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The Amazing Amy

Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City. But behind the showmanship lives an incredibly lonely human being.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 13 minutes

Crutch

Chronicles the gravity defying life of Bill Shannon, an internationally renowned artist, breakdancer and skate punk—on crutches.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 96 minutes

Fight Hate With Love

Prison-survivor and activist Michael Ta’Bon leads a one-man movement in his community to help other young men avoid the revolving door of the prison system he’s been trapped in since he was a teen.

MediaStorm | 2017 | 79 minutes

Lemebel

Writer, artist and pioneer of the queer movement in Latin America, Pedro Lemebel shook up Chilean society during Pinochet’s dictatorship.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 96 minutes

Maguy Marin

Offers remarkable footage of live performances, as well as first person interviews with the choreographer, Maguy Marin, whose work is daring, moving and continues to defy convention.

Distrib Films | 2020 | 105 minutes

Maiko

Maiko Nishino is 32 and at the top of her career as a prima ballerina for the Norwegian National Ballet. When she decides to start a family, Maiko is forced to make decisions that might jeopardize everything she has worked for.

First Run Features | 2015 | 70 minutes

One Man Brand

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes

The Real Patch Adams

He's a doctor, a clown, and a social activist, who wants to change the health care system.

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 52 minutes

Tape

Performance artist Li Ning turns his life into art in this epic work of experimental documentary.

dGenerate Films | 2012 | 168 minutes

Thinking Existenz - Ep 02 - Laurie Anderson

A highbrow 10-part series on philosophy, politics and society. Episode 2 stars Laurie Anderson, American artist uniting music, video, photography, sculpture and painting.

First Hand Films | 2013 | 30 minutes