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Films & DVDs Released in 2022
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Coming in September 2022

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    Golda Maria - Searing first-person interview with a feisty Holocaust survivor.

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    My Imaginary Country - October 2019, an unexpected revolution, a social explosion. The event Patricio Guzmán had been waiting for since his student struggles in 1973 finally materialized.


Spring 2022 Releases
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  • Alain Resnais: Five Short Films - Five newly restored early short film masterpieces from the legendary filmmaker.

  • AntisemitismFilm Still - Director Ilan Ziv traces the origins of today's antisemitism in France from the Middle Ages to the infamous Dreyfus Affair.

  • Artists & Love - This documentary series tells the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history.

  • Blue Island - This creative documentary shows real-life characters recreating protest movements from Hong Kong's modern history.

  • Close Relations - Russian citizen and Soviet-born Ukrainian native Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore country’s society after the Maidan revolution.

  • A History of the European Working ClassFilm Still - The working class has played an essential part of European countries’ history – through revolutions, wars and social progress. This series reminds us of what our societies owe to the workers’ movements.

  • Inside the Red Brick Wall - Hong Kong freedom fighters who had taken refuge at the Polytechnic University realize that they are trapped by the police.

  • Josep - In an internment camp filled with Spanish republicans fleeing Franco's regime, a French guard befriends Josep Bartoli, the famed illustrator who fought in Spain's civil war.

  • Kentridge and Dumas in Conversation - The two South African artists speak frankly about their work, their studio practice, their inspirations, and the challenges of success.

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    The Last Tycoons (Series) - This 8-part documentary series highlights the men and women, who from 1945 to 1980, produced landmark French films that influenced cinema for generations to come.

  • Les Enfants Terribles - In Turkey, Mahmut and Zeynep are siblings who clash with their parents while pushing back against the familial expectations to marry young.

  • Monobloc - The monobloc plastic chair is the best-selling piece of furniture that ever existed, known on every continent, across all national borders and social boundaries. MONOBLOC tells the story of how this unsightly plastic chair took the world by storm.

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    A New Old Play - One evening in the 1980s, Qiu Fu, a leading clown-role actor in 20th-century Sichuan opera, is killed in an accident and must reluctantly set off for the Ghost City.

  • On the French Riviera with Man Ray and Picasso - More than a surrealist travel diary, this film tells the story of the friendship between a group of painters, photographers and poets who are passionate about art.
  • Rocio - Woven from footage collected over a quarter of a century, ROCIO is the story of a mother’s love and the American Dream.
  • Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind - Chronicles Ruth Stone's heroic life story as a poet, mother, and teacher, leaving no question as to why she became both a Vermont and national treasure.
  • Sankara's Orphan - In 1986, 600 orphans and rural children from Burkina-Faso were sent to Cuba with the mission of learning a trade so they could come back and develop their country, which was undergoing a revolution. But after the assassination in 1987 of the country's president and the end of the Cold War, how were they to return?

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    Searching for Gerda Taro - Celebrates the life and work of Taro — a charismatic Jewish refugee from Germany, an anti-fascist, and a trailblazing photographer whose work would be forgotten for decades.

  • State of Terrorism - The war that was launched in the name of defense of our democracies might have become its biggest threat.

  • Summers with Picasso - Two beautiful and intimate films that look at Pablo Picasso, his life, loves and art.

  • Taking Back the Legislature - This day went down in history as the day Hong Kong pro-democracy fighters stormed the legislative council and in the assembly hall delivered the Hong Kong Protest Manifesto for the first time.

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    Tokyo Shaking - Alexandra, a French bank employee based in Tokyo, experiences the 2011 Fukushima disaster and needs to decide between putting her job or her family first.

    Restored French films
    La Dénonciation
    A Game for Six Lovers
    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    The Scheming Women
    School for Love

Fall 2021 Releases
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    All About My Sisters - Qiong Wang boldly explores her family history and relationships, and how they intersect with the ongoing consequences of China’s one-child policy.

  • Berliner Ballade - Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, Chris Marker shot this passionate documentary, reflecting the state of the place and its spirit with remarkable acuity.

  • Blue Helmet (Casque Bleu) - François Crémieux served as a French UN peacekeeper near the Bosnian town of Bihać. He never saw combat, but he was left deeply shaken by the experience.

  • Gorbachev. Heaven - An interview with former USSR president Mikhail Gorbachev, one of the most influential figures of the last century, whose rule heralded the end of the Soviet Union.

  • Prime Time in the Camps - Chris Marker's documentary about a group of Bosnian refugees who produce their own news show inside their camp.

  • Painted Landscapes of the Times - An energetic exhibition of the art of Sue Coe which communicates the artist's passionate cry for justice in a troubled time.

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    Prism - Three filmmakers collaborate to explore the history and current day ramifications of photographic film favoring white skin.

  • Putin's Witnesses - Examines the early life of Vladimir Putin and the political machine that brought him to power.

  • Suzanna Andler - Based on the Marguerite Duras play of the same name, Suzanna Andler is the portrait of a woman trapped in her marriage to a wealthy, unfaithful businessman. She must choose between her conventional destiny as a wife and mother, and her freedom, embodied by her young lover.

  • Le Navire Night - Marguerite Duras investigates new possibilities for the cinematic form by drawing out relationships between people who never actually meet.

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    Ziyara - Documents how an Arab country and a Muslim society continue, against all odds, to take care with grace and innocence of a millennial Jewish heritage after the departure of most of its Jews from Morocco.

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