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Docs in Bloom: A Year in an English Garden: Flicker + Pulse

Docs in Bloom: This spring, revel in the wonders of nature and meet the creative visionaries who make it blossom. 

Spring into the season and step inside a beautiful English walled garden in Sussex. A must-see for nature lovers and green-thumbs, BBC's Flicker + Pulse studies the changing seasons and the people tending the garden in a mesmerizing meditation on the passage of time and the delicate balance between the flora, the environment and the gardeners. Featuring state of the art time-lapse cinematography, this is a walk through a garden you won't soon forget.

Docs in Bloom: Garden Lovers

Docs in Bloom: This spring, revel in the wonders of nature and meet the creative visionaries who make it blossom. 

With stunning imagery and a comedic touch, Garden Lovers looks at the lives of couples who share a passion for gardening. Using the garden as an entryway into the lives of a range of characters—from young to elderly, gay to straight, clothed to nudist—and a symbol for the growth of love, the film is a touching look at relationships and the trials and triumphs that give them life. 

In Finnish with English subtitles

Docs in Bloom: Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Docs in Bloom: This spring, revel in the wonders of nature and meet the creative visionaries who make it blossom. 

Immerse yourself in some of the world’s most beautiful gardens in this documentary on revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf. Best known for his work on New York’s High Line and Chicago’s Millennium Park, Five Seasons shows you Oudolf's finest achievements, guides you through his creative process and explores his radical impact on public spaces. Relaxing and inspiring, this is a film will redefine your conception of gardens as works of art in themselves.

Leaning into the Wind

Director Thomas Riedelsheimer and trailblazing artist Andy Goldsworthy reunite 16 years after their sleeper hit Rivers and Tides. This equally-stunning follow-up accompanies the British landscape sculptor on a globe-trotting journey to create ephemeral and permanent art out of nature, cities, and his own body. From Edinburgh and London to the South of France and New England, each environment he encounters becomes a fresh canvas. Peeling away the layers of a renowned artist’s unique process, Leaning Into the Wind will inspire new ways of looking and thinking about the nature of art.

This Film Should Be Played Loud: Metric: Dreams So Real

This Film Should Be Played Loud: See new, classic and rare concert films on the big screen.

With a view even better than the front row, Dreams So Real captures the epic final performance of Metric’s year-long sold-out world tour in 2016. Recorded in Vancouver with 26 cameras and sound mixed by Grammy-winner David Bottrill, this unforgettable experience sets a new standard for the concert documentary. Featuring hits from across Metric’s body of work such as hits "Breathing Underwater," "Gold Girls Guns" and "Help I'm Alive," see and hear your favourite songs like never before.

RBG

The so-called “Notorious RBG,” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has developed a trailblazing legal legacy while becoming an unexpected internet icon. From filmmakers Betsy White and Julie Cohen, this Sundance hit chronicles Ginsburg’s extraordinary life and career—from her early legal battles for gender equality and her work with the ACLU, to her unlikely rise to the head of the Supreme Court. Featuring interviews with Gloria Steinem, Nina Totenberg, and more, RBG offers an unprecedented glimpse at what makes Ginsburg a cultural icon, feminist crusader and history maker.

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Oftentimes when we remember our great heroes, we can gloss over important chapters of their story in order to create mythological narratives. In Sara Driver’s remarkable documentary Boom for Real, she details the pivotal years that preceded legendary American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s fame. A dazzling record of New York City's art world during the late 70s and 80s, discover how the magnetic Basquiat developed into a cultural icon.

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