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WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARIES

American Mirror: Intimations of Immortality

Oscar-winning screen icon Susan Sarandon and Armenian painter Tigran Tsitoghdzyan discuss how the apparently in conflict values of beauty and aging are perceived in our modern society dominated by social media, as he limns her portrait during a timeless sitting session in his atelier in New York City…

Directed by Arthur Balder

Box for Life

Three officers walk into the barrack: “Which one of you can box?” Sally and Sam immediately raises their hands. And me, a 16-year-old boy without a clue about boxing, also raise my hand; to this day I’m not sure why. One of the officers: “Tomorrow you’ll be taken for tests; you’d better not being lying!”…

Directed by Uri Borreda

JFK: The Last Speech

JFK The Last Speech explores the dramatic relationship between two seminal Americans—President John F. Kennedy and the poet Robert Frost—which reached its tragic climax in a surprising encounter with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the height of the Cold War…

Directed by Bestor Cram

Living in the Future’s Past

Academy Award Winner, Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the environmental challenges we face. Bridges, alongside prominent scientists and authors, weaves evolution, emergence, entropy, dark ecology, and what some are calling the end of nature,…

Directed by Susan Kucera

Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction is a thrilling and inspiring action packed journey that follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the massive illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it — a conspiracy that is leading to the extinction of sharks…

Directed by Rob Stewart

The Queens

Part documentary classic “Paris is Burning,” part current FX hit drama “Pose,” part reality show phenom “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and part traditional beauty pageant like Miss America, “The Queens” explores the transgender subculture of competitive female impersonation. Along the way, this feature-length documentary…

Directed by Max Saxenmeyer

We are not Princesses

Four Syrian refugee women find the strength to face the greatest of tragedies by embracing an unlikely role model: the ancient rebel princess Antigone…

Directed by Bridgette Auger and Itab Azzam

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