Russ Cook documents his attempt running from the most southern to the most western to the most northern points of Africa, through rainforests, cities, and deserts, averaging 360 marathons over 240 days.
Take a journey through the eyes of 25-year-old aspiring professional skateboarder, Adam Jensen to see how skateboarding is the perfect tool in overcoming life’s most difficult obstacles. Those closest to Adam will make their comments about his life, and potential to achieve notoriety in his professional career through his trials and triumphs.
A documentary that brings to light the vision that director George A. Romero had for an adaptation of Resident Evil, using newly filmed interviews with those who were there, and unravels the secrets behind why it was never produced.
In 2013, a woman was taken to a maximum security prison, accused of a crime she did not commit, where her life was taken from her for a year and a half. Even after her release, justice remains only a simulation.
Tennessee outsider artist Billy Tripp has constructed a massive steel sculpture for the past 33 years, and is finally setting his sights on retirement. Former Brownsville native Randall Kendrick examines Tripp’s life and work as he builds one of the final pieces of his ever expanding sculpture, The Mindfield.
In a Parisian public hospital, Claire Simon questions what it means to live in women’s bodies, filming their diversity, singularity and their beauty in all stages throughout life. Unique stories of desires, fears and struggles unfold, including the one of the filmmaker herself.
Ten years after the death of iconic French filmmaker, Chris Marker. This filmmaker, hoping to rediscover that unique sensibility against the uncertainty of the new century. Returns to the places synonymous with those incomparable and unforgettable films. From the cat cemetery of Sans Soleil, to the mausoleum of The Last Bolshevik. The caves of Level Five, to the rooftops of The Case of the Grinning Cat. All the while, casting a biographical portrait and thematic rerun, of one of the 20th centuries greatest and most misunderstood filmmakers.
Meetings with readers, acquaintances and contemporaries of writer Uwe Johnson at the places where he lived. Volker Koepp, who is also from Pomerania, looks for Johnson’s sophisticated literary voice in the landscapes of the region they both stem from.