German engineer Jürgen Perthold was intrigued about where his newly adopted stray, Mr. Lee, disappeared to for days on end so he developed the CatCam to help solve the mystery.
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It's the pop fly that will live in infamy. When Chicagoan Steve Bartman fatefully deflected a foul ball in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, the city's long-suffering Cubs fans found someone new to blame for their cursed century without a World Series title. Oscar®-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans, the frightening phenomenon of scapegoating, and the hysteria that turned mild-mannered Bartman into the most hated man in Chicago.
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Jimmy Mirikitani is a fiercely independent, homeless 80-year-old Japanese-American artist who lost family and friends to both WWII internment camps in the U.S. and Hiroshima's atomic bombing. In this intimate and funny portrayal of the healing power of art, Mirikitani makes peace with his past and journeys from homeless to home. In English and Japanese. | Read MoreDocumentary
Kyra Sedgwick shines as a rock singer who returns to her Georgia hometown hoping to regain custody of the two daughters she left with Aidan Quinn (bucking type as an abusive ex-husband). Cholodenko's third film (High Art, Laurel Canyon) is an engrossing adaptation of Dorothy Allison's novel. | Read More
¡Azúcar! The voice of Celia Cruz, arguably the most influential woman in Cuban music, symbolized the soul of a nation and forced down barriers of racism and sexism. She radiates on screen as her legacy is revisited in this intimate and inspiring documentary. | Read MoreDocumentary and Music
A small group of friends—upper-class, art world bohemians in their thirties—gather at Katinka's summer house to celebrate her birthday. Suddenly during dinner, Katinka's brother arrives with Linda, a blonde game show hostess whose brusque and liberated manners are entertaining and fresh… at first. During the course of the evening Linda stretches the group's invisible social rules of hospitality. Contempt starts to grow, and hidden prejudices flare up. | Read MoreDrama and Relationships
When teenager Nicholas Barclay (Marc-André Grondin, C.R.A.Z.Y.) mysteriously resurfaces after he went missing three years ago, his sister (Emilie De Ravin, Lost) and mother (Ellen Barkin) welcome him back with open arms, but a no-nonsense FBI agent (Famke Janssen) is out to prove he's an imposter. Working from a true story, director Jean-Paul Salomé (Female Agents) delivers an unsettling psychological thriller—featuring an unforgettable performance by Barkin—that will keep you guessing. | Read MoreThriller