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Showing 1 - 10 of 21 titles with a criteria of Subject is Drama and Theater


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

The critically-acclaimed Mark Morris dance production of the baroque operatic masterwork.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 55 minutes

Two theater companies, one American, one Vietnamese, collaborate to produce A Midsummer Night's Dream in Hanoi.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 91 minutes

The teenage girls of Warrenville Prison are getting a shot at redemption in a most unlikely form: a musical based on their lives. As three fascinating inmates write and stage their play, they're compelled to re-live their crimes, reclaim their humanity and take a first step toward breaking free of the prison system.

Sincerely Films | 2009 | 61 minutes

In 1987, Catherine Russell first stepped on stage in the play, Perfect Crime. Twenty-five years and only four missed performances later, she’s in The Guinness Book of World Records for the most performances by an actor in a single part.

MediaStorm | 2012 | 13 minutes

LATE SUMMER captures a centuries-old Beijing theatre in its incarnation as a modern-day transient space.

dGenerate Films | 2016 | 13 minutes

Maiko's destiny was decided before she was born. Her name Maiko means dancing child. Her mother, the driving force behind her career, sold their house and car to send 14 year old Maiko to the most prestigious dancing schools in Europe. She knew she couldn't return to Japan as a failure. Today Maiko is 32 on top of her career as a prima ballerina at the Norwegian National Ballet. Maiko is not a young dancer anymore and talented newcomers are longing for her position. Competition is getting tougher when Maiko decides to start a family... We follow Maiko at a breaking point in her life, where she is forced to make decisions that might jeopardize everything she has worked for.

First Run Features | 2015 | 70 minutes

Honors the thousands of girls and women from Korea, China, Japan and the Philippines who were forced into sexual slavery as "comfort women" by the Japanese army during World War II.

National Film Board of Canada | 2014 | 7 minutes

Set in China’s Loess Plateau, OF SHADOWS captures the liveliness and resilience of a group of local shadow play artists.

dGenerate Films | 2016 | 79 minutes