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Academy Awards

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Shanghai Triad

$26.95 | 109 minutes

Oscar, Best Cinematography(Nominee)

A visually dazzling gangster film from director Zhang Yimou. Nightclub singer Xiao Jingbao lives a pampered life as the mistress of Shanghai godfather Mr. Tang. However, she gets in over her head after she begins an affair with Song, Mr. Tang's number two man, who wants to wrench control of&hellip…

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Berlin International Film Festival

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Paris Was a Woman

$23.95 | 73 minutes

Audience Prize, Best Documentary

A documentary profile of the feminine side of the cultural epicenter of Paris' Left Bank, home to a vibrant community of women artists, scholars, and other creators that reached its summit in the 1920s. Includes background on such notables as Collete, Gisele Freund, Gertrude Stein, and Alice B&hellip…

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

Teddy, Best Feature Film

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal&hellip…

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

C.I.C.A.E. Award, Forum of New Cinema

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn&hellip…

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Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film

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Angela

$19.95 | 99 minutes

Won - Silver Raven

ANGELA is the debut film from director Rebecca Miller, winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize in 2002 for her second film, PERSONAL VELOCITY. Angela (Miranda Stuart Ryne) and Ellie (Charlotte Blythe) are two sisters caught up in an increasingly deteriorating family life. They cope with their troubles by conjuring&hellip…

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Cesar Awards

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Un Coeur En Hiver

$21.95 | 101 minutes

Best Writing - Original of Adaptation(Nominee)

Stephane (Daniel Auteuil) and Maxime (Andre Dussollier) are partners in a respectable violin making and repair business. One day a beautiful violinist named Camille (Gallic beauty Emmanuelle Beart) enters their shoppe and their lives, immediately striking up an affair with the outgoing&hellip…

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La Haine

$34.95 | 97 minutes

Best Editing
Best Film – Mathieu Kassovitz
Best Producer – Christophe Rossignon
Best Actor(Nominee) – Vincent Cassel
Best Cinematography(Nominee) – Pierre Aim
Best Director(Nominee)&hellip…

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Chicago International Film Festival

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Hommage a' Noir

$13.95 | 45 minutes

Certificate of Merit

Ralf Schmerberg, an award winning German photographer, bursts onto the film scene with the kind of achievement that will speak to audiences without ever making a sound. Presented like a black-and-white photo gallery, the film journeys through the African continent exploring its people, its cultures and a way&hellip…

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A Tickle in the Heart

$21.95 | 87 minutes

Silver Plaque, Best Documentary

A TICKLE IN THE HEART is a touching and lively travelogue starring erstwhile klezmer giants the Epstein Brothers (Willie, Julie, and Max), who come out from retirement in Florida to hit the road on their big comeback tour&hellip&hellip…

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Deauville Festival of American Film

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

Grand Special Prize(Nominee)

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn has a&hellip…

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Gerardmer International Fantasy Film Festival

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Secret of Roan Inish

$11.95 | 102 minutes

International Critics Award

Sent to live with her grandparents in a quaint coastal Irish town, 10-year-old Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is fascinated by the village's rich folk culture--especially the local myths about a half-human, half-seal creature known as a selkie. Fiona becomes convinced that her supposedly deceased little brother&hellip…

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Golden Globe Awards

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Shanghai Triad

$26.95 | 109 minutes

Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

A visually dazzling gangster film from director Zhang Yimou. Nightclub singer Xiao Jingbao lives a pampered life as the mistress of Shanghai godfather Mr. Tang. However, she gets in over her head after she begins an affair with Song, Mr. Tang's number two man, who wants to wrench control of&hellip…

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Hong Kong International Film Festival

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal quest to uncover the mammy's&hellip&hellip…

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Independent Spirit Awards

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Secret of Roan Inish

$11.95 | 102 minutes

Best Screenplay(Nominee)
Best Feature(Nominee)
Best Director(Nominee)

Sent to live with her grandparents in a quaint coastal Irish town, 10-year-old Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is fascinated by the village's rich folk culture--especially the local myths about a half-human, half-seal creature known as a selkie. Fiona becomes&hellip…

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The Brothers McMullen

$7.95 | 98 minutes

Best First Feature

Two main issues are complicating the lives of the Irish, Long Island-based, working-class McMullen brothers: Catholicism and women. Jack is the married oldest brother who's cheating on his perfect wife. Barry is the relationship-wary middle brother who, to his surprise and dismay, is finally falling in love&hellip…

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The Underneath

$5.95 | 100 minutes

Best Cinematography(Nominee)

With this cerebral remake of the 1949 film noir gem CRISS CROSS, director Steven Soderbergh has renounced melodrama and suspense to instead create an art film with the emotional weight of Greek tragedy. The film weaves three time frames together to tell its story. In the present, Michael Chambers (Peter&hellip…

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The Doom Generation

$10.95 | 83 minutes

Best Debut Performance(Nominee)

Three aimless teenagers -- pampered, amoral Amy Blue, her naive boyfriend Jordan White, and hot-headed, mysterious hunk Xavier Red -- embark on a road trip after Xavier kills a store clerk. During their trek, the teens engage in outrageous, remorseless violent acts, and explore their sexuality&hellip…

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International Festival of Women's Cinema

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

Audience Award

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal quest&hellip…

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Locarno International Film Festival

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day

$21.95 | 85 minutes

Golden Leopard(Nominee)

Christopher Münch's quiet, evocative COLOR OF A BRISK AND LEAPING DAY tells the beautifully elegiac story of a young man's attempt to grab a piece of the past from a stultifyingly impersonal modern world. John Lee (Peter Alexander) has loved trains all his life, often relating the story of his Chinese&hellip…

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Lumiere Awards

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La Haine

$34.95 | 97 minutes

Best Director – Mathieu Kassovitz
Best Film – Mathieu Kassovitz

When he was just twenty-nine years old, Mathieu Kassovitz took the international film world by storm with La haine (Hate), a gritty, unsettling, and visually explosive look at the racial and&hellip…

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Mainichi Film Concours

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Stairway to the Distant Past

$19.95 | 101 minutes

Best Supporting Actress

Picking off where he left off with THE MOST TERRIBLE TIME IN MY LIFE, director Kaizo Hayashi creates yet another witty, action-packed homage/spoof to French New Wave cinema, American film noir, and Japanese gangster films. THE STAIRWAY TO THE DISTANT PAST once again stars Masatoshi Nagase as Private Detective&hellip…

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Mar del Plata International Film Festival

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East Palace, West Palace

$17.95 | 90 minutes

Best Screenplay
Best Director

China's rebellious and incessantly audacious Yuan Zhang delves into the secret world of illicit homosexuality in his devastatingly erotic and politically astute film, EAST PALACE, WEST PALACE. Immediately banned by the Chinese government, the film follows the young gay writer, A-Lan, as he drifts&hellip…

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NAACP Image Awards

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Hoop Dreams

$21.95 | 171 minutes

Outstanding News, Talk or Information Special(Nominee)

A highly acclaimed, Oscar-overlooked documentary about the hopes and dreams of two inner city youths who see basketball, and especially acceptance to a school known for its outstanding basketball program, as their ticket out of poverty. Appearances by Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale&hellip…

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Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

Audience Award, Outstanding Narrative Feature

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history&hellip…

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Peabody Awards

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Hoop Dreams

$21.95 | 171 minutes

Peabody Award

A highly acclaimed, Oscar-overlooked documentary about the hopes and dreams of two inner city youths who see basketball, and especially acceptance to a school known for its outstanding basketball program, as their ticket out of poverty. Appearances by Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale, Spike Lee and Bobby Knight. Academy&hellip…

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Stories from the War on Homosexuality

$55.95 | 223 minutes

Peabody Award

Three documentaries from acclaimed gay filmmaker Arthur Dong are contained here. COMING OUT UNDER FIRE: Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, this documentary uses first-person accounts to chronicle the development of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy during World War II&hellip…

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PGA Golden Laurel Awards

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The Brothers McMullen

$7.95 | 98 minutes

Nova Award, Most Promising Producer

Two main issues are complicating the lives of the Irish, Long Island-based, working-class McMullen brothers: Catholicism and women. Jack is the married oldest brother who's cheating on his perfect wife. Barry is the relationship-wary middle brother who, to his surprise and dismay, is finally&hellip…

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Reeling: Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival

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Never Met Picasso

$17.95 | 97 minutes

This is a film about the complexities of life, family, romance, and art. A romantic comedy that brings to the surface some very important issues about being gay and being happy, NEVER MET PICASSO is also about the challenges faced by a group of young people who party, work, and socialize, trying to balance their youthfulness with the&hellip&hellip…

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Saturn Awards

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Secret of Roan Inish

$11.95 | 102 minutes

Best Genre Video Release(Nominee)

Sent to live with her grandparents in a quaint coastal Irish town, 10-year-old Fiona (Jeni Courtney) is fascinated by the village's rich folk culture--especially the local myths about a half-human, half-seal creature known as a selkie. Fiona becomes convinced that her supposedly deceased little&hellip…

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Stockholm International Film Festival

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

Bronze Horse(Nominee)

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn has a rough&hellip…

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Sundance Film Festival

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My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransport

$15.95 | 77 minutes

Grand Jury Prize, Documentary(Nominee)

A forerunner to INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS, Melissa Hacker's powerful MY KNEES WERE TREMBLING remains the first feature-length documentary to reveal the human drama behind the Kindertransport of WWII. The Kindertransport was a British refugee policy set in motion during the aftermath of Kristallnacht&hellip…

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn has a rough&hellip…

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day

$21.95 | 85 minutes

Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic(Nominee)
Cinematography Award, Dramatic

Christopher Münch's quiet, evocative COLOR OF A BRISK AND LEAPING DAY tells the beautifully elegiac story of a young man's attempt to grab a piece of the past from a stultifyingly impersonal modern world. John Lee (Peter Alexander) has loved trains all his&hellip…

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Fire on the Mountain

$21.95 | 72 minutes

Grand Jury Prize, Documentary(Nominee)

An acclaimed profile of the members of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, the ski squadron whose daring mountain expeditions helped quash the Axis forces. Contains interviews and rare archival footage of the group in training, as well as a reunion of the group at Italy's Riva Ridge. Winner&hellip…

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Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

Audience Award

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal quest&hellip…

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Toronto International Film Festival

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day

$21.95 | 85 minutes

Christopher Münch's quiet, evocative COLOR OF A BRISK AND LEAPING DAY tells the beautifully elegiac story of a young man's attempt to grab a piece of the past from a stultifyingly impersonal modern world. John Lee (Peter Alexander) has loved trains all his life, often relating the story of his Chinese grandfather's early days helping&hellip&hellip…

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The Watermelon Woman

$14.95 | 93 minutes

A black independent filmmaker and video store clerk is enthralled by the evocative image of a "mammy" in a woman-directed plantation movie from the early days of cinema--and by rumors that the actress and the director were lovers. Intent on discovering a little lesbian-filmmaker history, she begins a personal quest to uncover the mammy's&hellip&hellip…

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A Tickle in the Heart

$21.95 | 87 minutes

A TICKLE IN THE HEART is a touching and lively travelogue starring erstwhile klezmer giants the Epstein Brothers (Willie, Julie, and Max), who come out from retirement in Florida to hit the road on their big comeback tour&hellip&hellip…

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Valladolid International Film Festival

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Welcome to the Dollhouse

$16.95 | 87 minutes

Golden Spike(Nominee)

Todd Solondz's WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE follows the painful daily trials of Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener (Heather Matarazzo), an awkward, nerdy 12-year-old. The middle child between her geeky older brother, Mark (Matthew Faber), and her sickeningly sweet little sister, Missy (Daria Kalinina), Dawn has a rough&hellip…

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Venice International Film Festival

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Chronicle of a Disappearance

$23.95 | 88 minutes

Luigi De Laurentiis Award

In this political comedy, filmmaker and star Elia Suleiman returns to his Palestinian homeland after spending 12 years studying film in New York. What follows is a series of vignettes expressing the director's personal views on the quality of contemporary Israeli-Arab life. Suleiman won the New Director's&hellip…

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