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Achieving the Unachievable. 52min. Ciné Fête, VHS and DVD, $89.
Unravels the mystery of M. C. Escher’s Print Gallery by exploring the complex relationship between artistic inspiration and mathematics.
After Innocence. 95min. New Yorker, DVD, $29.99.
Deeply moving story of seven men exonerated after being imprisoned for decades and released only after DNA evidence proved their innocence.
Been Rich All My Life. 81min. First Run Features, DVD, $24.95.
Meet the Silver Belles, tap dancers who performed in 1930s Harlem. Together again, they’re dancing to standing ovations and sharing stories of the Harlem Renaissance.
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash. 85min. Docurama, DVD, $26.95.
A sobering assessment of our world as we move into a “post-peak” era of oil production that connects the dots between this fact and current military conflicts.
Favela Rising. 82min. ThinkFilm, DVD, $19.95.
Portrait of a former drug dealer in one of Rio de Janeiro’s poorest and most violent slums who uses music and dance to change lives.
Hacking Democracy. 81min. Docurama, DVD, $26.95.
A nonpartisan, frightening look at how our election process has been co-opted by corporations, cronyism, and incompetence.
The Heart of the Game. 97min. Buena Vista, DVD, $29.99.
The heartrending story of a star on an inner-city high-school girls’ basketball team who encounters numerous obstacles as she struggles to remain on the court.
Iraq in Fragments. 94min. Arab, DVD, $24.99.
A bravely filmed and strikingly composed portrait of the heartbreaking difficulties plaguing three different regions in Iraq following the American invasion.
Jesus Camp. 84min. Magnolia, DVD, $26.98.
An unflinching, evenhanded look at evangelical indoctrination as practiced at a children’s summer camp in North Dakota.
City of Factories. 68min. California Newsreel, DVD, $49.95.
Compelling look at globalization through the lives and hardships of women working in multinationally owned assembly plants in Tijuana.
Maxed Out. 87min. Magnolia, DVD, $26.98.
The predatory side of the credit-card business is revealed in this alarming view of Americans caught in the “plastic” trap.
Money Talks: Profits before Patient Safety. 50min. Hummingbird, DVD, $14.99.
Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau’s film examines the questionable marketing tactics of the pharmaceutical industry and includes interviews with legal and medical experts.
The Prize of the Pole. 78min. First Run/Icarus, DVD, $440.
Robert E. Peary’s great-grandson investigates both the mystery of his heritage and the story of Minik, one of seven Eskimo Peary brought to New York in 1909.
Salud! 93min. MEDICC, VHS and DVD, $60.
By examining the health-care system of cash-strapped Cuba, the filmmakers demonstrate how the U.S. medical industry could better serve us all.
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. 255min. HBO, DVD, $29.98.
Spike Lee’s gut-wrenching look at the city of New Orleans in the disastrous aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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