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2010 Chicago International Film Festival

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10 Days = Wife: Love Translated

$24.95 | 84 minutes

10 men spend 10 days in Odessa, Ukraine to choose a bride via a dating service&hellip…

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2009 Chicago International Film Festival

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Team Taliban

$7.95 | 11 minutes

Team Taliban provides a provocative glimpse into the world of independent professional wrestling. Prince Mustafa, a Muslim wrestler who plays a terrorist in the ring, struggles to balance his devout faith with a life-long passion for wrestling. The result is a powerful documentary that explores the impact of The War on Terror in American&hellip…

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American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein

$21.95 | 88 minutes

Jewish-American Professor Norman Finkelstein vocalizes his criticism of Israeli policy and his views about what he refers to as the "Holocaust industry" in this documentary from filmmakers Nicolas Rossier and David Ridgen. The son of a Holocaust survivor, Finkelstein makes the controversial claim that the state of Israel uses anti-Semitism&hellip…

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The Messenger

$10.95 | 113 minutes

An Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty Notification Office in this military drama starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone, and Samantha Morton. Will Montgomery (Foster) has spent his fair share of time in army hospitals, and with just three months to go before&hellip…

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Cropsey - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 84 minutes

Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio have returned to Staten Island to create Cropsey, a feature documentary that delves into the mystery behind Jennifer and four additional missing children. The film also investigates Andre Rand, the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances&hellip…

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2008 Chicago International Film Festival

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Sita Sings the Blues

$24.95 | 82 minutes

Sita is a goddess seperated from her beloved Lord and husband Rama. Nina is animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email. Three hilarious shadow puppets narrate both ancient tragedy and modern comedy in this beautifully animated interpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana. Set to the 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw&hellip…

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2007 Chicago International Film Festival

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The Ladies

$9.95 | 13 minutes

Gold Hugo(Best Documentary Short)

When Vali and Mimi closed their couture shop on Lexington Avenue they kepy a dozen of their best clients, moved the business into the spare bedroom, and moved Mimi to the pull-out couch. Still sewing forty hours a week, the 87 and 93 year old sisters reflect on the dying of a craft, the important&hellip…

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Alice's House

$24.95 | 92 minutes

In every house, you never know what secrets lie behind the front door...ALICE'S HOUSE, the highly-decorated Brazilian drama, is now available on IndiePix from our partners, FiGa films! When Alice, a Sao Paulo manicurist, wife and mother has a chance meeting with an old flame, she is forced to re-examine&hellip…

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Chicago 10

$24.95 | 90 minutes

Silver Hugo(Best Documentary)

Brett Morgen follows up his dazzling THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE with another daring, inventive work of nonfiction. CHICAGO 10 tells the raucous story of the trial that resulted after the tumultuous Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1968. During the convention, a group of Yippies and other confrontationists&hellip…

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2005 Chicago International Film Festival

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All or Nothing

$11.95 | 128 minutes

Following 1999's Oscar-nominated period piece TOPSY-TURVY, acclaimed filmmaker Mike Leigh returns to the familiar terrain of modern, working-class London with ALL OR NOTHING. Yet another bittersweet slice-of-life drama conceived in Leigh's now legendary improvisational style, ALL OR NOTHING follows a group of dysfunctional families living&hellip…

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Watermarks

$23.95 | 77 minutes

"Yaron Zilberman's wonderful, heartwarming Watermarks" (Kevin Thomas, L.A. Times) narrates the story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Vienna sports club Hakoah. Founded in 1909 in response to the notorious Aryan Paragraph, which forbade most Austrian sports clubs from accepting Jewish athletes, Hakoah rapidly grew into&hellip&hellip…

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Marion

$7.95 | 7 minutes

Best Emerging Vision
Best Experimental Short

Indiepix would like to present MARION: A contemporary de-construction of Hitchcock's PSYCHO. Now with Special Features, including a Making of MARION and an interview with Oberlin professor Ryan Brown. Three women play Marion Crane simultaneously on three separate screens. This original&hellip…

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La Moustache

$21.95 | 84 minutes

FIPRESCI Prize

LA MOUSTACHE is a surrealist tale about a man who shaves off his beloved moustache after asking his girlfriend whether she thinks it would be a good idea. After the final remnants of his formerly magnificent creation are washed down the sink the man stands back to see what friends and family think...only to find&hellip…

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2004 Chicago International Film Festival

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Imaginary Heroes

$7.95 | 112 minutes

This realistic family film starring Sigourney Weaver and Emile Hirsch as a loving mother and son asks some deep questions about mortality, the risks of depression, and staying together verses splitting up. Living in a beautiful house in a manicured suburban neighborhood, the Travis family seems flawless at first glance. That is, until&hellip&hellip…

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Being Julia

$7.95 | 104 minutes

As she enters her early 40s, London theater actress Julia Lambert (Annette Bening) starts having a nervous breakdown. She still rules the West End, but is growing too old for ingenue parts. When Tom Fennell (Shaun Evans), an adoring lad half her age, comes into her life, a clandestine affair begins. Though she's happy for a while, Julia&hellip&hellip…

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2003 Chicago International Film Festival

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La Petite Lili

$10.95 | 100 minutes

Silver Hugo, Best Female Performance

Handsome, young, naïve, and insufferably pretentious, amateur filmmaker Julien (Robinson Stévenin) and his famous actress mother, Mado (Nicole Garcia), are locked into a power-play at their country house. Jeanne (Julie Depardieu), the daughter of the caretaker, is in love with Julien&hellip…

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Reconstruction

$19.95 | 93 minutes

Gold Plaque

Smitten with a woman he sees on the subway platform, Alex (Nikolaj Lie Kass) impulsively leaves his girlfriend, Simone (Maria Bonnevie) in pursuit of the stranger. Alex and Aimee (also played by Maria Bonnevie) first share a conversation in a bar, and then spend the night together in her hotel room. But there's a hitch&hellip…

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2002 Chicago International Film Festival

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See How They Run

$15.95 | 60 minutes

Silver Plaque, Documentary(Recipient)

Four years prior to California's 2003 gubernatorial recall, the Golden State played host to another raucous political race that captured the public imagination. In San Francisco's 1999 mayoral runoff, incumbent Mayor Willie Brown faced opposition from 12 different candidates in his second-term&hellip…

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Lost in La Mancha

$23.95 | 93 minutes

Directed by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, LOST IN LA MANCHA documents Terry Gilliam's disaster-prone attempt to make THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, a film largely based on the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. The movie first encounters difficulties in its preproduction stage, starting with an uncomfortably small European-funded budget&hellip&hellip…

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Morvern Callar

$19.95 | minutes

The role of the aimless young rebel hiding behind an emotional wall and steely eyes has been monopolized by men in the movies since James Dean. Samantha Morton, one of her generation's most gifted actors, makes the most of her opportunity to embody such a figure in her role as the title character of MORVERN CALLAR. Momentarily frozen&hellip&hellip…

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Venus Boyz

$21.95 | 103 minutes

German director Gabriel Baur (QUEEN OF BED) explores the world of drag kings, inter-sexed persons, and transgendered women in her documentary, VENUS BOYZ. Through in-depth interviews and clips of performances, the film focuses on biological women who push the boundaries of gender norms. Featuring drag kings Mo B. Dick, DRED Gerestant&hellip&hellip…

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2001 Chicago International Film Festival

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Cool and Crazy

$12.95 | 89 minutes

Gold Hugo, Best Documentary

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&hellip…

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2000 Chicago International Film Festival

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Amores Perros

$7.95 | 153 minutes

Alejandro Gonzalez Iniarritu makes an electrifying directorial debut with AMORES PERROS, an energetic, assured motion picture that jumps off the screen with a seemingly boundless energy. Told in three separate chapters--OCTAVIO AND SUSANA, DANIEL AND VALERIA, and EL CHIVO AND MARU--the film deals with love in the lives of several individuals&hellip&hellip…

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1996 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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1992 Chicago International Film Festival

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Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media

$23.95 | 167 minutes

Gold Hugo, Best Social/Political Documentary

A two-part documentary chronicling the development of noted dissident Noam Chomsky and his dissection of the media and its often deceptive role in modern culture. Features appearances by such journalists and critics as William F. Buckley, Jr., Bill Moyers, and Peter Jennings&hellip&hellip…

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