New and Coming Releases: April 21, 2009.

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Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Shine director Scott Hicks documents a year in the life of prolific composer Philip Glass in order to explore the work that goes into creating a symphony... more>>>


Nuns of Saint Archangel

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: From the Middle Ages onward, certain monasteries and nunneries were basically elegant retirement homes for rich noblemen and noblewomen. The position of abbot or abbess at one of these institutions of... more>>>


Rhoda: Season One

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: All 25 episodes from the debut season of the popular Mary Tyler Moore spinoff are featured in this set, including "Joe," the two-part "Rhoda's Wedding," "Anything Wrong?," "Chest Pains," and "Along Co... more>>>


Dante 01

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Delicatessen and City of Lost Children co-director Marc Caro makes his solo directorial debut with this nightmarish tale of a deep space prison and the newly arrived inmate suffering from a mysterious... more>>>


A Jihad for Love

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Parvez Sharma's A Jihad for Love marks one of the very first documentaries to examine the occasional overlaps between Islam and homosexuality. Evincing great sensitivity to both the s... more>>>


Finding Me

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Haitian-American filmmaker Roger Omeus Jr. makes his feature directorial debut with this independent drama tracing a young gay black man's deeply personal journey of self-discovery. Faybien Allen (<a ... more>>>


Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painleve

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: The mesmerizing, utterly unclassifiable science films of Jean Painlevé (1902-89) have to be seen to be believed: delightful, surrealist-influenced dream works that are also serious science. The French... more>>>


Sam's Lake

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: A woman and her friends take a trip to a cottage, but face the terrifying legend of Sam's Lake.... more>>>

 


Kike Like Me

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Filmmaker Jamie Kastner explores the implications that go along with being perceived as Jewish in contemporary society in an idiosyncratic documentary that is at once mischievous and contemplative. Fr... more>>>


Forever

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Filmmaker Heddy Honigmann takes an up-close look at one of the world's most famous cemeteries in this documentary exploring Père-Lachaise -- the eternal resting ground of such world-renowned artists a... more>>>


The Wrestler

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: His sense of identity fading into nothingness after the spotlights dim and he experiences a close brush with mortality, a retired wrestler begins to evaluate his life while considering the comeback th... more>>>


Voyage of the Damned

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Often described as "Ship of Fools with a conscience," Voyage of the Damned is based on a true story. In 1939, the Nazis ostentatiously loaded a luxury liner with hundred of Jewish refugee... more>>>


Frost/Nixon

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Hollywood heavyweight Ron Howard adapts playwright Peter Morgan's West End hit for the silver screen with this feature focusing on the 1977 television interviews between journalist <a hre... more>>>


I Dismember Mama

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Originally released as Albert and Annie, this low-budget, poorly lighted, non-action, slasher film features Albert (Zooey Hall) as a deranged youth locked up in a mental institution by his super-rich ... more>>>


Notorious

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Fox Searchlight presents the tragic life story of rap star Notorious B.I.G. from director George Tillman Jr. (Soul Food) and executive producer... more>>>


Ah My Buddha, Vol. 2: The Two Uncovered Paths

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: Life at the temple goes on for Ikkou and his half-dozen harem of unattached and unobtainable priestesses. When Sakura parades around during a festival in her secret weapon of an outfit and runs across... more>>>


The Burrowers

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: When a family of Dakota Territory pioneers is violently abducted and a posse is assembled to venture into the badlands and rescue them, the frightening truth they discover in the hills leads them to b... more>>>


Caprica

Releases: 2009-04-21
Synopsis: An astonishing breakthrough is taking shape on the planet Caprica. The rapidly evolving spheres of human and mechanical engineering have collided, along with the fates of two families. Joined by trage... more>>>


 

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