends.