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SHOWING 123 FILMS SORTED BY THE LETTER: 'W'
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WACKNESS

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: Jonathan Levine
  • Country: USA
Summer of 1994. The streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop and wafting with marijuana, and Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) is spending his last summer before college selling dope, trading it with his shrink (Ben Kingsley) for therapy, and crushing on his stepdaughter (Olivia Thirlby). |Read More
Comedy
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WADJDA

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • Country: Germany
Meet Wadjda (Waad Mohammed), a feisty, funny and wholly unconventional ten-year-old girl determined to scrounge up enough money to buy a bicycle, despite the societal repercussions sure to follow. The groundbreaking first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first by a female Saudi filmmaker, Wadjda offers a moving, rarely seen picture of everyday life in Riyadh: through the eyes of a girl unwilling to surrender what she wants. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)

WAGNER'S DREAM

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Directed By: Susan Froemke
  • Country: USA
For perhaps the most ambitious project in its famed history, the Metropolitan Opera commissioned visionary director Robert Lepage to stage a new production of opera's most formidable masterpiece: Richard Wagner's four-part Ring Cycle. Shot over five years, Susan Froemke's documentary captures the unprecedented challenges of bringing Lepage's electrifying production to life. Featuring such opera luminaries as Deborah Voigt, the film is a rare and engrossing look at the artistic process. |Read More
Documentary, Music
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WAITING FOR HOCKNEY

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Julie Checkoway
  • Country: USA
At 38-years-old, aspiring artist Billy Pappas is the ultimate dreamer. Checkoway chronicles the 10 years Pappas spent meticulously drawing his masterpiece in his parents' attic-and the success or failure he believes hinges on his ability to show his work to his idol, artist David Hockney. Co-hosted with Independent Feature Project (IFP) . |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary
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WAKE-UP CALLER

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Country: USA
A socially-conscious kid from the burbs invades a Texas hotel chain's wake-up caller room and rouses a group of conventioneers with left-wing messages. As the situation turns into a crime scene, and neither the police nor his mother can stop him, it comes down to an Ivy League admissions director to fix the problem. |Read More
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WANDERING SHADOWS

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Ciro Alfonso Guerra
  • Country: Colombia
At once darkly comic and melancholy, this low-budget debut from a 23-year old Colombian director weaves an idiosyncratic spell in a tale of two outsiders: a one-legged man who fancies origami and a man in goggles who hires himself out to give rides in the chair strapped to his back. |Read More
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WANNABE

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Nick Sandow
  • Country: USA
Gotti-obsessed and hopelessly in love, Thomas (Boardwalk Empire’s Vincent Piazza) and Rose (Academy Award®–winner Patricia Arquette) are looking to fit in to a neighborhood where mob-ties equal social currency. Amidst events surrounding the 1992 trial of John Gotti, Thomas and Rose attempt to make their mark. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese. |Read More
Drama, New York, NY Director(s)

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