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2014, documentary films by title (32)

A SELF MADE MAN
Dir: Lori Petchers, United States, 57 min, 2013, Documentary
A Self-Made Man is a feature length documentary that takes a candid look at what it means to be transgender, told through an intimate portrait of... more »
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AMBASSADORS - THE NATIVE JAZZ QUARTET AT WORK
Dir: Sascha Just, United States, 16 min, 2013, Documentary
Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis of the New Orleans jazz family, German bass player Christian Fabian, Native Alaskan drummer Ed Littlefield, and Filipino... more »
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BENEATH THE TREES
Dir: Iker Esteibarlanda, Spain, 12 min, 2014, Documentary
Storytelling in Ireland stems from an ancient oral tradition of transmitting laws and taboos, hero epics, wisdom tales and cultural myths from gener... more »
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BREAKIN L.A.
Dir: Karla Lemus & Boris Castro, Germany, 76 min, 2012, Documentary
A group of bicycle aficionados from Hamburg, Sankt Pauli traveled to Los Angeles, to cross the city for 12 days into all cardinal directions. They... more »
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CHANGING MINDS AT CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL
Dir: Susan Weiser-finley, United States, 32 min, 2013, Documentary
This is a real story of change, remarkable change in a population often thought to be unchangeable, change brought about by a meditation program for... more »
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COWJEWS AND INDIANS How Hitler Scared My Relatives—and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse with a Picture of Jesus, Reminding Me—for the Wrong Reason—That I Owe the Mohawks Rent
Dir: Marc Halberstadt, United States, 87 min, 2013, Documentary
My parents are Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany. They lost their home and property there before fleeing to the United States. They received reparat... more »
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CRISALIDA
Dir: Alonso Estrella, de Rothschild, Mendez Gonzalez, Costa Cantal, Cuba, 7 min, 2012, Documentary
Crisalida, which means 'cocoon of an incubating butterfly,' is the name of an 86-year-old woman who watches the world through her bedroom window. Ov... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Int'l Documentary Short
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FORGIVE US
Dir: Anthony Haden-west, France, 78 min, 2013, Documentary
I lost 83 colleagues on September 11th 2001. I was running an investment firm in New York at the time. The events left me stunned. The anti-Muslim... more »
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FREELOAD
Dir: Daniel Skaggs, United States, 66 min, 2013, Documentary
Freeload is a portrait of the modern train-riding culture. This movie follows Blackbird, a lost teenager searching for the answers to life. Ponyboy... more »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Domestic Documentary Feature
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HAENYEO: WOMEN OF THE SEA
Dir: Kevin Sawicki & Alex Igidbashian, United States, 11 min, 2013, Documentary
Haenyeo refers to the women free-divers of Jeju Island, South Korea who for centuries have collected sea food without the use of scuba equipment. Th... more »
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HOPE ON THE HORIZON
Dir: Donna York, United States, 27 min, 2013, Documentary
The 48 highest peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, also known as the '4000 footers' cover over 250 miles of various terrain and over 70,0... more »
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JA, KADA SAM BILA KLINAC, BILA SAM KLINKA (WHEN I WAS A BOY, I WAS A GIRL)
Dir: Ivana Todorovic, Serbia and Montenegro, 30 min, 2013, Documentary
Goca is a transvestite in Belgrade, the capital city of a country where organizing or participating in a gay pride parade is forbidden. She is rai... more »
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JAIPUR MAHOUTI
Dir: Deborah Harse, United States, 7 min, 2013, Documentary
'Jaipur Mahouti' portrays the cultural love of elephants in India and the strong bond between elephant drivers (mahouts) and the elephants with who... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Domestic Documentary Short
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JESSE AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
Dir: Tracey Anarella, United States, 11 min, 2013, Documentary
in 'Jesse and the Fountain Youth' we meet Jesse Cohen, a subway performer/busker who uses busking as a means to elevate his life out of only playing... more »
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JUANA
Dir: Neha Gautam, United States, 10 min, 2013, Documentary
The story of a Filipino domestic worker who is a survivor of labor trafficking and domestic violence. Juana leaves the Philippines for a better life... more »
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JUDITH: PORTRAIT OF A STREET VENDOR
Dir: Zahida Pirani, United States, 17 min, 2013, Documentary
Portrait of Street Vendor is a short documentary that takes the audience on an intimate journey into the daily life of Judith, a street vendor from... more »
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KATIA
Dir: Anna Shishova, Russia, 51 min, 2013, Documentary
This is a road movie about one Russian girl, who left everything and moved to India. She has nothing except small bag and tragic story behind. She t... more »
full details quick view winner: Best Int'l Documentary Feature & Best Cinematography Documentary
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LAST RIDE...FIRST RIDE
Dir: Daniel Turkewitz, United States, 13 min, 2013, Documentary
Only days after the end of the season party, Hurricane Sandy destroys the Coney Island bumper cars along with much of the region. Will it reopen for... more »
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MEXICAN DREAM
Dir: Alex Ruiz Euler & Jon Wetterau, Mexico, 54 min, 2014, Documentary
This documentary is about indigenous Mixtec immigrants from a remote pueblo in the Oaxaca (Mexico) who go to Austin (Minnesota, U.S.A.) to work for... more »
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MIGRATIONS OF ISLAM
Dir: Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai, United States, 60 min, 2013, Documentary
A documentary on the representations of American-Muslim identity in popular culture post 9/11. Through cultural events like the performance of the t... more »
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MONDO BANANA
Dir: Ryan White, Canada, 60 min, 2013, Documentary
Deep in the forests of Sumatra, a Finnish sea captain seeks an elusive banana. In a Kolkata kitchen, Bengali chefs prepare scrumptious banana stalk... more »
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MY KASHMIR
Dir: Madhuri Mohindar & Vaishali Sinha, United States, 31 min, 2013, Documentary
A documentary about being young in Kashmir, one of the most contentious and militarized regions in the world. For two college students Javaid and I... more »
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ONE: A STORY OF LOVE AND EQUALITY
Dir: Becca Roth, United States, 103 min, 2014, Documentary
In the months leading up to the vote on North Carolina's Amendment One, which would remove legal recognition for all couples that are not a married... more »
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SINGING JADE
Dir: Bing Wang, United States, 23 min, 2013, Documentary
Founded in 2005's Manhattan Chinatown, the Columbus Park Senior Orchestra has provided a joyous experience to its members and passing spectators thr... more »
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THE ABOMINABLE CRIME
Dir: Micah Fink, Jamaica, 66 min, 2013, Documentary
THE ABOMINABLE CRIME, at heart, is a story about a mother's love for her child and an activist's troubled love for his country. It also gives voic... more »
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THE ACT OF KILLING
Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark, 159 min, 2012, Documentary
Anwar Congo and his friends have been dancing their way through musical numbers, twisting arms in film noir gangster scenes, and galloping across p... more »
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THE ADVENTURES OF DR CRACKHEAD
Dir: Michael Savoie & Jennifer Di Cresce, Canada, 87 min, 2013, Documentary
Filmmaker Jennifer Di Cresce joins controversial author and research scientist Dr. Peter Ferentzy on a cross-country lecture tour advocating for gre... more »
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THE GRAND HOTEL
Dir: Douglas Massell, United States, 36 min, 2012, Documentary
Single room occupancies are a housing phenomena created in New York City during the 1930's. A majority of these buildings are hotels built in the la... more »
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THE LITTLE HOUSE THAT COULD
Dir: Mars Roberge, United States, 90 min, 2013, Documentary
Emmy Award-winning stylist, Patricia Field, has done a lot more than Sex and the City. She has spent several decades saving lives and giving hope... more »
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THE SECOND MEETING
Dir: Zeljko Mirkovic, United States, 86 min, 2013, Documentary
In March 1999 during the Balkan conflict, Dale Zelko, US pilot of the 'invisible' F117A aircraft, was shot down by Zoltan Dani, missile officer in t... more »
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THE WELL: VOCI D'ACQUA DALL'ETIOPIA (THE WELL: WATER VOICES FROM ETHIOPIA)
Dir: Paolo Barberi & Riccardo Russo, Italy, 57 min, 2011, Documentary
Each year, when the dry season reaches its peak in Southern Ethiopia, the Borana herders gather with their livestock around their ancient wells.Huge... more »
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WHAT IS PHILANTHROPY?
Dir: Salvatore Alaimo, United States, 86 min, 2013, Documentary
The act of giving takes many forms. It can be as informal as babysitting for a neighbor or assisting the coach of a little league baseball team. It... more »
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