Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At age 27, Tanny was struck down by polio and... More
Robert Frank's The Americans (1958) transformed the landscape of contemporary photography. Fifty years later, filmmaker Philippe Seclier follows in Frank's footsteps, retracing his path step by step... More
Travel to the four corners of the world in this visually sumptuous series that captures the best examples of the art and architecture of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each film brings to life the... More
Jeffrey Catherine Jones was a transgender painter, illustrator, and comics artist. Narrated and told through the experiences and perceptions of Jeffrey, the film is guided and shaped by a group of... More
Using previously untapped visual and audio sources, this one-of-a-kind chronicle of visionary artist Joseph Beuys is an intimate and in-depth look at a human being, his art and ideas, and the way the... More
Directors: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade Country: U.S.
A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations o... More
This acclaimed and thought-provoking documentary provides a rare and illuminating exploration of the creative process through incisive portraits of five seminal figures from a significant chapter in... More
Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company form a motley troupe of flyers and crashers. Propelled by Streb's edict that anything too safe is not action, these daredevils challenge the... More
For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare the menu for the next season. An elegant, detailed study of... More
Director: Angelina Maccarone Country: Germany, France
THE LOOK features Charlotte Rampling in a series of reflective conversations with artists, friends, and one-time collaborators such as novelist Paul Auster and photographers Peter Lindbergh and... More
Written and narrated by Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton, this documentary blends vintage clips from Jarman's groundbreaking experimental works, never-before-seen footage from his films, and candid... More
Directors: Martin Östberg, Elin Magnusson, Sara Kaaman, Ester Martin Bergsmark, Nelli, Andreas, Åsa Sandzén, Pella Kågerman, Tora Mårtens, Wolfe Madam, Jennifer Rainsford, Universal Pussy, Joanna Rytel, Ingrid Ryberg Country: Sweden
Dirty Diaries is a collection of twelve short pornographic films created by a group of feminist filmmakers in Sweden. The series of shorts is intended as a feminist response to traditional pornograph... More
DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER is a feature-length documentary film highlighting the career of poster artist Drew Struzan, whose most popular works include the Indiana Jones, Back to the Future and... More
This award-winning documentary about poet, calligrapher and mystic Brion Gysin portrays the life and legacy of an artist who believed art could revolutionize human consciousness. This film chronicles... More
Directed by Alex Gibney, this is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance and how his impact transformed the life of many Nigerians and rights activists... More
Directors: Michael Beach Nichols, Deidre Schoo Country: U.S.
Flex is Kings is a riveting and awe-inspiring look inside the world of Brooklyn street dancing known as flexing. Directors Michael Beach Nichols and Deidre Schoo take audiences along on the emotional... More
This documentary provides a vivid introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: Avant-garde cinema. In its exploration of this expansive domain, FREE... More
Directors: Matthew Prinzing, David Maysles, Antonio Ferrera, Albert Maysles Country: U.S.
Co-directed by Antonio Ferrera and Albert Maysles, The Gates chronicles the evolution of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's installation from concept to installation, ultimately overcoming public disapprova... More
Directors: Peter Raymont, Michèle Hozer Country: Canada
Peter Raymont's documentary humanizes the legend of Glenn Gould, weaving together an unprecedented array of unseen footage, private home recordings and diaries, as well as compelling interviews with... More
Director: Jeffrey Perkins Country: Netherlands, France, Italy, Denmark, Japan, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, U.S.
A feature documentary as mercurial as its subject: the impresario of the international avant-garde art movement Fluxus (1962-78). Featuring interviews with Yoko Ono, Jonas Mekas, and Nam June Paik. More