Transmissions

February 2019

Watch: “Field Niggas” by Khalik Allah
02/22

Sneak preview ended on 3/8/19. In advance of Khalik Allah's acclaimed new documentary Black Mother, we're proud to present his revelatory 2015 debut Field Niggas. Streaming free for two weeks only.

January 2019

Sneak Preview: “Machorka-Muff” by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
01/08

Sneak preview ended on 1/15/19. In honor of Jean-Marie Straub's 86th birthday, we're streaming for one week only, and for free, his first collaboration with Danièle Huillet.

August 2018

Watch: “Something Horizontal” by Blake Williams
08/24

A stunning 3D short film from Blake Williams, director of Prototype. 3D red & cyan glasses are required.

January 2018

Watch: “The Edge of Daybreak” by Alix Lambert
01/10

A brief history of the greatest album ever recorded by musicians serving jail time.

December 2017

Watch: “En rachâchant” by Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet
12/07

Released in France with Rohmer’s Pauline at the Beach, this comical story of a precocious nine-year-old boy offers a terse, tough rejection of authority.

October 2017

Watch: “Vampir-Cuadecuc” by Pere Portabella
10/31

A new digital restoration of the landmark documentary filmed on the set of Franco’s 1970 cult film Count Dracula starring Christopher Lee.

September 2017

Watch: “The Algerian War!” by Jean-Marie Straub
09/21

A hard-boiled noir in under two minutes from heralded filmmaker Jean-Marie Straub.

August 2017

Watch: “Fengming: A Chinese Memoir” by Wang Bing
08/18

The Chinese master's documentary, often cited as one of the finest ever made, offers a deep view into his country's tormented history.

July 2017

Watch: “From What Is Before” by Lav Diaz
07/27

Shot in luminous black and white, Lav Diaz's award-winning historical epic relates the strange, perhaps supernatural, occurrences that befall a remote village.

June 2017

Watch: “Influenza” by Bong Joon-ho
06/16

A series of violent incidents are captured on security cameras in this startling short from the director of The Host, Snowpiercer and the upcoming Okja.