TRAPPED follows the fight to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of American women. read more
As the gun control debate dominates headlines in the US, this documentary is more relevant than everread more
Understand what migrant work means for thousands of families across Europe through the story of Kubaread more
With exclusive additional academic materials, THE HUNTING GROUND is the ideal educational tool for understanding sexual assault on campus.read more
"Shocking, but sadly not surprising. Highly recommended." - VIDEO LIBRARIANread more
"One of the greatest and most powerful documentaries ever made."
Errol Morrisread more
Sculpting a Lethal Landscape/Producing a Crime Scene
In The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer’s 2012 masterwork about the Indonesian massacres of 1965-66, lethal surroundings proliferate: the street along which two of the perpetrators drive, reminiscing companionably as they catch sight of the newspaper office where they tortured and killed their victims; the open rooftop where the film’s protagonist Anwar Congo reenacts his killing methods; the rubber plantation where what he did to others was so horrific he still has nightmares about it…
Janet Walker, Professor of Film & Media Studies University of California, Santa Barbara.Continue reading
Spectacles of the Sacred Secular
Cathedrals of Culture, a six-part omnibus film spearheaded by Wim Wenders and Robert Redford, announces itself as a “3D Film Project about the Soul of Buildings.” Aiming to redefine “cathedral” for a secular age, the buildings showcased serve not religion but the institutions of science, art, and law that form the foundations of modern culture. These iconic structures, located across five countries, represent a medley of architectural styles, from neoclassical to high-tech. Fittingly, each accompanying half-hour film is uniquely styled in the manner it manifests a building’s soul and makes use of 3D cinematography.
By Cortland Rankin, Cinema Studies, New York University.Continue reading
Following our 2014 collaboration with the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims to promote international … Continue reading