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Arakimentari

Arakimentari

Director: Travis Klose
Year: 2004

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Beuys

Beuys

Director: Andres Veiel
Year: 2018

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 they have impacted the world.

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Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1986

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Casting About

Casting About

Director: Barry J. Hershey
Year: 2007

CASTING ABOUT is a lyrical documentary that illuminates the grit, mystery and raw emotion behind the process of casting actors. Shot from the filmmaker’s point of view, the viewer encounters many of the 350 diverse actresses who test for a trio of roles in a dramatic film, in auditions held in Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London and Los Angeles. Deftly weaving together interviews, monologues, private moments, the film creates an impressionistic and moving collage of the casting experience.

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FLicKeR

FLicKeR

Director: Nik Sheehan
Year: 2008

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 Gysin's complex ideas and influence with some key counterculture figures, such as William Burroughs and Kurt Cobain.

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Hand Gestures

Hand Gestures

Director: Francesco Clerici
Year: 2015

Even today, in order to create a sculpture in bronze, it is necessary to take the same steps taken in the fifth century BC for the Riace bronzes. These steps are not taught in school, but are passed on in the ancient oral tradition and through apprenticeships from artisans. This documentary is a way to observe and feel the work of a 100-year old bronze foundry in Italy: a place were past and present share the same gestures and where each gesture it's a sculpture itself.

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Call Her Applebroog

Call Her Applebroog

Director: Beth B
Year: 2016

This deeply personal portrait of acclaimed New York–based artist Ida Applebroog was shot with mischievous reverence by her filmmaker daughter, Beth B (Exposed). Born in the Bronx to Orthodox Jewish émigrés from Poland, Applebroog, now in her 80s, looks back at how she expressed herself through decades of drawings and paintings, as well as her private journals.

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Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse

Director: Marcie Begleiter
Year: 2016

Eva Hesse (1936-1970) is one of America’s foremost postwar artists. Her pioneering sculptures, using latex, fiberglass, and plastics, helped establish the post-minimalist movement. Dying of a brain tumor at age 34, she had a mere decade-long career that, despite its brevity, is dense with complex, intriguing works that defy easy categorization. EVA HESSE, the first feature-length appreciation of her life and work, makes superb use of the artist’s voluminous journals, her correspondence with close friend and mentor Sol LeWitt, and contemporary as well as archival interviews with fellow artists who recall her passionate, ambitious, tenacious personality.

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Louvre City

Louvre City

Director: Nicolas Philibert
Year: 1990

LOUVRE CITY takes the form of one of the classic symphonies of the 1920s, which begin at daybreak, end at nightfall, and chronicle the lives of urban dwellers at work and at play. Rather than focus on its familiar role as a monument to high culture, director Nicolas Philibert shows us the everyday life of the museum and how it operates.

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