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Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary
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directed by Pepita Ferrari, fl. 1994-2017; produced by Michelle van Beusekom, fl. 1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 2 hours 57 mins
From cinema-vérité pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick moviemakers like Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, and Nick Broomfield, the world’s best documentarians reflect upon the unique power of their genre in this comprehensive and eye-opening film. Featuring interviews with 38 directors and 163 fi...
directed by Pepita Ferrari, fl. 1994-2017; produced by Michelle van Beusekom, fl. 1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 2 hours 57 mins
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Creating Digital Movies: The Wrestler & The Babe
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directed by Nick Kypros, fl. 2002; produced by Nick Kypros, fl. 2002 (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2002), 1 hour
This video, directed by Nick Kypros, is a behind-the-scenes look at the processing of shooting a low-budget documentary on digital film.
directed by Nick Kypros, fl. 2002; produced by Nick Kypros, fl. 2002 (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2002), 1 hour
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Electric Edwardians: The Films of Mitchell & Kenyon
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directed by James Kenyon, 1850-1925 and Sagar Mitchell, 1866-1952; produced by British Film Institute, Milestone Film and Video and Mitchell and Kenyon; performed by Vanessa Toulmin, fl. 2006-2013 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2005), 1 hour 26 mins,
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In the earliest years of the twentieth century, enterprising traveling showmen in the north of England hired pioneer filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon to shoot footage of local people going about their everyday activities. These films would be shown later at nearby fairgrounds, town halls and neighborhood...
directed by James Kenyon, 1850-1925 and Sagar Mitchell, 1866-1952; produced by British Film Institute, Milestone Film and Video and Mitchell and Kenyon; performed by Vanessa Toulmin, fl. 2006-2013 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2005), 1 hour 26 mins,
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Caché (Hidden)
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written by Catherine Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 97 page(s)
Ever since its world premiere at the Cannes film festival in May 2005, audiences have been talking about Michael Haneke's Caché. The film's enigmatic and multi-layered narrative leaves its viewers with many more questions than answers. The plot revolves around the mystery of who is sending a series of sinister v...
written by Catherine Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 97 page(s)
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Far From Heaven
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written by John Gill, fl. 1995-2011, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 112 page(s)
Todd Haynes's 2002 film Far From Heaven has been hailed as an homage to 1950s Hollywood melodrama, although anyone tempted to take the film at face value should be warned that it aims to subvert as much as celebrate that genre. Impeccably constructed, with a care for detail unknown in films from the era, it sets o...
written by John Gill, fl. 1995-2011, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2011, originally published 2011), 112 page(s)
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Pan's Labyrinth
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written by Mar Diestro-Dópido, fl. 2011-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 105 page(s)
An analysis of Guillermo del Toro's 2006 film Pan's Labyrinth by film critic Mar Diestro-Dopido.
written by Mar Diestro-Dópido, fl. 2011-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 105 page(s)
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Spirited Away
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in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2008, originally published 2008), 122 page(s)
Spirited Away, directed by the veteran anime film-maker Hayao Miyazaki, is Japan's most successful film, and one of the top-grossing 'foreign language' films ever released. Set in modern Japan, the film is a wildly imaginative fantasy, at once personal and universal. It tells the story of a listless little girl wh...
in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2008, originally published 2008), 122 page(s)
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Xiao Wu, Platform, Unknown Pleasures: Jia Zhangke's Hometown Trilogy
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written by Michael Berry, fl. 2000-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 152 page(s)
The three films comprising director Jia Zhangke's 'Hometown Trilogy' - Xiao Wu (1997), Platform (2000) and Unknown Pleasures(2002) - represent key contributions to the cinema of contemporary China. The films, which are set in Jia's home province of Shanxi, highlight the plight of marginalised individuals – sing...
written by Michael Berry, fl. 2000-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2009, originally published 2009), 152 page(s)
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Film Geek: Behind the Magic
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produced by Portland Narrative Project (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2005), 4 mins
This short feature is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Film Geek, directed by James Westby.
produced by Portland Narrative Project (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2005), 4 mins
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors, Roger Donaldson
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directed by David Freydt, fl. 2008-2017; produced by Mark Kaplan, fl. 1999-2017 and David Freydt, fl. 2008-2017, Prime Entertainment Group; interview by Mark Kaplan, fl. 1999-2017, in Hollywood's Best Film Directors (Los Angeles, CA: Prime Entertainment Group, 2009), 25 mins
"HOLLYWOOD'S BEST FILM DIRECTORS" is a half hour show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique proces...
directed by David Freydt, fl. 2008-2017; produced by Mark Kaplan, fl. 1999-2017 and David Freydt, fl. 2008-2017, Prime Entertainment Group; interview by Mark Kaplan, fl. 1999-2017, in Hollywood's Best Film Directors (Los Angeles, CA: Prime Entertainment Group, 2009), 25 mins
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