Get to the Heart of - Movies

​Explore stories ​​about unexpected personal revelations, chaotic relationships and transformative resiliency from unbearable loss. 

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Johnny and his young nephew forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children.  DVDKanopy

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Two years after his wife's unexpected death, Yusuke agrees to direct a production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya for a theater festival and, through relationships, finds himself confronting emotional scars.  DVDBlu-ray 

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A fresh and bold spin on a classic  Arthurian tale from the Knights of the Round Table. Sir Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom.  DVDBlu-rayKanopy

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Anna travels a dystopian world of increasing chaos and ruin searching for her lost brother.  DVD

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After a mysterious space-race-era satellite coincidentally falls from space and lands in Cameron’s  backyard, a series of events that ultimately reveal that there's more to his life story than he once thought.  DVDKanopy

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Struggling rapper Coco enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon. Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek real meaning in her lyrics, setting her on a journey of discovery that takes her through rap clubs and poetry slams, leading her to find her true voice and true love.   DVDKanopy

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Artemis returns to Athens to care for her father and tries to understand this man she never really knew.  DVDKanopy

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An engineer goes to the Alps for work and discovers more about himself and the mountains than he expected.  DVD 

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The metafictional account of two creative forces banding together to make a documentary about St. Vincent's music, touring life, and on-stage persona.  DVDKanopy

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Comedy ensues as Ben, Miko and Alice navigate interpersonal relationships and cross country move in search of an ideal connection.  DVD

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Based on the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.  DVDBlu-ray

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A reclusive English teacher, living alone in the wake of a tragedy, attempts to reconnect with his teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.  DVDBlu-rayKanopy 

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