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FILM LIBRARY

2014, documentary films by title (20)

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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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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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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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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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 »
full details quick view trailer winner: Best Director Documentary Feature
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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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