In the town of Merced, CA, a commune of activist nuns run an illegal cannabis farm. They use it to make medicine for everything from epilepsy to cancer, fighting against the authorities, the sheriff and local cartels. This is the story of Sister Kate, the Weed-Growing Nun.
Driven by a personal interest in the First World War, Jackson set out to bring to life the day-to-day experience of its soldiers. Using the voices of the men involved, the film explores the reality of war. Revised with new content 2019.
A Czech choreographer and his twin brother and designer, expand their adaptation of Jane Campion classic The Piano with the Royal New Zealand Ballet . This documentary feasts on the sheer beauty of the choreography and design – the music, the theatricality, the costumes, the suite of achingly expressive pas de deux at the heart of the piece.
The life of a Kansas woman is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer to New York for a summer in the 1920s. It’s a story full of surprises–about who these women really are, and who they eventually become.