Afterward
Disturbed by the resurgence of fascism and anti-Semitism around the world, a psychoanalyst based in New York travels to Germany, Israel, and Palestine to confront her own deep-seated feelings about Germans and Palestinians, and the tensions between the Holocaust and the Nakba.
The Biggest Little Farm
Filmmaker chronicles his own efforts and that of his wife, to trade in their city life for a small farm dream.
Bleed Out
A young comedian takes on the might of a healthcare megacorp after his mother's hip replacement surgery goes wrong, causing a coma.
The Cat Rescuers
Volunteer rescuers who help feral and abandoned cats in Brooklyn.
Cooked: Survival By Zipcode
Considering the way that economically disadvantaged communities suffer the brunt of natural disasters.

D

The Eyes Of Orson Welles
A journey through the pictorial world of Orson Welles, his drawings, paintings and works of youth, seen for the first time on screen thanks to his daughter Beatrice Welles.
False Confessions
A documentary looking at why and how people confess to crimes they didn't commit.
Family In Transition
The story of a family in Israel and the impact on them of the father's decision to transition.
For The Birds
A portrait of a woman whose love of birds puts her in a legal custody battle.
Free Solo
Following rock climber Alex Honnold as he seeks to be the first climber to ascend free solo – without safety ropes – the 3,000-foot cliff of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite Park.
The Ghost Of Peter Sellers
In 1973, director-on-the-rise Peter Medak nabbed notoriously difficult comic genius and box-office star Peter Sellers for his new pirate comedy, Ghost In The Noonday Sun. Sellers immediately began sabotaging the film.
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
An exploration of coming-of-age in the Black Belt of the American South.

I

Inside Lehman Brothers
An autopsy of what led to the largest bankruptcy filing in US history.
Instant Dreams
Tracing fans of instant polaroids who are working to keep the medium alive.
Jay Myself
Jay Maisel moves out of the studio he has used since 1966 and sorts through his archives.
Little Miss Westie
Story of Ren, the first out transgirl to compete in the Little Miss Westie Pageant. Coaching her through the competition is her older brother Luca, who previously took part in the pageant when he lived as a girl.

M

Minding The Gap
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
Of Fathers And Sons
The director embeds himself with a radical Islamic family in Syria to ask what the future holds for their kids.
Of Fish And Foe
Study of one of Scotland's last salmon fishing families as they find themselves accused of welfare violations.
On Her Shoulders
A Yazidi genocide and ISIS sexual slavery survivor, 23-year-old Nadia Murad is determined to tell the world her story. As her journey leads down paths of advocacy and fame, she becomes the voice of her people and their best hope to spur the world to action.
People's Republic Of Desire
A documentary exploring live streaming, fame and fandom in China.
Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word
A documentary about Pope Francis, his work of reform and his answers to today's global questions.

R

RBG
An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Reversing Roe
A look at campaigning aiming to overturn the US' Roe vs. Wade ruling on abortion, and efforts to defend it.
Screwball
A profile of the people responsible for supplying performance-enhancing drugs to the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and other players.
See Know Evil
Born to a family of celebrated fashion photographers, and with a terminal disease that gave him a fearless approach to life and art, Davide Sorrenti took 1990s New York City by storm. This is his story.
Three Identical Strangers
The story of the reunion of three triplets, who discover a disturbing secret about why they were separated in the first place.
To Kid Or Not To Kid
Maxine Trump turns the camera on herself and her close circle of family and friends as she confronts the idea of not having kids.
Under The Wire
Story of the final, fatal mission of war correspondent Marie Colvin and photographer Paul Conroy.

V

Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Documentary about the US public TV children's show host who had a lasting influence.
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