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A Dancer's World
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directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000, WQED (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1957), 31 mins
One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. A Dancer's World (1957), narrated by Graham her...
directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000, WQED (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1957), 31 mins
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Louie Bluie
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directed by Terry Zwigoff, 1949-; produced by Terry Zwigoff, 1949- and Frank Simeone, fl. 1979, Superior (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 1 mins
Crumb director Terry Zwigoff’s first film is a true treat: a documentary about the obscure country-blues musician and idiosyncratic visual artist Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong, member of the last known black string band in America. As beguiling a raconteur as he is a performer, Louie makes for a wildly ente...
directed by Terry Zwigoff, 1949-; produced by Terry Zwigoff, 1949- and Frank Simeone, fl. 1979, Superior (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1985), 1 hour 1 mins
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Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 53 mins
This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald 'The Maestro' Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1995), 53 mins
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
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directed by William Greaves, 1926-2014; produced by William Greaves, 1926-2014, Take One Productions (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 15 mins
In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. A couple enacts a break-up scenario over and over, a documentary crew film...
directed by William Greaves, 1926-2014; produced by William Greaves, 1926-2014, Take One Productions (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1968), 1 hour 15 mins
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Always For Pleasure
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1978), 58 mins
This 1978 documentary is Les Blank's celebration of the spirit and social traditions of New Orleans, featuring Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day celebrations as well as musical performances by Allen Toussaint, Kid Thomas Valentine, and others.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1978), 58 mins
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Grey Gardens
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directed by Ellen Hovde, fl. 1975, Albert Maysles, 1926-2015, David Maysles, 1931-1987 and Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975; produced by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015 and David Maysles, 1931-1987, Portrait Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1975), 1 hour 35 mins
Meet Big and Little Edie Beale: mother and daughter, high-society dropouts, and reclusive cousins of Jackie Onassis. The two manage to thrive together amid the decay and disorder of their East Hampton, New York, mansion, making for an eerily ramshackle echo of the American Camelot. An impossibly intimate portrait,...
directed by Ellen Hovde, fl. 1975, Albert Maysles, 1926-2015, David Maysles, 1931-1987 and Muffie Meyer, fl. 1975; produced by Albert Maysles, 1926-2015 and David Maysles, 1931-1987, Portrait Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1975), 1 hour 35 mins
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The War Room
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directed by Chris Hegedus, 1952- and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by R. J. Cutler, 1961-, Wendy Ettinger, fl. 1993 and Frazer Pennebaker, 1955-, Pennebaker Associates, McEttinger Films and Cyclone Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1993), 1 hour 36 mins
The 1992 presidential election was a triumph not only for Bill Clinton but also for the new breed of strategists who guided him to the White House—and changed the face of politics in the process. For this thrilling, behind-closed-doors account of that campaign, renowned cinema verité filmmakers Chris Hegedus an...
directed by Chris Hegedus, 1952- and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by R. J. Cutler, 1961-, Wendy Ettinger, fl. 1993 and Frazer Pennebaker, 1955-, Pennebaker Associates, McEttinger Films and Cyclone Films (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1993), 1 hour 36 mins
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Appalachian Spring
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directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; performed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991, Miriam Cole, 1926-2012 and Stuart Hodes, 1924- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 32 mins
A filmed version of Aaron Copland's most famous ballet, with its original star, who also choreographed.
directed by Peter Glushanok, 1911-1996; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; performed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991, Miriam Cole, 1926-2012 and Stuart Hodes, 1924- (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 32 mins
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Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
Les Blank creates a vivid portrait of bluesman Lightin' Hopkins through a vital collection of musical performances and oral histories.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Les Blank, 1935-2013 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1969), 49 mins
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Night Journey
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directed by Alexander Hammid, 1907-2004; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000; performed by Mary Hinkson, 1925-2014, Ethel Winter, Helen McGehee, fl. 1957, Paul Taylor, 1930-2018, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003 and Martha Graham, 1894-1991 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 30 mins
One of the great artistic forces of the twentieth century, performer, choreographer, and teacher Martha Graham influenced dance worldwide. Criterion presents a sampling of her stunning craft, all collaborations with television arts-programming pioneer Nathan Kroll. "Night Journey" is a powerfully physical renderin...
directed by Alexander Hammid, 1907-2004; choreographed by Martha Graham, 1894-1991; produced by Nathan Kroll, 1911-2000; performed by Mary Hinkson, 1925-2014, Ethel Winter, Helen McGehee, fl. 1957, Paul Taylor, 1930-2018, Bertram Ross, 1920-2003 and Martha Graham, 1894-1991 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1958), 30 mins
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