Documentary

THE WOMAN WITH THE FIVE ELEPHANTS
THE WOMAN WITH THE FIVE ELEPHANTS
A film by Vadim Jendreyko
Winner of the Sterling Award for Best Documentary at Silverdocs, The Woman with the Five Elephants unravels the mystery behind the life and work of the world's greatest translator of Russian literature. A revelatory investigation into language, meaning and the tides of history.


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THREE FILMS BY AGNES VARDA
THREE FILMS BY AGNES VARDA
Films by Agnes Varda
Our exclusive bundle of three great DVDs from Agnes Varda, The Beaches of Agnes, Cinevardaphoto and Daguerreotypes, plus lots and lots of short films.


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NE CHANGE RIEN
NE CHANGE RIEN
A film by Pedro Costa
A luminous exploration of the creative process, Pedro Costa's Ne Change Rien is a spare, hypnotic portrait of French actress-turned-chanteuse Jeanne Balibar, featuring shimmering black-and-white photography and a soundtrack of hauntng, jazz-inflected pop songs.


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DAGUERREOTYPES
DAGUERREOTYPES
A film by Agnes Varda
A classic documentary from Agnes Varda available for the first time in the US, Daguerreotypes is a wonderfully intimate portrait of the small shops and shopkeepers on a short stretch of the Rue Daguerre, a picturesque street that has been the filmmaker's home for more than 50 years.


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MARWENCOL [dvd]
MARWENCOL [dvd]
A film by Jeff Malmberg
Winner of numerous awards and named to dozens of top ten lists, Marwencol is the story of Mark Hogancamp, a victim of a brutal beating, who in response created a fantastic miniature world, a WWII-era town bustling with doll versions of his friends, fantasies and attackers. Bonus features include additional Marwencol story sequences, a "red carpet premiere" in 1/6th scale, a mini-print of a Mark Hogancamp photograph and much more!


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SWEETGRASS
SWEETGRASS
A film by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Ilisa Barbash
An unsentimental elegy to the American West, Sweetgrass follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana's breathtaking and often dangerous Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture.


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CINEVARDAPHOTO
CINEVARDAPHOTO
A film by Agnès Varda
From Agnès Varda, director of The Beaches of Agnès and The Gleaners and I, this wonderful collection of short films includes Cinevardaphoto, her acclaimed triptych of film essays on photography (Varda was a photographer before turning to film) and six short films never before available in the US, plus a truly inventive documentary exploring Varda's career-long love of short films.


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THE BEACHES OF AGNES
THE BEACHES OF AGNES
A film by Agnes Varda
A reflection on art, life and the movies, The Beaches of Agnes is a magnificent new film from the great Agnes Varda (The Gleaners and I, Cleo From 5 to 7), a richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave. On over two dozen best of the year lists, including The New York Times, LA Times, The New Yorker, Village Voice and more!


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24 CITY
24 CITY
A film by Jia Zhang-ke
A masterful film from Jia Zhang-ke, the renowned director of Still Life and The World, 24 City chronicles the dramatic closing of a once-prosperous state-owned aeronautics factory and its conversion into a sprawling luxury apartment complex. Bonus features include Jia's acclaimed 20-minute short film Cry Me A River and a 46-minute director interview.


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THE BETRAYAL
THE BETRAYAL
A film by Ellen Kuras
2009 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature. Filmed over the course of 23 years, The Betrayal examines the collateral impact of America's secret war in Laos during Vietnam by chronicling one family's extraordinary journey from war-torn Laos to the streets of New York.


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