This compelling bio-pic reveals the true story of Rikidozan, the "Father of Japanese Wrestling." Rikidozan introduced American style wrestling to Japan and became a symbol of iconic heroism after World War II by continuously defeating the Americans in the ring with his famous "karate chop"-while concealing his Korean heritage. | Read More
Award-winning photographer and music video director LaChapelle captures the heart-pounding world of krumping, a team dance sport that originated in South Central Los Angeles and offers kids not only a way to physically express themselves, but an alternative community to gangs and drugs.
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Teenager Josh Sendler is a basketball player from the lush cornfields of Indiana whose knowledge of race, prejudice, and friendship are tested when he is relocated to the tough, urban streets of Newark. He befriends basketball phenom Antwon Jackson, and the two team up to make a run for the high school state championship.
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This Hitchcockian, psychological thriller tells the story of Michael, a an emotionally disturbed teen who leaves home with younger brother Dylan to protect him from their dysfunctional and unstable home life. Through a series of flashbacks, shocking truths are revealed that leave you guessing until the film's final, eerie frame.
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Comprised of five autobiographical stories from the filmmaker's life, S.P.I.C. centers around the racist, derogatory term for Spanish Americans and how it affected Castillo and his family. It records his family's move from New York City to Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1980 and how his new neighbors duped Castillo into believing the racial epithet was actually an acronym for "special person in Chelsea." | Read MoreAnimation
Getting a Broadway musical off the ground isn't easy-even if it stars Boy George, is written by Tony Kushner, or is based on a bestselling novel, and especially if the script features puppets having sex. Show Business tracks four musicals (Wicked, Avenue Q, Taboo and Caroline, or Change) from inception to the Tony Awards.
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The last day in the life of Sadegh Hedayat, an Iranian writer in Paris, who studied existential philosophy with Jean-Paul Sartre in the 1940’s and committed suicide in 1951. Projected on three screens that resemble the walls of a room, and also the parallel narratives of Hedayat’s mind, the film recounts through imagery Hedayat’s last day and night. | Read More
Same Sex America personifies the ramifications of Massachusetts' decision to sanction gay marriage by following seven gay and lesbian couples through their painstaking journey to the altar, which ends dramatically at that state's constitutional convention. A defining tribute to the gay and lesbian struggle for equal rights. | Read MoreDocumentary
This romantic fable has all the eccentric charm of Amelie, though with a harder New York edge. It even has its own presiding Audrey Tautou-like gamine in Stephanie Szostak, a winsome French model-actress who plays Ro, who falls in love with the stranger she follows on a midtown street. | Read More
Fashion may look glamorous, but it is a grueling business, particularly for young designers. To finance the next generation of designers, Vogue magazine and the Council of Fashion Designers of America established the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. In following four up-and-coming designers during the contest's first year The Fund offers an extraordinary look at what it takes to make it in the fashion world. | Read More