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Genre: Documentary

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD is the deliciously scandalous story of Scotty Bowers, a handsome ex-Marine who landed in Hollywood after the Second World War and became confidante, aide de camp and lover to many of Hollywood’s greatest male–and female-stars. In the 1940s and ’50s, he ran a gas station in the shadow… Continue Reading

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 FEET FROM STARDOM), WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into… Continue Reading

The Accountant of Auschwitz

The Accountant of Auschwitz

Seventy years after WWII, the accountant of Auschwitz goes on trial as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people… In 2015, 94-year-old former German SS officer Oskar Gröning, nicknamed “The Accountant of Auschwitz”, went on trial in his home country, charged with complicity in the murder of 300,000 Jews at Auschwitz in 1944. Gröning’s… Continue Reading

Walk with Me

Walk with Me

With unprecedented access, WALK WITH ME goes deep inside a Zen Buddhist community who have given up all their possessions and signed up to a life of chastity for one common purpose – to transform their suffering, and practice the art of mindfulness with the world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, whose teachings are credited with… Continue Reading

The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same

The best of Led Zeppelin‘s legendary 1973 appearances at Madison Square Garden. Interspersed throughout the concert footage are behind-the-scenes moments with the band. THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME is Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden in NYC concert footage colorfully enhanced by sequences which are supposed to reflect each band member’s individual fantasies and hallucinations.… Continue Reading

Wim Wenders’ Buena Vista Social Club

Wim Wenders’ Buena Vista Social Club

With a small film crew, Wim Wenders accompanied his old friend Ry Cooder, who had written the music for PARIS, TEXAS and THE END OF VIOLENCE, on a trip to Havana. Cooder wanted to record his material for Ibrahim Ferrer’s solo album at a studio there—following the recording of the first “Buena Vista Social Club”… Continue Reading

RBG

RBG

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now 84, and still inspired by the lawyers who defended free speech during the Red Scare, Ginsburg refuses to relinquish her passionate duty, steadily fighting for equal rights for all citizens under the law. Through intimate interviews and unprecedented access to Ginsburg’s life outside the court, RBG tells the electric story… Continue Reading

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary #SavetheRio Fundraiser

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary #SavetheRio Fundraiser

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a #SavetheRio fundraiser event that is gonna revel in and revisit one of the best single-season TV shows to ever hit the airwaves: FREAKS AND GEEKS. Premiering in 1999, the now iconic 80s coming-of-age high school comedy only ever aired 12 of its original 18 episodes, yet its… Continue Reading

ABBA – The Movie

ABBA – The Movie

While the Swedish pop group ABBA tours Australia in March, 1977 (during their epic, week-long tour of the continent), hapless radio DJ Ashley Wallace attempts to land an interview with the massively successful act. Set against the backdrop of features performances from the supergroup – including 18 beloved classic hits like “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen”… Continue Reading

This Living Salish Sea (Director in Attendance for Q&A!)

This Living Salish Sea (Director in Attendance for Q&A!)

The Salish Sea is one of the flash points and metaphors for issues affecting the environmental diversity and ecological sustainability that will severely impact future generations, world wide. Sarama’s documentary THIS LIVING SALISH SEA look below the mirror of the surface, to explore some of the living treasures that inhabit the second largest “inland” sea… Continue Reading