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Benedetta
Benedetta (2021)

A 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair, but it's her shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its very core.

DramaLgbtq+BiographyHistory

Judas and the Black Messiah
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good?

DramaBiographyHistory

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang will take us inside the minds and hearts of the Sesame Street creators to help us understand not only how they produced this groundbreaking show, but also what it was like to be at the center of a cultural and social phenomenon. Street Gang concentrates on the most experimental and groundbreaking period of Sesame Street.

DocumentaryFamilyHistory

The Dig
The Dig (2021)

An excavator and his team discover a wooden ship from the Dark Ages while digging up a burial ground on a woman's estate.

DramaBiographyHistory

The Last Duel
The Last Duel (2021)

The Last Duel is a cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years War that explores the ubiquitous power of men, the frailty of justice and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth. Based on actual events, the film unravels long-held assumptions about France's last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals.

DramaHistoryAction

9to5: The Story of A Movement
9to5: The Story of A Movement (2020)

In the early 1970s, a group of secretaries in Boston decided that they had suffered in silence long enough. They started fighting back, creating a movement to force changes in their workplaces. This movement became national, and is a largely forgotten story of U.S. twentieth century history. It encapsulates a unique intersection of the women's movement with the labor movement. The awareness these secretaries brought to bear on women's work reverberates even today.

DocumentaryHistory

Crip Camp
Crip Camp (2020)

A groundbreaking summer camp galvanizes teens who have disabilities.

DocumentaryHistory

Hamilton
Hamilton (2020)

The original Broadway production of the award-winning musical that tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the treasury, blending hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway styles, filmed from the Richard Rogers Theater in New York.

MusicalBiographyDramaHistory

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President
Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (2020)

A portrait showing how Jimmy Carter's lifelong passion for music gave him an unexpected edge as a presidential candidate. Through folk, soul, gospel, jazz, and rock 'n' roll, Carter tapped into a force that transcended divides.

DocumentaryMusicHistory

Quo Vadis, Aida?
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2020)

Bosnia, July 11th 1995. Aida is a translator for the United Nations in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is at the horizon for her family and people -- rescue or death? Which move should she take?

DramaWarHistory

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