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September 7-17, 2017

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Bob Richman
This directorial debut from acclaimed cinematographer Bob Richman (The September Issue, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) creates a vivid portrai… 
CastRuth Gruber
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Don Argott
This art-world whodunit investigates what happened to the Barnes collection of Post-Impressionist paintings—valued in the billions—that fell pre… 
CastAlbert Barnes
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Mehran Tamadon
For three years, Mehran Tamadon immersed himself into the very heart of the most extremist supporters of the Islamic republic of Iran (the Bassi… 
CastMehran Tamadon
LanguageUnknown   CountryIran/France/Switzerl…
RTR$18

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Andrew James and Joshua Liga…
The Mormon religion preaches against the content of R-rated films, so several Utah-based entrepreneurs started offering “clean” versions of Holl… 
CastDaniel Thompson, Ray Lines, Neil LaBute, Ste…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Chris Smith
From the acclaimed director of American Movie, this portrait of radical thinker Michael Ruppert explores his apocalyptic vision of the future, s… 
CastMichael Ruppert
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Carter Gunn and Ross McDonne…
Several beekeepers around the U.S. cope with colony collapse disorder – the phenomenon that has caused millions of bees to mysteriously disappea… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
RTR$18

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Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra …
Film archivist Serge Bromberg uncovers a treasure trove of imagery from an unfinished film called L’Enfer starring Romy Schneider and directed b… 
CastRomy Schneider, Serge Reggiani, Bérénice Bej…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
RTR$PG

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Peter Raymont and Michele Ho…
An enigmatic musical poet and world-renowned pianist, Glenn Gould continues to captivate international audiences twenty-six years after his earl… 
CastGlenn Gould
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$PG

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Hin…   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Michael Tucker and Petra Epp…
The makers of Gunner Palace follow U.S. soldiers as they create new lives post-Iraq—from a Congressional candidate in Buffalo to a cage fighter … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Judith Ehrlich and Rick Gold…
Daniel Ellsberg was a valued strategist inside the American government until he leaked the Pentagon Papers and exposed the lies of the Vietnam W… 
CastDaniel Ellsberg
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Xiaolu Guo
A subjective anatomy of contemporary China in the post-Marxist era, this is a dark, poetic depiction of people from different backgrounds, livin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
RTR$18

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Peter Mettler
Filmmaker and visual artist Peter Mettler takes audiences on an eye-opening aerial tour of Alberta’s tar sands in this beautiful, haunting and v… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$G

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Roberto Hernández and Geoffr…
Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions… 
CastJosé Antonio Zúñiga Rodriguez, Eva Gutiérrez…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
RTR$PG

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Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond’s documentary Reel Injun is a long-needed corrective to the wildly inaccurate portrayals of native peoples in Hollywood films and f… 
CastWes Studi, Adam Beach and Sacheen Littlefeat…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$PG

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Marc Levin
Veteran filmmaker Mark Levin (Slam) looks at the past and present of New York's garment district, from its heyday as a base for immigrant labour… 
CastSigrid Olsen, Stan Herman, Mort Sheinman, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Vikram Jayanti
Rachael Scdoris, a blind 23-year-old, doesn’t let her disability stop her from competing in one of the most gruelling endurance contests in the … 
CastRachael Scdoris, Tim Osmar, Joe Runyan, Jerr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom
RTR$PG

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Violeta Ayala, Dan Fallshaw
Filmmakers Fallshaw and Ayala's journey of discovery among Saharawi refugees turns into a political thriller. 
CastUnknown
LanguageHassanya | Spanish …   CountryAustralia
RTR$PG

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Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
This is a moving, compassionate portrayal of a mother’s desperate quest to understand autism, the perplexing condition that controls her son. By… 
CastMargret Dagmar Ericsdottir
LanguageEnglish   CountryIceland
RTR$18

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Leanne Pooley
Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand’s finest lesbian country-and-western singers and the country’s greatest… 
CastJools Topp, Linda Topp
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
RTR$18

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Erik Gandini
This penetrating look at the media empire of Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlosconi reveals how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women… 
CastSilvio Berlosconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Ca…
LanguageEnglish/Italian   CountrySweden
RTR$18

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Don Hahn
This isn’t a fairy tale, but rather the true story of how the Disney animation team went from stagnation in the mid-1980s to a startling rebirth… 
CastTim Burton
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG