Located in a flat in the famous Corrientes Avenue in Buenos Aires, for more than 30 years “Luisita Photo Studio” portrayed hundreds of celebrities of the Argentinian show business.
A feature-length documentary film about the singer-songwriter Zuzana Michnová.
The film dedicated to one of the Prague cult theatre groups – the Sklep theatre, founded in 1971, maps the past and the present of this special artistic stage of admirably long existence and persistence.
Members of the Brno alternative rock legend Dunaj (Danube) meet after several years, determined to forget their grievances and disagreements of the past to perform a concert in the Romanian city of Banat, where they still have a strong fan base. On the way there, they take a boat down the Danube River...
This Movie Is a Gift is a movie about the artist Daniel Spoerri. Actually it's a movie about a thought by Daniel Spoerri: a movie almost without Daniel Spoerri, actually he is mostly re-enacted by a child - not to say anything less than that everything always goes on in life somehow, even if you die in between.
Kristīne Briede and Audrius Stonys’s meditative documentary essay portrays the less-remembered generation of cinema poets of the Baltic New Wave. With finesse, they push beyond the barriers of the common historiographic investigation in order to achieve a consummate poetic treatment of the ontology of documentary creation.
Today, analogue video is attractive primarily thanks to the distinctive aesthetic quality of its pixelated image and raster errors. But for Czech artists who first explored the possibilities offered by video art in the late 1980s, this medium represented a path towards freedom.
A documentary on the every day life of Grant Sabin, young talent of the American Blues.
Nicki Cochrane is an urban legend in the New York theatre scene. The 78-year-old Indian lady has been seeing a play every day for more than a quarter-century. Always taking along her large bags, Nicki is ready to fight for a free seat at any show that’s worth her time. She has developed an array of ingenious means by which she acquires free tickets to most New York theaters.
Art is merely a label of no relevance according to the artist Christian Eisenberger. At the age of 40 he has created over 45,000 works. He deposited thousands of them on streets and squares, where anyone could gather them up. He defies galleries, art fairs and museums with his unrestrained production. His art runs rampant, eluding all control.
He has made more than 300 feature films, short films and animations for television and the web, and he is still loved by millions of viewers around the world. He has received a Golden Bear, an Oscar nomination, and prizes and tributes from all over the world, and he is internationally considered a genius of animation.
In KINDERS we accompany children and adolescents with various backgrounds throughout their difficult, confusing and funny day-to-day life and get to know their perspectives and stances. The central theme is the edgy musical education program ((superar)) founded by Caritas, Wiener Kon- zerthaus and the Vienna Boysʼ Choir in which the children are transformed from "invisible" outsi- ders into self-confident young people and learn to express their hidden potential through the power of music.
Found Super 8mm home movies of wildlife from 1960s apartheid era South Africa and colonial Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) comprise the visual elements of African Film School. In order to disrupt the viewer, American filmmaker Roger Horn juxtaposes these found images with audio he recorded while attending a wildlife film-training program in Cape Town in 2007.
Nawal is a 33-year-old Iranian woman who has decided to take a new direction. She is hoping to break a long silence through a project. Eight years following the controversial 2009 Iranian presidential elections, in the middle of the boiling ambiance of Tehran, two realities meet each other.
The National Ballet of Portugal is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Since its foundation, it has aimed to present the great classics, as well as to always welcome contemporary creations. This film follows not only the company’s creations and premieres, but mainly each dancer’s silent and structural work.
In early 90’s, a 12-year old Serbian girl was brutally murdered in Zagreb. The perpetrators were soon found but never convicted. A quarter-century later, well known director Oliver Frljic is working on a theatre play about the case. The rehearsals bring out hidden traumas and become collective psychotherapy, and the 12-year old actress Nina feels as if the war had never ended.
Film portrait of the czech painter Kamil Lhoták.
Television series The Golden Sixties examines new insights into Czech and Slovak cinema of the 1960s and the role of the Czechoslovak New Wave. This episode focuses on one of the most distinctive directors, Karel Vachek.
Legendary Czech documentary filmmaker and former head of FAMU's documentary department Karel Vachek returns to painting after 35 years. On the way from his exhibition in Tišnov, he shares his memories and distinctive views on art and life.
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