Michael Palin In Wyeth's WorldDecember 29, 2013
Michael Palin heads for rural Pennsylvania and Maine to explore the extraordinary life and work of one of America's most popular and controversial painters, Andrew Wyeth. Fascinated by his iconic painting Christina's World, Palin goes in search of the real life stories that inspired this and Wyeth's other depictions of the American landscape and its hard grafting inhabitants. Tracking down the farmers, friends and family featured in Wyeth's magically real work, Palin builds a picture of an eccentric, enigmatic and driven painter. He also gets a rare interview with Helga, the woman who put Wyeth back in the headlines when the press discovered he had been painting her nude, compulsively but secretly for 15 years.
I Have Dreamed Of You So MuchJanuary 1, 2015
Based on the poem of Robert Desnos "J'ai tant rêvé de toi" A film about The Horizon and his impossible love...
Being and Becoming Chua Ek KayJanuary 1, 2012
Documentary - The film offers exclusive and intimate insights into how and why the classically trained artist risked rejection to revolutionize the traditional Chinese ink art form in Singapore.
Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy IIJanuary 12, 1996
Amy thinks her father has bought her the perfect gift: a new ventriloquist's dummy. However, it soon becomes apparent that there is more to this dummy than meets the eye.
Autumn AlleyJanuary 1, 1997
A docudrama about art and creativity; based on modern art gallery in Tehran and its founder Jazeh Tabatabai.
The Repair Shop at ChristmasDecember 19, 2017
The Repair Shop is decked with holly, and a dedicated team of Britain's most passionate and skilled crafts people are beavering away like busy Christmas elves repairing and rescuing beloved festive treasures. A Victorian version of a jukebox called a Polyphon, that has rusted into silence, moves sisters Ann and Kathryn to tears when they hear it play the family's favourite carol for the first time in decades. Meanwhile, the only Christmas present received by evacuee Patricia in 1939, Betty Doll, is lovingly brought back to life; while a rustic but rickety Nordic sleigh, a battered 100 year-old school Nativity, and an 18th century Madonna and Child painting all bring unique restoration challenges for the team of experts. Celebrating the season of joy and giving, The Repair Shop at Christmas is the festive fairy tale that will transform broken treasures into beautiful gifts, proving that 'make do and mend' is still a philosophy to live by.
Drive. Play. Sleep.November 7, 2017
An authentic first person view into the lives of full-time touring bands and the daily struggles they encounter on the road.
Thomas Hart BentonOctober 31, 1989
Thomas Hart Benton's paintings were energetic and uncompromising. Today his works are in museums, but Benton hung them in saloons for ordinary people to appreciate.
VertigoMay 9, 1958
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
The Grand Budapest HotelFebruary 26, 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.
Two or Three Things I Know about Edward HopperJanuary 26, 2020
TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT EDWARD HOPPER is an immersive experience in 3D, that takes its viewers on a journey into the world of Hopper, sharpening their senses for some aspects of his unique work.
CornoMarch 29, 2013
A feature-length documentary portrait of Québécoise painter Johanne Corno, who has lived and worked in New York City for more than 20 years. Ignored by the art intelligentsia in Québec, she settled abroad to escape that creative constraint, and built an enviable international career. Today, she casts a lucid eye on her work and describes the resources she draws on to survive in the jungle of the contemporary art world.
HorizonSeptember 13, 2015
Oscar-nominated director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and co-director Bergur Bernburg helm this lovely documentary portrait of influential Icelandic landscape painter Georg Gudni.
LoveDecember 1, 2014
Beth Moore-Love is perhaps the greatest living artist working in America today. Her works can be found in private collections throughout the United States and Europe. She is a national treasure and yet, she is virtually unknown. Filmmaker Larry Wessel is determined to change that with his nine year labor of love...his upcoming feature-length documentary called LOVE.
Counterfeit CultureJanuary 1, 2013
Documentary - COUNTERFEIT CULTURE is a one-hour documentary that explores the dangerous and sometimes deadly world of fake products. An industry that once dealt in imitation designer handbags and shoes has exploded into a global epidemic of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, foods, toys, electronic goods, car parts and microchips. COUNTERFEIT CULTURE challenges consumers to take a deeper look at what appears to be harmless knock-offs at bargain prices. - Ann-Marie MacDonald, Tim Phillips, Todd Gilmore
Love Torn in DreamsAugust 28, 2000
A serious young man of free spirit is forced by his surroundings to become rich at all costs. A group of blind children tries to open the eyes of the unbelievers to the Christian faith. Retired nuns who open a brothel, to pay the running costs of the convent. These rather ironic paradoxes turn this fairytale into a philosophical fable.
Search for the Jewel of Polaris: Mysterious MuseumDecember 21, 1999
While visiting a museum, two siblings Ben and Kim a fierce electrical storm creates a passage between the real world and worlds within the paintings. They are magically whisked through time to the 1600's and find they must square off against a wicked magician and also locate a valuable jewel in order to return to the present day.
The Best OfferJanuary 1, 2013
Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire to oversee the valuation and sale of her family’s priceless art collection, Virgil allows himself to form an attachment to her – and soon he is engulfed by a passion which will rock his bland existence to the core.
The Young Girls of RochefortMarch 8, 1967
Delphine and Solange are two sisters living in Rochefort. Delphine is a dancing teacher and Solange composes and teaches the piano. Maxence is a poet and a painter. He is doing his military service. Simon owns a music shop, he left Paris once month ago to come back where he fell in love 10 years ago. They are looking for love, looking for each other, without being aware that their ideal partner is very close...