Underground Film Journal

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

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.

Director: Lizzie Borden

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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.

Director: Damon Packard

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All The Rage (Saved By Sarno)

This documentary profiles Dr. John E. Sarno, whose controversial approach to solving back pain has helped countless people, including comedian Larry David, radio personality Howard Stern and filmmaker Michael Galinksy.

Director: Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley, David Beilinson

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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.

Director: Shirley Clarke

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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.

Director: Jonas Mekas

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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.

Director: Usama Alshaibi

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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.

Director: Zach Clark

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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.

Director: Christopher J. Hansen

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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.

Director: Bret Wood

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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.

Director: Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer

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