Documentary

COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK | United States of America
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Kurt Cobain, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana, remains an icon 20 years after his death. COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK is a raw and visceral journey through Cobain’s life and career with Nirvana through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, and journals. Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully authorised portrait of the famed music icon. Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain’s personal archive of art, music, never seen before movies, animation and revelatory interviews from his family and closest friends. Wildly creative and highly acclaimed, follow Kurt from his earliest years in this visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist at odds with his surroundings. Fans and those of the Nirvana generation will learn things about Cobain they never knew while those who have recently discovered the man and his music will know what makes him the lasting icon that he still is today.

ALL WORK ALL PLAY: The Pursuit of eSports Glory
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ALL WORK ALL PLAY: The Pursuit of eSports Glory Live takes viewers on a journey as they follow Season Nine of the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM), a global pro-gaming tour that takes the hottest teams and players all around the world to compete for the championship title in their respective eSports. In addition to getting a front-row seat to all the action, cinema audiences will be treated to an exclusive live Q&A between the global audience and the creators of the film, outtakes from the production, and a peak into the eSports archives that you won't want to miss. Also included will be a live eSports showdown between some of the top professional esports athletes and influencers of the scene. The show match will feature major pro players as they battle it out in a 2v2 "Archon Mode" game of Starcraft 2. Witness the next evolution of human competition. This is eSports. Don't miss your chance to experience this electrifying eSports event!

Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes | Canada
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Directed by 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Short Films winner Kahlil Joseph, "The Reflektor Tapes" is a fascinating insight into the making of Arcade Fire's critically acclaimed, international #1 album "Reflektor". The film recontextualizes the album experience, transporting the viewer into a kaleidoscopic sonic and visual landscape. It charts the band's creative journey as they lay foundations for the album in Jamaica, commence recording sessions in Montreal and play an impromptu gig at a Haitian hotel on the first night of Carnival, before bringing their breath-taking live show to packed arenas in Los Angeles and London. With Arcade Fire granting previously unprecedented access to Joseph, "The Reflektor Tapes" fluidly blends in never before seen personal footage, including interviews, documentation of the recording process and moments captured by the band themselves, to dazzling effect. In addition to showcasing music from "Reflektor" and other albums in Arcade Fire's storied back catalogue, "The Reflektor Tapes" will give viewers a chance to hear an unreleased track for the first time and features 20 minutes of exclusive unseen footage, filmed only for cinema audiences. IN ENGLISH, WITHOUT SUBTITLES.

Les Saisons | France
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A poetic chronicle of Europe over the past 15,000 years, filmed through the eyes of animals. A natural symphony on the mysteries of the forests, plains and mountains. When the last Ice Age ended, the cycle of seasons began again. Vast expanses of woodland unfurled over the continent, teeming with countless species of wildlife. Seasons narrates their adventures against a backdrop of climate change as human activity increases its impact on Europe. From the wolf’s lair hidden in the depths of the primary forest to the crowded hearts of modern cities, the seasons have always been a source of wonder. In the spring of this new century, is living in peace with our fellow planet-dwellers imaginable?

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IMDB
7.4 (984 votes)
Budget
15,000,000.00$
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

Bridges of Time | Latvia
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IMDB
7.5 (13 votes)
The Baltic documentary cinema played an important role during Soviet time. It put its emphasis on the visuals, used metaphors where the official film language was propaganda but was at the same time poetic declarations to Life and Humanity. In this film outstanding works are presented as are their directors - personalities as they look and think decades after their masterpieces were made: Herz Frank, Uldis Brauns, Ivars Seleckis, Mark Soosaar, Andres Sööt, Robertas Verba, Henrikas Šablevičius and Aivars Freimanis.

Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine
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Through a colorful mosaic of stories, this documentary film aims to demystify the world-famous French winemaking region and offers a rare insider glimpse into the lives of the passionate people working in Burgundy's wine industry.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World | United States of America
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The film will be demonstrated within film festival "Spektrs VI": http://www.forumcinemas.lv/Events/Spektrs/. Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines the past, present and future of the Internet and how it affects human interaction and modern society.

One Ticket Please | United States of America| Latvia
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A 78-year-old Indian woman in New York is the world's most passionate theatergoer. Nicki Cochrane been going to at least one play every day for more than 25 years, acquiring free tickets using a variety of ingenious means. Nicki prides herself with a staunch dedication to the art. But at what point does passion turn into addiction?

Liberation Day | Latvia| Norway| Slovenia
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IMDB
7.6 (632 votes)
Under the loving but firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, and to the surprise of a whole world, the ex-Yugoslavian cult band Laibach becomes the first rock group ever to perform in the fortress state of North Korea. Confronting strict ideology and cultural differences, the band struggles to get their songs through the needle’s eye of censorship before they can be unleashed on an audience never before exposed to alternative rock’n’roll.

Ouragan, l'odyssée d'un vent | France| Belgium
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200 kmh winds, 18 cyclones, 12 countries - Andy Byatt (Blue Planet, Earth) Cyril Barbançon and Jacqueline Farmer have teamed up with NASA and composer Yann Tiersen to bring this thrilling and immersive experience to the big screen.

Okeāna saviļņotie | Latvia
Genre
IMDB
9.2 (20 votes)
Two Latvians have become the first team in the world, who rowed across the South Atlantic Ocean. Without the engine, sails or accompanying boat. Both enthusiasts are not professional sailors or rowers, the adventure begins by typing in google "how to row an ocean?". Insted of planned 100 days they spent 142 on the open ocean. How almost the impossible becomes possible. Film in Latvian with subtitles in English.

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