Avant Garde

Chess Fever

Chess Fever

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Year: 1925

A Keaton-esque comedy in which a young man's passion for the game threatens to wreck his marriage.

Chess Fever

Computer Chess

Computer Chess

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Year: 2013

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs.

Computer Chess

Film Socialisme

Film Socialisme

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Year: 2011

Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard (Contempt) triumphantly returns to the screen with FILM SOCIALISME, "a remarkable and beautiful and challenging" (Glenn Kenny, MSN) essay on the state of Mediterranean life, culture and history.

Film Socialisme

The Forbidden Room

The Forbidden Room

Director: Evan Johnson, Guy Maddin
Year: 2015

From Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson. A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed...

The Forbidden Room

Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film

Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film

Director: Pip Chodorov
Year: 2010

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 RADICALS privileges rare interviews with filmmaker...

Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film

The Juche Idea

The Juche Idea

Director: Jim Finn
Year: 2008

Inspired by the real-life story of the South Korean director kidnapped in the 70's to invigorate the North Korean film industry, the film follows Yoon Jung Lee, a young video artist invited to work at a Juche art residency on a North Korean...

The Juche Idea

L'Age D'or

L'Age D'or

Director: Luis Buñuel
Year: 1930

L'AGE D'OR, the surrealist masterpiece of 20th century cinema is now available on DVD to challenge, arouse, unnerve, amuse, and galvanize the uninitiated for generations to come.

L'Age D'or

The Last of England

The Last of England

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1987

An apocalyptic roar of a movie, this is Derek Jarman's (Sebastiane) dizzying lament for the country he once knew and what he feared it would become. It is both deeply personal and grimly historical, and is undoubtedly one of the most important...

The Last of England

Man With A Movie Camera

Man With A Movie Camera

Director: Dziga Vertov
Year: 1929

This dawn-to-dusk view of the Soviet Union offers a montage of urban Russian life, showing the people of the city at work and at play Considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. USSR. 1929. 68min. B&W.

Man With A Movie Camera

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Director: Sophie Fiennes
Year: 2010

In 1993, artist Anselm Kiefer left Buchen, Germany for La Ribaute, a derelict silk factory near Barjac, a town in the south of France. Sophie Fiennes' film sheds insight into the years that Kiefer spent there, engaged in a fervent process of artisti...

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Le Quattro Volte

Le Quattro Volte

Director: Michelangelo Frammartino
Year: 2010

Inspired by Pythagoras’s belief in four-fold transmigration — by which the soul is passed from human to animal to vegetable to mineral — Michelangelo Frammartino’s wondrous docu-essay traces the cycle of life through the dail...

Le Quattro Volte

Que Viva Mexico!

Que Viva Mexico!

Director: Sergei Eisenstein
Year: 1931

Eisenstein's epic celebration of Mexico's history and people was never completed due to financial problems. Fifty years after its initial production, this great work was faithfully assembled by the master director's editor, 80-year old Grigory...

Que Viva Mexico!

The Rape of the Vampire

The Rape of the Vampire

Director: Jean Rollin
Year: 1968

A psychiatrist (Bernard Letrou) ventures to a remote castle to convince a brood of four vampire sisters that they are misguided, brainwashed by superstitious villagers, and not truly creatures of the Supernatural.

The Rape of the Vampire

The Son of Joseph

The Son of Joseph

Director: Eugène Green
Year: 2016

Eugène Green drops biblical motifs – Abraham and Isaac, Mary and Joseph – into this genuinely contemporary setting as if it were the most natural thing in the world, augmenting them with nods to crime films, Italian Baroque music,...

The Son of Joseph

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