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1.

Slam

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Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua, gifted young MC, copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.
DVDOnline
1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rosewood

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In 1923 a black town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people.
DVDOnline
1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Star Is Born

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Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets.
DVDOnline
1999; 1954
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Limbo

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Story revolves around Joe Gastineau, a fisherman traumatized by an accident at sea years before, singer Donna de Angelo, and her teenage daughter Noelle who come into Joe's life. When Joe's fast-talking half-brother Bobby returns to town and asks Joe for a favor, the lives of the characters are changed forever.
DVDOnline
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Tingler

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"Vincent Price stars as an obsessed doctor who discovers that fear manifests itself as a parasitic creature, which grows on the spinal cords of terrified people. If they scream, The Tingler can be destroyed. If they don't, it will sever the spinal column and kill them. He successfully isolates and removes The Tingler from a deaf-mute (Judith Evelyn) who has been scared to death by her devious husband. Once captured, the Tingler escapes and runs amok in a crowded movie theater. Terror is loose, but can it be stopped?"--Container.
DVDOnline
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Fear City

Matt runs a topless dancer talent agency in New York. When two of his dancers are brutally murdered, he suspects that Carmine, a mob-controlled competitor, is behind it. The killer takes a third victim and the newspaper headline scream out about a serial murderer. Matt and his partner Nicky attack Carmine and his gang in a terrible gunfight but they apparently have the wrong target.
Online
2019; 1984
7.

Chimes at Midnight

The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary film career was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff--the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal--here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, Welles created a gritty and unorthodox Shakespeare film, one that he intended, he said, as "a lament . . . for the death of Merrie England." Poetic, philosophical, and visceral--with a kinetic centerpiece battle sequence that rivals anything else in t [...]
Online
2019; 1966
8.

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

Melvin Van Peebles' groundbreaking classic. A young hustler's aimless pleasure seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a black revolutionary by two white cops. Driven to a state of blind rage, Sweetback takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run. Despite a humble opening at only two theaters followed by a torrent of negative reviews, SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG mushroomed to {dollar}10,000,000 at the box office, landing it on *Daily Variety’s* list of top-grossing independent films. It is credited as the film that kicked off the so-called “Blaxploitation” film movement. *"[SWEETBACK] accumulates a kind of hallucinatory groove, with unexpected shafts of bizarre humor and vigorous, experimental new wave direction." - Geoff A [...]
Online
2019; 1971
9.

Donald Cried

Peter Latang left working class Warwick, Rhode Island to reinvent himself as a slick, Wall Street mover and shaker. Fifteen years later, when he's forced to return home to bury his Grandmother he loses his wallet on the trip. Stranded, the only person he can think of to help him out is his next door neighbor and former childhood friend Donald Treebeck. Donald hasn't changed a bit, and what starts as a simple favor turns into a long van ride into their past. Nominated for the Grand Jury Award for Narrative Feature at the **SXSW Film Festival**. Nominated Best First Screenplay at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. *"Donald Cried is a sympathetic buddy film with much to say about friendship, self-conceitedness, and complacency." - Filipe Freitas, **Film Threat***
Online
2019; 2016
10.

The Hero

Lee Hayden (Sam Elliot) is a Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories with his former co-star-turned-drug dealer, Jeremy (Nick Offerman), until a surprise cancer diagnosis brings his priorities into sharp focus. He soon strikes up an exciting, contentious relationship with stand-up comic Charlotte (Laura Prepon), and he attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, Lucy (Krysten Ritter), all while searching for one final role to cement his legacy. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize - Dramatic at the **Sundance Film Festival**. *"... Director Brett Haley has assembled a strong cast and a generous spirit, and Elliott has a way of finding poetry in silent gaze, speaking his lines as if written on vel [...]
Online
2019; 2017
11.

Murmur of Youth

A budding friendship leads to something more between two Taiwanese girls working in a movie theater. Winner of Best Actress (Rene Liu and Jing Tseng) and nominated for the Grand Prize at the **Tokyo International Film Festival**. *"A delicate portrayal of youthful loneliness and the fragile bond that grows between two adolescent girls ... MURMUR OF YOUTH is another exactingly crafted drama from Lin Cheng-sheng." - Godfrey Cheshire, **Variety***
Online
2019; 1997
12.

Embers

The world as we know it has been forgotten. A decade after a global epidemic, those who remain suffer from lasting effects of the virus - retrograde and anterograde amnesia. The survivors navigate a decaying landscape, unable to recall the past or create new memories. Each finds their own way to cope with life in a perpetual present, where meaning must be experienced moment by moment. In the world without memory, everyone must survive their own apocalypse of identity. Nominated for the Gold Hugo in the New Director's Competition at the **Chicago International Film Festival**. Nominated for the Someone to Watch Award at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. Winner of Best Narrative Feature at the **New Orleans Film Festival**. *"A lovely meditation on identity and the difficulties o [...]
Online
2019; 2015
13.

The Fits

While training at the gym, 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe. As she struggles to fit in she finds herself caught up in danger as the group begins to suffer from fainting spells and other violent seizures. Nominated for the Best of Next! Award at the **Sundance Film Festival**. Nominated for the Golden Gate Award for Best New Director at the **San Francisco International Film Festival**. Winner of the Someone to Watch Award and nominated for Best First Feature at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. *"The movie is a nearly perfect thing, made with such assurance that every shot holds weight and widens your heart." - Ty Burr, **The Boston Globe***
Online
2019; 2016
14.

Nancy

A serial imposter, Nancy (Andrea Riseborough, *Birdman, Mandy*) becomes increasingly convinced she was kidnapped as a child, and when she meets a couple whose daughter went missing thirty years ago, the power of emotion threatens to overcome all rationality. Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize - Dramatic and winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the **Sundance Film Festival**. Nominated for Best First Screenplay and Best Supporting Female at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. *"You'll come away knowing you've seen a master at work." - Sara Stewart, **The New York Post*** *"Nancy has an intellectual savviness to its sadness that works, as it challenges viewers on their compassion and ability to recognize something within someone who is so lost." - Nick Allen, **RogerEber [...]
Online
2019; 2018
15.

Journey's End

The Great War - March, 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of northern France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope. With a German offensive imminently approaching, the company anxiously awaits their unknown fate. Based on the Tony award winning play. Nominated for Best Actor at the (Sam Claflin) at the **Evening Standard British Film Awards**. *"JOURNEY'S END ... [is] a tale that is both harrowing and heartbreaking." - Bruce Demara, **Toronto Star***
Online
2019; 2017
16.

Wendy and Lucy

Wendy Carroll (Michelle Williams) is driving to Alaska in hopes of a summer of lucrative work at the Northwestern Fish cannery, and the start of a new life with her dog, Lucy. When her car breaks down in Oregon, however, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she confronts a series of increasingly dire economic decisions, with far-ranging repercussions for herself and Lucy. Winner of the Palm Dog and nominated for the Un Certain Regard Award at the **Cannes Film Festival**. Nominated for Best Feature and Best Female Lead (Michelle Williams) at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. Voted among the Top Independent Films of 2008 by the **National Board of Review** (USA). *"In happy sum, Reichardt is one more of the current American directors, most of them still yo [...]
Online
2019; 2008
17.

Victoria

Shot in a single uninterrupted take, Victoria, a young woman from Madrid meets four local guys outside a nightclub. Sonne and his friends are real Berliners who promise to show her a good time and the real side of the city. But these boys have got themselves into hot water: they owe someone a dangerous favor that needs to be repaid that evening. As Victoria's flirtation with Sonne begins developing into something more, he convinces her to come along for the ride. As the night rolls on, what started out as a good time, quickly spirals out of control. As dawn approaches, Victoria and Sonne realize: it's all or nothing and they abandon themselves to a heart-stopping journey into the depths of the night. Winner of the Prize of the Guild of German Art House Cinemas and the Silver Berlin B [...]
Online
2019; 2015
18.

Hannah Arendt

In the award-winning HANNAH ARENDT, the sublime Barbara Sukowa reteams with director Margarethe von Trotta for a brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. Arendt’s reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann in The New Yorker—controversial both for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils—introduced her now-famous concept of the “Banality of Evil.” Using footage from the actual Eichmann trial and weaving a narrative that spans three countries, von Trotta beautifully turns the often invisible passion for thought into immersive, dramatic cinema. Official Selection at the **Toronto International Film Festival** and the **New York Jewish Film Festival**. Winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Barbara [...]
Online
2019; 2012
19.

Dark River

Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns home to Yorkshire for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy of the family farm she believes is rightfully hers. Once there she encounters her older brother Joe (Mark Stanley) a man she barely recognizes, worn down by years of struggling to keep the farm going whilst caring for their sick father. Joe is thrown by Alice’s sudden arrival, angered by her claim and finds her presence increasingly impossible to deal with. Battling to regain control in a fraught and fragile situation, Alice must confront traumatic memories and family betrayals to find a way to restore the farm and salvage the bond with her brother before both are irrevocably lost. Official Selection of the **Toronto International Film Festival.** *"Go [...]
Online
2019; 2017
20.

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Terence McDonagh (Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage) is a drug and gambling addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants in this gritty Crime drama from Oscar-nominated auteur, Werner Herzog. Also starring Oscar nominee Brad Dourif (*One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest*), Eva Mendes (*Training Day*) and Val Kilmer (*Top Gun*). Nominated for Best Cinematography at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. Nominated for a Golden Lion at the **Venice Film Festival**. "*In fusing European experimentalism and Hollywood boldness, Herzog has created a genuine oddity, a furious and unforgettable hybrid which may well prove to be 2010's most purely enjoyable moviegoing experience.*" - Tom Huddleston, ***Time Out***
Online
2019; 2009