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Films & DVDs Released in 2015
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Fall 2015 Releases
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  • 1989: A Statesman Opens Up - How a political ingenue guided Hungary through its most critical period in three decades - and laid the groundwork for the fall of the Berlin Wall.

  • About Executing Eichmann - When Nazi commander Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death, a group of Holocaust survivors and philosophers including—Hannah Arendt, Hugo Bergmann and Martin Buber—surprisingly opposed the sentence.

  • Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World - The Soviet intervention into Afghanistan launched Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda and modern terrorism.

  • 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.

  • Beyond Zero: 1914–1918 - Bill Morrison pieces together a unique visual exploration from footage that has never been viewed by modern audiences.

  • Film StillCafé - This intimate documentary follows an indigenous Mexican family through one critical year of life.

  • Capitalism - An ambitious but accessible six-part series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world. (Release date: October 2015)

  • Dreams Rewired - Using rare archival material from hundreds of films, traces the anxieties of today's hyper-connected world back a hundred years, when telephone, film and television were new.

  • East Punk Memories - After 20 years, the filmmaker revisits a group of young punks who struggled with the communist regime during the early 80s.

  • Forgotten World - The Bokoni are a historic maze of stone circles, terraces and engravings linked by stone passages located in South Africa around the Mpumalanga escarpment between Ohrigstad and Carolina.

  • Film StillGabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez - The true story of Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and author of globally acclaimed books including 100 Years of Solitude.

  • The Iron Ministry - Filmed over three years on what will soon be the world's largest railway network, traces the vast interiors of China on the move.

  • Masks - In the macho world of Cuban culture, Margot and Roxana stand out—they are two of the country's best-known drag queens. From the Cuba Media Project.

  • Nefertiti's Daughters - Queen Nefertiti returns to join revolutionary street artists on the front lines in the fight for women’s rights and freedom in Egypt today.


  • The Last Happy Day - A portrait of a doctor who saw the worst of society and ran.

  • States of Unbelonging - The core of this haunting meditation on war, land, the Bible, and filmmaking is a portrait of Revital Ohayon, an Israeli filmmaker and mother killed near the West Bank.

  • Stealing the Fire - In 1996, the German nuclear engineer Karl-Heinz Schaab was accused of selling secret information to Iraq. But was Schaab a shrewd traitor or a simple pawn in a much more extensive network?

  • Which Way Is East - When two American sisters travel north from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, conversations with Vietnamese strangers and friends reveal to them the flip side of a shared history.

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

  • 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 StillMadam 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)

  • They Are We - Anthropologist's film reunites a family 200 years after they were torn apart by 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)

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