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Altered Consciousness Collection

Altered Consciousness Collection

The Altered Consciousness Collection (Hofmann's Potion, FLicKeR, Hippie Masala) box set of award-winning documentaries explores the frontiers of human consciousness and the iconic pioneers who opened the doors of perception.

Altered Consciousness Collection

The Challenge (1982)

The Challenge (1982)

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1982

He has trained every thought, every muscle, every nerve, for this moment of truth! The Challenge was co-written by John Sayles (Lone Star) and stars Scott Glenn (Man on Fire) as an American boxer thrust into a Japanese family feud involving the...

The Challenge (1982)

Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

Director: (various)
Year: 1893

This edition explores the establishment of cinematic genres in the first years of the 20th Century, offering rare glimpses of the innovative visual comedy of Max Linder, the pioneering Italian epic NERO - or THE BURNING OF ROME, the phenomenal...

Comedy, Spectacle, and New Horizons

The European Pioneers

The European Pioneers

Director: (various)
Year: 1895

From the archives of the British Film Institute, this collection features forty distinctive works from cinema's infancy, produced by such Euro pioneers as R.W. Paul, George Edward Smith, Fran Mottershaw, Walter Haggar & Sons, and James Bamforth,...

The European Pioneers

The Great Train Robbery and Other Primary Works

The Great Train Robbery and Other Primary Works

Director: Edwin S. Porter, Edweard Muybridge, Thomas Edison
Year: 1893

This survey of the cinema's earliest landmarks and rarities features the 1877 motion studies of Edward Muybridge, the early productions of Thomas Edison's Black Maria, the actualites of Louis Lumiere, George Mieles' A Trip to the Moon (1902), and...

The Great Train Robbery and Other Primary Works

The Last Hijack

The Last Hijack

Director: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting
Year: 2014

This documentary explores how one Somali pirate named Mohamed came to live such a brutal and dangerous existence.

The Last Hijack

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