Films distributed by KinoSmith

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Filmed over the course of six months, this film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha and Katia. As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot...
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Ukraine Is Not A Brothel

Ukraine Is Not A Brothel

Ukraine's topless feminist sensation Femen has stirred up a press frenzy across Europe. Outraged by the world's image of Ukrainian women as either brides for sale or commodities of...
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Mistaken For Strangers

Mistaken For Strangers

In 2010, rock band The National were about to embark on the biggest tour of their career. After ten years as a band, and five critically acclaimed albums, they were finally...
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Wavemakers

Wavemakers

Wavemakers pursues the legacy of an electronic musical instrument as fragile as it is magical: the Ondes Martenot. The Martenot is indeed so sensitive, so expressive, that nearly a...
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Downeast

Downeast

The Stinson sardine cannery in Gouldsboro, Maine shut down production, leaving hundreds of lifelong factory employees jobless. When entrepreneur Antonio Bussone introduces plans to...
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Design Is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli

Design Is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli

Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career, their motto has been, 'If you can't find it, design it.' The...
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Andre Gregory: Before And After Dinner

Andre Gregory: Before And After Dinner

André Gregory: Before and After Dinner is a wonderful exploration of the life and work of groundbreaking director, actor and artist André Gregory.A witty and often...
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Dangerous Acts Starring The Unstable Elements Of Belarus

Dangerous Acts Starring The Unstable Elements Of Belarus

Comprised of smuggled footage and uncensored interviews, DANGEROUS ACTS gives audiences a front row seat to a resistance movement as it unfolds both on the stage and in the...
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I Will Be Murdered

I Will Be Murdered

In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy, charismatic lawyer went cycling near his home in Guatemala City and was murdered. Nothing unusual there: Guatemala has a murder rate four...
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These Birds Walk

These Birds Walk

In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously...
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Slow Food Story

Slow Food Story

In 1986, Carlo Petrini founded the ArciGola Gastronomic Association in Italy and three years later in Paris, launched Slow Food, an international anti-fast-food resistance...
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Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

HARRY DEAN STANTON: PARTLY FICTION is a mesmerizing, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own...
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Il Futuro

Il Futuro

When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr...
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Big Sur

Big Sur

A recounting of Jack Kerouac's (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur, owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
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Work Hard, Play Hard

Work Hard, Play Hard

A film about non-territorial office space, multi-mobile knowledge workers, Blackberries and Miles&More. A road movie discovering the working world of tomorrow. This documentary...
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Expedition To The End Of The World

Expedition To The End Of The World

A real adventure film - for the 21st century. On a three-mast schooner packed with artists, scientists and ambitions worthy of Noah or Columbus, we set off for the end of the...
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Master Of The Universe

Master Of The Universe

Investment bankers are the real Masters of the Universe, not politicians, armies or even countries. In economic powerhouse Germany, a top banker gives a disturbing insider's...
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Linsanity

Linsanity

In February 2012, an entire nation of basketball fans unexpectedly went 'Linsane.' Stuck in the mire of a disappointing season, the New York Knicks did what no other NBA team had...
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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this feature-length documentary. THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR is a gripping tale of idealistic dreams gone awry, set in the brutal yet alluring landscape of the...
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The Last Song Before The War

The Last Song Before The War

The Last Song Before the War is a feature-length documentary that captures the inspiring rise and uncertain future of Mali's annual Festival in the Desert. The festival history...
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Teenage

Teenage

Before the ‘Teenager' was invented, there was no second stage of life. You were either a child or you went to work as an adult. At the turn of the century, child labor was...
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From Nothing, Something: A Documentary On The Creative Process

From Nothing, Something: A Documentary On The Creative Process

Everyone has ideas. But what where do they come from? And what ensures they keep coming? How do you sort the genius ideas from the useless ones? Why invest all this hope and energy...
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Canopy

Canopy

Wartime, 1942. Singapore. An Australian fighter pilot shot down in combat awakens suspended in the treetops. As night devours day, he must navigate through dangerous jungle in...
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Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve

Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the...
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Brothers Hypnotic

Brothers Hypnotic

For the eight young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, "brotherhood" is literal: they're all sons of anti-establishment jazz legend, Phil Cohran. They grew up in the...
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Stolen Seas

Stolen Seas

Stolen Seas presents a chilling exploration of the Somali pirate phenomenon and forces you to rethink everything you thought you knew about pirates. It's November 8th, 2008 and the...
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Doc Of The Dead

Doc Of The Dead

The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS.Shot and edited in a cinematically edgy, high-octane style, DOC OF THE...
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Ai WeiWei: The Fake Case

Ai WeiWei: The Fake Case

After 81 days of solitary detention world famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is put under house arrest. He suffers from sleeping disorder and memory loss, 18 cameras are monitoring...
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