A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Makhmalbaf puts an advertisement in the papers calling for an open casting for his next movie. However when hundreds of people show up, he decides to make a movie about the casting and the screen tests of the would-be actors.
Short film about a spiral design spins dizzily. It's replaced by a spinning disk. These two continue in perfect alternation until the end: a spiral design, a disk. Each disk is labelled and can be read as it rotates. The messages, in French, feature puns and whimsical rhymes and alliteration. The final message comments on the spiral motif itself.
In 1973, the Loud family became a television sensation of a new kind. It was long before a metal rock star showed his eccentric family on the small screen and decades before housewives had screaming matches with each other on camera in public. CINEMA VERITE tells the behind-the-scenes story of the groundbreaking documentary "An American Family," which chronicled the lives of the Louds in the early 1970s and catapulted the Santa Barbara family to notoriety while creating a new television genre: the reality TV series.
A maths teacher acquires the power to travel into movies to save the woman of his dreams and bring her back to her correct film.
A series of down-on-their-luck individuals enter the decrepit and spine-chilling Rialto theater, only to have their deepest and darkest fears brought to life on the silver screen by The Projectionist – a mysterious, ghostly figure who holds the nightmarish futures of all who attend his screenings.
An essay film on the editing of erotic movies.
A queue at the ATM machine, a displaced family after a seismic shock that has half-washed their home, a tour within an art gallery, moments of everyday life that become the cues for the emergence of comic, farce, paradoxical situations – trademarks of one of the most successful Italian comic groups.
A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.
1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Part 3 of Godard's 8 part examination of the history of the concept of cinema and how it relates to the 20th century.
Four intimate friends who dream to make a film. Plot The film traces the journey of four friends as they strive to give life to their dream cinema. And how their lives are upturned as the cinema becomes their life.
A documentary on Venezuelan filmmaker Margot Benacerraf, who won the Cannes International Critics Prize with his movie Araya in 1959.
When Rosa came to this place the earthquake had just happened and the building was one enormous ruin. People say it was a cinema, but Rosa, who has lived here for many years, has never seen a film in her life. So many things happen in "Cinema Alcazar" that it's all Rosa can do to keep up.
Sex and Cinema is a steamy trip through the looking glass of the camera lens, depicting how sexually charged films reflect our own sexual liberation. It will unzip America's obsession with sex, both from a cinematic and social perspective, exposing the hypocrisy inherent in our culture's war against eroticism (be it film, art, literature or song lyrics). The special will look at many films that push the boundary, from mainstream studio films to product that in its time has been considered pornographic.
Sreeram is from a rich family. Sindhu is a middle-class girl with a nagging step mother and a strict father. Sreeram is impressed by Sindhu at first sight. He helps her solve her family problems. In the process, she misunderstands him. The rest of the movie is all about how the two understand the power of their love and tie the knot on the same day they meet.
In Seoul, the paths of two men and one woman intersect and move apart from one another, centering around their love for cinema. A suicidal student meets a young woman who decides to follow him in his fatal gesture. Coming out of a cinema, Tongsu, an unsuccessful filmmaker, spots a beautiful young woman, and recognizes her : she is the main actress in the film he has just seen. The life of this wavering and distressed young man strangely echoes the one of the young man from the beginning...
Moved by the closure of a cinema, a young director decides to investigate if the theaters of Barcelona have their days numbered. During the five years of the documentary's shooting, she will enter the closed world of the Catalan exhibition, watch the transformation of this art and business and live unrepeatable experiences in the bowels of many cinemas.
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of David Lynch, or overturning everything you thought you knew about Hitchcock, Žižek illuminates the screen with his passion, intellect, and unfailing sense of humour.
Cinema Novo is a movie-essay that investigates poetically the most important movement of Latin America cinema, through the thoughts of its main auteurs: Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Glauber Rocha, Leon Hirszman, Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Ruy Guerra, Walter Lima Jr., Paulo César Saraceni, among others.
Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.
Mark Kermode reveals the film-making tricks and techniques behind classic movie genres, from romcoms to horrors.
13 episode series created by PBS to commemorate 100 years of movie-going.
Canadian Cinema is a Canadian film television series which aired on CBC Television in 1974.
Deadly Cinema is an award-winning television series which aired on NTTV from 2003 to 2005.
Tim Heidecker reviews the latest movies in theaters with a special guest.
Cinema Cool is an American talk show that was co-created by Travis Baker, Richard Tanne and Joe Lindquist. Baker writes and produces, Lindquist edits and directs, and Tanne hosts.
Casino Cinema is a Spike programming block hosted by Steve Schirripa and Beth Ostrosky. The show, which was played around the commercial breaks of a film, featured the hosts teaching the audience how to play a casino game.
Cinema AZN was a weekly half-hour program, hosted by Marie-France Arcilla, broadcast on AZN Television until that network ceased broadcasting in April 2008. With AZN's closedown, the program's fate is unknown. Cinema AZN mixed popular entertainment, informed reporting, and featured some of Asia's biggest stars such as Tony Leung, Stephen Chow, Amitabh Bachchan, Zhang Ziyi and Joan Chen; and major filmmakers such as Wong Kar-wai, Hayao Miyazaki, Jackie Chan, Zhang Yimou and Im Kwon-Taek. Cinema AZN was produced by Woo Art International, a New York-based production company, in association with Asian CineVision, a non-profit media arts organization.
Cinema Varieties was a television program on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network which was shown on Sunday nights at 8:30pm ET from September 1949 to November 1949. Clips from old movies were shown on this 30-minute program.
Bloodsucking Cinema is a 2008 documentary about vampire movies and it has horror directors talking about the genre. It is an Anchor Bay Entertainment film and it aired on Starz fear fest. It was released on September 23, 2008.
Cinema Insomnia is a nationally syndicated American television series presented by horror host Mr. Lobo.