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2001 Berlin International Film Festival

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The American Nightmare

$19.95 | 73 minutes

In this thought-provoking documentary from filmmaker Adam Simon, legendary horror directors reveal the inspirations behind their groundbreaking films of the 1960s and '70s. Through film clips and interviews, masters of mayhem George Romero, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven, David Cronenberg, John Landis, John Carpenter, and Tom Savini discuss&hellip&hellip…

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Sweetest Sound

$19.95 | 60 minutes

Award-winning independent filmmaker Alan Berliner (INTIMATE STRANGER, THE FAMILY ALBUM) takes a humorous and touching look at the way that names shape identity. Tracking the lives of several other men who share his name--including a celebrity photographer, an Ohio lawyer, and a Seattle social worker--Berliner deftly explores the relationship&hellip&hellip…

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The Inner Tour

$15.95 | 94 minutes

Ra'anan Alexandrowicz's THE INNER TOUR is a deeply affecting documentary that addresses the Middle Eastern conflict with a penetrating eye. The film follows a group of Palestinians as they embark on a three-day bus tour through Israel in 2000, just months before the historical Arab-Israeli war recommenced. What at first appears to be&hellip&hellip…

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Pie In the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story

$19.95 | 75 minutes

Riding and perhaps inspiring seminal pop artist Andy Warhol's 1960s redefinition of the concept of superstar, Brigid Berlin, the extravagant subject of the fascinating film PIE IN THE SKY: THE BRIGID BERLIN STORY, has persisted in presenting her personal struggles as the stuff of great art. The daughter of an extremely wealthy and prominent&hellip&hellip…

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Secret Society

$17.95 | 89 minutes

An overweight young woman discovers her inner strength after she takes a job in a canning factory and joins a secret society of female Sumo wrestlers. Daisy (Charlotte Brittain) is self-conscious about her weight even though her husband Ken (Lee Ross) thinks she's the most beautiful woman on earth. After he's fired, Ken decides to make&hellip&hellip…

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JSA - Joint Security Area

$19.95 | minutes

Golden Berlin Bear(Nominee)

This Korean thriller mines the historic tension between North and South Korea over activity in the JSA, the Joint Security Area, a region guarded by armies from both counties. When two North Korean soldiers are found dead there, it sets off a political chain of events that threatens to plunge the countries&hellip…

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Burnt Money

$14.95 | 125 minutes

When two gay thugs Angel (Eduardo Noriega) and El Nene (Leonardo Sbaraglia) join a plan to hold up an armored truck with a group of seasoned gangsters, their love and loyalty to each other is tested. Angel is wounded by police gunfire during the robbery, forcing El Nene to kill them all in a fit of rage. Things become complicated when&hellip&hellip…

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In July

$17.95 | 96 minutes

Daniel (Moritz Bleibtreu, DAS EXPERIMENT, RUN LOLA RUN) is a shy and lovelorn science teacher in Hamburg, Germany. Juli (Christiane Paul) is a dread-locked, free-spirited Hamburg street vendor. They cross paths when Juli sells Daniel a sun-inscribed ring and tells him he will soon fall in love with a woman wearing a similar symbol--with&hellip&hellip…

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Cool and Crazy

$12.95 | 89 minutes

The Berlevag Male Choir are a group of men who sing songs of spirituality in and around their home country of Norway. This documentary introduces audiences to this unique singing group. It also follows the singers as they prepare for a Russian tour. This portrait of the choir highlights both the talent on display as well as the deep bond&hellip&hellip…

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His Secret Life

$14.95 | 105 minutes

Golden Berlin Bear(Nominee)

When Antonia (Margherita Buy) loses her husband Massimo in a terrifying car accident, she is devastated. Taking care of necessary business after his death, she runs across a painting, a gift to her husband with a note attached indicating that Antonia's partner of 15 years had been indiscreet for seven&hellip…

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Traffic

$34.95 | 147 minutes

Best Actor
Golden Berlin Bear(Nominee)

Steven Soderbergh followed up his critical and commercial smash ERIN BROCKOVICH with this wildly exhilarating exploration of the complex, multilayered international drug problem. The film tells three seemingly disparate stories that loosely intersect and overlap, unfurling at a frantic&hellip…

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