New Movie Releases
FEATURED NEW RELEASES:
BIRDS OF PASSAGE
125 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $350
Genre: Narrative | Areas of Study: Indigenous Studies, Latin American Studies, Drugs, Crime
Synopsis: The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s.
When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture and ancestral traditions at stake.
92 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $399
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: Russian Studies, History, Cinema Studies.
Synopsis: Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany, and the dissolution of this country.
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.
LITTLE MISS WESTIE
85 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $299
Genre: Documentary | Areas of Study: LGBTQ, Family Psychology
Synopsis: Little Miss Westie follows two transgender siblings as they navigate puberty, school, dating and transitioning during the Trump era.
Ren is competing in the Lil Miss Westie Pageant as the first out trans-girl and her older brother Luca is coaching her on posing, make-up, and talent. He knows his stuff because he competed six years ago when he was living as a girl.
EVERY ACT OF LIFE
93 Min. | Public Performance Rights: starting at $299
With six groundbreaking decades in the theatre (“Master Class,” “Ragtime,” “Love! Valour! Compassion!”), four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally is a living legend, on stage and off.
He launched the careers of some of Broadway’s biggest stars, has been a pioneer in the fight for LGBTQ rights, triumphed over addiction, found love and inspiration at every age, and continually shows the power of art to transform society.