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Acting Blind

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

Advertising Missionaries

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

The Amazing Amy

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

Anne Clark – I’ll Walk Out Into Tomorrow

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

Anonymous Artists of America

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

Kartemquin Films | 1970 | 9 minutes

An Apollo Legend

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

Beethoven's Hair

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

Burnt Toast

Eight comedic mini-operas, each depicting a different stage of a romantic relationship.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 52 minutes

Carface (Autos Portraits)

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

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2015 | 5 minutes

Circuit Earth

Shot throughout Philadelphia during the first Earth Week in 1970, the film features community groups, citizens and celebrities reflecting on the crisis facing the planet.

Bullfrog Films | 1971 | 43 minutes