Lucky

Having out-lived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, a fiercely independent town curmudgeon (Harry Dean Stanton) finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration and enlightenment. A love letter to the life and career of Stanton himself—who passed away Sep 15, 2017.

LUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old curmudgeon (Harry Dean Stanton) and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town.

Bronx Gothic

“I saw Okpokwasili in her piece Bronx Gothic, and the top of my head blew off. A tour de force.” – Hilton Als, The New Yorker

From director Andrew Rossi (PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES) comes an electrifying portrait of writer and performer Okwui Okpokwasili and her acclaimed one-woman show, Bronx Gothic.

Patti Cake$

Patricia “Killa P” Dombrowski drafts rhymes behind the bar at a dingy dive, trying to pay off her coarse but beloved Nana’s medical bills and support her hard-drinking mom, whose own musical aspirations failed long ago. Patti and her rap partner/best friend Jheri share dreams of fame, fortune, and escaping Dirty Jersey for good, but they haven’t found a producer with the “fire beats” they need.

The Handmaid’s Tale

“When Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ débuted, in April, nearly every review commented on its grotesque timeliness. It’s true that, early on, the Trumpian parallels are hard to miss. It’s a story about a government that exploits fear of Islamic terrorists to crush dissent, then blots out women’s reproductive rights.

The Visitor

Looking back nearly a decade at The Visitor, especially relevant today.

“This is a film of our times — paranoid, heartbroken, disillusioned — and the rare recent American movie whose characters react the way actual people might.” –Wesley Morris, The Boston Globe

Release Date: April 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary When professor Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) travels to New York for a lecture, he’s stunned to find illegal immigrants Tarek (Haaz Sleiman) and Zainab (Danai Gurira) living in his apartment.

Whose Streets?

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, WHOSE STREETS? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St.

Detroit

“Director Kathryn Bigelow, in her first film since ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ dramatizes an incident of police terrorism at the heart of the 1967 Detroit riot, creating a drama as powerful as it is timely. […] ‘Detroit, by digging into the toxic heart of what that story is about, should provide for moviegoers, both black and white, a dramatic experience that is nothing short of a catharsis.

Get Me Roger Stone

“Get Me Roger Stone is a thorough and entertaining primer into how American politics got so ugly, not to mention a crucial window into the mentality of the unorthodox 45th president.”

Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic 

Release Date: May 12th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary Roger Stone, known as a master in the dark arts of politics, plants the seeds that allow businessmen and moguls such as Donald Trump to enter the political arena and upend the establishment.

City of Ghosts

CITY OF GHOSTS is an unprecedented, on-the-ground transmission from the frontlines of one of the most important battles of our time: the fight against the Islamic State. It’s a war being waged not only on the ground, but in the digital trenches of social media. Academy Award-nominated director Matthew Heineman (CARTEL LAND, ESCAPE FIRE) takes viewers into the war zone of ISIS-occupied Syria, where a band of anonymous activists known as Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) wage a counteroffensive against the terrorist group’s campaign of propaganda and misinformation.

Real Boy

A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Real Boy follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity. Through the process, his mother Suzy makes her own transformation — traveling a difficult road toward accepting that the daughter she raised as Rachael is now her son Bennett.

Soundbreaking

The eight-part series explores the art of music recording, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of brand new sounds. Featuring more than 160 original interviews with some of the most celebrated recording artists of all time, Soundbreaking explores the nexus of cutting-edge technology and human artistry that has created the soundtrack of our lives.

Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

“In retrospect, Kubrick’s black comedy provided a far more accurate description of the dangers inherent in nuclear command-and-control systems than the ones that the American people got from the White House, the Pentagon, and the mainstream media.” –  The New Yorker

A film about what could happen if the wrong person pushed the wrong button — and it played the situation for laughs.