Arts & Indies: Indie Films

Arts & Indies: Indie Films

Keeping with the tradition that started this business back in 1979, we're proud to continue bringing these Art House and Independent films to our audience.  Explore and enjoy!

 

And Then We Danced (Da cven vicekvet) (NR) Genre: Drama Runtime: 01:46

Levan Akin's beautiful and gripping love-story AND THEN WE DANCED launched in Directors Fortnight at Cannes. Set against the backdrop of Georgia's traditional dance scene, the film follows an obsessive young dancer Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani), who has been training at the National Georgian Ensemble with his partner, Mary (Ana Javakishvili), since he was a child. Merab's world is turned upside down, when the carefree and charismatic Irakli (Bachi Valishvili) arrives, rivalry soon turns to longing as the two draw closer together.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things () Genre: Documentary Runtime: 01:30

Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald's life, this documentary film explores how her music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century. From a 1934 talent contest at the Apollo theatre in Harlem, the film follows Ella's extraordinary journey across 5 decades as she reflects the passions and troubles of the times in her music and her life

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The Booksellers () Genre: Documentary Runtime: 01:39

Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their personalities and knowledge are as broad as the material they handle. They also play an underappreciated yet essential role in preserving history. THE BOOKSELLERS takes viewers inside their small but fascinating world, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers.

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Slay the Dragon (PG-13) Genre: Documentary Runtime: 01:41

A secretive, high-tech gerrymandering initiative launched 10 years ago threatens to undermine our democracy. Slay the Dragon follows everyday people as they fight to make their votes matter.

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Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin () Genre: Documentary Runtime: 01:25

Told in Werner Herzog's inimitable style and bursting at the seams with unforgettable characters and encounters, NOMAD takes the viewer on a journey through the creative and personal vision Herzog shared with iconic travel writer Bruce Chatwin, the prolific author of In Patagonia and a champion of the nomadic lifestyle.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life () Genre: Documentary Runtime: 01:50

A month after receiving a fatal diagnosis in January 2015, Oliver Sacks sat down for a series of filmed interviews in his apartment in New York City. For eighty hours, surrounded by family, friends, and notebooks from six decades of thinking and writing about the brain, he talked about his life and work, his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world, and the place of human beings within it. Drawing on these deeply personal reflections, as well as nearly two dozen interviews with close friends, family members, colleagues and patients, and archival material from every point in his life, this film is the story of a beloved doctor and writer who redefined our understanding of the brain and mind.

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