Now in Theaters Nationwide
PUNK THE CAPITAL
Directed by James June Schneider and
Genre: Documentary | Run Time: 88 minutes
When punk rock erupted in Washington DC, it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, friendships, and clear minds. This film is the first to explore the incredible challenges that this subculture faced when it took root in the Nation’s Capital in the late 1970’s. Punk the Capital situates DC punk within the larger narratives of rock n' roll, working as a powerful multi-layered story for both fans and non-fans of punk rock. Featuring musicians such as Bad Brains, Henry Rollins, and Ian MacKaye, this film dives deep into the ideas and sounds from this transformative music scene which continues to be influential culturally and politically around the world.
Directed by Joe Gantz
Genre: Documentary | Run Time: 122 minutes
2021 Virtual Theatrical Release
Available as four 45 minute episodes or feature length.
Ending Disease is a four-part documentary series about a revolution in medicine coming from the first generation of clinical trials for stem cell and regenerative therapies. Medicine is fundamentally changing from treatments to cures, and this film follows the stories of the first patients to receive stem cell and CAR T cell therapy for some of the most vexing diseases known to humanity— cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, HIV/AIDS, paralysis, blindness, and more.
Directed by Tony Stopperan
Genre: Drama, Romantic | Run Time: 108 Min.
The story of a young woman, in 1930s British India, seeking an identity of her own against an arranged marriage and the manipulations of a powerful guru. Bringing to life the struggles of 3 generations of women in a male dominated society.
Based on the novel, Draupadi Unleashed by Nisha Sabharwal.
The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace
Directed by April Wright
Genre: Documentary, Movie History | Run Time: 82 Min.
Going Attractions celebrates the splendor and grandeur of the great cinemas of the United States, built when movies were the acme of entertainment and the stories were larger than life, as were the venues designed to show them: Thousands of seats, giant screens, exotic and ornate interiors with balconies and lounges, in-house organs and orchestras, amazing marquees, and air conditioning back when houses had none.
The film also tracks the eventual decline of the palaces, through to today’s current preservation efforts. A tribute to America’s great art form and the great monuments created for audiences to enjoy them in.
Directed by Jagger Gravning
Genres: Drama, Thriller | Runtime: 83 min
The tragic Capitol Hill massacre of 2006 is the basis for this harrowing fictional drama about a man planning to commit a mass shooting who is befriended by an eccentric group of ravers and finds himself conflicted about his intentions.
The Most Dangerous Year
Directed by Vlada Knowlton
Genre: Documentary, LGBT | Run Time: 86 Min.
As a dark wave of anti-transgender bathroom bills began sweeping across the nation, The Human Rights Campaign called 2016 the most dangerous year for transgender Americans.
Filmmaker Vlada Knowlton captured the ensuing civil rights battle from the perspective of a group of embattled parents - including herself and her husband, parents of a young trans girl -- fighting to protect their children from discriminatory laws in their home state.
While Knowlton passionately follows the story of anti-transgender legislation, the heart of the film lies in the stories of the families who accept and support their kids for exactly who they are.
Directed by Vlada Knowlton
Agave: The Spirit of a Nation
Directed by Nick Kovacic & Matthew Riggieri
Genre: Documentary, Mixology, History | Run Time: 78 Min.
Synopsis: In Mexico families have been passing down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this once obscure Mexican drink has grown into the fastest growing spirit in the world.
This expressive documentary takes viewers beyond the spirit to discover how one delicate plant can carry the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.
The Long Shadow
Directed by Frances Causey
Genre: Documentary, History | Run Time: 84 Min.
Synopsis: When two daughters of the South, Director Frances Causey and Producer Sally Holst, set out to find causes for the continuing racial divisions in the United States, they discovered that the politics of slavery didn’t end after the Civil War.
In an astonishingly candid look at the history of anti-black racism in the United States, “The Long Shadow” traces the blunt imposition of white privilege and its ultimate manifestation-slavery.
Late Life: The Chien Ming Wang Story
Directed by Frank W. Chen
Genre: Documentary, Sports | Run Time: 99 Min.
Synopsis: The first and only Taiwanese player for the New York Yankees, Chien-Ming Wang held many titles: American League Wins Leader, World Series Champion, Olympian, Time 100 Most Influential, and The Pride of Taiwan. He had it all - until a 2008 injury forever altered the course of his career.
Late Life: The Chien-Ming Wang Story - named after the late sinking action on his signature pitch - follows the rise and fall of the international icon as he fights his way back into the Major Leagues through endless rehab programs and lengthy stints away from home, carrying the weight of the world on his battered shoulder.
A poignant and intimate account of Wang’s steadfast quest, Late Life tells the story of a man who is unwilling to give up and unable to let go.
The Workers Cup
Directed by Adam Sobel
Genre: Documentary, Sports | Run Time: 92 Min.
Synopsis: The Workers Cup is set inside the labor camps of Qatar, where the World Cup is being built on the backs of 1.6 million migrant workers. The film follows a team of laborers living a real-life version of fantasy football. By day they sweat to build the World Cup; by night they compete in a “workers welfare” football tournament, playing in the same stadiums that will one day host the world’s greatest players.
We join one team of men from Nepal, India, Ghana, and Kenya whose only common ground is their love for football. Each match offers them a momentary escape from the homesickness and isolation they endure as the lowest class in the world’s richest country.
Directed by Jon Kean
Genre: Documentary, History, Holocaust | Run Time: 83 Min.
Synopsis: After Auschwitz is a new "post-Holocaust" documentary that shares the stories of 6 extraordinary women (all of whom were Auschwitz survivors), capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life.
After The American Dream
Directed by Joel N Clark
Genre: Documentary, Immigration | Run Time: 79 Min.
From the executive producers of BLACKFISH and director Joel N Clark comes AFTER THE AMERICAN DREAM, an epic tale of survival, hope, mercy, and human will undertaken by migrants trying to enter the United States from Central America.
A pregnant mother desperate to cross the river in time for her baby to be born in the US. A devoted son torn between seeking freedom and living far from the home and mother he loves. A daughter struggling to comprehend the cost of losing her family in order to begin one of her own in a new land. A police chief — a Hispanic immigrant himself — trying to make sense of national policy and human compassion.
This is the story of those who go after the American Dream.