Films for 2020

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All the Wild Horses

Presented by High Moon Equine & Canine Sports Therapy, this adventure documentary about the Mongol Derby, the longest horse race in the world, takes viewers on a wild ride, from a dramatic start with casualties medivaced off the field to an unexpected, nail-biting finish. Spanning a network of 28 horse stations across 1000 km of…

Ballet Now

Presented by Beauchamp Photography, this inspiring documentary follows New York City Ballet’s Principal Dancer Tiler Beck as she creates a one-of-a-kind dance extravaganza for The Music Center’s famed BalletNOW program. As she tries to execute her vision of mashing together the worlds of tap, hip-hop, ballet and even clown artistry, Tiler faces the mounting pressures…

Beyond Moving

Presented by PRIMAA, this uplifting documentary follows rising ballet star Siphe (Siphesihle) November on his remarkable journey from his small township in South Africa, where he was discovered as a young boy dancing with his brothers, to his move at age eleven to train at Canada’s National Ballet School. As he visits his childhood home…

Chef Flynn

Presented by MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual, this remarkable documentary portrays a young man’s singular focus and unique path through childhood. While many of his peers were still playing with toy cars, ten-year-old Flynn McGarry was creating gastronomic delights at his home in Studio City, California. With his mother’s support, he establishes his own supper club at…

Free Lunch Society

Presented by Pizza Hut, this globe-trotting documentary looks at the surprising history of a concept that, to some, seems like an idealistic fantasy: “What would you do if your income were taken care of?” Inspired by Star Trek’s utopian vision of a future without need, Austrian Director Christian Tod examines the concept of unconditional basic…

Presented by Grant Berg Gallery, this captivating documentary is a lively, behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it, featuring interviews with some of the most important dealers in the business, as well as prominent collectors, auctioneers, and writers. It is both a loving celebration of book…

This Is Not a Movie

Presented by CW Xteriors, this powerful documentary profiles the groundbreaking reporting of legendary foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk who has reported on some of the most violent and divisive conflicts in the world. Canadian Director Yung Chang captures Fisk in relentless action — feet on the ground, notebook in hand, as he travels into…

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