Pain and GloryMarch 22, 2019
Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.
The SouvenirMay 17, 2019
A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.
American MovieNovember 5, 1999
American Movie is the story of filmmaker Mark Borchardt, his mission, and his dream. Spanning over two years of intense struggle with his film, his family, financial decline, and spiritual crisis, American Movie is a portrayal of ambition, obsession, excess, and one man's quest for the American Dream.
Stardust MemoriesSeptember 26, 1980
While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
This Film Is Not Yet RatedJanuary 26, 2006
Kirby Dick's provocative documentary investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films, revealing the organization's underhanded efforts to control culture. Dick questions whether certain studios get preferential treatment and exposes the discrepancies in how the MPAA views sex and violence.
Happy EndingsJanuary 20, 2005
An ensemble cast telling 10 stories with intertwining characters. One story is about a father and son who are dating the same woman . Another features a woman who long ago gave her baby up for adoption but is now being blackmailed by a documentary filmmaker who claims to know the now-grown child's whereabouts.
Little AshesOctober 6, 2008
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
De PalmaJune 10, 2016
An intimate conversation between filmmakers, chronicling De Palma’s 55-year career, his life, and his filmmaking process, with revealing anecdotes and, of course, a wealth of film clips.
OvernightJune 12, 2003
Alternately hilarious and horrifying, Overnight chronicles one man's misadventures of making a Hollywood movie. It starts out as a rags to riches story as Troy Duffy, a Boston-bred bartender, sells his first screenplay for The Boondock Saints.
Victor CrowleySeptember 12, 2017
Ten years after the events of the original movie, Victor Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and proceeds to kill once more.
The Exterminating AngelsSeptember 13, 2006
A filmmaker holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his latest project: a thriller on the subject of female pleasure.
Faces PlacesJune 28, 2017
Director Agnès Varda and photographer/muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.
Living in OblivionJuly 21, 1995
Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each representing a different scene to shoot, this film is an essential for amateur filmmakers.
Hitchcock/TruffautSeptember 4, 2015
Filmmakers discuss the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock and the book “Hitchcock/Truffaut” (“Le cinéma selon Hitchcock”), written by François Truffaut and published in 1966.
Why Don't You Play in Hell?September 14, 2013
In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.
Beyond The SkySeptember 21, 2018
A documentary filmmaker travels to a UFO convention in New Mexico where he meets a local artist with a dark secret. As they follow a trail of clues they discover disturbing sightings and question all they believe when they become immersed in the enigmatic culture of the Pueblo Indians.
Full Tilt BoogieSeptember 9, 1997
A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar MovieMarch 2, 2012
Two guys get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course.
Staying VerticalAugust 24, 2016
Screenwriter Leo is searching for the wolf in the south of France. During a scouting excursion he is seduced by Marie, a free-spirited and dynamic shepherdess. Nine months later she gives birth to their child. Suffering from post-natal depression and with no faith in Leo, who comes and goes without warning, Marie abandons both of them. Leo finds himself alone, with a baby to care for.
Nightmares in Red, White and BlueAugust 6, 2009
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.