Entries by CurlyHost

To Kid Or Not To Kid

January 5th, 2020 Filmmaker Maxine Trump turns the camera on herself and her close circle of family and friends as she confronts the idea of not having kids. While exploring the cultural pressures and harsh criticism childfree women regularly experience, as well as the personal impact this decision may have on her own relationship, Maxine […]

We Believe in Dinosaurs

December 29th, 2019 Amid protests and controversy, young-earth creationists build an enormous, $120 million “life-size” Noah’s Ark in rural Kentucky with the specific aim of proving that the Bible is scientifically and historically accurate. We Believe In Dinosaurs follows the building of the Ark from blueprints to Opening Day through the eyes of three Kentuckians: […]

The Black Godfather

December 15th, 2019 The Black Godfather is an expansive look at the exceptional life and legacy of Clarence Avant, one of the most influential dealmakers in music, entertainment, and politics over the last 60 years. Though his physical stature is small, Clarence Avant’s legacy is huge with athletes such as Jim Brown and Hank Aaron, […]

Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

December 8th, 2019 Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks explores the influence of Hong Kong’s martial arts cinema and how it’s shaped filmmaking from Hollywood to Uganda. Featuring Hong Kong legends, performers, and cultural commentators, this doco takes you on a non-stop ride from the early days of martial arts movies with the Shaw Brothers […]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

2nd screening – December 1st, 2019 1st screening – September 9th, 2018 From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up […]

Liyana

November 24th, 2019 A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. This animated African tale is born in the imaginations of five orphaned children in Swaziland who collaborate to tell a story of perseverance drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character’s journey is interwoven with […]

The Game Changers

November 17th, 2019 Executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan, The Game Changers follows James Wilks – elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter – whose world is turned upside down when he discovers a group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught […]

Don’t Be Nice

November 10th, 2019 DON’T BE NICE, chronicles the upstart Bowery Slam Poetry Team, made up of five African-American, Afro-Hispanic and queer poets in their 20s, preparing for the national championships. Coach Lauren Whitehead pushes them past personal boundaries to write from a painfully honest place with the credo “Don’t Be Nice.” She explains that to […]

Tell Me Who I Am

November 3rd, 2019 When 18-year-old Alex Lewis wakes up from a coma after surviving a motorcycle accident, the world is not one he remembers. He has forgotten everything. His home. His parents. He can’t even remember his own name. The only thing he does know is that the person sitting next to him is his […]

Memory: The Origins of Alien

October 20th, 2019 A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and the collective unconscious, Memory: The Origins of Alien unearths the largely untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s cinematic masterpiece, and reveals a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials from the O’Bannon and Giger archives — including original story notes, […]