The Missing Picture

Explores filmmaker Rithy Panh’s quest to create the missing images during the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. The film uses wood figures, archival footage, and narration to recreate his firsthand experiences and those of his family and friends’ suffering during the communist regime.

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Mel Brooks’ the Producers

A legendary producer and his mild-mannered accountant face catastrophe when their play unexpectedly becomes a success.

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What ever happened to Baby Jane?

An aging ex-vaudeville child star initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled sister, a former movie-queen of the 1930’s.

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Imitation of Life

1934

Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives.

1959

Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters.

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But I’m a Cheerleader

Megan’s super normal suburban existence is filled with friends, pom-poms and rah-rah enthusiasm until her straightlaced parents suspect that she may be showing deviant tendencies.

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Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality

Uncovers death anxiety as a possible root cause of many of our behaviors on a psychological, spiritual, and cultural level. Explores the ongoing research of a group of social psychologists which substantiates Ernest Becker’s claim that death anxiety is a primary motivator of human behavior, specifically aggression and violence.

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Sweetie

As Tolstoy asserted, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. This unhappy family has never confronted its unhappiness: Sweetie, so called since childhood, the apple of her father Bob’s eye and the bane of her mother Flo’s smothered existence. Her sister Kay is shy, superstitious, and sexually repressed where Sweetie is loud, slovenly, and quite possibly mentally ill. The family has managed to lead relatively normal lives by denying their bizarre family reality. Sweetie has terrorized her family for years, but an unexpected tragedy is about to loosen her spoiled brat grip on their psyches.

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Concrete, Steel, and Paint

“Concrete, Steel, and Paint” offers a comprehensive view of crime and its victims, punishment, and the importance of dialogue for bringing disparate, resentful groups of people together to affirm their common humanity. The film chronicles the complications that occurred when two Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, artists tried to bring together inmates of Graterford maximum-security prison and residents of Fairhill, a poor, violent neighborhood from which many of the inmates hail, to create a mural. The film emphasizes power of creativity and the ability of art to offer a channel of communication for people who desperately need it..

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Sometimes in April

Based on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where over the course of 100 days an estimated 800,000 people were killed in a terrifying purge by Hutu nationalists against their Tutsi countrymen.

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Mothers of Bedford

This documentary explores whether it is possible to remain connected with your children while serving time in a maximum security prison. Women inmates of the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester, New York are interviewed.

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