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Fritz Lang's M

Fritz Lang's classic story of a child murderer brought to justice is now available in a brand-new 2K DCP restoration. Peter Lorre stars as Hans Beckert, a recently released asylum inmate with a compulsion to kill little girls. In an attempt to capture the killer, the police pressure the city's criminal underworld, which in turn endeavors to find the killer themselves. Using a network of prostitutes, pickpockets and thugs, the criminals close in on Beckert and put him on trial in their own court.

Restored by TLEFilms Film Restoration & Preservation Services (Berlin)
In association with Archives francaises du film - CNC (Paris) and PostFactory GmbH (Berlin)

Release Year: 1931  Running Time: 111 mins  Color: B&W 

Machines

Marrying stunning visuals with social advocacy, this award-winning documentary takes audiences into the labyrinthine passages of an enormous Indian textile factory.

Release Year: 2017  Running Time: 71 mins  Color: Color 

Mademoiselle Chambon

An elegant, moving tale of an unexpected romance between a married man (Vincent Lindon) and his son's homeroom teacher (Sandrine Kiberlain, Lindon's former wife) — and their attempt to keep their desires from turning into a full-blown affair. A modern-day Brief Encounter, crafted with enormous grace and subtlety by acclaimed French director Stéphane Brizé (I Am Not Here To Be Loved, Among Adults).

Release Year: 2009  Running Time: 101 mins  Color: Color 

The Maids

Two maids, in a sinister bond of roleplaying, take turns acting out an abusive employer-servant relationship. Adapted from Jean Genet's absurdist play, itself inspired from a true life case.

Release Year: 1975  Running Time: 94 mins  Color: Color 

Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case

Maigret is summoned by the Countess to the Château de Saint-Fiacre, where she shows him a letter she has received predicting the day on which she will die.

Release Year: 1959  Running Time: 97 mins 

Maigret Sets a Trap

Inspector Maigret tries to trap a killer and discovers why a happily married, wealthy, and talented man should want to bump off women at night. Jean Gabin is perfect as Georges Simenon's secure and steady sleuth, and old-hand Jean Delannoy expertly keeps up the pace and suspense in this enjoyable whodunnit.

Release Year: 1958  Running Time: 119 mins 

La Maison de la Radio

LA MAISON DE LA RADIO is a vibrant portrait of Radio France, that nation's equivalent of NPR or the BBC. Directed by Nicolas Philibert (To Be and To Have), a master of the documentary genre, LA MAISON shows the day-to-day of a beloved cultural institution, as radio hosts, producers and journalists produce a vast array of shows to "culture-loving, politics-mad, talk-obsessed France" (Variety).

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 99 mins  Color: Color 

Makala

Featuring stunning cinematography, Makala (Swahili for "charcoal") is a powerful testament to one man's commitment to his family, and his endurance in working to provide them with a brighter future.

Release Year: 2018  Running Time: 96 mins  Color: Color 

The Man in the Glass Booth

Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.

Release Year: 1975  Color: Color 

The Man Who Envied Women

Around a familiar theme—the breakup of a marriage—Rainer constructs an honest, graceful and wickedly funny account of a self-satisfied womanizer, Jack Deller, the man “who almost knows too much about women.”

Release Year: 1985  Running Time: 125 mins  Color: Color 

The Man Who Will Come

Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again and Martina lives for the arrival of her new brother. Meanwhile, the war is getting closer and closer, forcing the people of the village to tread a difficult path, torn between the partisan brigades and the Nazi Army.

Release Year: 2009  Running Time: 115 mins  Color: Color 

Man With A Movie Camera

This dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union offers a montage of urban Russian life, showing the people of the city at work and at play Considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. USSR. 1929. 68min. B&W.

Release Year: 1929  Running Time: 68 mins  Color: B&W 

The Man You Loved To Hate

A full-length documentary on von Stroheim’s life and career. Filled with rare photographs and excerpts from Stroheim’s legendary and lesser-known works, it is the definitive documentary profile of this most fascinating artist. U.S. 1979. 78 min. Color/B&W.

Release Year: 1979  Running Time: 78 mins  Color: Color and B&W 

Manslaughter

Leatrice Joy as a pampered debutante who is forced to confront her irresponsible lifestyle when she causes the death of a traffic cop. Dir. Cecil B. DeMille. U.S. 1922. 100 mins. Color-tinted B&W. Music by The Alloy Orchestra. A Paramount Picture.

Release Year: 1922  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Tinted B&W 

Mantra: Sounds Into Silence

An uplifting documentary exploring the growing music and social phenomenon of chanting Mantras.

Release Year: 2018  Running Time: 85 mins  Color: Color 

Manufactured Landscapes

Release Year: 2006  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Release Year: 1993  Running Time: 167 mins  Color: Color 

Manuscripts Don't Burn

Drawing from the true story of the government's attempted 1995 murder of several prominent writers and intellectuals, Rasoulof imagines a repressive regime so pervasive that even the morally righteous are subsumed or cast aside.

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 125 mins  Color: Color 

Marius

Writers Daniel Auteuil ((adaptation)) and Marcel Pagnol ((based on the writings of))
Directed by Daniel Auteuil

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 93 mins  Color: Color 

Marius & Fanny

In this 2-film installment, Daniel Auteuil presents a contemporary update to Marcel Pagnol's famed trilogy. Two emotionally impactful epics follow the hardships of two hopeless lovers, Marius and Fanny, during their time together and apart.

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 93 mins  Color: Color 

Marriage Italian Style

In this Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, Marcello Mastroianni co-stars as the irrepressibly carnal businessman Domenico, who discovers Loren's Filumena as a young prostitute. When he chooses to marry a young cashier instead of her, Filumena is furious, and resorts to a series of wild and hilarious ruses to win back his hand.

Release Year: 1964  Running Time: 101 mins  Color: Color 

The Mask 3D

After the shocking death of a disturbed patient, psychiatrist Dr. Allan Barnes (Paul Stevens) comes into possession of the ancient tribal mask that supposedly drove the young man to his doom. When Barnes puts on the mask, he is assailed with nightmarish visions of monsters, occultists, and ritual torture. Believing that the mask has opened a portal to the deepest recesses of his mind, the doctor continues to explore this terrifying new psychic world; even as the mask reveals a latent violence in Barnes' nature that threatens those closest to him.

Release Year: 1961  Running Time: 83 mins  Color: B&W 

Masque of the Red Death

Release Year: 1989  Running Time: 85 mins  Color: Color 

Matter Of Heart

The original, compelling and inspiring portrait of Carl Gustav Jung, whose extraordinary genius and humanity projected his voice far beyond the realm of psychiatry, redefining the essential nature of who we are and what we hope to become. Stirring score by John Adams.

Release Year: 1985  Running Time: 107 mins  Color: Color 

Mauvais Sang

The emblematic film of 1980s French cinema by the director of Holy Motors.

Release Year: 1986  Running Time: 110 mins  Color: Color 

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

The first documentary about Maya Angelou celebrates her life and reveals new insight into the life of this legendary performer, writer, poet and activist. 

Release Year: 2016  Running Time: 114 mins 

The Maze

Richard Carlson (The Magnetic Monster) stars as Scotsman Gerald MacTeam who abruptly breaks off his engagement to pretty Kitty Murray (Veronica Hurst) after receiving word of his uncle's death and inheriting a mysterious castle in the Scottish Highlands. Kitty refuses to accept the broken engagement and travels with her aunt (Katherine Emery) to the castle. When they arrive, they discover that Gerald has suddenly aged and his manner has changed significantly.

Release Year: 1953  Running Time: 80 mins  Color: B&W 

The Measure of a Man

Vincent Lindon (Mademoiselle Chambon) gives his Cannes Film Festival-winning performance as unemployed everyman Thierry, who must submit to a series of humiliating ordeals in his search for work. Futile retraining courses, interviews via Skype, a workshop critique of his self-presentation by fellow jobseekers; all are mechanisms that seek to break him down and strip him of identity and self-respect.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 93 mins  Color: Color 

Meet the Fokkens

Meet Louise and Martine Fokkens: 69-year-old identical twins who have worked as prostitutes in Amsterdam's red light district for over 50 years.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 80 mins  Color: Color 

Memphis

A strange singer with god given talent drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of ancient oak trees, shattered windows, and burning spirituality. Surrounded by lovers, legends, hustlers, preachers, and a wolfpack of kids, the unstable performer avoids the recording studio and is driven to spend time in his own form of self-discovery. Shown in fragments, his journey drags him from love and happiness right to the edge of another dimension

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 78 mins  Color: Color 

The Messenger

For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods. Today, these creatures have woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment and are vanishing at an alarming rate.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Metropolis (2002 Restoration)

METROPOLIS can now be appreciated in its full glory! It is, as A. O. Scott of THE NEW YORK TIMES declared, "A fever dream of the future. At last we have the movie every would-be cinematic visionary has been trying to make since 1927."

Release Year: 1927  Running Time: 124 mins  Color: B&W 

Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis

Giorgio Moroder's special 1984 reconstruction of METROPOLIS, with color tinting, fewer inter-titles, and newly restored footage. A pioneer in the field of digital music, Moroder backed this special edition with a throbbing new score, punctuated with pop songs from some of the biggest stars of the early MTV era: Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar, Adam Ant, Bonnie Tyler, Loverboy, and others.

Release Year: 1984  Running Time: 82 mins  Color: Tinted B&W 

The Complete Metropolis

The Complete Metropolis, the most comprehensive restoration of Fritz Lang's classic with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage and the original Gottfried Huppertz score.

Release Year: 1927  Running Time: 148 mins  Color: B&W 

Mid-August Lunch

Release Year: 2008  Running Time: 75 mins  Color: Color 

The Milky Way

The Arab population of a small Galilee village in 1964 must cope with the delicate co-existance of social ritual and deep unhealed wounds left by the 1948 war. When the son of the village's corrupt mukhtar (leader) is killed, Mohammed, a rugged individualist, is accused and forced to escape for fear of revenge.

The Milky Way is a knowing portrait of a village in which brutal realism and impossible poetry are intimate neigbors.

Release Year: 1997  Running Time: 104 mins  Color: Color 

The Mill and the Cross

Inspired by Pieter Bruegel's "The Way to Calvary," visionary director Lech Majewski creates a brilliantly complex and fascinating multi-layered dreamscape that melds art, history, and religion with the quotidian joys and struggles of ordinary people.

Release Year: 2011  Running Time: 95 mins  Color: Color 

Mingus: Charlie Mingus 1968

Release Year: 1968  Running Time: 58 mins  Color: B&W 

Minimalism

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 77 mins  Color: Color 

Moana With Sound

Seeking to make another "Nanook of the North", Robert Flaherty chose Samoa for the docu-fiction film "Moana" in 1924. Fifty years later, Flaherty's daughter Monica returned to Samoa to produce a unique sound version. In 1924, documentary film pioneers Robert and Frances Flaherty and family traveled to the Samoan island of Savaii to record the native life and make a film that would try to match the success of Nanook of the North. Restored in 2K with native sounds and traditional songs that Flahertys daughter recorded over a half-century after they shot it, Monica Flaherty's Moana with Sound is a beautiful work of docufiction and an important piece of film history.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 98 mins  Color: B&W 

Molly's Theory of Relativity

Jeff Lipsky creates a funny and beautifully idiosyncratic portrait of a 28-year-old unem- ployed astrophysicist about to make the most reckless deci- sion of her life. The family and friends that surround her - some real, dead, and possibly imaginary, come and go asMolly observes the unbreakable bonds of family while deciding what really matters in her life and learning that death is merely a relative thing.

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 102 mins  Color: Color 

Momma's Man

One of the most acclaimed films of this year's Sundance Film Festival, Azazel Jacobs' third feature is both a tribute to his parents (and to the lost New York of his childhood) and an acutely perceptive, deeply personal take on a universal experience: the fear of growing up.

Release Year: 2008  Running Time: 98 mins  Color: Color 

Monk With a Camera

Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1972.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 91 mins  Color: Color 

More Than Honey

Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography of the bees (reminiscent of MICROCOSMOS) in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis.

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 91 mins  Color: Color 

Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears

A wonderful and insightful romantic comedy, MOSCOW DOES NOT BELIEVE IN TEARS is a charming story of three country girls who move to the city in search of happiness.

Release Year: 1980  Running Time: 150 mins  Color: Color 

Mountains May Depart

Mainland master Jia Zhangke scales new heights with Mountains May Depart. At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 131 mins  Color: Color 

Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

With brush, ink, and rice paper, Zen painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han uses the play of light and dark to explore energy, creativity, and the art of life. On the verge of his 75th birthday, with a new love in his life, Alok employs his teachings to confront his personal history.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 69 mins 

Moving From Emptiness: Zen Dude

Zen calligraphic painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han proposes that it arises from emptiness, the silent space that houses the intelligence prior to thought. Armed with rice paper, ink, brush and a collection of Zen teaching and Koans, Alok opens the door to a world of magical brush strokes and enchanted students.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 69 mins  Color: Color 

Mozart: A Chilhood Chronicle

Traces the development of the young composer from age seven to his death at thirty-five, combining personal letters, period art, historic locations, and his finest music.

Release Year: 1974  Running Time: 224 mins  Color: Color 

Mr. X

In France, Leos Carax has long been branded as a mysterious, solitary filmmaker with an aversion to both the media and the public at large. Yet outside of his home country, his work takes precedence over this public image, and he is recognized as an icon of world cinema. Mr X tackles this complex artist—a cult figure from his first feature—by plunging the spectator into the poetic and visionary world of his films.

Munchhausen

A Nazi extravaganza made in response to fantasies like The Wizard of Oz. This lavish, adult fairy tale (including topless harem girls) was designed to divert the German public from the reality of the war.

Release Year: 1943  Running Time: 111 mins  Color: Color 

MURDER and murder

MURDER and murder is a middle-aged love story between Mildred, a life-long lesbian, and Doris, who is in love with a woman for the first time. An unflinching meditation on female aging, lesbian sexuality and breast cancer in a culture that glorifies youth and heterosexual romance.

Release Year: 1996  Running Time: 113 mins  Color: Color 

Mutantes: Punk Porn Feminism

MUTANTES is a documentary about pro-sex feminism, a movement that seeks to redefine how we understand pornography and its role in media. Through interviews with sex workers, porn actresses, and other members of the sex industry, the film demystifies and explores the various sexual niches of punk porn, queer porn, S&M, and transgender.

Release Year: 2011  Running Time: 92 mins  Color: Color 

My Country, My Country

Release Year: 2006  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

My Dad is 100 Years Old

Release Year: 2005  Running Time: 16 mins  Color: B&W 

My Father My Lord

"An astonishing debut feature."(Variety). The son of a respected elder in a cloistered hasidic enclave unwittingly runs afoul of his father's strict religious doctrine when childhood life prompts questions outside the confines of tradition. A family holiday at the seashore brings the ideological rift to a dramatically tragic climax.

Release Year: 2007  Running Time: 72 mins  Color: Color 

My Friend Ivan Lapshin

Release Year: 1971  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Color and B&W 

My Friend Victoria

An 8-year-old black child named Victoria (Keylia Achie Beguie), is taken in for a night by the wealthy, white, well-intentioned family of one of her schoolmates. The experience haunts her for years to come, shaping her desires and offering a mirage of privilege that she dreams of but finds impossible to attain.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 95 mins  Color: Color 

My Joy

The first fiction film by acclaimed documentarian Sergei Loznitsa, MY JOY is a haunting parable of post-Communist Russia, shot by master cinematographer Oleg Mutu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days).

Release Year: 2010  Running Time: 128 mins  Color: Color 

My Name Is Ivan (Ivan's Childhood)

Release Year: 1962  Running Time: 95 mins  Color: B&W 

Mythic Journeys

Every human being has asked the questions: who am I, what is my purpose, why am I here? The answers are in the sustaining allegories of myths that have been passed from generation to generation. With gorgeous stop-motion animation by the creators of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth and stimulating interviews with Deepak Chopra and other spiritual leaders, Mythic Journeys reveals the power of myth to transform lives into journeys. With the voices of Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), and Lance Henriksen (Alien).

Release Year: 2009  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

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