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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

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 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

Traces the journey of a lock of Beethoven's hair, culminating in the scientific analysis that reveals Beethoven's medical secret.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 84 minutes

A biting animated satire of our Big Oil-based civilization.

National Film Board of Canada | 2015 | 5 minutes

An experimental animated trip into a mysterious clockwork world.

National 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.

National Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 7 minutes

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

National Film Board of Canada | 2014 | 11 minutes