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About The Pink Sky
This award winning film tells the story of Izumi, a feisty high school girl whose hobby is rating newspaper articles with positive or negative values. One day, Izumi finds a wallet that contains 300,000 yen, belonging to a boy her…
Fall and Winter: A Survival Guide for the 21st Century
This stunning film takes you on a Koyaanisqatsi-style journey, reaching to the past to understand the origins of the catastrophic environmental transitions we now face. Over two years, director Matt Anderson traveled 16,000 miles to document firsthand the environmental destruction…
Tenshin
One hundred years after the death of Tenshin Okakura, director Katsuya Matsumura pays tribute to this legendary artistic leader. Born in 1863, Okakura Tenshin became a well-known government official and an artistic leader. He was also a man of international…
Youth
Twin brothers Yaki and Shaul's comfortable middle-class existence is threatened when their father loses his job and they are on the brink of losing their apartment. Older brother Yaki takes advantage of his recently acquired assault rifle, courtesy of his…
Volta A Terra - Farming in Portugal
This film tells the story of an endangered community: farmers who practice subsistence farming in a mountainous village of northern Portugal, deserted due to emigration. Between the evocation of the past and their uncertain future, we follow the 49 inhabitants…
Mission to Lars - An Autistic Man Journeys to Meet His Musical Hero
Mission To Lars follows severely autistic Tom Spicer, whose lifelong dream is to meet Lars Ulrich, the drummer with Metallica. This is a rock n roll trip with a difference. Tom Spicer has Fragile X Syndrome and has spent his…
June Bride - Redemption of a Yakuza
The June Bride is not your ordinary bar. And former Yakuza mobster Tatsuya Shindo is about the furthest thing from your ordinary pastor. After Shindo falls into a life of crime and repeated imprisonment, he finds that religion is his…
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel
Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours), New York Times bestselling author David Shields (Reality Hunger), and failed artist Caleb Powell collaborate to create an unusually raw, risky, brave, provocative film, I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel. The buddy…