Directed by Otto Preminger • 1959 • United States
Starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara
A virtuoso James Stewart plays a small-town Michigan lawyer who takes on a difficult case: the defense of a young army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) accused of murdering a local tavern owner who he belie...
Directed by Spike Lee • 1989 • United States
Starring Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Rosie Perez
Set on one block of Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy Do or Die neighborhood, at the height of summer, this 1989 masterpiece by Spike Lee confirmed him as a writer and filmmaker of peerless vision and passionate social ...
Directed by Fritz Lang • 1953 • United States
Starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Lee Marvin
Fritz Lang’s hard-boiled cop vs. criminals yarn stars Glenn Ford as Dave Bannion, a police detective and family man driven by grief to conduct a relentless vendetta against a mobster (Alexander Scourby)...
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
Directed by Michael Rapaport • 2011 • United States
Starring Mary J. Blige, Common, Q-Tip
In this fascinating documentary about one of the most innovative and influential hip-hop groups of all time—the Queens, New York, collective A Tribe Called Quest—director Michael Rapaport takes viewers on a...
Directed by John Cromwell • 1930 • United States
Starring William Powell, Kay Francis, Scott Kolk
Slick defense attorney William Foster (William Powell, thoroughly in his roguish element) has made a career out of using his fast-talking techniques to get his clearly guilty clients acquitted—witho...
Directed by RaMell Ross • 2018 • United States
Starring Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins
An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people, RaMell Ross’s HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING looks at the lives of Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rura...
Made in collaboration with director Terence Nance’s brother, musician and producer Norvis Junior, this dance- and movement-based work unfolds in a mesmerizing wash of surreal rituals and religious symbolism.