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Showing 1 - 10 of 46 titles with a criteria of Subject is Film History


Around India with a Movie Camera

Sandhya Suri skillfully weaves together archival footage—including hand colored sequences and a new score—to create a story about life across India from 1899 to 1947.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 72 minutes

Beyond Zero: 1914-1918

Auteur filmmaker Bill Morrison brings to life a new cinematic record of World War I.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 40 minutes

Blowback

BLOWBACK is a dynamic exploration of the representation of the wars in Iraq (2003-2011) and Afghanistan (2001-2021) in world cinema which argues that films function as resonant cultural artifacts that shape how the conflicts come to be understood and remembered by audiences at the time, and those of generations to come.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 30 minutes

A Boatload of Wild Irishmen

The life and work of legendary director Robert Flaherty ('Nanook of the North'), the 'father of documentary.' This title has one or more clips.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 84 minutes

Catching Sight of Thelma and Louise

Explores the same women's and men's reactions to the groundbreaking film, THELMA and LOUISE, 25 years ago and today.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 86 minutes

Chantal Akerman, From Here

A conversation with Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman about her films and her directorial philosophy.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 62 minutes

Cinema Novo

An intricately edited documentary composed of film clips from the major works of the Brazilian 'Cinema Novo' movement and period interviews with its leading filmmakers.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 90 minutes

Class of Struggle

Workers at the Yema Watch Factory in Besancon depict their own labor struggles in this collective production initiated by Chris Marker.

Icarus Films | 1969 | 37 minutes

Decasia

A legendary cinematic exploration of the beauty of decaying archival footage by experimental film artist Bill Morrison. Music by Michael Gordon.

Icarus Films | 2002 | 67 minutes

Directing Actors by Jean Renoir

How Jean Renoir gradually guides an actress into the essence of her role.

Icarus Films | 1968 | 22 minutes