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The Best Female Director Movies on Fandor

Finding a good Female Director movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Female Director movies of all time streaming on Fandor.

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1. The Square

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83/100
Released: 2013
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: The Square, a new film by Jehane Noujaim (Control Room; Rafea: Solar Mama), looks at the hard realities faced day-to-day by people working to build Egypt’s new democracy. Catapulting us into the action spread across 2011 and 2012, the film provides a kaleidoscopic, visceral experience of the struggle. Cairo’s Tahrir Square is the heart and soul of the film, which follows several young activists. Armed with values, determination, music, humor, an abundance of social media, and sheer obstinacy, they know that the thorny path to democracy only began with Hosni Mubarek’s fall. The life-and-death struggle between the people and the power of the state is still playing out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & PlayStation Store).

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2. The Turin Horse

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73/100
Released: 2011
Drama, Cult

What it's about: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Mubi) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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3. The Pervert's Guide to Ideology

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Released: 2012Rated: R
Documentary

What it's about: Philosopher Slavoj Žižek and filmmaker Sophie Fiennes reunites for this follow-up to their hit The Pervert's Guide to Cinema, using their interpretation of moving pictures to present a compelling cinematic journey into the heart of ideology – the dreams that shape our collective beliefs and practices.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Trouble the Water

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Released: 2008
Documentary

What it's about: "Trouble the Water" takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen. The film opens the day before the storm makes landfall--just blocks away from the French Quarter but far from the New Orleans that most tourists knew. Kimberly Rivers Roberts, an aspiring rap artist, is turning her new video camera on herself and her Ninth Ward neighbors trapped in the city. Weaving an insider's view of Katrina with a mix of verité and in-your-face filmmaking, it is a redemptive tale of self-described street hustlers who become heroes--two unforgettable people who survive the storm and then seize a chance for a new beginning.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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5. The Rape of Europa

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71/100
Released: 2007
Documentary, History

What it's about: World War II was not just the most destructive conflict in humanity, it was also the greatest theft in history: lives, families, communities, property, culture and heritage were all stolen. The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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6. After Tiller

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71/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, only four doctors in the United States continue to perform third-trimester abortions. These physicians, all colleagues of Dr. Tiller, sacrifice their safety and personal lives in the name of their fierce, unwavering conviction to help women.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Manufactured Landscapes

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Released: 2006
Documentary, Independent

What it's about: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is the striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes”—quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines and dams—Burtynsky creates stunningly beautiful art from civilization’s materials and debris.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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8. In Bloom

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Released: 2013
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. A Film Unfinished

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Released: 2010Rated: R
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: Yael Hersonski's powerful documentary achieves a remarkable feat through its penetrating look at another film-the now-infamous Nazi-produced film about the Warsaw Ghetto. Discovered after the war, the unfinished work, with no soundtrack, quickly became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record, despite its elaborate propagandistic construction. The later discovery of a long-missing reel complicated earlier readings, showing the manipulations of camera crews in these "everyday" scenes. Well-heeled Jews attending elegant dinners and theatricals (while callously stepping over the dead bodies of compatriots) now appeared as unwilling, but complicit, actors, alternately fearful and in denial of their looming fate.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Maidentrip

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Released: 2014
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. In the Mirror of Maya Deren

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Released: 2002
Documentary, Independent

What it's about: Documentary about the life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren, who led the independent film movement of the 1940s.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor).

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12. Chris & Don: A Love Story

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Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Chris & Don: A Love Story is a 2007 documentary film that chronicles the lifelong relationship between author Christopher Isherwood and his much younger lover, artist Don Bachardy. Chris & Don combines present-day interviews, archival footage shot by the couple from the 1950s, excerpts from Isherwood's diaries, and playful animations to recount their romance. It was directed by Guido Santi and Tina Mascara, and was the centerpiece film at NewFest, the New York LGBTQ Film Festival, in 2008.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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13. Strangers in Good Company

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Released: 1990Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: A busload of women become stranded in an isolated part of the Canadian countryside. As they await rescue, they reflect on their lives through a mostly ad-libbed script.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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14. 35 Shots of Rum

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66/100
Released: 2009
Drama

What it's about: A widowed metro conductor, approaching retirement, lives with his beautiful grown daughter – the object of a neighbor’s romantic interest. The man’s former girlfriend also lives in their building and plays a role in their closely-knit lives. 35 Shots of Rum considers the mysterious complexities that surround evolving relationships, whether romantic or parental.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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15. The Arbor

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Released: 2010
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar. Andrea Dunbar wrote honestly and unflinchingly about her upbringing on the notorious Buttershaw Estate in Bradford and was described as ‘a genius straight from the slums.’ When she died tragically at the age of 29 in 1990, Lorraine was just ten years old. The Arbor revisits the Buttershaw Estate where Dunbar grew up, thirty years on from her original play, telling the powerful true story of the playwright and her daughter Lorraine. Also aged 29, Lorraine had become ostracised from her mother’s family and was in prison undergoing rehab. Re-introduced to her mother’s plays and letters, the film follows Lorraine’s personal journey as she reflects on her own life and begins to understand the struggles her mother faced.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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16. Portrait of Jason

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Released: 1967
Documentary, LGBTQ

What it's about: Interview with Jason Holliday aka Aaron Payne, house boy, would be cabaret performer, and self proclaimed hustler giving one man's gin-soaked pill-popped, view of what it was like to be coloured and gay in 1960's America.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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17. River of Grass

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Released: 1995
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Wendy and Lucy

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Released: 2008Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Fandor & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Lore

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Released: 2012
Drama, Romance

What it's about: End of World War II, 1945. Lore leads her four younger siblings across a war-torn Germany. Amidst the chaos, she encounters Thomas, a mysterious refugee, who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire. To live, she must trust someone she does not know and face the darkness within herself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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20. Sweetgrass

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Released: 2009
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: An unsentimental elegy to the American West, Sweetgrass follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana's breathtaking and often dangerous Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture. This astonishingly beautiful reveals a world in which nature and culture, animals and humans, vulnerability and violence are all intimately meshed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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21. Daguerréotypes

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Released: 1976
Documentary

What it's about: An intimate portrait of the small shops and shopkeepers of the Rue Daguerre in Paris, a picturesque street that has been the filmmaker’s home for more than 50 years.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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22. Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

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Released: 2012
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: An impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor Harry Dean Stanton comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his renditions of American folk songs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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23. Girl Model

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Released: 2011
Documentary, Thriller

What it's about: Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects these distant regions. GIRL MODEL follows two protagonists involved in this industry: Ashley, a deeply ambivalent model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces to send to the Japanese market, and one of her discoveries, Nadya, a thirteen year-old plucked from the Siberian countryside and dropped into the center of Tokyo with promises of a profitable career. After Ashley’s initial discovery of Nadya, the two rarely meet again, but their stories are inextricably bound. As Nadya’s optimism about rescuing her family from their financial difficulties grows, her dreams contrast against Ashley’s more jaded outlook about the industry’s corrosive influence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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24. Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

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Released: 2012
Documentary

What it's about: The life and career of renowned magician and sleight of hand artist Ricky Jay.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Cinema Komunisto

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62/100
Released: 2010
Documentary, History

What it's about: This eye-opening and bittersweet chronicle of the Yugoslavian film industry recounts how the cinema was used—often with direct intervention from President Josip Broz Tito—to create and recreate the young nation’s history, replete with heroes and myths that didn’t always hew closely to reality.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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26. Lady Chatterley

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Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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27. Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

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Released: 2015
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: A documentary about the life and work of Hannah Arendt, the prolific and unclassifiable thinker, political theorist, moral philosopher and polemicist, and with her encounter with the trial of Adolf Eichmann a high ranking nazi.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. Ballets Russes

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Released: 2005
Documentary, History

What it's about: For many, modern ballet began with the Ballet Russe of Monte Carlo, originally made up of Russian exiles from the Russian Revolution. This film tells the story of this landmark company with its stars and production as well as its power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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29. Better This World

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Released: 2011
Documentary

What it's about: Set amid arrests and subsequent trials surrounding the 2008 Republican National Convention, this portrait of two young activists caught in the web of an opportunistic mentor and a desperate justice system poignantly describes both the problems of power and the power of forgiveness and love.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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30. Sami Blood

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Released: 2016
Drama, History

What it's about: Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, Fandor & 1 other) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. Found Memories

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Released: 2011
Drama

What it's about: Each citizen of Jotuomba plays an integral role in village life. Madalena is responsible for baking bread; each morning she stacks her rolls as Antonio prepares the coffee. The two share a morning ritual of arguments and insults, followed by an amicable cup of coffee on the bench outside Antonio's shop. At midday the church bells ring, summoning the villagers to mass. In the early evening, they all share a meal together. And so life proceeds in Jotuomba, the days languidly drifting into one another; the only variations seem to be in the weather. But, one day Rita arrives looking for a place to stay.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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32. Leviathan

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Released: 2012
Documentary

What it's about: Set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast. The very waters that once inspired Moby Dick, the film captures the harsh, unforgiving world of the fishermen in starkly haunting, yet beautiful detail.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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33. Billy the Kid

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Released: 2007
Documentary, Independent

What it's about: "I'm not black, I'm not white, not foreign, just different in the mind. Different brains, that's all," explains 15-year-old Billy in Jennifer Venditti's provocative coming of age film. Following Billy as he bicycles through the quiet streets of small town Maine, we watch him traverse the frustrating gap between imagination and reality, grappling with isolation and first-time young love. By turns exhilarating and disturbing, we see the world from the intimate view of an expressive and seemingly fearless outsider.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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34. Censored Voices

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Released: 2015
Documentary, History

What it's about: The 1967 'Six-Day' war ended with Israel's decisive victory; conquering Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the West Bank. It is a war portrayed, to this day, as a righteous undertaking - a radiant emblem of Jewish pride. One week after the war, a group of young kibbutzniks, led by renowned author Amos Oz, recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The recording revealed an honest look at the moment Israel turned from David to Goliath. The Israeli army censored the recordings, allowing the kibbutzniks to publish only a fragment of the conversations. 'Censored Voices' reveals the original recordings for the first time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Kings of Pastry

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Released: 2009
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: The collar awarded to the winners of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) is more than the ultimate recognition for every pastry chef - it is a dream and an obsession. The 3-day competition includes everything from delicate chocolates to precarious six foot sugar sculptures and requires that the chefs have extraordinary skill, nerves of steel and luck. The film follows Jacquy Pfeiffer, founder of The French Pastry School in Chicago, as he returns to France to compete against 15 of France's leading pastry chefs. The filmmakers were given first time/exclusive access to this high-stakes drama of passion, sacrifice, disappointment and joy in the quest to have President Sarkozy declare them one of the best in France.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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36. Divan

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Released: 2003
Documentary

What it's about: Pearl Gluck travels to Hungary to retrieve a turn-of-the-century family heirloom: a couch upon which esteemed rabbis once slept. En route for the ancestral divan, Pearl encounters a colorful cast of characters who provide guidance and inspiration.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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37. Meshes of the Afternoon

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Released: 1943
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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38. Meek's Cutoff

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Released: 2010Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. No Impact Man

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Released: 2009
Documentary, Food

What it's about: Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Gaia) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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40. Madeinusa

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6.9/10
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60/100
Released: 2006
Drama

What it's about: Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the afternoon (the time of day when Christ died on the cross) to Easter Sunday, the whole village can do whatever it feels like. During the two holy days sin does not exist: God is dead and can't see what is happening. Everything is accepted and allowed, without remorse. Year after year, Madeinusa and her sister Chale, and her father Don Cayo, the Mayor and local big shot, maintain this tradition without questioning it. However, everything changes with the arrival in the village of Salvador, a young geologist from Lima, who will unknowingly change the destiny of the girl.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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41. The Forest for the Trees

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7.3/10
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60/100
Released: 2004
Drama

What it's about: As an awkward idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city, things turn out to be much tougher than she had imagined.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. The Jaundiced Eye

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6.9/10
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60/100
Released: 2000
Documentary

What it's about: At the prompting of his ex-wife and her new live-in boyfriend, a gay man is accused by his five-year-old son of child molestation. The gay man's parents are also indicted. Small-town prejudices are further fueled by the father's admitted homosexuality and the common but erroneous stereotype that all gay men are child molesters. This documentary follows the journey of that family, reliving the horror of the first accusations through an initial guilty verdict, time in prison, the overturning of the first convictions and the eventual dropping of a subsequent case due to lack of evidence.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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43. Hannah Arendt

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7.1/10
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60/100
Released: 2012
Biography, Drama

What it's about: HANNAH ARENDT is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever heard before. Her work instantly provokes a furious scandal, and Arendt stands strong as she is attacked by friends and foes alike. But as the German-Jewish émigré also struggles to suppress her own painful associations with the past, the film exposes her beguiling blend of arrogance and vulnerability — revealing a soul defined and derailed by exile.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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44. Žižek!

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7.4/10
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59/100
Released: 2005
Documentary

What it's about: ŽIŽEK! trails the thinker as he crisscrosses the globe, racing from New York City lecture halls, through the streets of Buenos Aires, and even stopping at home in Ljubljana, Slovenia. All the while Žižek obsessively reveals the invisible workings of ideology through his unique blend of Lacanian psychoanalysis, Marxism, and critique of pop culture.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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45. The Unforeseen

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7.1/10
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59/100
Released: 2007
Documentary

What it's about: A documentary about the development around Barton Springs in Austin, Texas, and nature's unexpected response to being threatened by human interference.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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46. Hard Labor

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6.5/10
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59/100
Released: 2011
Drama, Horror

What it's about: With her husband having lost his job, Helena opens her own grocery store, but is soon plagued by strange occurrences.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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47. Three Rooms of Melancholia

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7.3/10
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59/100
Released: 2004
Documentary

What it's about: A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Realeyz).

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48. Far from Vietnam

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7.5/10
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58/100
Released: 1967
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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49. Operation Filmmaker