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I Cannot Tell You How I Feel
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(Icarus Films, 2018), 42 mins

Filmmaker Su Friedrich moves her fiesty mother into an "independent living" facility.

(Icarus Films, 2018), 42 mins
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How Happy Can You Be?
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written by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; with Ruut Veenhoven, 1942- and Paul Ekman, 1934- (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins
"FUNNY AND SENSIBLE.""–LE MONDE""Mischievous... blends, with humor and intelligence, the personal impressions of the filmmaker, who questions her own inability to be happy, with very knowledgeable research results.""–PELERIN MAGAZINEWhat makes a person happy? Does being happy improve our life? Can scientists m...
written by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005; with Ruut Veenhoven, 1942- and Paul Ekman, 1934- (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins
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Now He's Out in Public and Everyone Can See
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(Icarus Films), 24 mins

A riveting polyphonic documentary, NOW HE'S OUT IN PUBLIC AND EVERYONE CAN SEE presents a fractured narrative about an unnamed man whose racial identity is continually redrawn and contested by clusters of impassioned narrators. This intricately-edited and deeply political essay film by artist Natalie Bookchin is c...

(Icarus Films), 24 mins
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The Secret Life of Babies (Part 1)
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produced by Bernard George, fl. 1996 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 27 mins

Part One - Prenatal psychology. The first of a two-part examination of the psychological development of babies, from intrauterine life to the first months after birth. How do fetuses and babies perceive their worlds, and ours?

produced by Bernard George, fl. 1996 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 27 mins
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Dreamland
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(Icarus Films, 2001), 1 hour 11 mins

Takes a sharp but disarming approach in examining the romance of gambling, and reveals the decidedly unromantic reality.

(Icarus Films, 2001), 1 hour 11 mins
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First Kill
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(Icarus Films, 2002), 53 mins
What is the psychology of war? Do soldiers become murderers when they enjoy killing? Is war beautiful? Are all humans capable of monstrous acts? FIRST KILL examines these and other questions, as it explores what war does to the human mind and soul. Interviews with several Vietnam veterans evoke the contradictory f...
(Icarus Films, 2002), 53 mins
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The Hidden Face of Fear
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(Icarus Films, 2009), 53 mins

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, New York has become the center of an epidemic of fear and anxiety that has spread throughout the Western world. Just as these emotions can spread contagiously throughout a society, they likewise spread within and can gain control of our minds.

THE HIDDEN FACE OF...

(Icarus Films, 2009), 53 mins
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How Happy Can You Be?
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directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins

What are the factors that make a person happy? Does being happy actually improve our life? Can scientists measure one's degree of happiness? Is there an identifiable psychological profile for a happy person? Is it possible to arrange our lives to be as happy as possible? And how, exactly, does one define happiness...

directed by Line Hatland, fl. 2005 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2005), 52 mins
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Made Over in America
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(New York, NY - Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2007), 1 hour 26 mins
In the age of surgically enhanced beauty and reality television, how do we perceive body image? MADE OVER IN AMERICA combines the style of reality television with experimental film to weave together the voices of producers and consumers, surgeons and their patients, clinical psychologists, media theorists, and you...
(New York, NY - Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2007), 1 hour 26 mins
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Raw Beauty
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour 5 mins

It is fascinating what an immense influence the artworks of psychologically ill people have had on the course of 20th Century art history.
Artistic icons such as Jean Tinguely, Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet were clearly interested in the representatives of the Art Brut, in the subtle line between the imaginary and...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour 5 mins
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