Film Documentaries

Brakhage

Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) was possibly the most important filmmaker of the avant-garde, and one of t...

Blank City

BLANK CITY is an "absorbing snapshot of a daring time" (LA Times) when a disparate crew of renegade ...

Derek

Written and NARRATED BY ACADEMY AWARD WINNER TILDA SWINTON A FILM BY ISAAC JULIEN PRODUCED BY...

Diva Dolorosa

In this mesmerizing collage of silent Italian melodrama, found-footage filmmaker Peter Delpeut (Lyri...

Filmworker

Leon Vitali was a rising British television actor when Stanley Kubrick picked him for the role of Lo...

American Grindhouse

The salacious and uproarious AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE explores the hidden history of the exploitation fil...

Hitler's Hollywood

NARRATED BY UDO KIER. Filmmaker Rüdiger Suchsland suggests that the Third Reich was essentially...

Marlene

An Oscar® nominee for Best Documentary and winner of the 1986 New York Film Critic¹s Circle...

D.W. Griffith: Father of Film

In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill (...

A History of Israeli Cinema

Raphaël Nadjari’s extraordinary two-part documentary weaves together clips from more than...

Mutantes: Punk Porn Feminism

Is pornography an acceptable form of expression - and if so, can distinctions be drawn between diffe...

Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film

This feature-length documentary provides a vivid, eye-opening, and appropriately personal introducti...

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a personal documentary about the iconic actor in his intimate ...

Double Take

An Official Selection at both the Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals, Johan Grimonprez's Double T...

Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy

A half century after its release, Midnight Cowboy remains one of the most original and groundbreakin...

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts ...

Charlotte Rampling: The Look

Legendary actress Charlotte Rampling (Heading South, Melancholia) is "the perfect confluence of brai...

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Years before the Beats arrived in San Francisco, the city exploded with artistic expressions: painti...

Drew: The Man Behind The Poster

DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER is a feature-length documentary film highlighting the career of post...

Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinematheque

WITH: CLAUDE BERRI, CLAUDE CHABROL, LOTTE EISNER, PHILIPPE GARREL, JEAN-LUC GODARD,ALFRED HITCHCOCK...

Before The Nickelodeon

An age of innovation An era of idealism The time when American movies were born BEFORE THE NI...

The Magic of Melies

The MAGIC of MÉLIÈS Fifteen Fantastic Works by the Cinema’s First Special Effec...

Dawson City: Frozen Time

This meditation on cinema’s past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizar...

From Caligari to Hitler

Using a montage of footage from the highest quality restorations, Suchsland illustrates Siegfried Kr...

Hell's Highway (plus Signal 30, Highways of Agony, Options to Live)

Critically acclaimed upon its 2003 theatrical release, Hell's Highway: the True Story of Highway Saf...

Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen

The fall of 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof, the film Pauline Kael (The New ...

Iranian Cinema Before and After the Revolution

Dr. Jamsheed Akrami is a scholar of Iranian cinema. A former editor of Iranian film magazines, he ha...

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Alice Guy-Blaché was a true pioneer who got into the movie business at the very beginning&mda...

The Village Detective: a song cycle

During the summer of 2016, a fishing boat off the shores of Iceland made a most curious catch: four ...

Two in the Wave

Directors Jean-Luc Godard and Fran&ccedilois Truffaut changed the face of cinema forever as memb...

Billy Wilder Speaks

a film by Volker Schlöndorff BILLY WILDER SPEAKS The wit and wisdom of one of Hollywood's mos...

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