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Streaming Friday, October 23
Sidney Poitier & Harry Belafonte narrate William Greaves' long-lost, newly-restored film about the National Black Political Convention of 1972. 10,000 black politicians, activists, and artists went to Gary, Indiana, to forge a national unity platform.
GANJA & HESS (1973)
Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and horror, Bill Gunn’s revolutionary independent film stars Duane Jones (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD) as an anthropologist who is stabbed with an ancient ceremonial dagger, which bestows upon him the blessing of immortality...and the curse of an unquenchable thirst for blood.
THE DARK DIVIDE (2020)
Based on the true story of butterfly expert Robert Pyle (David Cross) who embarked on a dangerous, life-changing trek through one of America's most important unprotected wildlands in the summer of 1995. With Debra Messing, David Koechner, Cameron Esposito, Gary Farmer, and Patterson Hood. Music by The Avett Brothers.
OUR TIME MACHINE (2019)
Shaken by the news of his father’s dementia, artist Maleonn creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a wondrous time-travel adventure performed on stage with life-size mechanical puppets. Maleonn finds grace and unexpected joy in this moving meditation on art, the agonies of love and loss, and the circle of life.
MR. SOUL (2018)
Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! Ellis Haizlip made television broadcast history with SOUL!, America's first “black Tonight Show.” Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless black pioneer reignited a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage.
BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS (2020)
Streaming Friday, October 23
A Louis Vuitton bag stuffed full of cash sends a group of hard-luck lowlifes on a desperate chase for the fortune in this 2020 pitch-black neo-noir crime thriller from first-time director Kim Yong-hoon.
HATE/LA HAINE (1995)
When a young man is arrested and beaten unconscious by police, a riot erupts in the suburbs outside of Paris. Three of the victim's peers wander through the aftermath of the violence as they try to come to grips with their outrage. After one of the men finds a police officer's weapon, their night seems poised to take a bleak turn.
After years of fighting injustice in Kenya, daring and audacious political activist Boniface “Softie” Mwangi decides to run for political office. But running a clean campaign against corrupt opponents with idealism as his only weapon proves challenging.
VINYL NATION (2020)
VINYL NATION digs into the crates of the record resurgence in search of truths set in deep wax: Has the return of vinyl made music fandom more inclusive or divided? What does vinyl say about our past here in the present?
A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT (2014)
In an Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, a lonely vampire is stalking the town's most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom...
The Oscar®-nominated and Emmy®-winning documentary chronicles the inspiring and personal story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s rise to the nation’s highest court while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
NOMAD: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BRUCE CHATWIN (2019)
Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for ecstatic truth carried him to all corners of the globe.
SON OF THE WHITE MARE (1981)
One of the great psychedelic masterpieces of world animation, SON OF THE WHITE MARE is part-Nibelungenlied and part-YELLOW SUBMARINE. A massive cosmic oak stands at the gates of the Underworld, holding seventy-seven dragons in its roots; to combat these monsters, a dazzling white mare goddess gives birth to three heroes who embark on an epic journey to save the universe.
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