1804: The Hidden History of Haiti (2017, Documentary, Dir. Tariq Nasheed)
A documentary film about the untold history of the Haitian Revolution.
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (2007, Romanian Drama, Dir. Cristian Mungiu)
(widescreen, in Romanian with English subtitles, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov
A young woman and her friend make their way to a black market doctor and face the choice as to whether or not one of them should have an illegal abortion.
Alita: Battle Angel (2019, Canadian Action/Adventure Drama, Dir. Robert Rodriquez)
Starring: Rosa Salazar, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Rodriguez, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson
When Alita awakens with no memory in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman. Ido also tries to shield Alita from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past.
American Sign Language Made Easy (2019, TMW Media Group, Dir. Noah Sunday)
• Learn ABC’s Numbers, Finger-spelling, Colors, Grammar Basics
• Learn Animals
• Learn Classifiers, Jobs & School
• Learn Family, Masculine & Feminine Signs, Vocabulary, Everyday Needs
• Learn Food, Cooking, Days of the Week, Months and Time
• Learn Opinions, Descriptive Adjectives, Places & Transportation
Angel Heart (1987 Classic, Suspense/Thriller, Dir. Alan Parker)
Starring: Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Mickey Rourke
A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.
Anna and the Apocalypse (2019, Comedic Horror, Musical Fantasy, Dir. John McPhail)
Starring: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins
A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven at Christmas, forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash, and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Vol 6 (2008, Adult Swim Animated Comedy)
All 13 Volume Six episodes, including never-before-seen bonus features.
Araby (2019, Portuguese Drama, Directors: Joao Dumans, Affonso Uchoa)
(widescreen, NR, Portuguese with English Subtitles))
Andre, a teenager, lives in an industrial town in Brazil near an old aluminum factory. One day, a factory worker, Cristiano, suffers an accident. Asked to go to Cristiano’s house to pick up clothes and documents, Andre stumbles on a notebook. As Andre reads from the journal entries, the story plunges into Cristiano’s life, into stories of his wanderings, adventures, and love.
Archer Season 9 (2019, Animated Action/Adventure Comedy)
Get ready for a change of scenery with the semi-functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot, Sterling Archer, a lush on the lush South Pacific Island of Mitimotu in 1939. While the rest of the world is concerned about the impending Second World War, Archer is only concerned with who’s buying his next drink. Along with his trusty co-pilot Pam, Archer must navigate quicksand, cannibals, poison darts, and quicksand.
Back to Burgundy (2018, French Drama, Dir. Cedric Klapisch)
Starring: Pio Marmai, Ana Girardot, Francois Civil
After a ten-year absence, Jean returns to his hometown when his father falls ill. Reuniting with his sister Juliette and his brother Jeremie, they have to rebuild their relationship and trust as a family again.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955 Classic Crime/Mystery Drama, Dir. John Sturges)
A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
Beauty and the Dogs (2018, Tunisian Dram. Dr. Kaouther Ben Hania)
(widescreen, NR, in Arabic with English subtitles)
Starring: Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomen Hamda
When Miariam, a young Tunisian woman, is raped by police officers after leaving a party, she is propelled into a harrowing night in which she must fight for her rights even though justice lies on the side of her tormentors.
Birds of Passage (2019, Award-Winning Columbian Drama, Dir. Cristina Gallego)
(widescreen, in Spanish with English subtitles)
Starring: Natalia Reyes, Carmina Martinez, Jose Acosta, Jhon Narvaez, Greider Meza
The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion, and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture and ancestral traditions at stake.
Blaze (2019, Romantic Wester Drama, Director: Ethan Hawke)
Starring: Alia Shawkat, Charlie Sexton, Josh Hamilton, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Linklater, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn
Inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present, and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his last, dark night on earth; and the impact of his songs and his death had on his fans, friends, and foes.
Blue Velvet (1986, Cult Classic Crime Drama, Dir. David Lynch)
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Brad Dourif, Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern
A college youth is tormented when he finds a severed ear in a parking lot and is pushed into a world of murder, sexual deviance, and depravity.
Border (2019, Swedish Suspense Drama, Dir. Ali Abbasi)
(widescreen, Blu-ray only, R, in Swedish with English Subtitles)
Starring: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jorgen Thorsson
Tina is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions, and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she uncovers a dark secret about her own past.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season Four (2017, Award-winning TV comedy/drama)
Starring: Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Chelsea Peretti, Stephanie Beatriz
Detective Jake Peralta and the Nine-Nine are taking #SquadGoals to a whole new level. With a precinct wedding, the annual Halloween heist, and the Pontiac Bandit’s most hilarious appearance yet, this season has even Jake going ‘full Santiago’ (binder and all).
Bull—Season One (2017, Television Crime/Legal Comedy/Drama)
Starring: Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr
Brilliant, brash, and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition, and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses, and the accused tick.
Burning (2019, Korean Suspense/Thriller, Dir. Chang-Dong Lee)
(widescreen, NR, in Korean with English subtitles)
Starring: Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Seong-Kun Mun, Jong-seo Jun
A searing romantic thriller about a young man whose suspicions spin out of control when the free-spirited woman he loves disappears.
Bye Bye Germany (2018, Award-winning German Comedy, Dir. Sam Garbarski)
(widescreen, NR, German with English subtitles)
Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Antje Traue, Tim Seyfi, Mark Ivanir, Anatole Taubman
Frankfurt, 1946. David Bermann and his Jewish friends have escaped the Nazi regime and are now dreaming of leaving for America. But how will they get the money in these tough post-war times? The smooth-talking businessman focuses on what the Germans now need most: fine bed linens nicely wrapped in amusing stories. The six talented entertainers go from home to home, praising housewives with ashy chutzpah until the flattered ladies have no choice but to buy their irresistible items.
Cabaret (1972, Award-winning Classic Drama—Overcoming Adversity, Dir. Bob Fosse)
Starring: Joel Grey, Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Marisa Berenson
With Hitler rising to power and anti-Semitism growing, the Cabaret is the only place to hide.
Cold Water (1994/2018, French Drama, Director: Olivier Assayas)
(widescreen, in French with English subtitles, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Cyprien Fouquet, Virginie Ledoyen
The acclaimed early film by Olivier Assayas about teenage lovers in the outskirts of Paris in the early ’70s, whose rebellions against family and society threaten to tear them apart. With memorable party sequences and a rock soundtrack evoking the period, it is a heartbreaking tale of the emotional tumult of being young.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962. Award-winning Classic Drama, Dir. Blake Edwards)
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Charles Bickford
A harrowing tale of an ad executive and his wife whose social drinking spirals out of control. Their lives and marriage degenerate as their alcoholism progresses.
Delay, Deny, Hope You Die (2018, Documentary, Dir. Gregory W. Lovett)
Thousands of American soldiers returned from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan with severe illnesses. They are not the victims of ruthless enemy warfare, but of decisions made by their own military commanders. These soldiers, afflicted with everything from respiratory diseases to rare cancers, were sickened by the smoke and ash swirling out of the ‘burn pits’, where both the military and private contractors incinerated mountains of trash.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988, Comedic Crime, Dir. Frank Oz)
Starring: Michael Caine, Steve Martin
Con-men unsuccessfully attempt to work together only to find that this town ain’t big enough for the two of them.
Dry White Season (1989/2018, Drama, Director: Euzhan Palcy)
Starring: Winston Ntshona, Donald Sutherland, Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon
White schoolteacher Ben Du Toit lives in Johannesburg and remains blissfully incurious about the lives of his black countrymen until a wave of brutal repression comes crashing down on his gardener, bringing Du Toit face-to-face with harsh political realities.
East West 101: Series 2 (2009/2018, Australian TV Crime Drama, Dir Peter Andrikidis)
Starring: Arron Faaoso, Don Hany, Susie Porter
As a devout Muslim in post-9/11 Australia, detective Zane Malik feels constant pressure to prove himself but frequently clashes with his old-school superior. This critically acclaimed, award-winning crime series tackles thorny themes in today’s complex world.
Family Guy’s 20 Greatest Hits (2019, Award-winning Animated Comedy, Adult Swim)
Starring: Seth Macfarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis
Celebrate the show’s twentieth anniversary with this marvelously musical collection of twenty song-and-dance-filled episodes, along with a symphony of extras created exclusively for this release.
Fatal Attraction (1987/Reissued 2017, Suspense/Thriller, Director: Adrian Lyne)
Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Fred Gwynne, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Mike Nussbaum, Stuart Pankin, Ellen Foley, Meg Mundy, Tom Brennan, Lois Smith
Dan Gallagher, a New York attorney, has a tryst with seductive Alex Forrest while his wife is away. Dan later shrugs off the affair as a mistake and considers it over. But Alex won’t be ignored. Not now, not tomorrow, not ever. Even if it means destroying Dan’s family to keep him. Reissue: Special Collector’s Edition.
Fighting With My Family (2019, Comedy/Sports Drama, Dir. Stephen Merchant)
Starring: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Lena Headey, Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden, Vince Vaughn, Nick Frost, Stephen Merchant
Reformed gangster, and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, their daughter Saraya, and son Zak make a living performing in tiny venues across the country. Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children, and when brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true, and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes.
From Caligari to Hitler (2014, German Documentary, Director: Rudiger Suchsland)
(widescreen, in German with English subtitles)
Starring: Rudiger Suchsland, Hans Henrik Wohler, Fritz Lang
Rudiger Suchsland explores the connections between the expressionist silent cinema of Germany and the subsequent rise of Nazism. Looking at landmark films like Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Metropolis, The Golem, among others, Suchsland tracks the concept of the charismatic villain bewitching the people.
Gone With The Wind (1939/2009 Epic Drama 70th Anniversary, Dir. Victor Fleming)
Starring: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia De Havilland, Hattie McDaniel, Leslie Howard
Epic Civil War drama about a Southern belle. Winner of 9 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director-Victor Fleming, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress. This 2-disc movie version is the highest resolution available. Includes historian commentary.
Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2012, Korean Horror, Director: Beom-sik Jeong)
Starring: Seung-Wook Lee, Ye-Won Mun, Ji-Hyun Park
The crew of a horror web series travels to an abandoned asylum for a live broadcast. They soon encounter much more than expected as they move deeper inside the nightmarish old building.
Good Manners (2018, Brazilian Horror, Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas)
(widescreen, in Portuguese with English subtitles)
Starring: Isabel Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira
Clara is a lonely nurse from the outskirts of Sao Paulo who is hired by the mysterious and wealthy Ana to be the nanny of her soon-to-be-born child. Against all odds, the two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night marked by a full moon changes their plans.
The Guilty (2019, Danish Suspense, Director: Gustav Moller)
Starring: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Olsen, Jacob Lohmann,
Katinka Evers-Jahnsen, Jeanette Lindbaek
Alarm dispatcher and former police officer Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But soon he realizes that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought.
Happy Valley Season 2 (2018, BBC TV Crime/Legal Drama)
Starring: Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, Shane Zaza
No-nonsense police sergeant Catherine Cawood is back heading up her team of dedicated police officers in the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire. While on duty, she makes a gruesome discovery, a body. The victim’s injuries bear a striking similarity to a string of other murders over the previous few months, suggesting a serial killer is on the loose. But the case becomes even more shocking when it emerges that Catherine knows the victim.
Hearts and Minds (1974/2014, Award-winning Documentary Vietnam War, Dir Peter Davis)
(widescreen, Blu-ray Criterion Collection)
A documentary that unflinchingly confronted the United States’ involvement in Vietnam at the height of the foment that surrounded it. Using a wealth of sources, from interviews to newsreels to footage of the conflict and the upheaval it occasioned on the home front, Davis constructs a powerfully affecting picture of the disastrous effects of war.
I Am Not A Witch (2019, African Drama, Director: Rungano Nyoni)
Starring: Benfors ‘Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda
When nine-year-old orphan Shula is accused of witchcraft, she is exiled to a witch camp run by Mr. Banda, a corrupt and inept government official. Tied to the ground by a white ribbon, Shula is told that she will turn into a goat if she tries to escape. As the only child witch, Shula quickly becomes a local star and the adults around her exploit her supposed powers for financial gain.
In the Heat of the Night (1967 Classic Crime Drama, Director: Norman Jewison)
(widescreen, NR, 2019 Criterion Collection)
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs forms an uneasy alliance with the police chief, who faces mounting pressure from Sparta’s hostile citizens to catch the killer and run an interloper out of town.
The Informer (1935, Award-winning Classic Drama, Director: John Ford)
(fullscreen, B&W, NR)
Starring: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Una O’Connor, J.M. Kerrigan, Joe Sawyer
Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can’t spend the money fast enough – nor can he run from his treachery fast enough – as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate.
Invisible Essence: The Little Prince (2018, Canadian Documentary, Dir. Charles Officer)
The film introduces a modern-day Little Prince, a seven-year-old blind Pakistani-Canadian boy who absorbs The Little Prince for the first time and captures engaging conversations with an incredible range of individuals.
The Last Suit (2019, Award-winning Argentinian Drama, Dir. Pablo Solarz)
(widescreen, in Spanish with English subtitles, NR)
Starring: Miguel Angel Sola, Angela Molina, Martin Piroyansky, Natalia Verbeke
Abraham Bursztein, an 88-year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. After seven decades without any contact, Abraham will try to find his old friend and keep his promise to return one day. Comedic and poignant in equal measure, it approaches its weighty themes with a light touch that illuminates a serious story.
Law & Order Special Victims Unit: Season 19 (2018, Television Police/Courtroom Drama)
Starring: Mariska Hargitay, Ice T, Kelli Giddish, Raul Esparza, Peter Scanavino
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf comes the nineteenth season of the longest-running primetime drama currently on U.S. television. Mariska Hargitay returns as Sergeant Olivia Benson. As acting commander of the Special Victims Unit of the New York City Police Department, Lieutenant Benson leads a team of dedicated detectives seeking to bring sexually violent criminals to justice
Law & Order: The 18th Year (2015, Television Crime/Legal Drama)
Starring: Sam Waterston, Jesse L. Martin, Linus Roache, Alana De La Garza, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson
The eighteenth year brings drastic changes to television’s longest-running crime series. Detectives Cyrus Lupo and Kevin Bernard become the newest additions to the 27th Precinct, and Michael Cutter joins the team as Executive Assistant District Attorney after the appointment of Jack McCoy to the New York County District Attorney seat.
Like Arrows (2019, Drama: Family Relations, Director: Kevin Peeples)
Starring: Alan Powell, Micah Lynn Hanson, Victoria Anastasi
When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives.
The Line: Poverty in America (2019, Religion-Documentary, Dir. Linda Midgett)
(widescreen, based on work by Leslie Kubistal)
Starring: Melissa Travis, Jim Noble
A groundbreaking documentary that shows the new face of poverty in America and what defines it, along with how the church and the community can make a difference.
Lost Highway (1997/2008, Psychological Thriller, Director: David Lynch)
Starring: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Robert Blake, Richard Pryor, Balthazar Getty
Fred is shown murdering his wife on a videotape and sent to prison, an event he cannot remember. Once in prison, he turns into a young man named Pete, leading a totally different life. Once he is released, Pete and Fred cross paths.
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2018, Indonesian Drama, Dir. Mouly Surya)
(widescreen, with subtitles)
Starring: Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra, Yoga Pratama, Haydar Salishz, Marsha Timothy
In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked and robbed of all her livestock by a gang of seven bandits. She then defends herself, setting out on a journey to find justice, empowerment, retribution, and redemption. But the road is long, especially when she begins to be haunted by the ghost of her victim. A stunning Scope western set to a Morricone-inspired score, this unique tale of female cinematic revenge takes no prisoners.
Memories of Underdevelopment (1968, Award-winning Cuban Classic,
Director: Tomas Gutierrez Alea)
(widescreen, B&W, Spanish with subtitles, Criterion Collection)
Starring: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Nunez, Omar Valdes,
Rene de la Cruz
Sergio, through his life following the departure of his wife, parents, and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Alone in a brave new world, Sergio observes the constant threat of foreign invasion while chasing young women all over Havana before finally meeting Elena, a young virgin girl he seeks to mold into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?
Navajo Code Talkers of World War II: A Journey of Remembrance (2018, Documentary World War II)
Outlines how Native American Marines used the Navajo language to devise a code that helped the United States gain the upper hand in World War II.
Never Look Away (2019, German Drama, Director: Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck)
(widescreen, German with subtitles, R)
Starring: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Hanno Koffler
Even after German artist, Kurt Barnert escaped from East Germany into West Germany, he is tormented by his childhood under the GDR-regime and the Nazis.
Of Fathers and Sons (2019. Syrian Documentary, Director: Talal Derki)
(widescreen, Arabic with English subtitles)
Talal Derki returned to his Syrian homeland where he gained the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses primarily on the children, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up with a father whose only dream is to establish an Islamic caliphate. Osama and his brother Ayman both love and admire their father and obey his words, but while Osama seems content to follow the path of Jihad, Ayman wants to go back to school.
Poetry in America Season 1 (2019, PBS Documentary)
Experience the power of poetry with Shaquille O’Neal, Bill Clinton, Cynthia Nixon, Frank Gehry, Bono, and Regina Spektor. Join host Elisa New as she explores 12 unforgettable American poems with these and other distinguished guests.
Serenity (2019, Suspense/Thriller, Director: Steven Knight)
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Diane Lane, Anne Hathaway, Jason Clarke, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Strong, Garion Dowds
Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain that leads tours off Plymouth Island. His quiet life is upended when Karen, his ex-wife, tracks him down to ask him for help. She begs him to save her and their son from her new husband. She requests that Dill take her husband out on a fishing expedition and leave him to the sharks.
Shots Fires: The Complete Series (2018, Television Crime/Legal Miniseries)
Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Stephen Moyer, Will Patton, Tristan Wilds, Richard Dreyfuss, Helen Hunt
A ten-hour event series that takes an explosive look at the criminal justice system via the prism of two racially charged shootings in a small town.
Stranger By the Lake (2014, French Drama: Erotic Thriller, LGBTQI interest,
Director: Alain Guiraudie)
(widescreen, French with English subtitles, NR)
Starring: Pierre Deladonchamps, Patrick D’Assumcao, Christophe Paou
Franck spends his summer vacation searching for companionship and sexual encounters at a popular cruising spot on the shores of a picturesque lake in rural France. One day, he meets Michel, an attractive yet darkly mysterious man and falls blindly in love. When a death occurs, Franck and Michel become the primary suspects but they choose to ignore the dangers and instead continue to engage in their passionate and potentially lethal relationship. Notes: Contains mature subject matter.
That Summer (2018, Documentary, Director: Goran Olsson)
Starring: Peter Beard, Lee Radziwill, Edith Bouvier Beale
For the first time ever, director Goran Olsson assembles this long-lost footage of Edith and Edie Beale into a one-of-a-kind family portrait bursting with the loving squabbles, quotable bon mots, and impromptu musical numbers that would make Big and Little Edie beloved cultural icons.
Unforgiven (1992 Classic Western Outlaws Drama, Director: Clint Eastwood)
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Saul Rubinek, Frances Fisher
Two retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws, pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
Western (2018, German Thriller, Director: Valeska Grisebach)
(widescreen, German with English subtitles)
Starring: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov
An intense, slow-burning thriller, this film follows a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural Bulgaria. The foreign land awakens the men’s sense of adventure, but tensions mount when Meinhard, the strong, silent newcomer to the group, starts mixing with the local villagers. The two sides speak different languages and share a troubled history. Can they learn to trust each other, or is the stage being set for a showdown?
White Right: Meeting the Enemy (2018, Documentary, Director: Deeyah Khan)
Starring: Richard Spencer
In this Emmy-winning documentary, acclaimed Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan meets U.S. neo-Nazis and white nationalists including Richard Spencer face to face and attends the now-infamous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as she seeks to understand the personal and political motivations behind the resurgence of far-right extremism in the U.S.
Zama (2018, Award-winning Argentinian Drama, Director: Lucrecia Martel)
(widescreen, Spanish with subtitles)
Starring: Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Lola Duenas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Daniel Veronese, Carlos Defeo
Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America, waits for a letter from the King granting him a transfer from the town in which he is stagnating, to a better place. His situation is delicate. He must ensure that nothing overshadows his transfer. He is forced to accept submissively every task entrusted to him by successive Governors’ who come and go as he stays behind. The years go by and the letter from the King never arrives.