Underground Film Journal

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Great underground films streaming on Amazon.

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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The Vampire’s Tomb
A family gathers at a mansion on the edge of a graveyard for the reading of the will of a deceased aunt, who may have returned from the grave to get revenge against her greedy relatives.

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No Through Road
A reclusive photographer finds a strange girl hiding in his house and protects her by any means necessary against three brutal thugs who desperately want her for mysterious reasons.

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Cul De Sac: A Suburban War Story
This documentary examines the causes and ramifications of when Shawn Nelson, a plumber, stole a National Guard tank and drove it around the suburban streets of San Diego, California.

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Desperate Living
After killing her husband, a harried housewife goes on the lam and ends up in a village that is is ruled over by an evil queen and is populated solely by degenerates and criminals.

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