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 […]

Museum Town

In 2017, MASS MoCA became the largest museum for contemporary art in the world — but just three decades before, its vast brick buildings were the abandoned relics of a […]

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific musical career spanning over four decades, first as a techno-pop star and later as an Oscar-winning composer. The evolution of his music has coincided […]

Acid Forest

A wispy stretch of land from Russia to Lithuania becomes an unlikely tourist attraction: a dying forest of leafless trees overtaken by thousands of ancient black birds ruining the area […]


Alexander (Erland Josephson) is celebrating his birthday with family and friends when they receive some stunning news from the radio. World War III has erupted, and the end of the […]

Five Seasons

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf is an immersion in the life and work of the most influential landscape designer of the last 50 years. Piet is responsible for […]

City of the Sun

The lives, dreams and destinies of extraordinary characters unfold amidst the ruins of a semi- abandoned mining town. Music teacher keeps demolishing the city to build a new life for […]

Long Way North

Set in 1892, this animated adventure follows 15-year-old aristocrat Sasha as she leaves behind her comfortable Saint Petersburg life in the hopes of tracking down and saving her beloved grandfather, […]

Letters from Baghdad

One of the most powerful figures to emerge in the Middle East before and during the First World War was a British spy, explorer, writer, and dynamo named Gertrude Bell—“the […]

Fort Ord: A Sense of Place

Fort Ord: A Sense of Place is a thought-provoking compilation of new student documentary and experimental shorts, centering on the ecology, community, and history of what was once the largest […]