Vittorio de Seta (b. 1923) is credited with having made both features and documentaries that depicted the brutal industrial development, which transformed Italy in the second half of the 20th Century. This documentary will be accompanied by Martin Scorsese's presentation of several rare de Seta documentary shorts. (See also Almost a Man in Restored and Rediscovered.) | Read More
While serving six months as an unarmed military observer with the African Union in Darfur, Sudan, former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle had access no journalist was afforded. Unable to intervene, he took thousands of uncompromising photographs that documented the genocide, then resigned his post and dedicated himself to exposing the magnitude of these atrocities. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
Entering the shafts pierced into a towering mountain in Bolivia where the pursuit of silver has led to the deaths of millions since the Conquistadors, miners believe they are leaving the realm of God and entering that of Satan, whose towering image they have fashioned in each mine. The harrowing journey of one of them, 14-year-old Basilio Vargas, is the focus of this unforgettable film. In Spanish.
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Meet a worm not that differen from you or me, except his head looks a lot like his tail! This hysterical journal about the daily doings and hidden world of a lovable underground dweller will delight audiences young and old. | Read MoreAnimation
You are invited to screen Alpha Cine's digital film demo reel. Learn how to transfer your digital video to 35mm film. Presenting clips transferred to 35mm film from many different formats including mini-DV, DV Cam, Digital Beta, HD 24p and S16mm and 35mm DI's.
Hosted by Alpha Cine Labs, Seattle. | Read More
Following his analysis in A Social Genocide (TFF 2004) of globalization's role in Argentina's economic disaster, this master of the social documentary takes a more optimistic stance here. By celebrating the small, daily victories of thousands of "nobodies," he shows that individual and collective acts might be able to change the world after all. | Read MoreDocumentary
A man and a small boy racing on bicycles come to an intersection. The man stops as a truck approaches, but the boy rides on. For a couple of minutes the world stands still and a jogger has the power over life and death. | Read MoreDrama