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All the World's Memory

An exploration of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

Icarus Films | 1956 | 21 minutes

The Art of Being Human

A remarkable artist who helps us see the humanity in others.

Bullfrog Films | 1995 | 28 minutes

Bestseller

Why do some books become bestsellers? This documentary examines the phenomenon in today's global publishing industry.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 52 minutes

Bruly Bouabré's Alphabet

In the 1950's, Ivory Coast artist Bruly Bouabré created hundreds of pictograms based on one-syllable words in his language, Bété.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 17 minutes

Duncan Campbell Scott: The Poet and the Indians

The story of the prominent early Canadian literary figure - who was also a civil servant responsible for a brutal Native assimilation program.

Icarus Films | 1995 | 57 minutes

Edward Said: The Last Interview

An extended discussion with Prof. Edward Said filmed less than a year before his death. The noted literary critic and Palestinian activist delivers his final testament about his life and work as a committed intellectual.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 114 minutes

El Poeta

After his only son is murdered in the Mexican drug war, a mystic poet launches an international crusade to save his country.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 55 minutes

First Kill

Compellingly brings out the contradictory feelings that war evokes - fear and anger, but also seduction, fascination and excitement. With Michael Herr (Apocalypse Now, Dispatches).

Icarus Films | 2001 | 52 minutes

Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives

Nine women paint a portrait of lesbian sexuality against a backdrop of lesbian representations in popular culture.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 1992 | 85 minutes

Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The story of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Nobel Prize winner.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 90 minutes