Hottest August

  This complex portrait of a city and its inhabitants gives us a window into the collective consciousness of the present. The film’s point of departure is one city over […]

Pearl Button

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and […]

Nostalgia for the Light

This documentary examines two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos and one by women looking for […]


Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing mother in a village without roads, electricity, or running water. She’s the last in […]


A young boy displaced by a massive condominium complex creates his own reality in which, as a lion (anbessa), he can face the forces beyond his control.  

Fantastic Fungi

This consciousness-shifting film takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, which houses an underground network that can heal and save […]

Cordillera of Dreams

Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, master filmmaker Patricio Guzmán’s The Cordillera of Dreams completes his trilogy (with Nostalgia for the Light and The Pearl Button) investigating […]

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Located off the coast of Indonesia, the Australian territory of Christmas Island is inhabited by migratory crabs traveling by the millions from the jungle toward the ocean, in a movement […]

Manufactured Landscapes

This feature-length documentary presents the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes” — quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, dams. He photographs civilization’s […]

Welcome to Sodom

This dark and sensuous film takes us to a landfill in Ghana where electronic waste from the West is being recycled. It is an unforgettable experience, told by the workers […]