MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY

Overlooked by much of history, inspirational legal trailblazer Pauli Murray finally gets a justly deserved celebration in this remarkable and artful ode to Pauli’s life and legacy by Oscar-nominated filmmakers Betsy West & Julie Cohen (RBG). Murray’s own writings and recordings permeate the film, allowing us to truly glimpse into this brilliant, pioneering force’s personal experiences while also bringing to light the tremendous influence of “MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY”

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD

Fifteen-year-old Björn Andrésen found his life forever changed after being cast in Luchino Visconti’s 1971 adaptation of Death in Venice and declared “the most beautiful boy in the world” by Visconti at the film’s premiere. Co-Directors Kristina Lindström & Kristian Petri carefully reveal the destructive and transformative effects of the boy’s sudden stardom and subsequent objectification. As their use of painstakingly edited archival footage immerses “THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD”

LITTLE GIRL

7-year-old Sasha has always known she was a girl, even though she was born a boy. As society fails to treat her like the other children her age – in her daily life at school, dance lessons or birthday parties – her supportive family leads a fierce battle to make her understood and accepted for who she is. Award winning director Sébastien Lifshitz follows Sasha “LITTLE GIRL”

KENNY SCHARF: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE

When Kenny Scharf arrived in New York City in the early 1980s, he quickly befriended Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. This trio, amongst the fervent creative bustle of a depressed downtown scene, would soon take the art world by storm. While Basquiat and Haring both died tragically young, Scharf lived through cataclysmic shifts in NYC and the art world. Today, Scharf continues to follow his “KENNY SCHARF: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE”

IN THE SAME BREATH

The devastating and deeply personal In the Same Breath recounts the origin and spread of the novel coronavirus from the earliest days of the outbreak in Wuhan, China to its rampage across the United States. Director Nanfu Wang vividly depicts the parallel campaigns of misinformation waged by leadership and the devastating impact on citizens of both countries with personal insights, emotional, first-hand accounts and startling, “IN THE SAME BREATH”

DEAR MR. BRODY

In 1970, hippie-millionaire Michael Brody Jr., the 21-year-old heir to a margarine fortune, announced to the world that he would give away his $25-million inheritance to anyone in need. For a frenzied few weeks, Brody and his young wife Renee ignited a psychedelic spiral of events. Fifty years later, an enormous cache of these letters were discovered—unopened. Award-winning director Keith Maitland (Tower) explores the incredible “DEAR MR. BRODY”

BREUER’S BOHEMIA

Based on James Crump’s book of the same name, BREUER’S BOHEMIA immerses us in a vibrant period of mid-century modern design and culture as seen through the influential New England houses designed by Marcel Breuer for his circle of clients and friends. Through original research and interviews, the voices of principal characters from Breuer’s circle tell the story of his partnership with Walter Gropius and “BREUER’S BOHEMIA”

AILEY

An indelible portrait of a visionary artist and his life’s work, Jamila Wignot’s poetic, layered AILEY truly embodies the spirit of its remarkable subject, legendary dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey. Beautifully crafted from archival footage and narrated by the late Ailey himself (through the use of archival audio), this carefully-researched, meditative documentary allows us insight into the artistic genius’s personal history and creative process, while “AILEY”