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2013, documentary films by title (22)

ALL ME: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WINFRED REMBERT
Dir: Vivian Ducat, United States, 75 min, 2011, Documentary
Chronicles the journey of Winfred Rembert, an African American artist who recently had a retrospective in a top-tier Madison Avenue gallery who earl... more »
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AWAY
Dir: Elisa Bates, United States, 14 min, 2012, Documentary
Three different NYC women are united by surfing. AWAY is a short documentary film that looks at the the subculture of NYC surfing through the lens o... more »
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BORN IN GOMA
Dir: Chris Carpenter, United States, 48 min, 2012, Documentary
Dr. Chris Carpenter travels to Goma, a war-ravaged city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to work at the HEAL Africa hospital. Each day, he cares... more »
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CHRONICLE OF A DEATH POSTPONED
Dir: Richard Millen, United States, 15 min, 2012, Documentary
Chronicle of a Death Postponed explores the observations and routines of a physically challenged man during a long and difficult illness as he fight... more »
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DAY IN THE LIFE OF CONEY ISLAND, A
Dir: Daniel Turkewitz, United States, 20 min, 2011, Documentary
From before the sun comes up to long after it goes down, a look at what goes on during a day at America's first playground, Coney Island. ... more »
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ELLAS
Dir: Vanessa Batista, Cuba, 4 min, 2012, Documentary
A dialog between women artists from different cultures settled down in Barcelona since a decade now. Independent electronic music, traditional Afric... more »
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FROM QUEENS TO CAIRO
Dir: Sherif Sadek, United States, 58 min, 2012, Documentary
When the Egyptian Revolution started on January 25th, 2011, many Egyptians abroad were unable to leave their jobs and families to return to Cairo to... more »
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HUMAN SKAB
Dir: Bret Woods & Frank Gunderson, United States, 105 min, 2012, Documentary
'Human Skab,' the brainchild of Travis Roberts, is a proto-grunge, psychotic, post-apocalyptic, hardcore, punk-rock blues band based in the Pacific... more »
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IN THE WIND
Dir: Elliot Bassman, United States, 24 min, 2012, Documentary
The description of a father- figure relationship between a little Jewish boy and an elderly Jewish neighbor. The story also recounts the Post Holoca... more »
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LITTLE SHOP OF WONDERS
Dir: Leslye Abbey, United States, 18 min, 2009, Documentary
People came from all over to The Little Shop of Wonders to view their collections, as well as to seek their advice about gemstones and healing. Mark... more »
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MELODICO
Dir: Valerio Ciriaci, Italy, 15 min, 2012, Documentary
A short documentary chronicling the story of Tony Maiorino, a modern day Italian immigrant living in the Bronx's Little Italy. Tony's a normal guy o... more »
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MOTORBIKE MIDWIFE
Dir: Masumi Higashi, England, 25 min, 2012, Documentary
Motorbike Midwife tracks the Herculean efforts of a fearless nurse, Linda Mba as she rides a motorbike across remote parts of Ghana to save mothers'... more »
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MY VILLAGE, MY LOBSTER
Dir: Joshua Wolff, Nicaragua, 61 min, 2012, Documentary
Powerful and harrowing story of the indigenous Miskito lobster divers along Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast who risk their lives diving for the region's... more »
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NO REGRETS, BUT
Dir: Heather Freudenthal, United States, 59 min, 2012, Documentary
Emily, Dahlia, and Kimberly are all women at a pivotal age for women when it comes to relationships- their mid-late 20's. But they all want differen... more »
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OUR STATES (Nos States)
Dir: Richard Dailey, France, 51 min, 2012, Documentary
Hip hop is everywhere in France and has been since soon after it first appeared in NYC in the 1980s . Slamming or free-style rapping has since put d... more »
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PEOPLE AND THE OLIVE, THE
Dir: Aaron Dennis, United States, 71 min, 2012, Documentary
To raise awareness about the struggles of Palestinian fair trade olive farmers -- and to replant uprooted olive trees -- six Americans set out in Fe... more »
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REFUGE: STORIES OF THE SELFHELP HOME
Dir: Ethan Bensinger, United States, 61 min, 2012, Documentary
In the late 1930s, following the ferocious anti-Jewish violence of Kristallnacht, a determined group of young German Jews left behind everything tha... more »
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RETURN TO THE SEA
Dir: Genevieve Mcgill, Ireland, 66 min, 2012, Documentary
A temporal bricolage that documents a vulnerable, indigenous Irish speaking community on the island of Inish Bofin off the north west coast of Co.Do... more »
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SET FOR LIFE
Dir: Susan Sipprelle & Samuel Newman, United States, 67 min, 2012, Documentary
Three Baby Boomers, who believed they were set for life, struggle to recover from the devastating impact of losing their jobs in the Great Recession... more »
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STONEFACED
Dir: Vivian Ducat, United States, 16 min, 2012, Documentary
African American architect, author, and well-known professor of countless New York interior design students, Robert A. King, is an obsessed man whe... more »
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WORD IN THE WOODS, THE (La Palabra en el Bosque)
Dir: Carlos Henriquez Consalvi & Jeffrey Gould, El Salvador, 57 min, 2012, Documentary
During the early 1970s, hundreds of peasants in a remote region of El Salvador began to emulate the early Christians, working the land together and... more »
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YANGSI
Dir: Mark Elliott, United States, 83 min, 2012, Documentary
Recognized as the reincarnation ('yangsi') of one of the most revered Tibetan Masters of the 20th century, Ugyen Tenzin Jigme Lhundrup must train to... more »
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