A film portrait of the influential Bavarian actor, director and screenwriter who publicly confessed his homosexuality.
Annekatrin Hendel, Juliane Lorenz (idea)
A look at the life and career of professional wrestler André Roussimoff, who gained notoriety in the 1980s as Andre the Giant.
Oscar, a baby chimpanzee is enjoying his life with his mother in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Without warning, young Oscar is tragically orphaned during an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees. Afterwards, he attempts to survive on his own, and to be accepted by the other chimps. But Oscar struggles, until he is surprisingly adopted by the Alpha Male of his group.
Using the surviving film materials from the Olympic Games held in Stockholm 1912 created at the time by a single production company, Svensk-Amerikanska Filmkompaniet these images, often misunderstood and consequently misused as historical records The production undertook a scene-by-scene analysis of each surviving shot using historical records to reconstruct a chronological sequence of images that would tell the story of these Olympic Games. After 4K digital scanning in Burbank , CA by Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging Chris Rodmell edited the material into a new chronological record of events from over a century before. The creation and addition of intertitles with newly written text, allows us to finally and accurately contextualize the images. The Criterion Blu-Ray edition comes with a musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, thus brings the second dimension to what is a true testament to the technical quality of the original materials and the skillfulness of those who captured ...
Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love.
Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci may have been the shortest tenured White House Communications Director, but he sure left a big impression. Compiled over a four-year span, 'Mooch' tells the only-in-Trump's-America story of an irrepressible hedge fund manager who rose from humble beginnings to stratospheric heights - only to watch the world laugh as he tumbled back down.
Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover, daughter, mother, sister and even grandmother, as she submits herself to our gaze and allows us to understand what constitutes her mask. The stage is where her most extreme embodiments are realised and her theatrical imagination lets loose: this is where the musical of her life is played out. The film includes Grace's unique performances singing iconic hits such as Slave To The Rhythm, Pull Up To The Bumper, as well as the more recent autobiographical tracks Williams' Bloods and Hurricane. These personal songs also link to Grace's family life, as the film takes us on a holiday road trip across Jamaica, where her family roots and the story of her traumatic childhood are uncovered. In Jamaican patois, 'Bloodlight' is the red light that illuminates when an artist is recording and 'Bami' means bread, the substance of daily life. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami ...
The documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken health-care system to demonstrate music's ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain) and musician Bobby McFerrin ("Don't Worry, Be Happy").