Showing 1 - 10 of 68 titles with a criteria of Subject is Filmmaking
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 reflection of filmmaker Chantal Akerman on filmmaking, both through her words and excerpts from her films.
Icarus Films | 1996 | 64 minutes
A conversation with Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman about her films and her directorial philosophy.
Icarus Films | 2010 | 62 minutes
Patricio Guzmán's landmark film The Battle of Chile (1976) documented the "Popular Unity" period of Salvador Allende's government, the tumultuous events leading up to the 1973 coup, and Allende's death. Guzmán has returned to show The Battle of Chile in his homeland for the first time.
Icarus Films | 1998 | 58 minutes
Plunges us into the media battle that played out during the Algerian war for independence where cinema was mobilized as a weapon of political struggle against colonialism.
Icarus Films | 2023 | 94 minutes
The symbolic and artistic role of laundry in womens' lives.
Roberta Cantow | 1981 | 32 minutes
A mesmerizing introduction to surrealist artist H. R. Giger's oeuvre, who terrified audiences with the monsters of the Alien films; and an intimate look at last years of the artist's life.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 95 minutes
How Jean Renoir gradually guides an actress into the essence of her role.
Icarus Films | 1968 | 22 minutes
The great filmmaker Jia Zhangke travels with acclaimed painter Liu Xiaodong to Thailand where they meet workers in the throes of social turmoil.
dGenerate Films | 2012 | 70 minutes
The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans.
Icarus Films | 2020 | 15 minutes