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Showing 1 - 10 of 24 titles with a criteria of Subject is Film History


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

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

Icarus Films | 2014 | 40 minutes

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

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

Icarus Films | 2010 | 62 minutes

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

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

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

A multifaceted exploration of Israel's history and its present.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 80 minutes

Tilda Swinton's narration and a treasure trove of rare archival footage trace the origins of today's hyper-connected world.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 85 minutes

Largely overlooked by historians and film buffs, the curious 1912 epic 'From the Manger to the Cross' depicted the life of Jesus.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 52 minutes