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Painters Painting

Painters Painting

USA – 1973 – 118 MIN – BLACK & WHITE - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTIONIO

Originally released in 1973 but never before available on DVD, PAINTERS PAINTING is the definitive documentary on the New York School of painters, from 1940-1970. 

Go Further

Go Further

CANADA – 2003 – 80 MIN – COLOUR - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY RON MANN

GO FURTHER explores the idea that the single individual is the key to large-scale transformational change.

The film follows actor Woody Harrelson as he takes a small group of friends on a bio-fuelled bus-ride down the Pacific Coast Highway. Their goal? To show the people they encounter that there are viable alternatives to our habitual, environmentally-destructive behaviors.

Comic Book Confidential

Comic Book Confidential

CANADA – 1988 – 90 MIN – COLOUR & B&W - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH
FILM BY RON MANN

COMIC BOOK CONFIDENTIAL is a feature-length documentary that profiles twenty-two of the most significant artists and writers working in comic books, graphic novels and strip-art in North America today.

In an entertaining and informative combination of interviews, historical footage and state-of-the-art animation techniques, Comic Book Confidential provides a positive answer to that burning existential question of the late twentieth century first posed by Zippy the Pinhead: "Are we having fun yet?"

Millhouse

Millhouse

USA – 1971 – 92 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTONIO

A biography in irony, the career and successes of Mr. Nixon from 1946 through "Six Crises" to the days of Kent State. Made before Watergate, the film was placed on the 'enemies list.'

 

In the King of Prussia

In the King of Prussia

USA – 1983 – 92 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY EMILE DE ANTONIO

Starring Martin Sheen and The Ploughshares 8 in the trial and conviction of peace activists who performed the first act of disarmament since World War II. Not docudrama, but the illusion and reality of the Ploughshares 8 playing themselves and 50 actors playing the court. Music by Jackson Browne.

Grass

Grass

CANADA – 1999 – 80 MIN – COLOUR - B&W - STEREO - DOCUMENTARY - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY RON MANN
FEATURING: WOODY HARRELSON AND 60 MILLION POT SMOKERS

Years in the making... 

Ron Mann's much-anticipated documentary presents a humorous and surprisingly balanced history of recreational MARIJUANA use in the late 20th century.

Those who remain pure will see the degradation you've been missing. Those who have succumbed to temptation will learn how a nice person like yourself became a dangerous criminal.