GASLAND is a dramatic and literally explosive story about the highly controversial practice of hydro fracking, a drilling method of natural gas extraction which major corporations believe to be a potential new source of cheap energy.
JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro Ono’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and as a loving yet complicated father.
ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD follows Werner Herzog as he travels to Antarctica, looking to capture its natural beauty and investigate the characters there who, much like their surroundings, cannot be found anywhere else on earth.
IF A TREE FALLS offers a rare and provocative look at the Earth Liberation Front, the radical environmental group that the FBI calls America’s number one domestic terrorist threat.
In GREY GARDENS we meet Big and Little Edie Beale—mother and daughter, high-society dropouts, reclusive cousins of Jackie O.—thriving together amid the decay and disorder of their ramshackle East Hampton mansion.
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, degenerative diseases can be controlled, or even reversed, by switching to a diet that is free of animal-based and processed foods.
THE INTERRUPTERS tells the moving and surprising story of three brave people who aim to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. This film is an intimate view of violence, its causes, and its interrupters.
TRICKED is an intimate and definitive portrait of human trafficking in America today. Meet the pimps, the victims, families, the johns who fuel the business, and the cops who fight to stop it.
STORIES WE TELL is a highly original documentary that explores how we construct our own reality through stories. Sarah Polley’s family and friends weave different narratives into a complex portrait of her mother who died when Sarah was eleven.
U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce takes a near-fatal crash. THE CRASH REEL is the story of his recovery, which exposes the irresistible but potentially fatal appeal of extreme sports.
PROJECT NIM tells the story of a chimpanzee who was the focus of a 1970’s landmark experiment to prove that an ape could learn to communicate through sign language if raised and nurtured like a human child.
A comprehensive analysis of the 2008 global financial crisis. Through exhaustive research and interviews with key insiders, INSIDE JOB traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia.