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Films & DVDs Released in 2014
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Fall 2014 Releases
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  • The Absent House - A pinoeer designer from the Caribbean confronts climate change with sustainable constructions such as a house without a roof, a micro-eco-house on wheels, a parachute-house and a solar-electric car. (new September, 2014)

  • Alan Lomax, the Song Hunter - Alan Lomax (1915-2002) was a song collector, travelling the world with his recording equipment, hunting for folk songs. (new September, 2014)

  • Bastards: Outcast in Morocco - Documents one woman's fight to have her sham marriage recognized and her daughter legitimized by the Moroccan judicial system. (new September, 2014)


  • Film StillA Common Purpose - The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township bordering the town of Upington tried for the murder of a local black policeman. (new September, 2014)

  • Exile, a Myth Unearthed - A new look at history that re-shapes the Middle East conflict. (new September, 2014)

  • Floating - Yang is a 30-year-old itinerant singer with a complicated love life, busking in big cities with fellow musicians and sharing wisdom on how to evade the authorities - for a while. (new September, 2014)

  • Foucault Against Himself - Captures the energy and fierce intellect of the man, introducing us to some of the key elements of his work, while also acknowledging - and even celebrating - its many contradictions. (new September, 2014)

  • Vulva 3.0 - With comprehensive and unflustered research into the history of the female anatomy, the directors shed light on every facet of the matter in hand. (new September, 2014)

Spring 2014 Releases
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  • The Bill Morrison Collection - This four-disc set comprises 14 works by filmmaker and multimedia artist Bill Morrison. (new March, 2014)

  • Downtown Dream - Five people in a Rust Belt town struggle to reinvent their lives and their dreams in contemporary America. (new January, 2014)

  • Elena - Follows several residents in the “Elena” building, located in Central Havana, over a three-year period. (new January, 2014)

  • Forced Confessions - The untold story of the Iranian regime's obsession with forced confessions. (new March, 2014)

  • Gringo Trails - Shows the dramatic long-term impactson cultures, economies, and the environment of the most powerful globalizing forces of our time: tourism. (new January, 2014)

  • Hamou-Beya, Sand Fishers - Hamou-Beya, Sand Fishers is a sparse yet beautiful and carefully observed film that captures the dilemmas facing one man and his community in a world buffeted by economic and climatic changes. (new February, 2014)

  • Level Five - In Chris Marker’s futuristic reverie, game-developer Laura creates a video game based on the WWII Battle of Okinawa. (new April, 2014)

  • Mothers - Mothers is a gripping cinema vérité documentary that shows how China's one-child policy plays out in the daily lives of women in a northern Chinese village. (new February, 2014)

  • Northern Light - A beautiful and candid portrait of the American working class experience set against the backdrop of a town's snowmobile race. (new January, 2014)

  • The Questioning - "At 12 o'clock at night, some policemen came to our room and started a so-called room inspection. As they began to knock at the door, I turned on a small camcorder. This film is the record of that moment." (new February, 2014)

  • Film StillRare - RARE follows an extraordinary mother in a race against time to find a treatment for her daughter's rare genetic disease. (new January, 2014)

  • Sol Lewitt - Sol LeWitt was one of the most prominent post-war American artists and is considered a key founder of conceptual art. (new February, 2014)

  • Tierralismo - A beautiful film about the Alamar “organiponico” (organic cooperative farm) located outside of Havana. (new January, 2014)

  • Tinghir Jerusalem - Filmmaker and historian Kamal Hachkar goes in search of a community that has vanished - and confronts fundamental questions of his own identity in the process. (new February, 2014)

  • To Tell the Truth: The Strategy of Truth - Directly following the previous episode of To Tell the Truth, this time we examine documentary filmmaking in times of war and how it was used as propaganda. (new January, 2014)

  • Film StillTo Tell the Truth: Working for Change - A detailed history of documentary filmmaking in the US and the UK from 1929 to 1941 focused on the social movements of the times, The Great Depression, The New Deal, and the awakening of the Leftwing in the UK. (new January, 2014)

  • Tosca's Kiss - Meet the inhabitants of the "Casa di Riposa" in Milan, the world’s first nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. (new March, 2014)

  • What's for Dinner? - A unique look into the rapidly growing consumption of meat in China, the increasing industrialization of agriculture. and its effect on sustainability, public health, food security, climate change, and animal welfare. (new March, 2014)

  • Winter Nomads - An adventure film at the heart of a territory undergoing a radical transformation. (new February, 2014)

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