About Tap features stylistic performances and recollections by three of America’s leading male tap dancers: Steve Condos, Jimmy Slyde and Chuck Green. By introducing viewers to a unique history... More
In this key masterpiece of the LA Rebellion, written by Charles Burnett and directed by Billy Woodberry, one man's frustrating and futile search for steady works takes a toll on his marriage and his... More
Directors: Harold Lloyd, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle Country: U.S.
One of the finest collaborations between Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton, THE COOK leads this collection of rediscovered comedy classics along with A RECKLESS ROMEO (1917) and NUMBER,... More
Directors: Norman McLaren, Grant Munro Country: Canada
CUT-UP: THE FILMS OF GRANT MUNRO features a cavalcade of animated classics, live-action films and unreleased archives from the director known for his talent and all-out goofiness for over fifty years. More
Director Philip Haas and artist David Hockney bring the bustling streets of three-hundred-year-old China to life through their analysis of the 72-foot-long seventh scroll of "The Kangxi Emperor's... More
Long considered lost, THE DRAGON PAINTER survives today as a shining example of Asian-American cinema, starring Sessue Hayakawa (The Bridge on the River Kwai) as a delusional hermit recruited by a... More
Two families living on a remote island off of Scotland are torn asunder by a race between their sons in this thrilling romantic drama from director Michael Powell (The Red Shoes, Stairway to Heaven). More
Directors: James Kenyon, Sagar Mitchell, Vanessa Toulmin, Paul McGann Country: U.K.
In the early twentieth century, filmmakers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon shot local footage of people in the north of England going about their daily activities, preserved and restored to offer a... More
Billed as "the final orgy and dreadful end of the notorious monk, Rasputin, on the eve of the Russian Revolution," this send-up to Soviet art tells the story of a pre-revolutionary Russia fraught wit... More
Decades after her untimely death, Kathleen Collins has been rediscovered as a groundbreaking writer, playwright and independent filmmaker. Losing Ground is the story of a Black professor and her... More
When explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton hired cameraman Frank Hurley to join an expedition across the South Pole, no one could never have predicted their ship would be trapped in pack ice and the members... More
Directors: Varick Frissell, Victoria King Country: Canada
On March 9, 1931, the SS Viking left the port of St. John's, Newfoundland, and sailed into motion picture history. On board were New York filmmaker Varick Frissell and an unusual crew of seamen and... More
In a film that both evokes and translates the message of Zen Buddhism, two monks and a young boy living on a remote mountain respond to the beauty of the world around them and to unanswerable koans... More
Winter Soldier is a documentary chronicle of an extraordinary investigation conducted by Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) in 1971, when vets from all branches of the US military came from... More
Directors: Rob Epstein, Andrew Brown, Nancy Adair Country: U.S.
Led by Peter Adair, the Mariposa Film Group made the first feature-length documentary about lesbian and gay identity made by gay filmmakers. Their 1977 film is a collage of interviews, funny and... More
Directors: Veronica Selver, Lucy Massie Phenix Country: U.S.
Focusing the Highlander School's role in helping build grassroots movements, this documentary tells the stories of ordinary people fighting for civil and labor rights and against toxic waste and stri... More