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A Camera That Goes Anywhere: The Legacy of American Documentary Cinema
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directed by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016, JDB Films and Striana Productions (JDB Films, 2015), 1 hour
The title, La Camera Passe-Partout, inspired by an article written by Leacock for Cahiers du Cinema in April 1959 wherein he, at this very early stage of the development of a 'new kind of cinema', begins to articulate his aesthetic ambition and artistic aspiration as a filmmaker. Weiner's camera enters the world o...
directed by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016, JDB Films and Striana Productions (JDB Films, 2015), 1 hour
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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman
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directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
Film Adventurer Karel Zeman is a biographical film that looks back at the life, work and significance of a true genius in world cinema. We explore the history and inspiration of the film tricks pioneer, and include interviews with today's prominent filmmakers from Japan to America to understand just why his films...
directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
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The Comoedia Theatre, A Rebirth
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directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2007), 54 mins
The Comoedia is one of the oldest theaters in the world. It is located in Lyon (France), in the city where cinema was born. The history of cinemas is told through the life of this theater. Inaugurated in 1914, this theater exhibited sideshows before becoming a grand theater showing 70mm movies in the 60's and 70's...
directed by Agnès Ribouton, fl. 2007 and Eric Guirado, 1968- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2007), 54 mins
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Invocation. Maya Deren
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directed by JoAnn Kaplan, 1945-; produced by Fizz Oliver, fl. 1981, Channel Four Television and Arbor International (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1987), 53 mins
This documentary is about the life and career of an Ukrainian-born American filmmaker and one of the purveyors of avant-garde during the forties and fifties, Maya Deren.
directed by JoAnn Kaplan, 1945-; produced by Fizz Oliver, fl. 1981, Channel Four Television and Arbor International (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1987), 53 mins
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Araya
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directed by Margot Benacerraf, 1926-; produced by Henry Nadler, fl. 1951-1959, Films de l'Archer and Caroni Films C.A. (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1959), 1 hour 23 mins
The restoration of Margot Benacerraf's brilliant film Araya is a landmark in cinema history. The film was hailed as a masterpiece of poetic cinema and a forerunner of feminist Latina cinema on it's re-release by Milestone. The peninsula of Araya in northeastern Venezuela, is one of the most arid places on earth. F...
directed by Margot Benacerraf, 1926-; produced by Henry Nadler, fl. 1951-1959, Films de l'Archer and Caroni Films C.A. (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1959), 1 hour 23 mins
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Skyscraper
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directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997, Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986, Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985, Wheaton Galentine, 1914-2011 and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986, Joseph Burstyn Film Enterprises, Inc. (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1959), 21 mins
This short documentary, by Shirley Clarke, is about the construction of 666 Fifth Avenue, the 41-story Tishman Building in Manhattan.
directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997, Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986, Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985, Wheaton Galentine, 1914-2011 and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986, Joseph Burstyn Film Enterprises, Inc. (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1959), 21 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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Cinépanorama: July 31, 1958
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directed by Jean Kerchbron, 1924-2003 (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 13 mins
In this video, actors from The Law by Jules Dassin, discuss the making of the film.
directed by Jean Kerchbron, 1924-2003 (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 13 mins
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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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Lectures Pour Tous: July 3, 1957
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directed by Jean Prat, 1927-1991 (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 13 mins
Pigeons and vagabonds populate the town square of Porto Manacore, a corrupt Italian fishing village perched above the Adriatic. Mariette, the gorgeous housekeeper to the town’s wealthy patriarch, concocts a daring scheme to marry handsome Enrico Tosso. But the devilish Matteo, an admirer of Mariette, tries to sh...
directed by Jean Prat, 1927-1991 (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 13 mins
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