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Films By Christian Blackwood

"Memoirs of a Movie Palace" looks at the Loew's Kings Theatre in New York, a huge, ornate structure which opened its doors in 1929. "Memoirs' evokes the aura of the building in its heyday and explores the meaning of movie-palace architecture to both the film industry and the movie-going public. ... Read more
Zarah Leander was a Swedish-born singer who was extremely popular in Germany during the Third Reich and became the premier star of UFA. Her deep, dark voice, great beauty and tailor-made roles established her as the darling of the big directors, including Douglas Sirk, and Carl Frohch, and she was ... Read more
Since 195, Roger Corman has produced and directed the cream opf Ameerica's B-pictures, and in doing so, has provided a start many American Filmakers. ... A Bucket of Blood, Little Shop of Horrors, The Edgar Allen Poe Chillers, and the Wild Angels were only the beginning. Targets, Deathrace 2000 and ... Read more
Following last year's screening of Christian Blackwood's look at obsessive film random and star imagery My Life for Zarah Leander, we now present his latest documentary account of similarly cine-centric but significantly different drives and dreams. For the past two decades, Filipino filmmaker Lino ... Read more
"Tapdancin' " explores the art of American tap dance through stage performances, candid interviews, and vintage film clips. Old timers such as John Bubbles, the Nicholas Brothers, and Chuck Green are represented, as well as younger performers such as Tommy Tune, Jerry Ames, the Jazz Tap Percussion ... Read more
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