New Movie Releases
FEATURED NEW RELEASES:
KATHY GRIFFIN: A HELL OF A STORY
106 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $325
Genre: Documentary, Comedy | Areas of Study: Political Science, American Studies
Synopsis: On May 30, 2017 an image of Kathy Griffin holding a mask that resembled the severed head of President Trump was released – the image went global and everything she had worked for in her life, vanished overnight.
The film chronicles the unprecedented and historic story of an iconic American comedian overcoming a political and media takedown following the release of the controversial photo.
84 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $250
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: Psychology, Disability Studies
Synopsis: INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.
Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.
THE NUNS, THE PRIESTS, AND THE BOMBS
87 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $299
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: Environmental Studies, Economic Studies, Religion
Synopsis: Nuclear disarmament activists challenge the security and legality of America's nuclear weapons when they break into two top-secret facilities: the "Fort Knox" of uranium in Tennessee and a Trident nuclear submarine base near Seattle. Are they criminals or prophets sending a wake-up call to the world?
THE THINGS WE KEEP
73 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $299
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: Vlogging, Travel, World Studies, International
Synopsis: In the age of non-stop news feeds, disposable media, and the constant self-documentation of our lives, we exist in a perpetual flow of impressions of the world. What remains on the retina? What do we decide to record? What do we preserve as memories and what shapes who we are?
120 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $250
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: LGBTQ, Fashion
From Iowa to Studio 54 to Wall Street, Halston lived an American dream. Prodigiously talented, he reigned over fashion in the 1970s, becoming a household name.
But everything changes in the Wall Street era. With his empire under threat, Halston takes the biggest gamble of his life.