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Altina
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directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
Altina is the provocative portrait of an American trendsetter whose free spirit defied convention. A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and decedent of Sephardic Jews, she upended the expectations that accompanied her position. Altina was a...
directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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Casting By
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directed by Tom Donahue, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Tom Donahue, 1928-1975, Ilan Arboleda, 1975-, Joanna Colbert, fl. 1996-2015 and Kate Lacey, fl. 2007-2014, Submarine Deluxe (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 29 mins
Casting By places the spotlight on one of filmmaking's unsung heroes -- the casting director -- and takes us on a journey through 50 years of Hollywood history from an entirely new perspective. Pioneers like Marion Dougherty and Lynn Stalmaster were iconoclasts whose exquisite taste and gut instincts helped to put...
directed by Tom Donahue, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Tom Donahue, 1928-1975, Ilan Arboleda, 1975-, Joanna Colbert, fl. 1996-2015 and Kate Lacey, fl. 2007-2014, Submarine Deluxe (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 29 mins
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James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times
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directed by Adam Van Doren, fl. 2001-2007; produced by Adam Van Doren, fl. 2001-2007 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 57 mins
James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times is the first major documentary on the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists. Known for his classic short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Thurber was a legendary contributor of prose and cartoons to The New Yorker magazine where he worked for many years....
directed by Adam Van Doren, fl. 2001-2007; produced by Adam Van Doren, fl. 2001-2007 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 57 mins
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Kabbalah Me
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directed by Steven E. Bram, fl. 1994-2014 and Judah Lazarus, fl. 2014; produced by Steven E. Bram, fl. 1994-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
Kabbalah Me follows a personal journey into the spiritual phenomenon known as Kabbalah. Rooted in the Torah and Talmud, Kabbalah has been studied by leading Judaic scholars for many centuries, but many Jews are unaware or uninformed about Kabbalah and its significance. The film tells the story of how co-director S...
directed by Steven E. Bram, fl. 1994-2014 and Judah Lazarus, fl. 2014; produced by Steven E. Bram, fl. 1994-2014 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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Ljuset håller mig sällskap
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directed by Carl-Gustaf Nykvist, 1953- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 1 hour 16 mins
Twice an Oscar Winner and considered one of the foremost cinematographers in the history of film, Sven Nykvist is best known for his work with Ingmar Bergman, with whom he created some of the most important films of modern cinema. Despite a tumultuous personal life that included the tragic suicide of his oldest so...
directed by Carl-Gustaf Nykvist, 1953- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 1 hour 16 mins
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Nelson Algren: The End is Nothing, the Road is All
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directed by Denis Mueller, fl. 1989-2016, Ilko Davidov, fl. 2000-2015 and Mark Blottner, fl. 1999-2015; produced by Denis Mueller, fl. 1989-2016, Ilko Davidov, fl. 2000-2015 and Mark Blottner, fl. 1999-2015 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
An in-depth feature length documentary of one of America's greatest and least understood authors, Nelson Algren. This never before told compelling life story reveals a unique literary voice through rare interviews, historic archival footage and the gritty noirish voice of Algren on Algren. Kurt Vonnegut and Studs...
directed by Denis Mueller, fl. 1989-2016, Ilko Davidov, fl. 2000-2015 and Mark Blottner, fl. 1999-2015; produced by Denis Mueller, fl. 1989-2016, Ilko Davidov, fl. 2000-2015 and Mark Blottner, fl. 1999-2015 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
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One Cut, One Life
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directed by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014; produced by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014, Small Angst Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
When seminal documentarian Ed Pincus, considered the father of first person non-fiction film, is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he and collaborator Lucia Small team up to make one last film, much to the chagrin of Jane, Ed’s wife of 50 years. Told from two filmmakers’ points of view, ONE CUT, ONE LIFE chal...
directed by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014; produced by Edward Pincus, fl. 2014 and Lucia Small, fl. 2014, Small Angst Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
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The Other Man
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directed by Nicolas Rossier, fl. 2014; produced by Naashon Zalk, fl. 2014 and Tami Woronoff, fl. 2014, Baraka Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 16 mins
F.W. de Klerk was the last president of apartheid South Africa. He went from Mandela's jailer to his subordinate and together they changed history. Rossier explores the fascinating political journey and legacy of this complicated figure.
directed by Nicolas Rossier, fl. 2014; produced by Naashon Zalk, fl. 2014 and Tami Woronoff, fl. 2014, Baraka Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 16 mins
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The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat
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directed by Mike Dorsey, fl. 2012; produced by Mike Dorsey, fl. 2012, Marauder Works (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 48 mins
In 1959, a working-class government employee named Richard Oyler, living in the tiny desert town of Lone Pine, California, asked world-famous modern architect Richard Neutra to design his modest family home. To Oyler's surprise, Neutra agreed. Thus began an unlikely friendship that would last for the rest of Neutr...
directed by Mike Dorsey, fl. 2012; produced by Mike Dorsey, fl. 2012, Marauder Works (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 48 mins
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16 Acres
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directed by Richard Hankin, fl. 2015 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 1 hour 32 mins
The rebuilding of ground zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal projects in recent history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres of land has encompassed eleven years, nineteen government agencies, a dozen projects and over $20 billion. Aside from the engineering cha...
directed by Richard Hankin, fl. 2015 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 1 hour 32 mins
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