In the Shadow of the Moon

Archival material from the original NASA film footage – much of it seen for the first time – plus interviews with the surviving astronauts, including Jim Lovell, Dave Scott, John Young, Gene Cernan, Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Edgar Mitchell, Charlie Duke and Harrison Schmitt.

Viva (2007)

Viva is about a bored housewife in 1972 who gets sucked into the sexual revolution. Abandoned by her husband, Barbi is dragged into trouble by her girlfriend, who spouts women’s lib as she gets Barbi to discard her bra and go out on the town. Barbi becomes a Red Riding Hood in a sea of wolves, and quickly learns a lot more than she wanted to about nudist camps, the hippie scene, orgies, bisexuality, sadism,…

The True Story of Che Guevara

In the years since his death, revolutionary Che Guevara has attained iconic status. This documentary explores the truth behind the myths, delving into Guevara’s plans to spread his philosophy throughout Latin America and his ultimate effect on the Cold War. Biographer Jon Lee Anderson takes viewers from Guevara’s Argentine homeland to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution and reveals the CIA’s plot to quell the activist’s tide of change.

Hammer & Tickle

Hammer & Tickle: The Communist Joke Book is a 2006 propaganda documentary film about “jokes” under the Soviet Union.

Tearoom

Tearoom consists of footage shot by the police in the course of a crackdown on public sex in the American Midwest. In the summer of 1962, the Mansfield, Ohio Police Department photographed men in a restroom under the main square of the city. The cameramen hid in a closet and watched the clandestine activities through a two-way mirror. The film they shot was used in court as evidence against the defendants, all of whom were…

My Surfing Lucifer

Using found footage, we’re introduced to the short life of Bunker Spreckels, Clark Gable’s stepson and surfing legend.

Broken English

Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She’s surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically…

I Just Didn't Do It

A young man fights for his freedom after he is accused of groping a girl on train.

Blood Brothers

Fung (Daniel Wu) and his best friends, brothers Kang (Liu Ye) and Hu (Tony Yang), leave the countryside together to make it big in Shanghai. Things aren’t so easy in the city, however, and the brothers stumble and toil until opportunity brings them to Club Paradise and ruthless mob boss Hong (Sun Honglei). While Kang embraces his newfound power in the Shanghai triad, Fung and Hu are less comfortable with the crime and violence, sending…

Unfinished Stories

Unfinished Stories employs a structure familiar to Western indie cinema by following a set of seemingly random but interlocking episodes. Debut director Pourya Azarbayjani presents the tales of several women who spend much of the film alone on the streets of Tehran after dark – a particularly fraught place for unescorted women in a Muslim nation. The film’s three primary stories each represents a different point in the cycles of courtship and childbirth. One young…

Plague Town

An American family visiting their Irish roots accidentally stumbles on a horde of bloodthirsty mutant children.

Chicago 10

Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Prey

An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.

Gold Digger Killer

Imani has her life turned upside down after she gets fired from her job. Imani attempts to rectify the situation by hooking up with a well-off man. After she gets brutally victimized by the man and his pals, Imani decides to become a vigilante who takes on the whole misogynistic system that labels her a gold digger.

Razortooth

The concept is based on a true story concerning an exotic species of eels that are released in the southeast from Asia. They breathe air and can survive on land.

Ex Drummer

Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.

Junk Films

A controversial still photographer specializing in grim death portraits translates his morbid sensibilities to the moving picture to offer an affecting look at death from an entirely unique perspective. Tsurisaki Kiyotaka specializes in the kind of photography that most folks would shrink away from. Over the course of his career, Kiyotaka has photographed more than 1000 deaths, a focus that often finds him facing legal problems in his home country of Japan. In this collection…

Black Devil Doll

Five hot sexy young big-breasted chicks are raped, abused, tortured, and killed (?) by an evil jive-ass talking doll possessed by the spirit of an executed black militant death row inmate. Who will survive…

The Films of Kenneth Anger: Volume One

Covering the first half of Anger’s career, from his landmark debut FIREWORKS in 1947 to his epic bacchanalia INAGURATION OF THE PLEASURE DOME, Fantoma is very proud to present the long-awaited first volume of films by this revolutionary and groundbreaking maverick, painstakingly restored and presented on DVD for the first time. Contains the films: Fireworks (1947) Puce Moment (1949) Rabbit’s Moon (1950, the rarely seen original 16 minute version) Eaux d’Artifice (1953) Inauguration of the…

Freedom Writers

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.