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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 titles with a criteria of Subject is Performance Art


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

The film chronicles the work of the English poet and spoken word-artist Anne Clark. Shaped by punk she pioneered electronic music with her pre-techno classics "Sleeper In Metropolis" and "Our Darkness" and hugely impacted generations of musicians.

Deckert Distribution | 2017 | 81 minutes

An experimental animated trip into a mysterious clockwork world.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2013 | 4 minutes

An unrestrained animated riot of color and energy built on a multitude of CMYK symbols, the codes used in four-color process printing.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 7 minutes

Using advanced digital technologies, this short animation offers a new vision of dance in cinema.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2014 | 11 minutes

Writer, visual artist and pioneer of the queer movement in Latin America, Pedro Lemebel shook up conservative Chilean society during Pinochet’s dictatorship in the 1980s.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 96 minutes

Performance artist and drag king Diane Torr leads a workshop in which women develop male characters.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 59 minutes

Bobby Kenuajuak's tender portrayal the village where he grew up, and the elements that forge the character of his people: their history, the great open spaces and their unflagging humor.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2000 | 47 minutes

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 7 minutes

In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and severed an earlobe. This is how a courageous freethinker is challenging the power of the Russian state.

Deckert Distribution | 2016 | 99 minutes