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...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him
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directed by Severo Perez, fl. 1982-2006; designed by Yvonne Cervantes, fl. 1987-1995; produced by Paul Espinosa, fl. 1985-2006, Kino Lorber and American Playhouse; performed by Jose Alcala, fl. 1991-2010, Rose Portillo, 1953- and Art Bonilla, fl. 1983-2016 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 3 hours 19 mins
Brilliantly adapted from Tomás Rivera's acclaimed novel y no se lo tragó la tierra, this is a haunting and powerful film about a young Mexican-American boy's coming of age amid the poverty and adversity he and his family face as migrant farm workers in the 1950s. Twelve-year-old Marcos hides under a house, recal...
directed by Severo Perez, fl. 1982-2006; designed by Yvonne Cervantes, fl. 1987-1995; produced by Paul Espinosa, fl. 1985-2006, Kino Lorber and American Playhouse; performed by Jose Alcala, fl. 1991-2010, Rose Portillo, 1953- and Art Bonilla, fl. 1983-2016 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 3 hours 19 mins
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Better Or Worse?
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directed by Jocelyn Cammack, 1961-; produced by Caroline Cooper, fl. 2001, Lifesize Pictures; performed by Ann Farrar, fl. 2001, John Langford, fl. 2001 and Finn Atkins, 1989- (Film Movement, 2001), 1 hour 30 mins
Eight-year-old Rachel as she embarks upon a series of experiments attempting to make sense of her defective eyesight. Balancing the innate desire of a child attempting to appear normal with the visual chaos of her everyday life, it contrasts ideas of perspective, both real and imagined, through the recurring moti...
directed by Jocelyn Cammack, 1961-; produced by Caroline Cooper, fl. 2001, Lifesize Pictures; performed by Ann Farrar, fl. 2001, John Langford, fl. 2001 and Finn Atkins, 1989- (Film Movement, 2001), 1 hour 30 mins
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Estes Avenue
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directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; performed by Dan Flannery, fl. 2005, Lily Miller, fl. 2005 and Margaret Kustermann, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2005), 3 mins
Five people, on the very same street, at the very same time, saying the very same word. Each for a different reason.
directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; performed by Dan Flannery, fl. 2005, Lily Miller, fl. 2005 and Margaret Kustermann, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2005), 3 mins
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The Juche Idea
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directed by Jim Finn, fl. 2008; produced by Jim Finn, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
Jim Finn's The Juche Idea is an uproarious and provocative deconstruction of North Korean propaganda and philosophy. Mixing together eye-popping archival footage with deadpan re-enactments, Finn has created a complex docu-fiction that is equally thought-provoking and entertaining. Translated as self-reliance, Juch...
directed by Jim Finn, fl. 2008; produced by Jim Finn, fl. 2008 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
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Nobody's Business
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directed by Alan Berliner, 1956-; produced by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1996), 58 mins
In Nobody’s Business, Alan Berliner takes on his reclusive father as the reluctant subject of this poignant and graceful study of family history and memory. What emerges is a uniquely cinematic biography that finds both humor and pathos in the swirl of conflicts and affections that bind father and son. Ultimatel...
directed by Alan Berliner, 1956-; produced by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1996), 58 mins
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Shirley Adams
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directed by Oliver Hermanus, fl. 2009-2011; designed by Maleen Nokel, fl. 2004-2013; produced by Michelle Wheatley, fl. 2004-2011 and Jeremy Nathan, fl. 1988-2011, DV8 Films, Centropolis Entertainment and London Film School; performed by Emily Child, fl. 2001-2012, Keenan Arrison, fl. 2006-2011 and Denise Newman, fl. 1982-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
In this deeply affecting portrait of ordinary courage in present-day South Africa, a single mother-Shirley Adams-struggles to care for her paraplegic teenage son, Donovan, in a depressed district on the outskirts of Cape Town. Wearied but resolute, she desperately clings to him as he withdraws from the world follo...
directed by Oliver Hermanus, fl. 2009-2011; designed by Maleen Nokel, fl. 2004-2013; produced by Michelle Wheatley, fl. 2004-2011 and Jeremy Nathan, fl. 1988-2011, DV8 Films, Centropolis Entertainment and London Film School; performed by Emily Child, fl. 2001-2012, Keenan Arrison, fl. 2006-2011 and Denise Newman, fl. 1982-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
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The Family Album
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directed by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1988), 1 hour
The Family Album is a one-hour experimental documentary film utilizing a vast collection of rare 16mm home movies from the 1920s through the 1950s, that weaves into a composite lifetime, passing through the celebrations and struggles from childhood to adulthood, from innocence to experience. It is a universal yet...
directed by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1988), 1 hour
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Street Days
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directed by Levan Koguashvili, fl. 2004-2010; designed by Tinatin Kvinikadze, fl. 2008-2011; produced by Levan Korinteli, fl. 2005-2011, Archil Gelovani, 1974- and Gia Bazgadze, fl. 2009-2011, Independent Film Project and Moving Pictures; performed by Eka Chkheidze, fl. 1984-2010, Gaga Chikhladze, fl. 2006-2010 and Zura Begalishvili, fl. 1985-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2010), 1 hour 29 mins
A middle-aged, unemployed heroin-addict, Checkie, loiters on the Tbilisi street outside his son's school, where he himself was once a promising student. His wife, meanwhile, struggles to pay the tuition and understand her husband's lack of interest in the family's survival-even as the bank repossesses their furnit...
directed by Levan Koguashvili, fl. 2004-2010; designed by Tinatin Kvinikadze, fl. 2008-2011; produced by Levan Korinteli, fl. 2005-2011, Archil Gelovani, 1974- and Gia Bazgadze, fl. 2009-2011, Independent Film Project and Moving Pictures; performed by Eka Chkheidze, fl. 1984-2010, Gaga Chikhladze, fl. 2006-2010 and Zura Begalishvili, fl. 1985-2012 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2010), 1 hour 29 mins
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The Sweetest Sound
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directed by Alan Berliner, 1956-; produced by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2001), 57 mins
In The Sweetest Sound, Alan Berliner (the filmmaker from New York) is tired of being mistaken for people who might share his name and decides to rid himself of the dreaded Same Name Syndrome.   His solution: invite all the Alan Berliners in the world over to his house for dinner. In the end Berliner leaves us wi...
directed by Alan Berliner, 1956-; produced by Alan Berliner, 1956- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2001), 57 mins
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Bomber
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directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Maureen A. Ryan and Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013, Boris Films; performed by Eileen Nicholas, fl. 2009, Benjamin Whitrow, 1937-2017 and Shane Taylor, 1974- (Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins
Alistar and Valerie have been planning a special trip to Germany for a very long time. When their son Ross stops by the house to send them off, happenstance turns into an impromptu family road trip of the most tortuous kind. Alistar berates Ross for all that he is not in life, while Valerie tries to keep the peace...
directed by Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Maureen A. Ryan and Paul Cotter, fl. 2003-2013, Boris Films; performed by Eileen Nicholas, fl. 2009, Benjamin Whitrow, 1937-2017 and Shane Taylor, 1974- (Film Movement, 2009), 1 hour 24 mins
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