In a Chinese Buddhist orphanage in Africa, Enock Alu, is one of three hundred orphans from across rural Malawi, growing up between the contrasting worlds of traditional village life and the strict discipline of the Confucian, Buddhist value system of the Chinese.
Pamela B. Green hits the road in search of one of cinema’s most prolific pioneers: Alice Guy-Blaché. Having founded successful film studios in both France and the US and made more than 1000 films, why has she been erased from the history books?
For decades, Lea Tsemel has defended her Palestinian clients in Israeli courts, arguing their right to protest their occupation any way they see fit. This award-winning documentary follows her as she takes on two difficult new cases.
Thirty-five years after its release, Ghostbusters continues to enchant fans around the world. Find out how an eccentric idea became movie magic in this definitive making-of documentary.
The lost treasure of Sydney Pollack’s observational footage from 1972 has finally surfaced; witness the sonic brilliance of Aretha Franklin as she recorded her bestselling album Amazing Grace in an L.A. Baptist Church.
In a deserted Macedonian village, 50-something Hatidze, clambers up a hillside to check her bee colonies nestled in the rocks; but disruption is coming. With beautiful cinematography evocative of Caravaggio, Honeyland explores nature’s vulnerability under capitalist demand.
Bing Liu started filming himself and his skater friends when they were teens; hanging out at skate parks, learning new tricks and mucking about. When one his friends becomes a young father, he begins to reflect on the father figures in their lives.