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Taming the Horse / Xun Ma / Comme un cheval fou

China/Canada - 2017 - 124' This is the story of the friendship between director Tao Gu and his childhood friend, Dong. Ten years ago, Tao promised Dong he would return with him to the Inner...
Director: Tao Gu

An uncompromising portrait of a tortured soul whose ideals have been stolen.

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World Without End (No Reported Incidents)

USA/UK / 2017 / 57 mins. Cohen’s newest feature takes place in Southend-on-Sea, a town along England’s Thames estuary that lives by the tide. We see the beautiful mud, follow the birds, and look at...
Director: Jem Cohen

Coming Soon to Hot DocsClose observations around Southend-on-Sea, a small English town along the Thames estuary. The film reveals not only everyday streets, everyday birds, unflagging tides, mud, and sky, but prize-winning Indian curries, an encyclopedic universe of hats, and a nearly lost world of proto-punk music.

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Austerlitz

Germany / 2016 / 94 mins. Marx said, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.” The disquieting theme of Austerlitz is that in our epoch, history – no matter how tragic – tends...
Director: Sergei Loznitsa

COMING SOON Sergei Loznitsa observes the torrents of tourists flooding though a concentration camp. Has the commemoration of the Holocaust become a spectacle?

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Innocence of Memories

UK, Ireland, Italy / 2016 / 97 mins   Venice Film Festival Melbourne International Film Festival Sydney Film Festival Cinéma du Réel   Orhan Pamuk—Turkey’s Nobel laureate for literature—opens a museum in Istanbul. A museum that’s a fiction: its objects trace...
Director: Grant Gee

COMING SOON Orhan Pamuk—Turkey’s Nobel laureate for literature—opens a museum in Istanbul. A museum that’s a fiction: its objects trace a tale of doomed love in 70s Istanbul. The film takes a tour of the objects as the starting point for a trip through images, landscapes and the chemistry of the city.