Documentary Features

Desolation Center is the previously untold story of a series of early 80s guerrilla music and art performance happenings in Southern California that are recognized to have inspired Burning Man, Lollap...

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Desolation Center

Director(s): Stuart Swezey

Known as the Slam Collective, seven Slamdance filmmakers from different continents come together to make "I Want to be an American," Slamdance's first documentary feature. In the spirit of the surrea...

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I Want To Be An American

Director(s): Slam Collective

A 7-foot-tall fundamentalist Baptist minister, Markie Wenzel made the decision at age 46 to come out as a transgender woman and start living as female. It was a decision that ended her 20-year marriag...

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Markie in Milwaukee

Director(s): Matt Kliegman

In June of 1969, the fourth Memphis Country Blues Festival took place at the city’s famed Overton Park Band Shell. Fueled by the rediscovery of blues artists like Furry Lewis and Mississippi Fred Mc...

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Memphis '69: The 1969 Memphis Country Blues Festival

Director(s): Joe LaMattina

When punk rock exploded in D.C. in the late 1970s, it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, inter-generational friendships, and clear minds. Punk the Capital captures that transformative period,...

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Punk The Capital

Director(s): James June Schneider,Paul Bishow

After the fall of Saigon, millions of Vietnamese “boat people” escaped their homeland by sea in a desperate attempt to find refuge. Hundreds of thousands were eventually accepted into the United S...

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Seadrift

Director(s): Tim Tsai

The War at Home tells the story of the 1960s resistance to the U.S. war in Vietnam and how it transformed one American city into a battleground where U.S. foreign policy abroad and American values at ...

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The War At Home

Director(s): Glenn Silber, Barry Alexander Brown

The halny wind, blowing several times a year in the Podhale region, is one of the most unpredictable elements in the Polish Tatra mountains. You never know if, and when it will turn into a destructive...

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The Wind: A Documentary Thriller

You Never Had It - An Evening with Bukowski is a documentary from director Matteo Borgardt that transports you back to January 1981 for an intimate evening conversation with legendary writer and poet ...

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You Never Had It: An Evening With Bukowski

Director(s): Matteo Borgardt

Blending autobiographical monologues, intimate conversations, and staged performances, Lynne Sachs’ Your Day Is My Night documents the lives of Chinese immigrants sharing a “shift-bed” apartment...

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Your Day Is My Night

Director(s): Lynne Sachs

Emily Hagins has been watching and making movies since she was a small child. Now, a bit older at age 12, she recruits the aid of her supportive parents to produce, direct, shoot and edit her first fe...

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Zombie Girl: The Movie

Director(s): Justin Johnson, Aaron Marshall, Erik Mauck