Underground Film Journal

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Want to find something awesome to watch on Amazon? These films will thrill, chill and delight you.

A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness
A man goes on a singular journey through three distinct landscapes: In a commune on an Estonian island, across the forests of Northern Finland, and as a member of a black metal band in Norway.

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Born In Flames
In the not too distant future, after a female activist dies in police custody, two rival women radio show hosts battle it out over the airwaves to make sure justice is served.

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Reflections Of Evil
An obese watch salesman wanders the ugly streets of Los Angeles and is haunted by the ghost of his older sister who died of a PCP overdose.

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The Connection
Two documentary filmmakers attempt to make a movie about heroin addicts waiting for their dealer to show up. Based on the play by Jack Gelber.

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The Brig
The prisoners locked in a Marine Corps jail in 1957 Japan are subjected to intense abuse and punishment from the guards.

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American Arab
Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi explores the nature of his own family’s dual sense of identity, the experiences of other Arab Americans and the depictions of Arabs in mainstream media.

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White Reindeer
After her husband is murdered just before Christmas, a suburban woman begins a downward spiral into a world of decadence and debauchery, especially when she learns that her dead spouse had been having an affair with an exotic dancer.

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Where We Started
A man and a woman in their thirties, who are both married to other people, meet randomly at a Texas roadside motel and consider embarking on an affair together after both reveal how dissatisfied they’ve become with their lives.

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Psychopathia Sexualis
This adaptation of the notorious 1886 sexual study by Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing recreates several of the aberrant behaviors detailed in the book.

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Plagues & Pleasures On The Salton Sea
This documentary reveals the troubled history of Salton Sea, which was once the site of a wonderful resort in the California desert, but soon turned into a fetid, largely abandoned area. Narrated by John Waters.

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