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SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB PRESENTS THE "UNFORGETTABLE" COLLECTION - NINE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARIES NOW AVAILABLE


 

SUNDANCENOW DOC CLUB PRESENTS RARE, AWARD-WINNING "UNFORGETTABLE" COLLECTION, AVAILABLE NOW

Academy Award winning documentary MARJOE available for streaming exclusively at Doc Club

New York, NY (December 11, 2014) - SundanceNow Doc Club, the streaming video subscription service for documentary lovers, announced today thatUNFORGETTABLE, a program of nine acclaimed and rarely seen documentaries, including Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Feature MARJOE, is now available online. Three of the films in the collection - MARJOE, A SMALL ACT and SICK: THE LIFE & DEATH OF BOB FLANAGAN, SUPERMASOCHIST - are not available to stream anywhere else online.
 
Each film in the collection features a unique, "unforgettable" character who resonates with the viewer long after the films are over. The nine films included in thecollection are:
•    MARJOE (1972 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature)
 A disillusioned former child evangelist demonstrates how he scammed believers out of thousands of dollars in this controversial Oscar-winning documentary from 1972. 
•    GYPSY DAVY (World Cinema Documentary Competition, 2012 Sundance Film Festival) 
 This film chronicles the story of how David "Serva" Jones, a white boy  -with Alabama roots, becomes a Spanish Flamenco guitarist.
•    A SMALL ACT (Official Selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival)
 Chris Mburu's life in rural Kenya drastically changes when a Swedish stranger sponsors his education, resulting in an Ivy League degree and career as a Human Rights Lawyer for the United Nations.
•    SICK: THE LIFE & DEATH OF FLANAGAN, SUPERMASOCHIST (Special Jury Prize, 1997 Sundance Film Festival)
 Writer and performance artist Bob Flanagan suffers from cystic fibrosis and finds artistic and sexual expression through sadomasochistic practices.
•    SISTER HELEN (Directing Award, 2002 Sundance Film Festival)
 Sister Helen opens a private home for recovering addicts and alcoholics in the South Bronx following the death of her husband and two sons.
•    BROKEN NOSES (1988 International Documentary Association Award)
 This film focuses on a small boxing club near Portland, Oregon, focusing on the coach - Olympic contender Andy Minsker - and his students.
•    MARWENCOL (Grand Jury Award, Best Documentary Film, 2010 SXSW)
 Artist Mark Hogancamp finds solace from a near-fatal beating by building and photographing Marwencol, a miniature World War II-era town.
•    BUCK (Audience Award, 2011 Sundance Film Festival)
 Overcoming a childhood of abuse, Buck Brannaman now travels the country as a true American cowboy and acclaimed "horse-whisperer." 
•    PLANET OF SNAIL (Best Feature Documentary, 2011 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam)
 Young-Chan, born deaf and blind, struggles to communicate with the outside world until he meets and marries Soon-Ho, who also has a physical handicap.