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  • The Garden

    Directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy, this lively 2008 feature documents the fight to save a 14-acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles. more...
  • The German Secret

    Danish filmmaker Lars Johansson follows his wife, Kirsten Blohm, as she journeys through Europe piecing together the facts about her mother's wartime relationship with a Nazi officer—a man that Blohm suspects was her father. more...
  • Gilles' Wife

    Set in the 1930s, this film from Luxembourg stars Emmanuelle Devos as a mother of three young children who slowly comes to suspect that her foundry-worker husband (Clovis Cornillac) is having an affair with her beautiful younger sister. more...
  • The Girls of San Frediano

    Valerio Zurlini's 1954 debut feature is a charming comedy about a young mechanic (Antonio Cifariello) whose inability to settle on one woman creates absurd complications. more...
  • Goodbye, Life

    Living up to its grim title, this drama set during the Iran-Iraq war follows the harrowing odyssey of a young female photojournalist (Ladan Mostofi) who's injured on the front lines and tries to make her way home to Tehran. more...
  • The Gospel According to Philip K. Dick

    Philip K. Dick was one of the more fascinating figures among the ranks of science fiction writers, but you'd never guess it from Mark Steensland's unenlightening video documentary. more...
  • Grassroots Rising

    Robert C. Winn strings together numerous interviews with mostly first-generation Asian-Americans for this panoramic portrait (2005, 57 min.) more...
  • Green Paradise

    While struggling to finish an oral history of his rural grade school, a young Parisian sociologist (Denis Podalydes) realizes he's fallen in love with a childhood friend he's been interviewing (Natasha Regnier). more...
  • Greenfingers

    Led by ruggedly handsome Clive Owen, hardened criminals in an alternative prison program become successful flower gardeners and catch the attention of a well-known horticulturalist (snooty Helen Mirren), who encourages them to compete in a prestigious flower show. more...