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LIFE AFTER DJANGO

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Django Reinhardt, the Roma genius, born to Gypsy parents in 1910, is considered by many to be the single most important guitarist in the entire history of jazz. To honor the 100th anniversary of Django's birth, one hundred of his disciples, including...

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LITTLE FUGITIVE

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With his father in prison and his mother working long hours at a nursing home, Lenny, age 11, is looking after his younger brother, Joey, age 7. Lenny plans to celebrate his twelfth birthday with friends at Coney Island on the Cyclone rollercoaster -- which Joey is too small to ride. When the mother goes away for the weekend she leaves Lenny in charge. When Joey defies Lenny's orders...

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LITTLE SENEGAL

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After many years as a tourist guide in the Slave museum in Senegal, Alloune, 65, a widower living alone, decides to go to America, in search of his ancestors taken away from his village two hundred years ago and sold as slaves in the New World...

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LIVING THINGS

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Rhona, a yoga instructor committed to a vegan lifestyle, must entertain Leo...

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LOCKED IN SYNDROME

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On December 8, 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of French fashion magazine, ELLE, suffered a brain stem stroke - at the age of 43. After 20 days in a coma, Bauby awoke to find himself totally paralyzed and speechless, afflicted with the rare condition known as Locked-In Syndrome...

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  • Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix
  • TRT: 72 mins
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LONDON RIVER

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Set against the backdrop of the July 7th terrorist attacks in 2005, LONDON RIVER follows Elizabeth from a small farming community in Guernsey as she travels to...

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LOOKING FOR FIDEL

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Academy-Award® winning director, Oliver Stone delivers a candid, in-depth conversation with one of the most controversial world leaders of our time, Fidel Castro. Stone challenges Castro to explain actions following the execution of three political dissidents who attempted to hijack...

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LOST ANGELS

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Narrated by Catherine Keener, LOST ANGELS: SKID ROW IS MY HOME takes an uncompromising yet life-affirming look at the lives of eight remarkable individuals--people who have found a way to make a life for themselves within the community of homelessness. The film shows how their descent...

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  • Director: Thomas Knapper
  • TRT: 75 mins
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LOST HERITAGE

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When Pierre Mombin (Luc Saint-Eloy) travels to a remote African kingdom to claim an inheritance, he discovers, through the prophecy of the former king's preserved skull, that he is the last male descendant of the royal family. As he learns more about his lineage from the trickster witch doctor...

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LOU ANDREAS-SALOME, The Audacity to be Free

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One of the greatest intellectuals of the 20th century, a published novelist, poet, essayist, and the first female psychoanalyst, Lou Andreas-Salome', recounts her life to a young German scholar. Salome's ideas on personal freedom and the lifestyle she chose against all conventions spurred genius...

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