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About Special Interest Movies

A "special interest" film is defined mostly by the narrowness of it audience. As opposed to a mainstream film, which will, its producers hope, appeal to a large portion of the potential viewing audience, a special interest film is expected to appeal to a much more focused segment of the audience-most likely those viewers who already have an interest in the film's subject matter. A special interest film doesn't try to win over the masses; it sticks to what it know, and it attempts only to please viewers within its niche.

Many special interest films are documentaries that focus on a very specific subject. They may address social or cultural topics that are outside the mainstream, or they may explore the lives and work of lesser-known historical or cultural figures. Instructional films fall into this category, too, since viewers are unlikely to watch them purely for their entertainment value.

Cult films, theatrical films that are enjoyed by a loyal but relatively small audience, can also sometimes be considered special interest films. They are loved enthusiastically by their fans, but they are unlikely to win over a broad audience and so are relegated to the fringes of genre designations.

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Counterpunch
Counterpunch
Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe
Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe
What's Done in the Dark: The Play
What's Done in the Dark: The Play
Four Blood Moons
Four Blood Moons
Miss Hokusai
Miss Hokusai
Battle of the Year
Battle of the Year
A Bigger Splash
A Bigger Splash
Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp
Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp
Hyena Road
Hyena Road
Al Sur de la Inocencia
Al Sur de la Inocencia
Roses In December
Roses In December
Owls' Castle
Owls' Castle
Begin the Beguine
Begin the Beguine
Wolfman
Wolfman
Three Sisters
Three Sisters
The Girl in the Photographs
The Girl in the Photographs
Fixing the Future
Fixing the Future
Irreplaceable
Irreplaceable
The Drop Box
The Drop Box
Wagner, Lohengrin - Waltraud Meier, Kent Nagano, Baden-Baden
Wagner, Lohengrin - Waltraud Meier, Kent Nagano, Baden-Baden
Spanish Guitar Ambience
To Catch a Dollar
Ramona
No Place Like Home
Two Angry Moms
American Rap Stars
Sesame Street: Elmo's Alphabet Challenge
Desert Runners
Vive le Tour
Cast Party
The Clan
The Biology of Weight Loss
Max Kennedy And The American Dream
Shinjuku Boys
The Lion's Mouth Opens
Whaledreams
Crafted
EPIX Presents David Ortiz: In The Moment
Going Deeper
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Altman
A Night with the Stars: The Science of Doctor Who
Every Little Thing
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Hybrid
The Lost Legion
Embracing Dissonance: A Life in Bebop
Bike City, Great City
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2
Shorts
Please Subscribe
I'm Fine, Thanks
Store Wars
The Man Who Knew Bush
Sequestro
Babies
Hating Breitbart
A Womb With A View
Last Will & Testament
Alegria
Legend of Su-Ling
State 194
The Bitter Buddha
Scott Joplin
The Green Wave
Crossing Borders
X - The Unheard Music
The Best Government Money Can Buy
The Big Bang
Fathers of the Sport
Tiger Spirit
100 Voices: A Journey Home
Special When Lit
Famous in 31 Days
Media Malpractice
Veritas
Miss HIV
The Big Buy: Tom DeLay's Stolen Congress
The Real Shaolin
Everest: A Climb for Peace
Sun Dogs
Impy's Island
Pull Out
Best Friend Forgotten
Searching for Debra Winger
Nabi
Bangers
The Dream Machine
Renaldo and Clara
The Lincoln Conspiracy
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