In this road-movie, the filmmaker follows his parents on their way ‘back home’ to Bangladesh. After the Partition of India in 1947, East Pakistan, (today’s Bangladesh) witnessed enormous atrocities. Read More »
Bayou Maharajah (2013) Lily Keber, James Booker, Joe Boyd, Douglas Brinkley, Documentary, History, Music
Bayou Maharajah explores the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker, the man Dr. John described as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.” Read More »
Shopping is an everyday cultural act; it is inevitable, taken for granted. Entering into the world of shopping – the world of shopping malls – can be a Dantean voyage into hell or a redeeming ceremony of Communion. Read More »
The documentary traces the at times unrewarding, cynical and difficult world of photographers of the Gamma Photo Agency, founded by Raymond Depardon, the director of the film. Read More »
This documentary is about the life of a Venetian psychiatric hospital. The relationships between the doctors, the patients and their families are followed.
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The Naked Bunyip (1970) John B. Murray, Graeme Blundell, Barry Humphries, Gordon Rumph, Comedy, Documentary
A shy young man is hired by an ad agency to conduct a survey on sex in Australia. Read More »
4 hectares of ground are the gardens that surround the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Read More »
Ever since 17-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed four years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has found hardly a moment’s peace. Read More »
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005) Werner Herzog, Brad Dourif, Donald Williams, Ellen Baker, Documentary, Sci-Fi
Planet Earth has been decimated, and as mankind searches space for a new planet to inhabit, a race of aliens attempt to make a new home on the now-inhospitable planet abandoned by the human race in director Werner Herzog’s strange sci-fi saga.
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