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Russian Ark

Directed by Aleksandr Sokurov

“RUSSIAN ARK is both a dazzling technical tour-de-force and a love letter to Russian culture. Unfolding in real time in

In the Land of the Head Hunters

Directed by Edward S. Curtis

VISITING ARTIST—Almost a decade before Robert Flaherty immortalized the Inuit people in Nanook of the North (1922), Edward S. Curtis

King of Kings

Directed by Nicholas Ray

King of Kings, Ray’s second film for MGM, is truly his “epic” (featuring narration by Orson Welles!), a lavish historical

There Will Be Blood

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Anderson’s features, while always sharpening their edges as they go, have never been hard-as-nails as this adaptation of Upton Sinclair’s

Run Boy Run

Directed by Pepe Danquart

Based on the real life story of Yoram Fridman, who escaped the Warsaw Ghetto when he was eight years old,

Home From Home

Directed by Edgar Reitz

After making his acclaimed, three-part, 42-hour-long film saga Heimat, set against the vicissitudes of the mid-20th century, Reitz returns to

Sanchu Uprising: Voices at Dawn

Directed by Juichiro Yamasaki

Yamasaki’s highly inventive take on the jidaigeki (historical drama) concerns a group of rural farmers treated poorly by tax authorities

The Fencer

Directed by Klaus Härö

Fleeing from Russian secret police in early 1950’s, a young Baltic dissident leaves Leningrad to settle in the small coastal

Embrace of the Serpent

Directed by Ciro Guerra

Crosscutting stories set decades apart, Guerra weaves two parallel journeys between a lone Amazonian shaman and western scientists in search of

American Epic

Directed by Bernard MacMahon

Presented by Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett and Jack White, and produced for the BBC’s Arena and PBS, MacMahon and

The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock and Roll

Directed by Joe Lauro

From New Orleans to Blueberry Hill, the teaming of Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. and Dave Bartholomew is remembered as a

We Are Young. We Are Strong.

Directed by Burhan Qurbani

The gripping true story of one night in August 1992 in the East German town of Rostock, when a racist