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Poster of Apollo 11
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Apollo 11 (2019)

Movie
Documentary | USA
| 90 Min

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

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Poster of Chi Modu: The Eye of the Golden Era

Chi Modu: The Eye of the Golden Era (2019)

Documentary
Documentary | Music | Nigeria | USA

The doc takes the viewer on a visual journey through New York and then Lagos with Chi Modu as he reflects on his dual upbringing and how that spawned his homecoming exhibition in Nigeria as he bridged two cultures.

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Poster of Skin

Skin (2019)

Nollywood Movie
Documentary | Nigeria

Prejudice against people of colour has been a global virus eating deeper into the fibres of society. Individuals have lost their jobs and refused to be given the nod for a higher opportunity because of their melanin nature.Some influential figures have risen up to speak for diversity and inclusion in its totality, in a few instances their voices were heard leading to a bend in the rules in certain places to accommodate people of colour, but is that enough?

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Life at the Bay (2019)

Documentary
Documentary | Nigeria
| 12 Min

Tarkwa Bay, an island situated opposite the new Eko Atlantic, is, to most people, a place where they can sufficiently relax and take well-deserved vacations, free from the hustle of the actual Lagos.The documentary shifts the focus away from Tarkwa Bay's beaches and fancy huts to its villages, where all the true stories are, and it tells it in a way that prevents and actively fights against the erasure of these stories. It highlights the reality that for the women on the island, it's a race for survival

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Poster of Penguins

Penguins (2019)

Movie
Documentary | Family | Australia
| 76 Min

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.

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Poster of Penguins

Penguins (2019)

Movie
Documentary | Family | Australia
| 76 Min

The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.

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Pavarotti (2019)

Movie
Documentary | Music | Biography

Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

0 2019 0
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Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story (2018)

Movie
Drama | USA
| 100 Min

At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with local drug runners. Griselda masterminded the use of beautiful women, the elderly and children as the mules and created false-bottom suitcases to smuggle cocaine from Colombia.

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Akicita: The Battle of Standing Rock (2018)

Movie
USA
| 105 Min

Standing Rock, 2016: the largest Native American occupation since Wounded Knee, thousands of activists, environmentalists, and militarized police descend on the Dakota Access Pipeline, in a standoff between Big Oil and a new generation of native warriors. Embedded in the movement, native activist and filmmaker Cody Lucich chronicles the sweeping struggle in stunning clarity, as the forces battle through summer to bitter winter, capturing the spirit and havoc of an uprising. From the initial gathering days on the Standing Rock reservation, the movement grew to thousands of water protectors, living in a protest camp and resisting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Akicita focuses on the voices of young Native warriors who stepped up to lead the charge, expressing the beats of the movement from every front—confrontations with the police, the vibrant daily customs of the camp, and more. Through the eyes of the young Native protesters, the struggle feels deeply personal.

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Chef Flynn (2018)

Movie
USA
| 83 Min

While many of young Flynn McGarry’s peers were playing video games, he was creating remarkable gastronomic delights far beyond his years at his home in Studio City, California. Flynn’s family encouraged him to pursue his creative passion, and his unique journey was thoroughly documented by his artist mother. He loved to prepare elaborate dinners for friends and family and soon became known as the “Teen Chef,” establishing a $160-per-head dining club at age 12 and being featured in a New York Times Magazine cover story at age 15. Before he was 16, he had staged in top restaurants in Los Angeles, New York, and Europe. Trying to stay focused on his dream, Flynn had to weather the critics who challenged his rapid ascent in the culinary world.

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Hal (2018)

Movie
90 Min

Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.

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Poster of Making Fun: The Story of Funko
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Making Fun: The Story of Funko (2018)

Documentary
Philippines | USA

From a small garage in Redmond, WA to the furthest corners of the earth, Funko's story is one that is centered around the fans and the global community that arose from their unique passion - a story that spans twenty years, full of joy, ambition, adversity, and...well...toys.

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RBG (2018)

Movie
Documentary | Biography | USA
| 96 Min

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now 84, and still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare, Ginsburg refuses to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric story of Ginsburg’s consuming love affairs with both the Constitution and her beloved husband Marty—and of a life’s work that led her to become an icon of justice in the highest court in the land.

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King in the Wilderness (2018)

Movie
USA
| 111 Min

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership during the the bus boycotts, the sit-ins, and the historic Selma to Montgomery marches are now considered the stuff of legend. But left out of the history books are much of what happened afterward, during the last three years of his life. King in the Wilderness reveals a conflicted leader who, after the Voting Rights Act passed in 1965, faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum; the Black Power movement saw his nonviolence as weakness, and President Lyndon B. Johnson saw his anti–Vietnam War speeches as irresponsible. King’s fervent belief in peaceful protest became a testing point for a nation on the brink of chaos.

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Poster of The Oslo Diaries

The Oslo Diaries (2018)

Movie
Canada | Israel
| 94 Min

A group of Israelis and Palestinians come together in Oslo for an unsanctioned peace talks during the 1990s in order to bring peace to the Middle East.

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Poster of The Last Race

The Last Race (2018)

Movie

A cinematic portrait of a small town stock car track and the tribe of drivers that call it home as they struggle to hold onto an American racing tradition. The avant-garde narrative explores the community and its conflicts through an intimate story that reveals the beauty, mystery and emotion of grassroots auto racing.

0 2018 0
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Science Fair (2018)

Movie
USA
| 90 Min

Every year, over 1,700 students from 75 countries compete in the annual International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a highly competitive showcase of the world’s top young scientific minds. Selected from millions of students who qualified through sanctioned events to reach the international competition, these finalists are competing for the coveted top prize that, as one previous winner explains, “will change your life in ways you won’t even comprehend.” Science Fair follows one mentor and nine students from around the world as they prepare their projects and team for the 2017 ISEF event in Los Angeles.

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MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. (2018)

Movie
United Kingdom | USA
| 95 Min

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

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Poster of Studio 54

Studio 54 (2018)

Movie
USA
| 98 Min

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club's hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.

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The Pain of Others (2018)

Movie
USA
| 71 Min

Tens of thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands, say they have it. But the mainstream medical community says Morgellons is not a disease at all, but a delusion propagated and reinforced by social media. “It’s all in your head,” they say. THE PAIN OF OTHERS is a found footage documentary about Morgellons, a mysterious illness whose sufferers say they have parasites under the skin, long colored fibers emerging from lesions, and a host of other bizarre symptoms which could be borrowed from a horror film.

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Poster of The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm

The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm (2018)

Movie
USA
| 19 Min

When ten-year-old Elliott asks his 90-year-old great-grandfather, Jack, about the number tattooed on his arm, he sparks an intimate conversation about Jack’s life that spans happy memories of childhood in Poland, the loss of his family, surviving Auschwitz and finding a new life in America.

0 2018 19
Poster of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

Movie
USA
| 116 Min

Hilarious outtakes from Mork & Mindy and Williams’s films illustrate his legendary spontaneity and seemingly effortless humor, but also that his line between stage and life looked, at times, to be perilously thin. Outlandish and unpredictable, Williams gave his all to famously energetic performances that seemed to defy physics. The source of Williams’s comedy was everyday life, and this documentary highlights both his ability to touch so many people, and how he earned his place as one of the funniest actors of his generation.

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Seeing Allred (2018)

Movie
USA
| 96 Min

Gloria Allred overcame trauma and personal setbacks to become one of the nation’s most famous women’s rights attorneys. Now the feminist firebrand takes on two of the biggest adversaries of her career, Bill Cosby and Donald Trump, as sexual violence allegations grip the nation and keep her in the spotlight.

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This is Home (2018)

Movie
Jordan | USA
| 91 Min

The lives of four Syrian families, resettled in Baltimore and under a deadline to become self-sufficient in eight months.

0 2018 91
Poster of Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story (2018)

Movie
Australia
| 103 Min

This groundbreaking film reveals the truth surrounding Australia’s love-hate relationship with its beloved icon. The kangaroo image is proudly used by top companies, sports teams and as tourist souvenirs, yet when they hop across the vast continent some consider them to be pests to be shot and sold for profit. KANGAROO unpacks a national paradigm where the relationship with kangaroos is examined.

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Poster of Genesis 2.0

Genesis 2.0 (2018)

Movie
USA | Switzerland
| 113 Min

A well-preserved mammoth carcass is found in the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, opening up the possibility of a world-changing “Jurassic Park” moment in genetics.

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Poster of The Cleaners

The Cleaners (2018)

Movie
95 Min

Dive into the hidden industry of digital cleaning, which rids the Internet of unwanted violence, porn and political content. Who is controlling what we see...and what we think?

0 2018 95
Poster of Attenborough and the Sea Dragon

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon (2018)

Movie
United Kingdom
| 59 Min

Sir David Attenborough investigates the discovery of a 200 million year old Ichthyosaur on the Jurassic Coast in southern England. Using state of the art technology and CGI David brings the story of the fossilised ichthyosaur out of the rock and shows us what this creature was really like as it lived during the Jurassic time period.

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Poster of Generation Wealth
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Generation Wealth (2018)

Movie
Documentary | USA
| 106 Min

A documentary that investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen.

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Poster of K-Pop: Korea's Secret Weapon?

K-Pop: Korea's Secret Weapon? (2018)

Documentary
27 Min

Adele Roberts tracks the rise of Korean Pop - the lifestyle, the fashion and the fans - and meets BTS, the biggest band in the scene. Is K-Pop about to take the world by storm? Adele investigates the secrets behind the genre, delving in to the lifestyle, the fashion, and looking at the fans and the politics that make up the scene…before meeting the K-Pop band who are taking the world by storm. BTS are the first Korean group to break into the US Top 30 and the UK Top 50 charts. So how is a music genre from a country with a different language, different culture and one of the world's most heavily militarised borders, becoming so successful around the world?

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Poster of Judith Loves Martha

Judith Loves Martha (2018)

Movie
USA
| 10 Min

A wily 87-year-old New Yorker, Judith Godwin is one of very few women of the Abstract Expressionist Movement. A creative awakening in college led her to produce the brilliant, gestural paintings for which she is renowned.

0 2018 10
Poster of Becoming Jessica Nigri

Becoming Jessica Nigri (2018)

Movie
USA

Jessica Nigri is an internationally renowned cosplayer, racking up millions of social media followers and the number one Patreon page in cosplay. Directed by Mat Hames, Becoming Jessica Nigri explores Nigri’s life, from a magical childhood growing up with quirky parents in New Zealand, to entering middle school in the U.S. where she was mercilessly teased for her “nerdy” interests. Through cosplay, Nigri learned that becoming someone else gives her the courage to be herself.

0 2018 0
Poster of Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)

Movie
United Kingdom
| 78 Min

The remarkable story of iconoclastic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy.

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Poster of Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury

Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury (2018)

Movie
USA

In the 1990s, alt-rock band Luxury is skyrocketing toward national fame until a life-threatening tour bus wreck shakes each band member to his core. Today, Luxury is led by three orthodox priests--and they're still rocking.

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Poster of Crying on Command

Crying on Command (2018)

Movie
USA
| 15 Min

Teenagers living in Roseville, California gleefully waste a night filled with carefree degeneracy.

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Poster of Transmutation

Transmutation (2018)

Movie
USA
| 60 Min

Meet the men and women who are living testament to the power of transmutation, each sharing their extraordinary stories of empowerment, authenticity, and love. This feature documentary explores the rarely-seen intimacies of a deeply individualistic mystical experience of reality. Is direct personal encounter with divinity a real thing? What secrets are buried in nature's deep places? Why has mainstream culture sought to eradicate the awakened human? Is normality really our friend? The answers may surprise you.

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Poster of Pandas

Pandas (2018)

Movie
USA

At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are dedicated to protecting the species by breeding adult Giant Pandas in order to introduce cubs into the wild. This film follows one such researcher, whose passion leads her to initiate a new technique inspired by a black bear program in rural New Hampshire. What starts as a cross-culture collaboration becomes a life-changing journey for an American biologist who crosses an ocean to join her; a scientist from Inner Mongolia; and a very curious female cub named Qian Qian, born in captivity.

0 2018 0
Poster of Inventing Tomorrow
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Inventing Tomorrow (2018)

Documentary
USA | India
| 105 Min

Take a journey with young minds from around the globe as they prepare their projects for the largest convening of high school scientists in the world, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Watch these passionate innovators find the courage to face the planet’s environmental threats while navigating adolescence.

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Poster of The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar

The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar (2018)

Movie
USA
| 75 Min

Based on her book, \Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance,\ \The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar\ follows Simone Biles (Jeanté Godlock) through the sacrifices and hard work that led her to win 19 Olympic and World Championship medals and ultimately cemented her stake as one of the greatest gymnasts of all time. After a field trip to a gymnastics training center when Simone was six years old, she caught the eye of a local coach who recognized that Simone had a remarkable gift for the sport.

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Poster of Canvey - The Promised Island

Canvey - The Promised Island (2018)

Movie
United Kingdom
| 40 Min

After decades of rising house prices, many of the North London Hasidic Jewish community are relocating 50 miles east to the more affordable Canvey Island, Essex: a Brexit stronghold voted 'the most English place in Britain'. This film follows the reactions of the island’s Anglican and agnostic residents as they get to grips with their new neighbours. It has the potential to be a culture clash, but leaders on both sides of the sea wall are determined that good neighbourly relations will prevail. The film follows Chris Fenwick, island native and manager of rock band Dr Feelgood, as he organises a party for both communities with social integration at the top of the menu. With Anglican priest David Tudor and key Hasidic elders on side, can Chris join the new Canvey Island community together in peace and integration?

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Poster of Michael Palin: A Life on Screen

Michael Palin: A Life on Screen (2018)

Movie
Comedy | United Kingdom
| 59 Min

In this documentary, Michael Palin tells the story behind his success, after being honoured with a special award at the Baftas in 2013. With an outstanding career in television and film, this special delves into the archives to showcase some of Michael's incredible work, featuring an in-depth interview with the man himself.

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Poster of The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018)

Movie
USA
| 150 Min

A two-part documentary on legendary comedian Garry Shandling, featuring interviews from nearly four dozen friends, family and colleagues; four decades’ worth of television appearances; and a lifetime of personal journals, private letters and home audio and video footage.

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Poster of The China Hustle

The China Hustle (2018)

Movie
82 Min

An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you've never heard of.

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Poster of Street Gang

Street Gang (2018)

Movie
USA

A look at the history of the long-running children's TV show, "Sesame Street".

0 2018 0
Poster of RBG
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RBG (2018)

Movie
Documentary | Biography | USA
| 96 Min

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now 84, and still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare, Ginsburg refuses to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric story of Ginsburg’s consuming love affairs with both the Constitution and her beloved husband Marty—and of a life’s work that led her to become an icon of justice in the highest court in the land.

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Poster of Generation Wealth
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Generation Wealth (2018)

Movie
Documentary | USA
| 106 Min

A documentary that investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen.

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Poster of Won't You Be My Neighbor?
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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Movie
Documentary | Biography | USA
| 94 Min

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred's ideal of good neighbors?

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Poster of Won't You Be My Neighbor?
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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Movie
Documentary | Biography | USA
| 94 Min

Fred Rogers used puppets and play to explore complex social issues: race, disability, equality and tragedy, helping form the American concept of childhood. He spoke directly to children and they responded enthusiastically. Yet today, his impact is unclear. Have we lived up to Fred's ideal of good neighbors?

85 2018 94
Poster of The Game Changers

The Game Changers (2018)

Movie

From the UFC Octagon in Las Vegas and the anthropology lab at Dartmouth, to a strongman gym in Berlin and the bushlands of Zimbabwe, the world is introduced to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes—each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live.

0 2018 0
Poster of The ParaPod Movie

The ParaPod Movie (2018)

Movie
Horror | United Kingdom

What the title says...what more do you want to know?

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