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JT LeRoy

A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law. With Laura at her constant side, Savannah fools the literary world.Read More

The Current War

Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse -- the greatest inventors of the industrial age -- engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, sees fatal flaws in Edison's direct current design. Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current.Read More

Pavarotti

PAVAROTTI is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people and inspired millions through his humanist approach and his indelible voice.Read More

Rocketman

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years.Read More

The Kid

In 1879 Rio and his teenage sister go on the run across the American Southwest to escape from their violent uncle. Along the way, Rio encounters the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and the legendary lawman Pat Garrett. He soon finds himself caught in the crossfire as Billy and Garrett square off in a deadly game of cat and mouse.Read More

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.Read More

Augustine

When Heidi, a young filmmaker in paris is chosen to create a documentary about Saint Augustine, he begins his journey to learn about an influencial philosopher who shaped the western world and learn about the North African, Augustine. Heidi must face the Algerian heritage he left behind years ago. Heidi comes to find that this fourth century man’s life is not so different from his own.Transported into Augustine’s world, Hedi’s research reveals how Augustine witnessed an undeniable relationship between his mother and God that challenged him to seek the truth for himself.Read More

The White Crow

Young Rudolf Nureyev becomes a top ballet dancer in Russia, but a life-changing visit to Paris soon makes him seek asylum in France.Read More

The Professor and the Madman

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.Read More

Lizzie

In 1892 Lizzie Borden lives a quiet life in Massachusetts under the strict rules established by her father. Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in the live-in maid, Bridget, and friendship soon blossoms into a secret romance. But tension mounts in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point.Read More