Society

The Real Castaway

The Real Castaway

The romanticism of life on a deserted island quickly gives way to a perilous fight for survival in The Real Castaway, a searing account of one couple's battle against the elements on one of the most remote regions on the planet. For Martin...

6.62

A Spaghetti Western on Lean Urbanism

A Spaghetti Western on Lean Urbanism

What makes a good home? Filmmaker Kirsten Dirksen seeks to answer this question by taking viewers (and her family) on a tour of minimalized homes and other alternative living situations in the Southwestern United States in her feature-length documentary, A Spaghetti Western on...

7.63

The School of Life: Capitalism

The School of Life: Capitalism

Welcoming and insightful in both approach and tone, this compilation of short videos named Capitalism tackles various aspects of capitalistic ideals from a surprisingly human perspective which often borders on the psychoanalytical. Over a series of breezy and appealing vignettes, the authors set...

7.77

Between the Peaks

Between the Peaks

In 2013, three friends decided to take the ultimate pilgrimage of adventure, philanthropic outreach and self-discovery. They left the United States, bought a car, and headed to Argentina. There, they set out to conquer Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in South America. Their final...

6.00

Florida Man

Florida Man

You can learn a lot about life from the man on the street, especially if that street resides within one of the countless small towns that populate the quirky state of Florida. In his new documentary Florida Man, director Sean Dunne approaches a...

6.78

The Jobs Game

The Jobs Game

The Jobs Game opens with a story of a young mother who has been absent from the job market for eight years, and has found no luck in securing re-entry. She resides in Elizabeth, a suburb of Adelaide, Australia, where unemployment has reached...

8.24

The Choice is Ours

The Choice is Ours

Throughout our history, humanity has set its sights on seemingly impossible goals, and found a way to realize those goals against all obstacles. This awe-inspiring potential is on full display in the opening moments of the new documentary The Choice is Ours, as...

8.94

War on Whistleblowers

War on Whistleblowers

In the face of potentially life-threatening dangers, they dare to speak truth to power. They're the whistleblowers; the crusaders for truth who often stand as the lone link between corrupted corporate and governmental interests and the public's right to know. The stirring film...

8.95

Immigrants For Sale

Immigrants For Sale

Amidst the fury of the ongoing immigration debate, we're often denied the personal stories of human suffering and loss that result from the crisis. The Brave New Films documentary Immigrants for Sale follows several families who are stuck in the crosshairs of the...

8.40

Children of God

Children of God

The documentary Children of God starts and a striking statement is soon made in the voice of a child. The child informs the man behind the camera, and transversely the audience, that he is 12 years old, and will die by the next...

8.36