Silent Light

Johan and his family are Mennonites from the north of Mexico. Against the law of God and Man, Johan falls in love with another woman.

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,…

Eight Miles High

Achim Bornhak’s movie focuses on the restless life of Uschi Obermaier, the icon of the 1968 movement in Germany and groupie. At the age of 16, Uschi is bored by her job in a photo lab, but soon becomes the “it girl” of Munich’s club scene. When she gets to know Rainer Langhans, they move to Berlin and live in “Kommune 1”, the first politically-motivated commune in Germany. While the other occupants claim she isn’t…

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.

Diary of a Cannibal

They met on the Internet. They fell in love. They drove to the desert and stopped at an abandoned warehouse. They wandered inside. Inside they found unspeakable horror. Only one of them survived the ordeal of CANNIBAL. From a hospital bed, an injured Noelle tells shocked police detectives a tale of cannibal terror. In recounting her ordeal, the detectives learn of an even more awful truth behind the actions of this tragic couple. Horror master…

Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis

In this entrancing documentary on performance artist, photographer and underground filmmaker Jack Smith, photographs and rare clips of Smith’s performances and films punctuate interviews with artists, critics, friends and foes to create an engaging portrait of the artist. Widely known for his banned queer erotica film Flaming Creatures, Smith was an innovator and firebrand who influenced artists such as Andy Warhol and John Waters.

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…

The Sick House

Terror lurks in the old orphanage, beneath a disused London hospital – a Seventeeth Century malevolence, the Plague Doctor, has returned to complete his evil masterpiece

Brand Upon the Brain!

Together with his teenage sister and a horde of orphans, young Guy Maddin lazes away his under-stimulated youth on the mysterious island he will someday inherit. In the lighthouse orphanage where they all live, their every move is watched over by their overbearing and tyrannical mother while their father, a scientist and inventor, works away secretively in the basement. When new adoptive parents discover mysterious head wounds on their children, teen detectives Wendy and Chance…

Trigger Man

Inspired by true events…The story of three hunters who mysteriously became the hunted.

It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.

Tells the story of Paul (Steven C. Stewart), a man suffering from Cerebal Palsy, who spends his days wasting away in a nursing home. To pass his time, he fantasizes about the man he should be despite his twisted body. People are able to understand him verbally, women find him irresistable, and his is a legitimate threat to anyone who stands in his way. His thoughts deatil four possible relationships he would have and their…

My Surfing Lucifer

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

Exte: Hair Extensions

An aspiring hair dresser (Kuriyama) becomes the infatuation of a tricophilic man who sells hair extensions to nearby hair salons. The source of the hair is the corpse of a girl whose dead body continues to grow beautiful, voluminous, black hair that comes alive, driving those who use the extensions insane or killing them.

Abbey of Thelema

Based on actual facts and events, explores the Thelemic Commune in Cefalu, Sicily from 1920-1923.

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…

A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory

Esther Robinson’s portrait of her uncle Danny Williams, Warhol’s onetime lover, collaborator and filmmaker in his own right, offers a exploration of the Factory era, an homage to Williams’s talent, a journey of family discovery and a compelling inquiry into Williams’s mysterious disappearance at age 27.

Here is Always Somewhere Else

The life and work of enigmatic Dutch/Californian conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who in 1975 disappeared under mysterious circumstances at sea in the smallest boat ever to cross the Atlantic. As seen through the eyes of fellow emigrant filmmaker René Daalder, the picture becomes a sweeping overview of contemporary art films as well as an epic saga of the transformative powers of the ocean.