Fifty years ago, Diego Rivera, Gabriel Figueroa, and Manuel Alvarez Bravo collaborated on a documentary film about Rivera, but it was never finished until now, after Figueroa's son and Rivera's grandson decided to show how these three great artists shared a vision. Co-hosted with The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York. | Read More
Bookended by call-to-action quotes from Margaret Mead and Mahatma Gandhi, this inspiring documentary follows three extraordinary women--in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mali, and Vietnam--as they lead day-to-day battles against ignorance, poverty, oppression, and ethnic strife. | Read MoreDocumentary
After more than a decade of civil wars leading to more than 250,000 deaths and one million refugees, a group of courageous women rose up to force peace on their shattered Liberia and propel to victory the first female head of state on the African continent. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Culled from direct cinema pioneer Robert Drew's unparalleled behindthe-scenes footage of JFK at work in the Oval Office, and the events that brought him there, this remarkable film proves a timely update of the Kennedy mythos and an eerily intimate portrait of the man himself. | Read MoreDocumentary
Award winner Gianvito ferrets out the gravesites and monuments of American rebels and leftists embedded in long-forgotten landscapes, reviving America's rich history of progressive social protest. Playing with Hidden in Plain Sight as part of Progressive Landscapes. | Read More
"How to grieve" is the unexpressed question faced by Pietro, a Rome television executive (Nanni Moretti), after his wife's sudden death. This movingly understated film traces his spiritual rebirth. Co-hosted with Italian Cultural Institute of New York. | Read MoreDrama
Gorgeous colors enhance this tense tale, based on actual events, about a young Pakistani boy who, with his father, inadvertently crosses the border into India. Both wind up in jail for years, while mother (Nandita Das) is left bewildered and alone.
Mike Terry (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a Jiu-jitsu teacher who has avoided the prizefighting circuit by operating a self-defense studio. An accident on a dark, rainy night changes Terry's life dramatically, introducing him to a world of promoters (Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna) and movie star Chet Frank (Tim Allen). In order to regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life. A Sony Pictures Classics presentation | Read MoreDrama, Action, Sports