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American Muslim (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Adam Zucker)
Following five Muslim Americans, who emigrated to the country and are naturalised, as they try to contend with the challenges of a Trump government.
Pahokee (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Patrick Bresnan, Ivete Lucas)
In a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, hopes for the future are concentrated on the youth. Four teens face heartbreak and celebrate in the rituals of an extraordinary senior year.
The Rabbi Goes West (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Amy Geller, Gerald Peary; Writer: Gerald Peary; Stars: Chaim Bruk, Chavie Bruk, Francine Roston, Allen Secher, Ed Stafman, Chaim Bruk, Chavie Bruk, Francine Roston, Allen Secher, Ed Stafman)
Portrait of a Hasidic rabbi who relocates from Brooklyn, New York to Bozeman, Montana with the hopes of spreading Chabad — his brand of orthodox practice — throughout "Big Sky Country".
Red Dog (Country: US, Costa Rica; Year: 2019; Director: Casey Pinkston; Stars: Luke Dick)
Reconstructing the culture and times of a 70s strip club in Oklahoma City.
Ringside (Country: Germany, US; Year: 2019; Director: André Hörmann; Stars: Kenneth Sims Jr., Kenneth Sims Sr., Destyne Butler Jr., Destyne Butler Sr)
For Kenny and Destyne, the boxing gym is a shelter from the perils of the street. Spurred on by their ambitious fathers, the ring becomes a personal prison, though it also represents their only chance to escape the rough world of Chicago’s South Side.
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The Rabbi Goes West and Pahokee
Scandalous (Scandalous: The Untold Story Of The National Enquirer) (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mark Landsman)
A portrait of the National Enquirer.
Tightrope: Americans Reaching For Hope (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Viva Van Loock)
Interrogating the idea of the American Dream of self-reliance in the face of modern-day societal challenges.
We Believe In Dinosaurs (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Clayton Brown, Monica Long Ross)
A documentary about young earth creationists building an enormous, $120 million, 'life-size' Noah's Ark in Kentucky with the specific aim of debunking the theory of evolution.
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The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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