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MLK/FBI and 9to5: The Story Of A Movement
9to5: The Story Of A Movement (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert; Stars: Adair Dammann, Jane Fonda, Karen Nussbaum, Adair Dammann, Jane Fonda, Karen Nussbaum)
Story of a Seventies movement that saw gender equality campaigning and workers' rights activism intersect.
Love & Stuff (Love And Stuff) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Judith Helfand)
In less than a year, filmmaker Judith Helfand goes through two major life moments: losing her beloved mother, Florence, and becoming a mum herself. A personal story.
MLK/FBI (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Sam Pollard)
Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's documentary explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King Jr.
My Psychedelic Love Story (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Errol Morris)
Profile of Joanna Harcourt-Smith, who reflects on her relationship with Timothy Leary.
Origin Of The Species (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Abigail Child)
Exploring AI’s design, potential medical applications, and exploitation in the arena of sexual fantasies.
Paris Calligrammes (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2020; Director: Ulrike Ottinger; Writer: Ulrike Ottinger)
Self-portrait of Ulrike Ottinger, one of Germany’s most prominent contemporary avant-garde artists, known for her paintings, photographs, and, above all, her films.
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