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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 Whale Rossellini
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directed by Claudio Bondi, fl. 2009 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 48 mins
This is the story of the film 'The Whale' never directed by Rossellini. In 1971, a large whale stranded on the beach inspired Roberto Rossellini to write a scenario. Mixing up interviews, photographs and film footage, the documentary pays a tribute to one of the greatest masters of Italian cinema.
directed by Claudio Bondi, fl. 2009 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 48 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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ABC de la grève = Strike ABC
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directed by Leon Hirszman, 1938-1987; produced by Leon Hirszman, 1938-1987 and Adrian Cooper, 1945-, Cinematica Brasileira; performed by Vinicius De Moraes, 1913-1980, Ferreira Gullar, 1930- and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, 1945- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 1990), 1 hour 26 mins
La préparation du film Ils ne portent pas de smoking se déroule pendant les grèves des usines de l’ABC (Santo Andre, São Bernardo et São Caetano), banlieues industrielles de São Paulo. 150.000 métalurgistes en grève affrontent le gouvernement militaire. Pour Hirszman, ce documentaire témoigne de l’exp...
directed by Leon Hirszman, 1938-1987; produced by Leon Hirszman, 1938-1987 and Adrian Cooper, 1945-, Cinematica Brasileira; performed by Vinicius De Moraes, 1913-1980, Ferreira Gullar, 1930- and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, 1945- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 1990), 1 hour 26 mins
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Black Dawn
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(Icarus Films, 1979), 18 mins

BLACK DAWN recounts the founding of Haiti through the eyes of two captured African tribespeople, Sili and Simba.

Starting with their capture in Africa, the story follows their trans-Atlantic journey on a slave ship to Haiti. There they escape their slavery on a French plantation and join the fight for independence...

(Icarus Films, 1979), 18 mins
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Scoring Films
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directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by John Musilli, 1936-1991 (Santa Margarita, CA: Creative Arts Television, 1979), 29 mins
This set profiles film composer Bernard Herrmann and examines his collaborations with such directors as Orson Welles, Martin Scorsese, Francois Truffaut, and Alfred Hitchcock. The set also discusses the works of composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch.
directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by John Musilli, 1936-1991 (Santa Margarita, CA: Creative Arts Television, 1979), 29 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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María Sabina, mujer espíritu
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directed by Nicolás Echevarría, 1947-; produced by Centro de Producción de Cortometraje; performed by Maria Sabina, 1896-1985 (Mexico: Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE), 1978), 1 hour 21 mins,
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This film, directed by Nicolás Echevarría is a documentary of the daily life of Maria Sabina, a famous Mazatec shaman in Mexico.
directed by Nicolás Echevarría, 1947-; produced by Centro de Producción de Cortometraje; performed by Maria Sabina, 1896-1985 (Mexico: Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE), 1978), 1 hour 21 mins,
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No Maps on My Taps
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directed by George T. Nierenberg, fl. 1975; produced by George T. Nierenberg, fl. 1975, GTN Pictures; performed by Howard Sims, 1917-2003, Chuck Green, 1919-1997, Lionel Hampton, 1909-2002 and Bunny Briggs, 1922-2014 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1978), 59 mins,
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Filmed at a time when there was a question of tap dance’s survival, this remarkable film offered brilliant insight into this indigenous American art form. As important, the film’s incandescent artistry helped bring about a renaissance that has thrived to this day. The remarkable spirit of tap dancers and their...

directed by George T. Nierenberg, fl. 1975; produced by George T. Nierenberg, fl. 1975, GTN Pictures; performed by Howard Sims, 1917-2003, Chuck Green, 1919-1997, Lionel Hampton, 1909-2002 and Bunny Briggs, 1922-2014 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1978), 59 mins,
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Sappho and Jerry, Parts 1-3
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directed by Bruce Posner, fl. 1978 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 6 mins

"In contrast to the high-end 2K digital technology used to restore Manhatta, I learned filmmaking on a 35mm Oxberry beam-splitter, multi-head, aerial-image bi-pac optical printer. A dinosaur by today's standards and all hand operated. Pt. 3 took 26 hours to shoot straight through without one mistake. 'Sappho' was...

directed by Bruce Posner, fl. 1978 (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 6 mins
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