Description: Artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss make the ultimate Rube Goldberg machine with a complex imaginative devices that trigger every another for 30 mins in a domino effect. The movie was creating in an empty warehouse and with objects probably found at a junkyard as the constructive contraptions fly, burn, roll, walk, melt, pop, push and fall in an unlimited science project that will mesmerize the mind.
Description: The academy award winning documentary depicting the lives of kid prostitutes in the red light district of Songachi, Calcutta. Director Zana Briski went to photograph the prostitutes when she met and became mates with their children. Briski began giving photography lessons to the kids and became aware that their photography might be a method for them to lead better lives.
Description: The tiny nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her greatest mate - vs all rejections of her parents. A storyline about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional method of life and the rising call of the City.
Description: Why do 11,000 folks die in America every year at the hands of gun violence? Talking heads yelling from each TV camera blame everything from Satan to video games. But are we that much various from many another countries? What sets us apart? How have we become both the master and victim of such enormous amounts of violence? This is not a movie about gun control. It is a movie about the fearful heart and soul of the United States, and the 280 million Americans lucky enough to have the right to a constitutionally protected Uzi. From a look at the Columbine High School safety camera tapes to the home of Oscar-winning NRA President Charlton Heston, from a young boy who makes homemade napalm with The Anarchist's Cookbook to the murder of a six-year-old woman by other six-year-old, Bowling for Columbine is a adventure through America, through our past, hoping to explore why our pursuit of happiness is so riddled with violence.
Description: Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life.
Description: "He wrote me..." A girl narrates the thoughts of a globe traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and photos from territories as far-flung as Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, and San Francisco.
Description: Set to a classic Duke Ellington recording "Daybreak Express", this is a five-minute short of the soon-to-be-demolished Third Avenue elevated subway station in Fresh York City.
Description: The Bridge is the controversial documentary that shows folks jumping to their death from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Director Eric Steel staked out for a year under the infamous bridge filming 23 suicides. The footage was then compiled along with interviews from family, friends, witnesses, and survivors to make this disturbing yet very intriguing documentary.
Description: Each year, thousands of Antarctica's emperor penguins create an astonishing adventure to breed their young. They walk, marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the darkest, driest and coldest continent on Earth. Morgan Freeman narrates this amazing, true-life tale touched with humour and alive with thrills. Breathtaking photography captures the transcendent beauty and staggering drama of devoted parent penguins who, in the fierce polar winter, take turns guarding their egg and trekking to the ocean in find of food. Predators hunt them, storms lash them. But the security of their adorable chicks makes it all worthwhile. So follow the leader ... to adventure!!
Description: What would your family reminiscences about dad sound like if he had been an early supporter of Hitler’s, a leader of the notorious SA and the Third Reich’s minister in charge of Slovakia, including its Final Solution? Executed as a fight criminal in 1947, Hanns Ludin left behind a grieving widow and six young children, the youngest of whom became a filmmaker. It's a fascinating, maddening, sometimes even humorous look at what the director calls "a typical German story." (Film Forum)
Description: A movie about three teenagers - Klara, Mina and Tanutscha - from the Berlin district of Kreuzberg. The trio have known every another since Kindergarten and have plenty in common. The three 15-year-olds are the greatest of friends; they are spending the summer at Prinzenbad, a huge open-air swimming pool at the heart of the district where they live. They're feeling cute grown up, and are convinced they've actually left their childhood behind.
Description: The Large One is an investigative documentary from director Michael Moore who goes around the country asking why large American corporations produce their product abroad where labor is cheaper while so many Americans are unemployed, losing their jobs, and would happily be hired by such companies as Nike.
Description: A growing number of Evangelical Christians trust there is a revival underway in America that requires Christian youth to assume leadership roles in advocating the causes of their religious movement. Jesus Camp follows kids at a Christian summer camp as they hone their "prophetic gifts" and are schooled in how to "take back America for Christ." The movie is a first-ever look into an intense training ground that recruits born-again Christian kids to become an active part of America's political future.
Description: Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic happening to push forward its agenda for unjust fights in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Description: Lightbulbs, fire, barbed wire, mousetraps, staple guns, thumbtacks and glass are weapons of choice in The Backyard. This undercover documentary takes you deep into the controversial arena of backyard wrestling where the limits are constantly being tested...and broken. The Backyard follows few backyard wrestlers in various countries as they pursue their dream to become professional wrestlers.
Description: A documentary about the closure of General Motors' plant at Flint, Michigan, which resulted in the loss of 30,000 jobs. Features the attempts of filmmaker Michael Moore to receive an interview with GM CEO Roger Smith.
Description: A documentary on the once promising American rock bands The Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Dandy Warhols. The friendship between respective founders, Anton Newcombe and Courtney Taylor, escalated into bitter rivalry as the Dandy Warhols garnered major international success while the Brian Jonestown Massacre imploded in a haze of drugs.
Description: In the Realms of the Unreal is a documentary about the reclusive Chicago-based artist Henry Darger. Henry Darger was so reclusive that when he died his neighbors were surprised to search a 15,145-page manuscript along with hundreds of paintings depicting The Storyline of the Vivian Girls, in What is Known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glodeco-Angelinnian Fight Storm, Cased by the Kid Slave Rebellion.
Description: An Oscar nominated documentary about a middle-class American family who is torn apart when the father Arnold and son Jesse are accused of sexually abusing numerous children. Director Jarecki interviews folks from various sides of this tragic storyline and raises the question of whether they were rightfully tried when they claim they were innocent and there was never any evidence vs them.
Description: A documentary movie that highlights two road derived dance styles, Clowning and Krumping, that came out of the weak income neighborhoods of L.A.. Director David LaChapelle interviews every dance team about how their special dances evolved. A fresh and positive activity away from the drugs, guns, and gangs that ruled their neighborhood. A raw movie about a growing sub-culture movements in America.
Description: Berlin Movie Fest 1984. The greatest zone for each cinema fan. Everyone wants to be in on the festival, but that may be really difficult, if one has no accreditation. Also Journalist Matthies gets to know the guidelines of being in or out when he wants to see a screening and is not welcome. Thus he watches an old German silent flick which he is barely interested in. The next day the newspapers are full of reports about a newly discovered German masterpiece from the silent era. It seems that Matthies had luck. He just saw *the* movie everybody is talking about now. Also everybody is speculating about its director, who remains unknown. When Matthies talks to Ackrewa, an old befriended projectionist, about the film, the latter seems to recall the name of the director. Matthies decides to research the case. An odyssey into film-history starts and if it is successful Matthies will come up with a top story.
Description: Sicko is a Michael Moore documentary about the corrupt health care system in The United States who's main target is to create profit even if it means losing peoples lives. "The more folks you deny health insurance the more cash we make" is the business model for health care providers in America.
Description: The film's purported intention is to make a bridge between the various political positions that coexist, sometimes violently, in the Basque Country. In order to do so, Medem edits the interviews giving a sense of dialogue between parties that refused to sit down and talk. Due to its lack of contextualization, the movie may be difficult to understand to audiences without previous knowledge of the Basque problem—it is obviously a movie designed to be viewed by Spanish audiences, or folks familiar with the issues.
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