Documentary, dir. by Elizabeth Coffman, Mark Bosco
U.S., 2019, 97 min
Winner of the first-ever Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, Flannery explores the life and legacy of American literary icon Flannery O’Connor,...
Action drama, dir. by Wagner Moura
Brazil, 2019, 155 min
In Portuguese with English subtitles
Wagner Moura’s directing debut is a searing and energized portrait of one of Brazil’s most divisive historical figures, Afro-...
Documentary, dir. by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland
U.S., 2003, 52 min
In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty...
Documentary, dir. by D.W. Young
U.S., 2020, 99 min
The Booksellers takes viewers inside the fascinating world of Antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Both a loving...
Documentary, dir. by Kamilah Forbes
U.S., 2020, 80 min
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2015 bestselling book Between the World and Me was written as a letter to his teenage son and recounts the author’s experience growing up in Baltimore’s inner...
Documentary, dir. by James Redford
U.S., 2021, 101 min
The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success, spending over 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. In this last film...
Documentary, dir. by Göran Hugo Olsson
Sweden, 2014, 89 min
This powerful cinematic essay covers the most daring moments in the African liberation movements of the late 1960s-70s, while exposing the mechanisms of decolonization...
Documentary, dir. by Borys Lankosz
Polish, 2016, 56 min
This first biographical documentary about renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem, author of Solaris, sheds light on the social and historical forces that...
Documentary, dir. by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
U.S., 2020, 81 min
The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explode onto the screen in this innovative...
Documentary, dir. Morgan Neville
U.S., 2021, 119 min
Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville gives an intimate, behind-the-scene look at how...