Literature

Antigone

Antigone

Director: Yorgos Javellas
Year: 1961

Sophocles' immortal tragedy ANTIGONE receives a definitive cinematic interpretation in this 1961 film. Irene Papas (Z, THE TROJAN WOMEN, THE GUNS OF NAVARONE) heads a cast of over 500 actors of the Greek stage and screen, joined by soldiers and...

Antigone

Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Director: Miguel Gomes
Year: 2015

In Portugal- one European country in crisis- a film director proposes to build fictional stories from the miserable reality he is immersed in. However, failing to find meaning in his work, he cowardly runs away and leaves the beautiful Scheherazade...

Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Ashik Kerib (remastered)

Ashik Kerib (remastered)

Director: Sergei Paradjanov
Year: 1988

From Sergei Paradjanov, one of the most acclaimed and experimental directors of the Soviet cinema, comes Ashik Kerib, a 19th century romantic tale evocatively brought to life.

Ashik Kerib (remastered)

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

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 of sexuality and the body influenced generations...

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1919

The heartbreaking story of a waterfront waif (Lillian Gish) from the Limehouse district of London who escapes the abuse of her father (Donald Crisp) through a doomed relationship with a Chinese immigrant (Richard Barthelmess).

Broken Blossoms

Butley

Butley

Director: Harold Pinter
Year: 1974

Alan Bates turns his Tony-winning role into one of his greatest film performances as a lecturer who experiences a truly awful day.

Butley

The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Year: 1999

Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD is the timeless story of an aristocratic Russian family torn apart by buried secrets and changing times. Stars Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.

The Cherry Orchard

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Director: Tony Richardson
Year: 1973

An invasion of friends and family pushes the repressed problems of a complacent marriage to the fore in this exceptional adapatation of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

A Delicate Balance

Fantomas

Fantomas

Director: Louis Feuillade
Year: 1913

Louis Feuillade's 5 1/2-hour epic follows Fantômas, the criminal lord of Paris, master of disguise, the creeping assassin in black, as he is pursued by the equally resourceful Inspector Juve and journalist Jerôme Fandor.

Fantomas

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Newly restored. Inspired by the German legend and by Goethe's classic tale, Murnau's Faust tells the story of an alchemist (played by Gosta Ekman) who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift...

Faust (F.W. Murnau, Restored Deluxe Edition)

The Golem

The Golem

Director: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener
Year: 1920

Recognized as the source of the Frankenstein myth, an ancient Hebrew legend provides the substance for one of the most adventurous films of the early German cinema and a landmark in the evolution of the horror film. Suffering under the tyrannical...

The Golem

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

Director: Paul Willis
Year: 2004

Set in an anonymous corner of suburbia, this contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s play is a shattering exploration of ambition, domestic power and gender roles. This bracing dramatization brings new dimensions to Hedda Gabler’s character.

Hedda Gabler

Hermia & Helena

Hermia & Helena

Director: Matías Piñeiro
Year: 2017

A young theater director travels from Buenos Aires to New York for an artist residency to work on a new Spanish translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But a growing longing for the friends and lover she left behind,...

Hermia & Helena

The Homecoming

The Homecoming

Director: Peter Hall
Year: 1973

A professor returns home after a long absence to introduce his wife to his father and two brothers, but the family reunion has unexpected and disturbing consequences. Based on one of Harold Pinter's greatest plays.

The Homecoming

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

Director: Raoul Peck
Year: 2016

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is an examination of racism in America through the lens of James Baldwin’s unfinished book, REMEMBER THIS HOUSE. Intended as an account of the lives of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr., each of whom Jame...

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Director: John Frankenheimer
Year: 1973

Considered the definitive film version of one of Eugene O'Neill's greatest plays, this simple tale of a birthday celebration at a saloon takes a devastating look at disillusionment and dashed hopes.

The Iceman Cometh

In Celebration

In Celebration

Director: Lindsay Anderson
Year: 1975

Taught adaptation of David Storey's emotionally-charged family drama.

In Celebration

Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles

Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles

Director: Jennifer Baichwal
Year: 1999

Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles

Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone

Director: Maurice Tourneur
Year: 1922

Tourneur's adaption of Richard Blackmore's perennially loved romance stars John Bowers as a yeoman farmer who valiantly rescues a kidnapped princess. This edition was transferred from an original print at 18fps and features a new score for piano and...

Lorna Doone

Lost in the Stars

Lost in the Stars

Director: Daniel Mann
Year: 1974

Lost in the Stars transforms Alan Paton's world famous novel of racial oppression, Cry the Beloved Country, into a tragic and beautiful film musical unlike any you've ever seen. Gilded by Maxwell Anderson's lucid lyrics and Kurt Weill's (The Three...

Lost in the Stars

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

Director: Lee Breuer
Year: 2008

Mabou Mines' critically acclaimed interpretation of Ibsen's A Doll's House rejuvenates a nineteenth-century classic with bold staging and conceptual originality.

Mabou Mines' Dollhouse

The Maids

The Maids

Director: Christopher Miles
Year: 1975

Two maids, in a sinister bond of roleplaying, take turns acting out an abusive employer-servant relationship. Adapted from Jean Genet's absurdist play, itself inspired from a true life case.

The Maids

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Year: 2016

The first documentary about Maya Angelou celebrates her life and reveals new insight into the life of this legendary performer, writer, poet and activist. 

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Director: Michael House
Year: 2012

A new documentary by Michael House tells the story of Somerset Maugham, the novelist, spy, playwright, physician and prolific writer, who took on the taboo subjects of adultery and sexual jealousy and breathed new life into the spy novel.

Revealing Mr. Maugham

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Director: Tom O'Horgan
Year: 1973

The film version of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist play tells of a French city where the citizens begin to turn mysteriously into rhinoceroses. Zero Mostel creates his Tony-winning Broadway role. Includes the marvelous Karen Black.

Rhinoceros

Sally Of The Sawdust

Sally Of The Sawdust

Director: D. W. Griffith
Year: 1925

W. C. Fields stars as a lovable con man who becomes the unlikely guardian of an orphaned circus waif (Carol Dempster).

Sally Of The Sawdust

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

Director: Albert Parker
Year: 1922

One of Barrymore's most prestigious early roles, this rarely seen film also presents screen debuts of William Powell & Roland Young. When a young prince is accused of a crime that could embroil him in international scandal, debonair supersleuth...

Sherlock Holmes

Theater of War

Theater of War

Director: John W. Walter
Year: 2008

Filmmaker John Walter artfully captures Meryl Streep groping for - and then seizing the character in her unforgettable portrayal of Mother Courage in Tony Kushner's adaptation of the Bertolt Brecht masterpiece Mother Courage and Her Children.

Theater of War

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

Director: Laurence Olivier
Year: 1970

Anton Chekhov's classic play about the lives of three sisters living in a remote Russian village is given the all-star treatment by director and star Laurence Olivier.

Three Sisters

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Director: Daniel Leconte
Year: 2008

Because he had published the twelve Danish cartoons that had triggered the wrath of Muslims worldwide, Philippe Val, the editor of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, was cited to court by the Great Mosque of Paris, the World Muslim League...

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

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