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The song of Styrene

Directed by Alain Resnais

Written by acclaimed essayist Raymond Queneau, THE SONG OF STYRENE, commissioned by French plastics giant Péchiney, is ostensibly an investigation

The Store

Directed by Frederick Wiseman

In this fly-on-the-wall examination of the surrealism of the everyday, Wiseman points his camera at the flagship luxury department store

The Sturgeon Queens

Directed by Julie Cohen

The Sturgeon Queens visits the four generations who built Russ and Daughters, the Lower East Side New York lox and herring

The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema

Directed by Ned Thanhouser

The Thanhouser Company was a trailblazing studio based in New Rochelle, New York, where from 1910 to 1917 it released

The Thoughts That Once We Had

Directed by The Thoughts That Once We Had

Renowned California Institute of the Arts film professor Thom Andersen—whose previous essay films include the acclaimed LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF

The Times of Harvey Milk

Directed by Rob Epstein

Epstein’s landmark portrait of Harvey Milk (1930-1978), the first openly gay public-office-holder in United States history, retains its original power

The Trials of Spring

Directed by Gini Reticker

Three courageous women in post-2011 Egypt fight for the original goals of the Arab Spring: “Bread, Freedom, and Social Justice”

The Undocumented

Directed by Marco Williams

THE UNDOCUMENTED tells the story of Marcos Hernandez, an undocumented Mexican living and working in Chicago. Marcos came to the

The Way We Talk

Directed by Michael Turner

Michael Turner (The Life of Vesper Geer), winner of the 2015 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, struggles with one of medical

The Winding Stream

Directed by Beth Harrington

“THE WINDING STREAM begins at the source of what we know as classic country music—the original Carter Family from the

The Zionist Idea (AKA Colliding Dreams)

Directed by Joseph Dorman, Oren Rudavsky

This ambitious examination of the origins, meaning and future of the Jewish national movement chronicles birth at a moment of

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholem Aleichem

Directed by John Lollos

Portraits of beloved icons Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel are woven together to reveal two men with much in common: