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  • Advertising Missionaries - Follows the mission of one theater company to bring the consumer revolution to the people of the highlands of Papua New Guinea.

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  • I Talk About Me, I Am Africa - An intimate look at black South Africans' cultural resistance to apartheid.

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  • Madam Phung's Last Journey - Madam Phung and her transgender singers travel around Vietnam, sparking fascination and hostility from the local people.

  • Man for a Day - Performance artist and drag king Diane Torr leads a workshop in which women develop male characters.

  • Marguerite, A Reflection of Herself - A personal portrait of the great French writer Marguerite Duras. Made with home moves, archives, film extracts, readings, and television interviews filmed over many years.

  • Masks - In the macho world of Cuban culture, Margot and Roxana stand out—they are two of the country's best-known drag queens. (new July, 2015)

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  • Resist - Chronicles the history and mission behind The Living Theatre, one of the most significant companies in the history of American theatre and the avant garde.

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  • Shadi - Moved by the economic hardships of the Iranian theater troupe the "Joy Makers" world-renowned French stage director, Ariane Mnouchkine invites them to perform in Paris.

  • Siah Bâzi: The Joy Makers Still
  • Siah Bâzi: The Joy Makers - A look at how folkloric entertainment is challenged by modern political and economic changes in Tehran.

  • Swing in Beijing - A comprehensive survey of the contemporary art scene in Beijing, China, by the Academy Award nominated filmmaker Shui-Bo Wang.

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  • Torch Troupes - In this vivid portrait of China's musical heritage, Sichuan Opera performers strive to keep a centuries-old artform alive.

  • 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.

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  • The Written Face - Offers an insight into the Japanese Kabuki star Tamasaburo Bando, one of the last defenders of this ancient and disappearing performing tradition.

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