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The Last Wright: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Rebirth of an American City
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directed by Lucille Carra (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
By 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright was considered the most innovative architect in Chicago. He traveled to Mason City, Iowa, to design a unique business block- a bank and an adjoining hotel, facing a park. Soon, scandal and tragedy would ruin his career, but the Park Inn would remain, one of his last Prairie style struct...
directed by Lucille Carra (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
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Let Fury Have the Hour
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directed by Antonino D'Ambrosio, 1971-; produced by James Reid and Antonino D'Ambrosio, 1971-, La Lutta NMC and Bricklayers Union Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 27 mins
Rough, raw, and unapologeticaly inspirational, Let Fury Have the Hour is a charged journey into the heart of the creative counter-culture in 2012. In a time of global challenge and big questions, this upbeat, outspoken film tracks the story of the artists, writers, thinkers, and musicians who have gone underground...
directed by Antonino D'Ambrosio, 1971-; produced by James Reid and Antonino D'Ambrosio, 1971-, La Lutta NMC and Bricklayers Union Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios
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directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
At the end of the 1950’s, the Shanghai Art Studios were among the most important in the world. They employed 500 workers and were acclaimed all over China. In "The Lost Magic of the Shanghai Art Studios," numerous beautiful film extracts, paintings and drawings illustrate that the Shanghai Studio’s creativity...
directed by Marie-Claire Quiquemelle, fl. 2005 and Julien Gaurichon, fl. 2005-2017 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 57 mins
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Mona Lisa is Missing
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directed by Joe Medeiros, fl. 2006; produced by Joe Medeiros, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
This documentary, directed by Joe Medeiros, is about the man behind the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa.
directed by Joe Medeiros, fl. 2006; produced by Joe Medeiros, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
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A Thief Among the Angels
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directed by Jason Kessler; produced by Doug Kessler (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
This entertaining film tells the story of Barry Moser, one of America's greatest book artists. Moser is a big bear of a man with a full, white beard and the Tennessee accent of a Bible Belt preacher which, at 19 is exactly what he was. He's also a master book designer, illustrator, publisher and virtuoso wood engr...
directed by Jason Kessler; produced by Doug Kessler (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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The Twin Towers: A History
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directed by Kaye Wise Whitehead; produced by Kaye Wise Whitehead (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
The Twin Towers have attained mythic status in the 21st century. The effect of their destruction and the tragic loss of life is engraved on the American consciousness. Here is a fascinating history of the buildings that set the character of lower Manhattan and symbolized not only the power of New York City but Ame...
directed by Kaye Wise Whitehead; produced by Kaye Wise Whitehead (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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Uncommon Images: James Van DerZee
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directed by Evelyn Barron; produced by Evelyn Barron (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1978), 22 mins
This is a touching portrait of one of the first and foremost photographers of black American life, who set up shop in Harlem at the beginning of the century and spent the next sixty years taking pictures there. His work is now recognized for its artistic and historic value, representing a fascinating record of the...
directed by Evelyn Barron; produced by Evelyn Barron (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1978), 22 mins
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The Venetian Dilemma
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produced by Carole Rifkind and Richard Rifkind (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 13 mins
With stunning imagery, The Venetian Dilemma portrays the fragile urban ecology of Venice besieged by 14 million tourists who far outnumber the local residents. By tracking four Venetians who are trying to make a life in this unique historic place, the themes of urban gentrification and tourist impact are raised--a...
produced by Carole Rifkind and Richard Rifkind (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 13 mins
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Yellow Ox Mountain
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directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
China is a country where dissenting voices have been systematically purged and propaganda efficiently woven into every aspect of life. Art has often served as a political tool, particularly during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) following Mao’s direct orders. This politically turbulent atmosphere drove many...
directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
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