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Point of Order

Point of Order

USA – 1965 – 97 MIN – BLACK & WHITE - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTONIO

The great demagogue, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, at bay before the establishment. Lawyer Welch: "Have you at long last, sir, no sense of decency?" Silence and the end of a meteoric career.

Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies

Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies

USA – 2008 – 73 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY ARNER GLIMCHER

Produced by Martin Scorsese and Robert Greenhut and directed by Arne Glimcher, PICASSO AND BRAQUE GO TO THE MOVIES is a cinematic tour through the effects of the technological revolution, specifically the invention of aviation, the creation of cinema and their interdependent influence on artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. With narration by Scorsese, and interviews with art scholars and artists including Chuck Close, Julian Schnabel and Eric Fischl, the film looks at the collision between film and art at the turn of the 20th Century and helps us to realize cinema's continuing influence on the art of our time.  

Obscene a Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Obscene a Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

USA – 2007 – 97 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY NEIL ORTENBERG & DANIEL O'CONNOR

OBSCENE is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, the influential publisher of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review. He acquired the then fledgling Grove Press in 1951 and soon embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement that continues to inspire today's defenders of free expression. Not only was he the first American publisher of acclaimed authors Samuel Beckett, Kenzaburo Oe, Tom Stoppard, Che Guevara, and Malcolm X, but he also battled the government in the highest courts to overrule the obscenity ban on groundbreaking works of fiction such as Lady Chatterley's Lover, Tropic of Cancer and Naked Lunch. Ultimately he won and altered the course of history, but not without first enduring lawsuits, death-threats, grenade attacks, government surveillance, and the occupation of his premises by enraged feminists.

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Next: A Primer on Urban Painting

CANADA – 2005 – 96 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY PABLO ARAVENA

A documentary exploration of graffiti-based visual art as a world culture. The filmmaker profiles the art form in nine countries including USA, Canada, France, Holland, Germany, England, Spain, Japan and Brazil.

My Amityville Horror

My Amityville Horror

USA – 2012 – 88 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY ERIC WALTER

For the first time in 35 years, child eyewitness Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. His parents story of their 28 days in the allegedly possessed house on Ocean Avenue went on to inspire a best-selling novel and subsequent film series that have both captivated and frustrated the public since their release.

Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight

USA – 2010 – 73 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY WENDY KEYS

For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and the enduring I ♥ NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, MILTON GLASER: TO INFORM AND DELIGHT. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos, and brand identities, to his celebrated prints, drawings, posters and paintings, the documentary offers audiences a much richer appreciation for one of the great modern renaissance men.

Mighty Uke

Mighty Uke

CANADA – 2010 – 76 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY TONY COLE

Think of a ukulele and you probably imagine grass skirts, slide guitar and kitchy lyrics, but far from being just a Hawaiian novelty instrument, the uke has a rich history and has profoundly affected music around the world. 

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster

USA – 2004 – 141 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY JOE BERLINGER & BRUCE SINOFSKY

A documentary crew follow the heavy metal band, Metallica, for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink. A documentary that follows in the footsteps of classics like GIMME SHELTER and DON'T LOOK BACK.

Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames

Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames

CANADA – 2009 – 86 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY  ADAM C. REID

A renowned Jungian analyst, author and teacher, best known for her groundbreaking work on feminine psychology and addiction. Books include ADDICTION TO PERFECTION, THE OWL WAS A BAKER'S DAUGHTER, BONE: DYING INTO LIFE, THE PREGNANT VIRGIN, and DANCING IN THE FLAMES.

Marathon Boy

Marathon Boy

UNITED KINGDOM / INDIA – 2011 – 118 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ORIYA & ENGLISH
A FILM BY GEMMA ATWAL

Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger- than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long- distance running, Biranchi nurtures his gift, heralding him as a folk hero for the impoverished masses, and maybe even for India itself. But after golden child Budhia breaks down during a world-record 65 kilometer run at the age of four, public opinion begins to turn on the guru and his disciple, and soon the two are swept up in a maelstrom of media controversy and political scandal.

London: The Modern Babylon

London: The Modern Babylon

UNITED KINGDOM – 2012 – 125 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY JULIEN TEMPLE

LONDON: THE MODERN BABYLON is legendary director Julien Temple’s (Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten) epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and, above all, ordinary people, this is the story of London’s immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.

Labor Day

Labor Day

USA – 2009 – 76 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY GLENN SILBER & CLAUDIA VIANELLO

Two-time Oscar nominee Glenn Silber captures the passion and urgency of the 2008 Presidential campaign in LABOR DAY, a movie which chronicles the pivotal role played by the Service Employees International Union in helping to elect Barak Obama. 

Indie Game — The Movie

Indie Game — The Movie

USA – 2012 – 96 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY JAMES SWIRSKY & LISANNE PAJOT

With the twenty-first century comes a new breed of struggling independent artist: the indie game designer. Refusing to toil for major developers, these innovators independently conceive, design, and program their distinctly personal games in the hope that they, too, may find success.

In the Year of the Pig

In the Year of the Pig

USA – 1968 – 103 MIN – BLACK & WHITE - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTONIO

From French colonialism and rickshaws to the Vietnamese victory at Dien Bien Phu. And then, the origins and nature of the U.S. commitment from the end of WWII through the offensive of 1968. History, death, battle, ideas as only film can do it, a conspicuous example.

Mr. Hoover and I

Mr. Hoover and I

UNITED KINGDOM / USA – 1989 – 86 MIN – COLOUR / BLACK & WHITE - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTONIO

Pursued by the FBI since childhood, de Antonio reflects on his life as a radical filmmaker documenting art and politics during the cold war years.

How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr. Foster?

How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr. Foster?

UNITED KINGDOM / SPAIN / GERMANY / USA – 2010 – 78 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY CARLOS CARCAS AND NORBERTO LÓPEZ AMADO

HOW MUCH DOES YOUR BUILDING WEIGH MR. FOSTER? traces the rise of one of the world’s premier architects, Norman Foster and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design. 

Grandma Lo-fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir

Grandma Lo-fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir

ICELAND / DENMARK – 2012 – 62 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ICELANDIC & DANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A FILM BY INGIBJÖRG BIRGISDÓTTIR, ORRI JONSSON & KRISTÍN BJÖRK KRISTJÁNSDÓTTIR

At the tender age of 70 she started recording and releasing her own music straight from her living room. 7 years later she had 59 albums to her name with more than 600 song; an eccentric myriad of catch compositions mixing in her pets' purrs and coos, found toys, kitchen percussion and casio keyboards.

Ghost Bird

Ghost Bird

USA – 2010 – 85 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY SCOTT CROCKER

Set in a murky swamp overrun with birders, scientists, and reporters, GHOST BIRD explores the limits of certainty, the seductive power of hope, and how one phantom woodpecker changed a sleepy Southern town forever.