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Can't decide which film to watch? Check out our playlists – curated collections of 6 films that explore a common theme or topic. They make it easy for you to organize your clubs, and they're a great way to begin deeper, ongoing conversations around certain topics.

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13th

Ava DuVernay / 2016 / 100 mins

America makes up 5% of the world’s population, yet locks up 25% of the world’s prisoners. 40% are black men. 13TH gives an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

20 Feet From Stardom

Morgan Neville / 2013 / 91 min

20 FEET FROM STARDOM Shines a spotlight on the untold true stories of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names.

20,000 Days On Earth

Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard / 2014 / 97 min

Delving into Nick Cave’s artistic processes, 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH takes us deep into the heart of how myth, memory, love and loss shape our lives, every single day. Fusing drama and documentary this film is a beautiful ode to the artistic process and an intimate portrayal of one musician’s creative journey.

50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women in Power

Tiffany Shlain / 2016 / 20 min

What will it take to get to a 50/50 world—not just in politics and boardrooms, but to truly shift the gender balance to be better for everyone? Through a cinematic-thought-essay style, the film explores where we really are on the greater arc of history of women and power. 

56 Up

Michael Apted, Paul Almond / 2012 / 144 min

Initially pitched as a documentary delving into the British class system, 56 UP revisits the same group of people every 7 years, from age 7 to 56, interviewing each and discovering just what the passing of time reveals and exposing their hopes and disappointments to a vast public.

A Lego Brickumentary

Kief Davidson, Daniel Junge / 2014 / 93 min

A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick and the innovative uses for it that have sprung up all over the planet, exploring the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world.

Advanced Style

Lina Plioplyte / 2014 / 72 min

Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s blog, ADVANCED STYLE paints intimate and colorful portraits of seven independent, stylish New York women aged 62 to 95 who are challenging conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western’s culture’s increasing obsession with youth.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Alison Klayman / 2012 / 91min

AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY takes a fascinating up-close look at renowned Chinese artist and activist, Ai Weiwei, as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and finds himself repeatedly clashing with the Chinese government.

Alive Inside

Michael Rossato-Bennett / 2014 / 78 min

ALIVE INSIDE follows social worker Dan Cohen as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat both memory loss and alzheimer’s and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. A joyous exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls.

Almost There

Dan Rybicky, Aaron Wickenden / 2014 / 93 min

For filmmakers Rybicky and Wickenden, Peter Anton’s home is a treasure trove, a startling collection of unseen and fascinating paintings, drawings, and notebooks, not to mention Anton himself. ALMOST THERE is a remarkable journey following a gifted artist through startling twists and turns.

America Recycled

Noah Hussin, Timothy Hussin / 2015 / 97 min

AMERICAN RECYCLED follows brothers Tim and Noah Hussin as they bicycle 5,000 miles across the U.S. South over a period of two years, in a wildly poetic yet personally intimate experiment into scaling down, relocalizing, and connecting to community and land.

American Movie

Chris Smith / 1999 / 107 min

The story of filmmaker Mark Borchardt, his mission, and his dream. Spanning over two years of intense struggle with making a movie, family issues, financial decline, and personal crisis, AMERICAN MOVIE is a portrait of ambition, obsession, excess, and one man’s formidable quest for the American Dream.

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