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Films & DVDs Released in 2015
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Spring 2015 Releases
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  • Banking Nature - By assigning financial value to elements of nature, can markets save the planet?

  • Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery - For nearly 40 years, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the international art world and was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era. From the KimStim Collection.

  • Congo: The Doctor Who Saves Women - Dr. Denis Mukwege was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping over 40,000 women raped during 20 years of conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Film StillDark Star: H.R. Giger's World - Meet the Oscar-winner behind the ALIEN xenomorph and architect of nightmares. From the KimStim Collection. (new January, 2014)


  • Fate of a Salesman - Willie, Steve and Jerry are D.C.'s experts in pin-striped suits and feathered hats. (new January, 2014)

  • Leninland - At the end of Soviet era, in the village Gorky, 20 kilometers from Moscow, the last and the most ambitious Museum of Lenin was built.

  • Film StillMadame Phung's Last Journey - Madame Phung and her transvestite singers travel around Vietnam, sparking fascination and hostility from the local people. (new January, 2014)

  • Mondovino: The Series - Epic in scope, this multi-generation, globe-trotting saga covers not only the entire gamut of wine making, but wine's place in a treacherously globalized and hyper-marketed world. From the KimStim Collection. (new March, 2015)

  • Roque Dalton: Let's Shoot the Night! - The story of the most important poet of El Salvador. (new January, 2014)

  • Film StillThey Are We - The story of a remarkable reunion, 170 or so years after a family was driven apart by the ravages of the transatlantic slave trade. (new January, 2014)

  • The Tombstone Opening - The Torres Strait Islanders are Australia’s ‘other’ Indigenous minority, Melanesians living on islands north of Cape York and now scattered all across Australia. (new January, 2014)


Fall 2014 Releases
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  • The Absent House - Sustainable design in the tropics. The story of a Puerto Rican architect pioneering locally-suited green building, for over thirty years. (new September, 2014)

  • Film StillBastards: Outcast in Morocco - One woman’s fight to have her daughter legitimized by the Moroccan judicial system. (new September, 2014)

  • Bestiaire - Fascinating and beguiling, Denis Côté's mesmerizing meditation on the relationship between man and beast. From the KimStim Collection. (new October, 2014)

  • Bill Morrison: Collected Works (1996 - 2013) - This five-disc set comprises 16 works by filmmaker and multimedia artist Bill Morrison.

  • Blood - Russia has no shortage of blood donors: the old, the young, the unemployed and the retirees all queue to be treated. For many it is their only income. (new September, 2014)

  • The Coal Miner's Day - Every day hundreds of men risk life and limb going down into the Buzhanska mine in the Ukraine to mine coal with rusty old tools from the Soviet era. (new September, 2014)

  • A Common Purpose - The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township 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, illegally busking in China's big cities, trying to evade authorities. Which he does, for a while... (new September, 2014)

  • Foucault Against Himself - Captures the energy and fierce intellect of the philosopher and the key, sometimes contradictory, elements of his work. (new September, 2014)

  • The Gas Weapon - A clear and much-needed examination of the role natural gas and gas pipelines play in the geopolitics of Russia and Ukraine. (new September, 2014)

  • Film StillH2Omx - Can a mega-city mobilize its 22 million citizens to become water-sustainable? (new October, 2014)

  • Hunger For Sale - Agribusiness and high-tech companies are working to invent remedies for hunger using new technological forms of nutrition. What does it mean for the fight against malnutrition?(new September, 2014)

  • Lomax the Songhunter - Alan Lomax (1915-2002) traveled America and the world with his recording equipment, hunting for folk songs. (new September, 2014)

  • Miners Shot Down - How could 34 South African mineworkers be killed during a non-violent strike for better wages, not under apartheid, but today? (new September, 2014)

  • The Next Big Thing - The contemporary art world is changing dramatically. How are collectors, museum directors, dealers and artists responding to transformations in the market? (new October, 2014)

  • Seed Battles - Deep inside a mountain, the Global Seed Vault preserves the seeds of the world. But to whom do they belong? (new October, 2014)

  • Tatsumi - The life and work of Japanese comics artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi—a manga pioneer who elevated the genre to a new level of creative expression and adult realism. From the KimStim Collection. (new October, 2014)

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

  • When Memory Comes -
    A film about historian Saul Friedländer and his lifelong quest to describe the extermination of the European Jews without losing or repressing a primary feeling of disbelief. (new October, 2014)


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