Alive and Kicking (2016)

Alive and Kicking (2016)
8.5

Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern society. No matter what troubles they are facing in their lives, swing dancers are filled with joy, exhilaration, and even giddiness while they dance. Boiled down to its core, […]

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Keep Quiet (2016)

Keep Quiet (2016)
8

As vice-president of Hungary’s far-right extremist party, Csanad Szegedi espoused anti-Semitic rhetoric and Holocaust denials, and founded the Hungarian Guard, a now-banned militia inspired by a pro-Nazi group complicit in the murder of thousands of Jews during WWII. But his life was soon upended when Szegedi’s maternal grandparents were revealed to be Jewish and his […]

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The Lure (2016)

The Lure (2016)
6

In this bold, genre-defying horror-musical mashup — the playful and confident debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska — a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in an alternate ’80s Poland to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly aura make them overnight sensations as nightclub […]

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Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe (2017)

Burlesque: Heart of the Glitter Tribe (2017)
7

Burlesque: Heart Of the Glitter Tribe is a documentary feature about the passion and personalities at the heart of today’s new wave of burlesque. On stage and in candid conversation, twelve of today’s hottest performers reveal the naked truth about an exotic world where artifice is a route to authenticity and pretending to be someone […]

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
8.75

Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the […]

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Chasing Classic Cars (2008)

Chasing Classic Cars (2008)
7.5

Chasing Classic Cars follows Ferrari expert and master car restorer, Wayne Carini, as he takes viewers on his personal mission to uncover the world’s most rare and exotic cars. Filmed entirely in high definition Chasing Classic Cars gives its audience a true insider’s look at the elite club of car restorers and collectors as Wayne […]

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Uncertain (2015)

Uncertain (2015)
8.5

Uncertain is a visually stunning and disarmingly funny portrait of the literal and figurative troubled waters of Uncertain, Texas, a 94-resident town so tucked away “you’ve got to be lost to find it”. Directors: Ewan McNicol,  Anna Sandilands Writers: Ewan McNicol,  Anna Sandilands   Download

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Contemporary Color (2016)

Contemporary Color (2016)
8

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. Recruiting performers that include the likes of Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock, and Ira Glass to collaborate on original pieces with 10 color guard […]

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My Scientology Movie (2017)

My Scientology Movie (2017)
8

Inspired by the Church of Scientology’s use of filming techniques, and aided by ex-members of the organization Louis Theroux uses actors to replay some incidents people claim they experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates. In a bizarre twist, it becomes clear that the Church is also making a […]

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Midsummer in Newtown (2017)

Midsummer in Newtown (2017)
7.5

Midsummer in Newtown is a testament to the transformative force of artistic expression to pierce through the shadow cast by trauma. In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, one grieving couple honors their daughter through music, while community children find their voice through a rock-pop version of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Director: Lloyd Kramer Genre(s): Documentary […]

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