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AMOS OZ: THE NATURE OF DREAMS (Yonathan Zur, Masha Zur, 2009)
“A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops.” - Amos Oz ... Israeli writer and journalist Amos Oz is one of the most well known proponents of peace between … Read more

ART & COPY (, 2009)
ART & COPY reveals the stories behind and the personal odysseys of some of the most influential advertising visionaries of our time and their campaigns, including Lee Clow (Apple Computer 1984, and t… Read more

ART OF FAILURE: CHUCK CONNELLY NOT FOR SALE, THE (Jeff Stimmel, 2008)
“The greatest passion of my life is something that makes me sick to my stomach.” - Chuck Connelly ... Alongside Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Chuck Connelly was the darling of the 80s… Read more

BORIS RYZHY (Aliona van der Horst, 2008)
“Ugliness is beauty that cannot be contained within the soul.” - Boris Ryzhy ... Russian poet Boris Ryzhy was handsome, gifted and famous - so why did he take his own life? A quest for the answer… Read more

FILMPHOBIA (Kiko Goifman, 2008)
“Just like time, death, violence, space, faith and sex, fear is one of the great themes of philosophical, scientific and artistic investigation.” - Kiko Goifman ... A man enters a cage filled wit… Read more

FLicKeR (Nik Sheehan, 2008)
“Art doesn't stop when you close your eyes.” ... Living at the psychedelic epicenter of the 60s Beat counter culture, Brion Gysin was a poet, artist, calligrapher and mystic. He introduced Willia… Read more

FORWARD MOTION (Joe Murray, 2009)
Forward Motion is a package of premium British screen dance films that inspired a generation. Expertly chosen by high profile dance makers Wendy Houston, Michael Clark, Russell Maliphant, Akram Khan,… Read more

GUEST OF CINDY SHERMAN (Tom Donahue, Paul Hasegawa-Overacker, 2008)
“Far too outlandish to be believable - except it's all true.” - Wired ... What happens when the sceptical outsider becomes romantically involved with the ultimate insider? For Paul H-O, the fly i… Read more

JOURNEY WITH PETER SELLARS, A (Mark Kidel, 2007)
“Art for me is a path and not a destination.” - theatre director Peter Sellars ... Filming over two years, Mark Kidel travels a rocky artistic road with one of the world's most controversial thea… Read more

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE (Marion Cajori, Amei Wallach, 2008)
“My childhood has never lost its magic, it has never lost its mystery, and it has never lost its drama.” - Louise Bourgeois, sculptor, painter and performance artist ... Over half a century into … Read more

Nora (David Hinton, 2008)
Directed by David Hinton, one of Britain's leading dance screen directors, Nora is based on the true-life stories of Zimbabwean-born dancer Nora Chipaumire. Doused in the rich colours of Mozambique a… Read more

OUR CITY DREAMS (Chiara Clemente, 2008)
“Quite simply ranks as a work of art.” - Variety ... Filmed over the course of two years, Our City Dreams ushers us into the creative spaces of five women artists - Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith,… Read more

REM KOOLHAAS: A KIND OF ARCHITECT (Markus Heidingsfelder, Min Tesch, 2008)
“One of the exciting things about architecture is that it gives you so many reasons to be modest because there are so many levels on which you can fail.” - Rem Koolhaas ... It's rare for an archi… Read more

SHADOW PLAY: THE MAKING OF ANTON CORBIJN (Josh Whiteman, )
“Choosing the kind of lie you want to tell is actually the creative art of photography. And there are few better and more interesting liars than Anton.” - Brian EnoAnton Corbijn has transformed h… Read more

STRANGE LUCK OF VS NAIPAUL, THE (Adam Low, 2008)
“It's impossible not to be astonished by the paradox of V.S. Naipaul: that someone so fiercely clever, who writes so beautifully and humanely, can be so very unlikable.” - Guardian ... The life a… Read more

THEATER OF WAR (John Walter, 2009)
“Should people be sitting in the theater or rioting in the streets?… once there was a man whose work made no distinction between the two.” - Boston Globe ... For lovers of theatre and thos… Read more

VARESE, THE ONE ALL ALONE (Frank Scheffer, 2009)
“His music is completely unique. If you haven't heard it yet, go hear it.” - Frank Zappa ... Described by writer Henry Miller as “the stratospheric colossus of sound”, French sonic alchemist … Read more

VISUAL ACOUSTICS: THE MODERNISM OF JULIUS SHULMAN (Eric Bricker, 2008)
“The camera is the least important thing in photography.” - Julius Shulman ... Eric Bricker's tribute to architecture photographer Julius Shulman is an intimate portrayal of a man who became an u… Read more

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