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Showing 1 - 10 of 222 titles with a criteria of Subject is Art and Architecture


New structures in seven North American Native communities that reinterpret traditional forms for contemporary purposes.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 93 minutes

Sustainable design in the tropics. The story of a Puerto Rican architect pioneering locally-suited green buildings for over thirty years.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 55 minutes

Takes audiences behind the scenes as a company of non-professional actors rehearse a play about life without sight. The performers have no problem imagining themselves in these roles: they are blind themselves.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 52 minutes

Follows the mission of one theater company to bring the consumer revolution to the people of the highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 52 minutes

Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures in his photographs the stunning beauty, potential and hope of Africa's landscapes and people.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 8 minutes

The story of a German soldier and the photographs that he took, while serving on the Eastern Front during WWII.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 26 minutes

Using humor and a love of fantasy, "The Amazing Amy" Harlib connects with audiences through performing strenuous yoga-based contortion acts in New York City. But behind the showmanship lives an incredibly lonely human being.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 13 minutes

A swift instructive look at the artist El Anatsui demonstrating his process, and discussing his theories.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 31 minutes

The psychedelic rock collective Anonymous Artists of America holds a performance at the University of Chicago.

Kartemquin Films | 1970 | 9 minutes

One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 18 minutes