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I Cannot Tell You How I Feel
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(Icarus Films, 2018), 42 mins

Filmmaker Su Friedrich moves her fiesty mother into an "independent living" facility.

(Icarus Films, 2018), 42 mins
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How Happy Can You Be?
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written by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; with Ruut Veenhoven, 1942- and Paul Ekman, 1934- (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins
"FUNNY AND SENSIBLE.""–LE MONDE""Mischievous... blends, with humor and intelligence, the personal impressions of the filmmaker, who questions her own inability to be happy, with very knowledgeable research results.""–PELERIN MAGAZINEWhat makes a person happy? Does being happy improve our life? Can scientists m...
written by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; with Ruut Veenhoven, 1942- and Paul Ekman, 1934- (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins
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Now He's Out in Public and Everyone Can See
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(Icarus Films), 24 mins

A riveting polyphonic documentary, NOW HE'S OUT IN PUBLIC AND EVERYONE CAN SEE presents a fractured narrative about an unnamed man whose racial identity is continually redrawn and contested by clusters of impassioned narrators. This intricately-edited and deeply political essay film by artist Natalie Bookchin is c...

(Icarus Films), 24 mins
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The Secret Life of Babies (Part 1)
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produced by Bernard George, fl. 1996 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 27 mins

Part One - Prenatal psychology. The first of a two-part examination of the psychological development of babies, from intrauterine life to the first months after birth. How do fetuses and babies perceive their worlds, and ours?

produced by Bernard George, fl. 1996 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 27 mins
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12 Days
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(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 26 mins

Every year in France, 92,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. 12 DAYS focuses on those who have been involuntarily remanded to a mental hospital, and more specifically documents the hearings that, according to a 2013 law, are required to take place 12 days after each patient has been...

(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 26 mins
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In Search of Memory
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(Icarus Films, 2009), 1 hour 34 mins

Memory is everything. Without it we are nothing,' says neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research on the physiology of the brain's storage of memories. As he explains, memory is the glue that binds our mental life together and provides a sense of continuity in our lives.

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(Icarus Films, 2009), 1 hour 34 mins
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No Home Movie
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(Icarus Films, 2016), 1 hour 53 mins

This final film from groundbreaking auteur Chantal Akerman is a portrait of her relationship with her mother, Natalia, a Holocaust survivor and familiar presence in many of her daughter's films.

(Icarus Films, 2016), 1 hour 53 mins
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The Owl's Legacy: Misogyny, or the Snares of Desire
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(Icarus Films, 1989), 26 mins

Episode 11 of renowned filmmaker Chris Marker's mythical masterpiece about the influence of Greek culture on our society. This episode explores the theme of sexuality, desire and marriage.

(Icarus Films, 1989), 26 mins
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SPK Complex
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(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 51 mins

The untold story of the anti-psychiatric "Socialist Patient's Collective" in Germany, from thw 1970s.

(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 51 mins
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Dreamland
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(Icarus Films, 2001), 1 hour 11 mins

Takes a sharp but disarming approach in examining the romance of gambling, and reveals the decidedly unromantic reality.

(Icarus Films, 2001), 1 hour 11 mins
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