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SHOWING 43 FILMS SORTED BY THE LETTER: 'J'
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JELLYFISH

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: James Gardner
  • Country: UK
Sarah Taylor’s hardscrabble life has turned her into a teenage terror. When her drama teacher helps her channel her ferocious wit into comedy, her life’s delicate balance is set on a collision course with her newfound passion. |Read More
Drama, First Time Filmmaker
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JEREMIAH TOWER THE LAST MAGNIFICENT

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Directed By: Lydia Tenaglia
  • Country: USA
The Last Magnificent charts the life of Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial, outrageous, and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. Yet his name has largely been obliterated from history. Featuring interviews by Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, and Ruth Reichl, this delicious documentary for the culinary set tells the story of the rise and fall of America’s first celebrity chef. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Experimental
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JESUS CAMP

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Country: USA
The makers of Boys of Baraka turn their cameras on an evangelical Christian camp of rare devotion. With unprecedented access, the children and parents show how their faith dictates everything from their daily lives to politics. This fascinating doc about a rarely seen world where faith trumps everything else is sure to provoke debate. |Read More
Documentary
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JESUS HENRY CHRIST

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Dennis Lee
  • Country: USA
Precocious doesn't even begin to describe Henry James Hermin, a petri dish child who writes rabble-rousing manifestos on the nature of truth… at age 10. This boy-genius misfit's world turns upside down when—to the dismay of the doting single mother who raised him—he embarks on a search for his biological father. Toni Collette and Michael Sheen star alongside bright newcomers Jason Spevack and Samantha Weinstein in this charming comedy that beams with off-the-wall humor and visual flair. |Read More
Comedy

JEWMAICAN

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Country: USA
I had the world against me from day one. My mom committed suicide when I was 4 months old. But my story brightened when Beverly entered my life. Beverly was a Jamaican woman who was hired to be my nanny, but ultimately became my mom. Beverly contrasted with the rest of my family, since they were Jewish, and also because they didnâ??t recognize that she was more to me than a nanny. Mentor: Michael â??Boogieâ? Pinckney |Read More
Documentary
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JIHAD

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 6 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Shapiro
  • Country: USA
Two terrorists on their way to committing what appears to be a suicide attack find they've won the lottery. Mayhem ensues. |Read More
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JIMMYS HALL

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Directed By: Ken Loach
  • Country: U.K., France, Ireland
James Gralton returns from exile and reopens a public dancehall, bravely pushing back against the sharply drawn religious and political margins of his time. Ken Loach (Winner, Palme-d'or 2006, The Wind that Shakes the Barley) paints a romantic drama about a leftist leader, and a 1930s Ireland that celebrates free speech and thought in the face of oppressive dogma. A Sony Pictures Classics Release. |Read More
Drama

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: David Gelb
  • Country: USA
An appetizing documentary in every sense, Jiro Dreams of Sushi follows 85-year-old master sushi chef Jiro Ono, paying lushly photographed homage to the process of preparing the artisan sushi that earned Ono's esteemed Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant three Michelin stars. From the complicated relationship between Jiro and his sons to the ins and outs of the tuna auction, this spirited film profiles all aspects of Jiro's craft in tantalizing style and detail.

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Documentary
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JîN

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 122 minutes
  • Directed By: Reha Erdem
  • Country: Turkey
Reha Erdem relays in radiant detail the effects of the decades-long Turkish-Kurdish conflict. Seventeen-year-old rebel Jîn abandons her post and crosses between the opposing forces, navigating a beautiful mountain range made brutal by gunfire and random bombings. Her courage is repeatedly tested, until she finds comfort among unexpected allies. Erdem creates a soul-stirring odyssey that reflects on the permanent damage to humanity and the natural world caused by unremitting war. |Read More
Drama

JOAN RIVERS - A PIECE OF WORK

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern
  • Country: USA
Joan Rivers is the undisputed queen of American comedy, and at 76 years old, with a career spanning five decades, she shows no sign of slowing down. Following Rivers over the course of a year, A Piece of Work reveals the fascinating combination of vulnerability and irreverence behind the public figure in this endlessly entertaining, quintessential profile of an icon. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

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