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Cody, daughter of Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and granddaughter of Indy winner Al Unser Sr., is now ... more
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TAPIA takes us inside the tortured soul of Johnny Tapia, the 5-time world champion boxer whose unprecedented success was overshadowed by a volatile drug addiction brought on by th... more
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This is a documentary about Jaan Ehlvest, a chess wunderkind, who broke into the top of the chess world and stayed there thorough the reigning time of the world champions of chess Garri Kasparov and Anatoli Karpov. He left Estonia, his homeland, and turned into a lonely cynic in the U.S., whose life consists of alcohol and continuous strides, but he is still attempting to reach the ultimate heights of the chess world.

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Trying to distance herself from her Holocaust survivor parents and ex-boyfriend, pianist Micki Stav moves out of her parents' house in search of her own identity. She moves into a small apartment, but remains caught in a lattice of demanding relationships. Tension increases as Micki tries to succeed in the classical music world. Her eclectic new neighbors, though, introduce her to a new world of desires in which Micki finds the courage to confront her problems and emerge as an independent and matur... more

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Brahim Mohamed Fadel is a Saharan young person, blind person of birth, who studies at the University of Málaga. The documentary recounts a life full of difficult moments, overcome thanks to the incombustible force of the protagonist and his extraordinary spirit of overcoming. A movie to make you think, learn and feel.

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Max, a tremendously successful contractor, sees his life implode when an ambitious business deal goes terribly wrong. Angry clients hold him responsible for their unbuilt homes and spent finances. His own finances and stability shattered, he retreats into a solitude that even friends and family can’t seem to break. His loving daughter, on the precipice of a new life and far from home, is the person most able to get through to him. Their love grows stronger even as the realities gro... more

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An inspirational story of survival and transformation, "White Shadows" chronicles the extraordinary life of Dalee Henderson, a famed celebrity hairstylist whose positive outlook and humor touched the lives of many. It is the story of a young man who struggles as a gay African-American while being raised in the rural, segregated South of the 1950s. Against all odds, he escapes to the West Coast to live life openly and proudly. He arrives in Los Angeles in the late '70s, where he achieved grea... more

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When Tsering Jampa is 4 years of age, Chinese soldiers burst into her home, disrupting her otherwise peaceful life, and causing her and her family to flee from Tibet to India. What about the pain? Her mother's singing, old stories and her father's prayers surround her and nourish her consciousness. What about the injustice? When Tsering is 12 years of age, she finds the key to the answer. It is hidden in an ancient verse. Forty years later, in March 2008, her people in Tibet unexpectedl... more

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This is a short and incomplete tale about Kike Turmix, Basque rock icon from Madrid and lead vocalist of the notorious punk band the Pleasure Fuckers, who made it to the U.S. and toured the new and the old world in a blistering state of "hate, drunkenness and vandalism" back in the '80s and '90s. Get with it people, this is what was originally referred to as a cult band. A personal friend of Wayne Kramer (MC5), Dee Dee, Joey (The Ramones), Johnny Thunders, and The Dictators, to mention a fe... more

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One of India's greatest artists, Bismillah Khan transformed the shehnai from a street instrument to one that graces concerts around the world. He lived in Benaras, on th...more
 
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Rock N Roll Mamas is a feature-length documentary about three indie rockers who strive to follow their creative dreams and raise their children. Over the course of si...more
 
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Lucien “Lulu” Ferrenbach, a French metal sculptor, water colorist, boat builder and sailor, is profiled in this new documentary by Judy and Ray Schmitt. Growing up i...more
 
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"Things happen, they occur and we either take advantage or we don’t. There’s a children’s game that, in Portugal, goes by the name cat’s cradle: the children ti...more
 
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This is a story about young people who wanted to help the orphans who were in orphanages in eastern Ukraine. A parent's story about the "House of Grace" adaptation cente...more
 
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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns tha...more
 
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