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Anatomy Of Wings (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Nikiea Redmond, Kirsten D'Andrea Hollander)
Black and white, young and old, a group of women risk their personal identities to build a second family while creating a documentary-film across the inequities of their Baltimore City neighbourhoods.
Bleeding Audio (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chelsea Christer; Stars: Shawn Harris, Jon Devoto, Matt Whalen, Justin San Souci, Nick Hexum, Tom Higgenson, Mark Hoppus, Kevin Lyman, Pablo Mathiason, Justin Courtney Pierre, Cassadee Pope, Ali Tabatabaee, Shawn Harris, Jon Devoto, Matt Whalen)
Relives the explosive career of the Matches and what it means to succeed in the digital age of music.
Code Name: Nagasaki (Kodenavn: Nagasaki) (Country: Norway; Year: 2021; Director: Fredrik S Hana; Writer: Fredrik S Hana, Marius Lunde; Stars: Marius Lunde, Fredrik S Hana, Uma Feed, Marius Lunde, Fredrik S. Hana, Uma Feed)
The story of Marius and Fredrik, two young men who forged their friendship through filmmaking and decided to put their skills to a unique challenge: finding Marius’ long lost Japanese mother.
Everyone Wants To Be The Next Wiseman (Country: Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Alberto Triano; Writer: David Cantolla, Alberto Triano; Stars: Mu Pan, Martín Solo, Mu Pan, Martín Solo)
In the art world, there are those who take risks and then, there's Martín Solo.
Holy Frit (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Justin S Monroe; Writer: Gillian Fritzsche)
Tim, a talented, yet unknown LA artist, bluffs his way into winning the commission to create the world's largest stained-glass window of its kind, even though he has no idea how to make it…but he stumbles across someone who might, the famous glass maestro, Narcissus Quagliata.
Me To Play (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Jim Bernfield; Stars: Niall Buggy, Mary Beth Coudal, Joe Grifasi, Byron Jennings, John Christopher Jones, Ruth Kreshka, Carolyn McCormick, Dan Moran, Niall Buggy, Mary Beth Coudal, Joe Grifasi, Byron Jennings, John Christopher Jones, Ruth Kreshka, Carolyn McCormick)
As their bodies give way to Parkinson's disease, two New York actors put their hearts into one final Off-Broadway production of Beckett's Endgame, the play that posits, "there's nothing funnier than unhappiness".
A Tiny Ripple Of Hope (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Jason Polevoi; Stars: Asiaha Butler, Connie Chambers, Dimetriana Chambers, Dominetrius Chambers, LaPassion Chambers, Jahmal Cole, Kennedy Cole, Khammur Cole, Leonard Cole, John Coleman, Kevin Coval, Jennifer Dixon, Elizabeth Dozier, Rahm Emanuel, Ramon Forte)
A charismatic activist works to build a better Chicago for the teens in his neglected community even if it comes at the cost of his home, his family, and his safety.
Workhorse Queen (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Angela Washko; Writer: Angela Washko; Stars: Roy Haylock, Patrick Holt, Simona Ioffe, Daniel Jones, Steven Levins, Greg Meyer, Chad Michaels, Edward Popil, Dewey Rice, Joey Santolini, Thomas Smalley, Michael Steck, Christopher Steckel, Baden Tilley, Topher Wouters)
After an unlikely casting onto a reality television show, 47-year old suburban telemarketer Ed Popil leaves his job to pursue a full-time entertainment industry career as his drag queen alter ego, Sixties era housewife Mrs Kasha Davis.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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