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SHOWING RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'DOCUMENTARY'
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ARIAS WITH A TWIST: THE DOCUFANTASY

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Bobby Sheehan
  • Country: USA
A joyously uplifting celebration of the creative process and the inventive, outrageous downtown art scene of New York from the past 30 years, Arias with a Twist focuses its lens on the inspired collaboration between cabaret and drag artist Joey Arias and master puppeteer Basil Twist, whose groundbreaking 2008 show brought them some of the biggest success of their careers. Featuring never-before-seen footage of Andy Warhol, Jim Henson, Keith Haring, Grace Jones, and Divine. | Read More
Documentary
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ART AND CRAFT

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman
  • Country: USA
Mark Landis is one of the most prolific and notorious "artists" of the century, an expert forger who has duped and befuddled curators across the nation. Many have dedicated years tracking his escapades with one burning question: “Why?” Framed as a cat-and-mouse chase between Landis and those he has hoodwinked, Art and Craft paints a richly complicated portrait of mental illness, skewed philanthropy, and the desire to feel connected. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Documentary, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
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ATTICA

  • Release Year: 1974
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Cinda Firestone
  • Country: USA
In 1971, inmates at Attica State Prison seized control of D-yard and took 35 hostages after peaceful efforts for reforms failed. Attica investigates the rebellion and its bloody suppression, revealing institutionalized injustices, sanctioned dishonesty and abuses of power. Provided courtesy of The New York Public Library, Donnell Media Center and New York Women In Film & Television. | Read More
Documentary
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AUTISM: THE MUSICAL

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Tricia Regan
  • Country: USA
Although the statistic is alarming--one in 150 children in the U.S. is now diagnosed with autism--this documentary is steeped in a sense of optimism. Filmed over the course of one year, it follows five autistic children in Los Angeles as they write and rehearse their own full-length musical, tossing aside all stereotypes in the process. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music
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BAM150

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Sládek
  • Country: USA
Go behind the scenes like never before at BAM, the nation's oldest performing arts center. Featuring footage of recent BAM performances, interviews with groundbreaking artists like Laurie Anderson and Robert Wilson, and the fascinating history of the creative home to such greats as Pina Bausch, Peter Brook, and Merce Cunningham, TFF alum Michael Sládek's (Con Artist) doc shows that BAM's 150 years were not always easy, but are a testament to the power and stamina of the institution that launched Brooklyn as a cultural mecca. | Read More
Documentary and Music
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BIG JOY: THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES BROUGHTON

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade, and Dawn Logsdon
  • Country: USA
A charismatic and visionary poet and filmmaker who emerged in the artistic renaissance of post-WWII San Francisco, James Broughton led a completely unconventional existence in his lifelong quest for creative artistry, sexual and spiritual love and an evolved state of happiness. BIG JOY is a celebratory mosaic of Broughton’s deeply intertwined creative and personal lives, vividly depicted through his involvement with a wide array of artists, activists and spiritual guides. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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BURN

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Brenna Sanchez and Tom Putnam
  • Country: USA
Detroit is burning. Meet the men and women charged with saving the once-roaring American city that many have written off as dead. With vast stretches of forsaken buildings left as kindling, they face one of the worst arson rates in the world. From executive producer Denis Leary, BURN drives us straight into the heart-pounding fire and introduces us to the characters and controversies that make up the most overworked and underequipped firehouse in the country. | Read More
Thriller and Documentary
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BAGHDAD HIGH

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Ivan O'Mahoney and Laura Winter
  • Country: U.K. and Iraq
Four classmates (Kurd, Christian, Shiite, and Sunni/Shiite) in Baghdad are given cameras to document their last year in high school, resulting in a rare firsthand view of what it’s like growing up where sectarian violence rages right outside the classroom window. | Read More
Female Director(s) and Documentary
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BALLAD OF GENESIS AND LADY JAYE

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 70 minutes
  • Directed By: Marie Losier
  • Country: USA and France
Filmmaker and TFF alum Marie Losier, who has created engaging short films on avant-garde artists like George Kuchar and Guy Maddin, makes her feature documentary debut with a mesmerizing and deeply romantic love story between pioneering musician and performance artist Genesis P-Orridge and soul mate Lady Jaye. Breaking new ground in its depiction of gender identity, Ballad chronicles the physical and spiritual merging of two beings into one. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music
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