This year is the 25th anniversary of this classic documentary film. Hoop Dreams follows two teenagers from inner-city Chicago as they work hard to escape systemic oppression and achieve the American Dream through professional basketball careers.
An unsettling portrait of a mother-daughter relationship - a 92-year-old former opera singer and her volatile daughter who have inhabited a rent-controlled Manhattan penthouse for the last fifty-five years - along with their obese chihuahua, Angelina Jolie.
With a soundtrack that will have you dancing in your seat, if not in the street, Hitsville: The Making of Motown chronicles the astronomical success and enduring cultural impact of Motown Records.
Filmed 50 summers ago, The Moon and the Sledgehammer is a poetic and eccentric classic of British nonfiction filmmaking, that we’re excited to be screening on the Autumn Equinox.