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Jean Cocteau Cinema has partnered with distributors to provide a virtual cinema experience offering new release arthouse films and restored classics.

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In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up. See More

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Covering the dire elephant poaching crisis: poachers, rangers, victims and those who save the elephants. An unbridled terrorist-driven slaughter of the African elephant; weighs both the human and environmental toll. See More

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 The surprisingly significant role that music played throughout Carter’s life and in his work becomes a thread in this engaging portrait of one of the most enigmatic Presidents in American history. See More

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Artist Matt Furie, the creator of the comic character Pepe the Frog, begins an uphill battle to take back his iconic cartoon image from those who used it for their own purposes. See More

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Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers. Despite threats from the management and disapproval of her husband, Shimu is determined to go on. Together the women must fight and find a way. See More

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Vinyl Nation digs into the crates of the record resurgence in search of truths set in deep wax: Has the return of vinyl made music fandom more inclusive or divided? What does vinyl say about our past here in the present? How has the second life of vinyl changed how we hear music and how we listen to each other? See More

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The debut documentary feature from Polish critic and academic Kuba Mikurda investigates the work of Walerian Borowczyk, a director of unparalleled creativity & sensitivity, revered in the 1970s for creations including Goto, Island of Love, The Beast, & Immoral Tales. The film interviews his closest collaborators, filmmakers, and leading intellectuals who put his work into perspective, including Bertrand Bonello, Neil Jordan, Patrice Leconte, Slavoj Žižek, Terry Gilliam and the late Andrzej Wajda. See More

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The Jean Cocteau Cinema presents “WBCN and The American Revolution.”Rent and screen this award-winning documentary and help support the Jean Cocteau Cinema at this critical time! The film is available for online rental and screening for $10.00 for a three-day rental. See More

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A long-awaited follow up to Munch’s acclaimed 2011 Sundance film Letters From the Big Man, THE 11TH GREEN stars CAMPBELL SCOTT (House of Cards, Roger Dodger) as a journalist who uncovers the truth behind the mythology of President Eisenhower’s long-alleged involvement in extraterrestrial events. See More

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Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer’s Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O’Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition or The Lord’s Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning. See More

Featured Books

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    Pre-Order | A Storm of Swords: The Illustrated Edition

    By George R. R. Martin

    Signed Hardcover

    Pre-order now before the Nov 3, 2020 release!

    A gorgeous illustrated edition of the third book in the beloved A Song of Ice and Fire series, for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones

    The twentieth-anniversary celebration of George R. R. Martin’s landmark saga continues with this beautifully illustrated special edition of the third book in the series. With twenty-five all-new illustrations in both color and black-and-white from acclaimed artist Gary Gianni—who also illustrated A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms—this modern classic takes on a truly timeless feel sure to delight its legion of fans.

    $50.00
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    big feelings

    Bella, Gigi

    Signed Paperback

    big feelings is a collection of poems about falling too hard too fast and giving your heart to a crush, or even a country that does not love you back.

    It details all of the good glitter we can turn our hurt into while lamenting lost love and glimpsing into what it’s like to date as a Selena-meets-Athena femme Xicana in the millenial Tr*mp era.

    Poetry. Latinx Studies. Women’s Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. Film. Music.

    “At once a time capsule of love and loss, and a hymnal book of protest songs against the current political regime, the reader becomes a lucky passenger in bella’s car, driving the scenic route through her brilliant and expansive mind. The book reads as a memoir in verse. The poems travel both physical and emotional landscapes, journeying through vibrant New Mexico and through the often lonely road of living as someone with ‘big feelings.’ We get to meet bodega cats, Ariana Grande, her family and her loves, but most importantly we get to meet gigi; wholly human and wholly herself. This book is as tender as it is fierce, and will be opened like a gift by the hearts of so many.”–Andrea Gibson

    $20.00
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    Wild Cards: Dealer’s Choice

    Martin, George R.R.

    Signed Trade Paperback

    Soon to be a TV show!

    Rights to develop Wild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought you The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer.

    After too many disastrous raids and military embarrassments, the Nats order a full-out, no-holds-barred blitzkrieg against Bloat and his genetic outcasts. The mission is clear: destroy Ellis Island, no survivors. As the final battle rages, the Turtle throws in the towel, Modular Man switches sides, Reflector faces defeat, Legion “dies”—and assassins reach Bloat’s chamber. This is it, folks. The final days of the Rox.

    The Wild Cards series explodes into apocalyptic battle action, edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass, featuring the writing talents of Edward W. Bryant, Stephen Leigh, John Jos. Miller, George R. R. Martin and Walter Jon Williams.

    The Wild Cards Universe
    The Original Triad
    #1 Wild Cards
    #2 Aces High
    #3 Jokers Wild

    The Puppetman Quartet
    #4: Aces Abroad
    #5: Down and Dirty
    #6: Ace in the Hole
    #7: Dead Man’s Hand

    The Rox Triad
    #8: One-Eyed Jacks
    #9: Jokertown Shuffle
    #10: Double Solitaire

    #11: Dealer’s Choice
    #12: Turn of the Cards

    The Card Sharks Triad
    #13: Card Sharks
    #14: Marked Cards
    #15: Black Trump

    #16: Deuces Down
    #17: Death Draws Five

    The Committee Triad
    #18: Inside Straight
    #19: Busted Flush
    #20: Suicide Kings

    American Hero (ebook original)

    The Fort Freak Triad
    #21: Fort Freak
    #22: Lowball
    #23: High Stakes

    The American Triad
    #24: Mississippi Roll
    #25: Low Chicago
    #26: Texas Hold ‘Em

    #27: Knaves Over Queens

    $30.00
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    A Memory Called Empire

    Martine, Arkady

    Signed Hardcover

    Winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novel
    A Locus, and Nebula Award nominee for 2019
    A Best Book of 2019: Library Journal, Polygon, Den of Geek

    An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
    Guardian Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2019 and “Not the Booker Prize” Nominee
    A Goodreads Biggest SFF Book of 2019 and Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee

    A Memory Called Empire perfectly balances action and intrigue with matters of empire and identity. All around brilliant space opera, I absolutely love it.”―Ann Leckie, author of Ancillary Justice

    Ambassador Mahit Dzmare arrives in the center of the multi-system Teixcalaanli Empire only to discover that her predecessor, the previous ambassador from their small but fiercely independent mining Station, has died. But no one will admit that his death wasn’t an accident―or that Mahit might be next to die, during a time of political instability in the highest echelons of the imperial court.

    Now, Mahit must discover who is behind the murder, rescue herself, and save her Station from Teixcalaan’s unceasing expansion―all while navigating an alien culture that is all too seductive, engaging in intrigues of her own, and hiding a deadly technological secret―one that might spell the end of her Station and her way of life―or rescue it from annihilation.

    A fascinating space opera debut novel, Arkady Martine’s A Memory Called Empire is an interstellar mystery adventure.

    “The most thrilling ride ever. This book has everything I love.”―Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky

    And coming soon, the brilliant sequel, A Desolation Called Peace!

    $28.00