2008

Sita Sings the Blues

An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

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Gomorrah

An inside look at Italy’s modern crime families.

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Doubt

A Catholic school principal questions a priest’s ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.

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An Unlikely Weapon

In 1968, in 1/500th of a second Eddie Adams photographed a Saigon police chief, General Nygoc Loan, shooting a Vietcong…

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Times and Winds

A small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, facing the immense sea, flanked by olive yards. Villagers are simple…

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Jesus in India

A former Fundamentalist from Texas is ousted from his church for asking unwelcome questions about the “missing years” of Jesus…

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Food Fight

A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California…

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Who Does She Think She Is

In a half-changed world, women are often forced to choose: Mothering or working? Your children’s wellbeing or your own own?…

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Touching Home

The true story about a father struggling to make amends with his twin sons as they pursue their dreams of…

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Tokyo!

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

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This Dust of Words

Thirty years after he last saw her, Stanford English professor John Felstiner finds mystery and wonder in the life of…

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