Showing 1 - 10 of 223 titles with a criteria of Subject is Performing Arts
A documentary feature film about the resurgence of interest in accordion music over the last 30-40 years. Although many continue to see the accordion as the stodgy instrument of a bygone era – and accordion jokes abound – this film sets the record straight.
Roberta Cantow | 2016 | 74 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
An African American gospel choir goes to Palestine to sing in a Palestinian play about Martin Luther King, Jr. They become witnesses to life under occupation and a non-violent movement for justice.
Clarity Films | 2014 | 92 minutes
An aspiring corrido composer faces two life-changing choices: to traffic drugs or unlawfully cross the border into the United States.
Icarus Films | 2005 | 70 minutes
An international musical celebration of the music of J.S. Bach.
Bullfrog Films | 1985 | 49 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 singular comedy of errors, this Mexican classic follows Lupe as she pretends to be a thief to infiltrate a criminal cell that is threatening her father.
Pragda Films | 1947 | 71 minutes
Recipient of important awards in Spain and abroad, Angélica Liddell's dramaturgy is considered one of the most avant-garde in contemporary European theater. As Liddell starts working in her new play, director Manuel Fernández-Valdés decides to capture her rehearsal process on camera.
Pragda Films | 2016 | 83 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