Documentary

Mad Props
Genre
A handsome nerd journeys the globe to turn the conventional art world on its head, set to prove to historians and critics alike that movie props are as important an art form as the greatest paintings and sculptures in history.

Sanya
Genre
A Pakistani woman stares into the camera, drinks coffee, laughs, and twirls her hair. A Muslim family is behind her. The footage is slowed down to showcase human motion and body language, as well as capture and preserve the beauty of an individual person.

Sacred Soil: The Piney Woods School Story | United States of America
Genre
Budget
2,000,000.00$
Focuses on today's students at an historic Black boarding school in Mississippi founded by a Black educator in 1909.

Fear and Love: The Story of The Exorcist
Genre
Budget
30,000.00$
A look back at the making of and cultural phenomenon of one of the most popular and profitable horror films ever made, The Exorcist (1973).

God & Country: The Rise of Christian Nationalism | United States of America
Genre
‘”God & Country’ looks at the implications of Christian Nationalism and how it distorts not only our constitutional republic, but Christianity itself…[it also] asks this question: What happens when a faith built on love, sacrifice, and forgiveness grows political tentacles, conflating power, money, and belief into hyper-nationalism?”

Dead Neon: The Many Faces of Lenny Bruce on Film
Genre
Lenny Bruce's depiction on film did not start or end with Bob Fosse's Lenny (1974). Through these other often offbeat cinematic incarnations, this essay piece considers how Lenny Bruce was the perfect Bob Fosse subject, and how Fosse's focus on the lives of performers invigorated his portrait of the controversial, trail-blazing comic.

Gerçek Olaylardan Esinlenmiş Bir Film | Turkey
Genre
Through the footage from his family's Handycam, the director creates a portrait of his family that is falling apart.

Une belle course | France| United States of America
Genre
IMDB
7 (1794 votes)
Budget
2,900,000.00$
A seemingly simple taxi ride across Paris evolves into a profound meditation on the realities of the driver, whose personal life is in shambles, and his fare, an elderly woman whose warmth belies her shocking past.

Velda: A Mom's Story of Suicide | United States of America
Genre
Budget
22,000.00$
In the poignant and thought-provoking short film, a distressed mother, Velda, takes center stage as she recounts the tragic tale of her son, Michael, who battles inner demons after being sent to war. As she navigates through the gut-wrenching chronology of his enlistment on the eve of 9/11, his traumatizing experiences in combat, and his futile attempts at readjustment after returning home, the narrative unravels to reveal the silent and insidious toll of war on the mental health of soldiers. Compelled by her son's devastating suicide, Velda transforms her grief into a call for action, articulating her concerns about the military's approach to mental health issues in a letter to the president. This heart-rending short film underscores the often overlooked consequences of war, giving voice to those left in its devastating wake.

Taurins Senior | United Kingdom| Latvia
Genre
IMDB
7.4 (7 votes)
Gunars Taurins has become a dad-sitter in Latvia. He wants to return to France as soon as possible once he has found a caregiver for his father. But it's not that easy and Gunars has to stay in Riga whether he likes it or not.

A Father's Promise | United States of America
Genre
The story of professional musician Mark Barden, whose story of his life changed dramatically when his son Daniel was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife | United Kingdom
Genre
IMDB
7.3 (1185 votes)
Dr. Paolo Macchiarini is world famous for his revolutionary stem cell-infused windpipe transplants. There's just one problem: His patients keep dying.

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