Entries by CurlyHost

Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue

October 13th, 2019 November 2nd, 2014 Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film is a feature-length documentary based on the book of the same name by Joseph Maddrey. It examines the idea that horror films reflect the times and places in which they are made — illustrating how classic […]

Framing John DeLorean

October 6th, 2019 Framing John DeLorean recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker, tracing his meteoric rise through the ranks of General Motors, his obsessive quest to build a sports car that would conquer the world, and his shocking fall from grace on charges of cocaine trafficking. Interweaving a treasure trove of […]

Afghan Cycles

September 29th, 2019 What lengths would you go to in order to ride a bicycle? Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights – human rights – and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, […]

Echo In the Canyon

September 22nd, 2019 Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when […]

Above Us Only Sky

September 8th, 2019 This special traces the untold story of the making of John Lennon’s 1971 album “Imagine.” Utilizing never-before-seen footage of Lennon and Ono from their private archive, the special delves into the depth of the creative collaboration between the couple and explores how the art, politics and music of the pair are intrinsically […]

Dina

August 25th, 2019 Dina’s getting married in a few weeks and there’s still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents’ house to her apartment, and settle him into only the second home he’s ever had, all while juggling his schedule as an early morning Walmart door greeter. She […]

Behind the Curve

August 18th, 2019 Behind The Curve, a documentary about people who think the Earth is flat (yes, really). Behind the Curve Trailer

The Legend of Cocaine Island

August 11th, 2019 This docu-comedy recreates the hunt for a hidden bag containing $2 million-worth of cocaine. After Florida business owner Rodney Hyden’s livelihood is destroyed by the 2008 financial crisis, he devises a plan to unearth the modern-day treasure chest from its hidden location on a faraway Caribbean shore. The Legend of Cocaine Island […]

The Botany of Desire

August 4th, 2019 – 2nd Showing February 17th, 2013 – 1st Showing While visiting places like Peru, Kazakhstan and Amsterdam, learn from author Michael Pollan as he explains the natural history of apples, tulips, marijuana and potatoes and describes how common plants such as these deftly manipulate human desires. Based on Pollan’s best-selling book, this […]

The House I Live In

July 21st, 2019 – 2nd showing April 28th, 2013 – 1st showing This documentary shines a harsh light on America’s “war on drugs” and its long-term impact on society. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki captures the stories of dealers, police officers, prison inmates and others affected by the crusade. The House I Live In Trailer