Fall 2022 Releases

Fall 2022 Releases

ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US? VOICES FROM A PLANTATION PRISON
ANGOLA DO YOU HEAR US? VOICES FROM A PLANTATION PRISON
This acclaimed documentary tells the story of playwright Liza Jessie Peterson, whose celebrated play "The Peculiar Patriot" was shut down mid-performance at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola Prison. It examines how one woman's play challenged the country's largest plantation prison and impacted the incarcerated men long after the record of her visit was erased by the institution's administration.
IL BUCO
IL BUCO
During the economic boom of the 1960s, Europe's highest building is being built in Italy’s prosperous North. At the other end of the country, young speleologists explore Europe’s deepest cave in the untouched Calabrian hinterland. A work of immense and mystical beauty from the visionary director of Le Quattro Volte, Michelangelo Frammartino’s Il Buco chronicles a visit through unknown depths of life and nature and parallels two great voyages to the interior.
TO THE MOON
TO THE MOON
A cinematic ode to the moon composed of numerous film clips (from over 25 countries, filmmakers such as Satyajit Ray, F.W. Murnau, Carl Theodor Dreyer and many others), archival footage, literary fragments and original moonlit cinematography filmed across five continents, To The Moon travels through the ages and ideas that people have drawn from the moon to create a meditative work of timeless resonance. "Gorgeous, a beautifully succinct visual essay." – The Guardian
BUNKER
BUNKER
An investigation into the increasing number of American men who have decided to live in decommissioned military bunkers and nuclear missile silos out of fear of an imminent breakdown of society and the destruction of the United States. Considering toxic American myths, including self-reliance, masculinity, home safety and security, and family life in a time of climate crisis, economic upheaval, and political strife, filmmaker Jenny Perlin journeys by herself into the middle of America to meet such men, and the builders and salesmen who cater to them.
RED AFRICA
RED AFRICA
A fascinating and insightful documentary, Red Africa relates the history of the influence exerted by the USSR over many African states between 1960 and 1990. Incorporating extraordinary archival footage filmed by Soviet operators, excerpts from official speeches by Soviet and African leaders and audio recording made by Soviet filmmakers during their African expeditions, Red Africa reveals the hidden agenda of the USSR which, under the cloak of generosity, was aspiring to expand its socialist “paradise."
PUBLIC LIBRARY
PUBLIC LIBRARY
Every day, hundreds of visitors seek refuge at the Bibliothèque Publique d’Information (Public Information Library) in the heart of Paris. Between the bookshelves, we meet inspired students, passionate experts, and researchers exploring a topic , as well as individuals just seeking quiet and respite from the outside world. Each of these people “inhabits” the library in their own way. And through this wonderful documentary, they share with us what this public space means to them.
NAVIGATORS
NAVIGATORS
In 1924, the Buford, a large dormant ship, cost little to rent. Buster Keaton used it as a spacious set for his film The Navigator. And without realising it, by filming the vessel, he archived the scene of another story of crossing. A few years earlier, the Buford had served the forced exile of 249 political opponents of the United States government, including anarchists Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman. 
IN THE BONES
IN THE BONES
An extraordinarily vital and urgent documentary, In The Bones provides searing insight into the culture that overturned Roe v. Wade. A cinematic journey through the ordinary lives of woman and children in Mississippi, the documentary interweavs their stories during a legislative session in which equal pay for equal work and abortion rights are being decided.
KEANE
KEANE
NEW 4K RESTORATION. It has been six months since William Keane's daughter was abducted from NYC’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. Repeatedly drawn to the site of the abduction, Keane wanders the bus station, compulsively replaying those events. One day, he meets a financially strapped woman, Lynn, and her young daughter, Kira. Lodge Kerrigan's Keane stars Damian Lewis and is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh.
THE RETURN: LIFE AFTER ISIS
THE RETURN: LIFE AFTER ISIS
This moving documentary offers an intimate yet candid portrait of a group of Western women who devoted their young lives to ISIS, but who now want to be given the chance to rebuild their lives back at home, including Shamima Begum (UK) and Hoda Muthana (US), who made worldwide headlines when they left their countries as teenagers to join ISIS. These women now tell their stories for the very first time in this "stirring and vitally humane" (Variety) film.
SLOW RETURN
SLOW RETURN
Slow Return travels up the Rhône, from one end to the other. Between the fishermen of Salin-de-Giraud and the Rhône glacier, filmmaker Philip Cartelli has numerous encounters and examines the relationship the population maintains with the river. Blending archive images with new technologies, the film composes a sensitive archaeology of the natural environment, while also casting a delicate gaze over a time that seems long gone.
INTREGALDE
INTREGALDE
A trio of well-meaning aid workers from Bucharest are on a food delivery mission to the rural hinterlands of Transylvania. Guided off the beaten path by an elderly villager, they find themselves trapped in an unfamiliar, dangerous place and facing the outer limits of their goodwill. A gripping tale of best intentions gone wrong from leading Romanian filmmaker Radu Muntean (Tuesday, After Christmas) Intregalde subverts conventions of both horror films and social realist dramas.
CONSIDERING THE ENDS
CONSIDERING THE ENDS
In 2016, videos showing the slaughter conditions 
of farm animals shocked the world of public opinion. With complicit gaze, Elsa Maury films 
a young shepherd’s relationship of co-dependence with her flock of ewes, which she must learn to euthanise under the best possible conditions.  Considering the Ends discusses and raises important questions about our connection to the planet and its animals.
FEATHERS
FEATHERS
When a magic trick goes awry at a children’s birthday party, the authoritative father of the family is suddenly turned into a chicken. Winner of the Critic's Week Grand Prize at Cannes, Feathers has been hailed as "a hidden gem, a comedic drama about a woman forced to deal with the aftermath of a magic trick gone awry that uses the surreal to peck away at deeper truths.” (Hollywood Reporter)

REHANA
REHANA
Rehana, an assistant professor at a medical college, struggles to keep the harmony between work and family, as she has to play all the complex roles of a teacher, doctor, sister, daughter, and mother. One night she finds herself in a difficult position after witnessing a sexual assault where she knows both the victim and the perpetrator. An official selection of the Cannes Film Festival.