- 90 min
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation.
In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America's most-productive, most-subsidized grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to...
Kingdom of the Vampire
- 82 min
In 1991, producer/director J.R. Bookwalter (THE DEAD NEXT DOOR) took his first leap into non-traditional filmmaking with the video-lensed KINGDOM OF THE VAMPIRE, a moody drama inspired by the '60s soap opera DARK SHADOWS he grew up watching as a kid. The gloomy tale of a young man and his overbearing vampire mother was certainly far from a financial or critical smash, but it helped pave the way for more successful chapters in the director's career such as OZONE (1994) and...
- 20 min
Chris is a comedian who has finally found some limited success on an Internet show he's created. During the taping of an episode gone terribly wrong, his ex-girlfriend, Karla shows up at the door. The only thing left to do now is to invite her in.
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- 130 min
The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can't make himself to do it as he reminds him of his youth.
Laaga Chunari Mein Daag - The Journey of a Woman
- 137 min
English Translation: "The Tainted Veil - Journey of a Woman"
Natasha (Rani Mukherjee) is the elder daughter of a close knit family. Content in their rural life, they are unable to see the dark shadow of despair which looms, when the family meets with severe financial crisis. In desperation, Natasha forsakes her dignity for the love of her family, and enters the dark and horrific world of flesh trade...
- 89 min
For the first time Karl Lagerfeld has agreed to let someone create an artwork on his every day life and to trust in the director. Until today there is no authorised biography existing and the memories who Karl Lagerfeld would compose stay perfectly confidential. After three years of work, and over three hundred hours of footage, Rodolphe Marconi discloses the daily life of the star through his personal lens as a filmmaker.
Let Others Suffer
- 87 min
A group of wannabe filmmakers sets out to make an important feminist documentary, "A Journey To Courage." Though initially well-meaning and impossibly earnest, they soon reveal themselves to be just a bunch of incompetent, delusional and manipulative liars. Written by OddSquad
Lissi und der wilde Kaiser
- 85 min
A send-up of the Sissi trilogy.
Little Rock Central: 50 Years Later
- 70 min
Fifty years ago, Little Rock Central High School became a symbol of the struggles and hopes of the Civil Rights Movement. Today, it is a stark reminder of the complicated road to equality. This HBO Documentary Films production takes an eye-opening look at the landmark high school, which is now essentially two separate schools, in which white students matriculate to some of the most prestigious colleges in the country, while many black students cannot pass basic reading requirements. The film...
- 88 min
Jason Boyer is a loose-cannon special agent brought in by a narcotics task force to bring down De La Cruz crime family lieutenant Bobby Leoni. A rising star in the criminal underworld, Leoni excels at drug trafficking, a skill offset only by his weakness for the fairer sex, most notably the trophy wife of his crime lord boss, Nick De La Cruz. Written by Anonymous
- 102 min
The Post-9/11 world has forever changed our notion of privacy. There are now approximately 30 million surveillance cameras generating more than 4 billion hours of footage every week in the United States. And the numbers are only growing. The average American is captured over 200 times a day - in department stores, gas stations, changing rooms, and even public bathrooms. No one is spared from the relentless, unblinking eye of cameras hidden in every nook and cranny of day-to-day life.
Lost Colony: The Legend of Roanoke
- 95 min
English colonists arriving on Roanoke Island in 1587 find the fort built years before deserted. Soon after members of the colony begin to die in horrible ways. Leader Before returning to England for provisions, John White puts his son-in-law Ananais Dare in charge, and Dare realizes the island is haunted by Norse spirits. Enlisting the aid of a friendly Native American, Dare attempts to free the spirits from their earthly captivity before the entire colony is lost. Written by Ron Kerrigan...
Lost Nation: The Ioway
- 57 min
In the twilight of a Native American empire, two Ioway brothers travel to Washington, D. C. in 1824 to meet with Superintendent of Indian Affairs, William Clark. Both sign a treaty ceding a large portion of tribal land for settlement. White Cloud sees cooperation as the only way for his people to survive, while Great Walker regrets the loss of land where his ancestors are buried. More territory is lost, and the Ioway people are divided, with some regarding one brother as a traitor, and the...
Más que un hombre
- 93 min
The Argentine dictatorship kidnapped people who where thought to be part of communist guerrillas. This one in particular is the story of Telmo, a homosexual tailor living in a small town with his mother, whose house is suddenly invaded by one of these supposed guerrilla fighters, which he names Olaf to disguise his real identity. Turns out Telmo helps this guy hide from the military but it all gets complicated because he's currently working on the wedding dress of the daughter of the general...
Megy a gőzös
- 90 min
Megy a gözös (TRAIN KEEPS A ROLIN') is a colorful countryside comedy. In the small village of Ivaros tucked away somewhere deep in the Hungarian countryside, a ceremonial train derails while carrying the Ancestress of Barczika - a relic of great value to both the church and the state. The train falls victim to the bitter prairie vendetta between the station master, Janos Bajusz and his predecessor, Lajos Korte, shunned and ousted from his job, and Lajos' son Kazmer. The...
Meine Mütter - Spurensuche in Riga
- 87 min
Filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim searches for his biological mother after discovering late in life that he was adopted.
Follows two HIV positive contestants in the annual Miss HIV Stigma-Free pageant in Botswana while exploring the international policies on HIV/AIDS prevention.
- 92 min
The true-life story of a Harlem's notorious Nicky Barnes, a junkie turned multimillionaire drug-lord, MR. UNTOUCHABLE takes its audience deep inside the heroin industry of the 1970s. The most powerful black drug kingpin in New York City history, Barnes came from humble beginnings to make himself and his comrades rich beyond their wildest dreams, ultimately reaching national infamy in 1977 when the New York Times put him on the front cover of their magazine with the headline "Mr. Untouchable".
- 110 min
Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to be someone else and makes friends with Tuuli. At the same time she is planning the best way to revenge her husband and his lover. Written by Rolf Pavian
- 83 min
A documentary about Marla Olmstead, a 4-year old girl who has sold over $300,000 dollars worth of paintings. She has been called "a budding Picasso" and had been featured on several American news programs. The situation was looking bright for the girl and her family until CBS' 60 Minutes aired an exposé suggesting strongly that the paintings were painted by her father, himself an amateur painter. With Marla's family's reputation in question, the filmmaker sheds further light on the...