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5. Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959)
85 min | Documentary, Music
Set at the Newport jazz festival in 1958, this documentary mixes images of water and the town with performers and audience. The film progresses from day to night and from improvisational ... See full summary »
6. Death of a Prophet (1981 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama, History
After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation... See full summary »
8. How to Draw a Bunny (2002)
90 min | Documentary
Interviews with Christo, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Judith Malina, James Rosenquist and others help illuminate the life and work of Warhol contemporary Ray Johnson.
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9. Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997 TV Movie)
95 min | Documentary, Music
"It must 'schwing!'" was the motto of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two German Jewish immigrants who in 1939 set up Blue Note Records, the jazz label that was home to such greats as Miles ... See full summary »
10. Kuroi taiyô (1964)
95 min | Crime, Music, Thriller
One is a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and other is a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo. The two outsiders become outlaws and the movie depicts their growing bond as an alternately absurd and tragic culture clash.
13. Dilemma (II) (1962)
89 min | Drama
Around 1960, Englishman Toby Hood comes to Johannesburg in order to run a publishing company. He is open minded, and befriends people with different social ranks. The harsh realities of society force him to make a choice as to friendships.
16. Adventures in Jazz (1949– )
30 min | Music
Hosted by well-known disc-jockey Fred Robbins (and later Bill Williams), this show gave viewers a glimpse into the world of jazz. Showcasing the talents of some of the premier musicians and... See full summary »
24. Gensyn med Johannesburg (1996)
52 min | Documentary
Two actors who left South Africa after the illegal filming of Henning Carlsen's film Dilemma (1962) now return to Johannesburg together with the director.
25. Max Roach: Live at Blues Alley (2011 Video)
60 min | Documentary
This 1981 live show at Washington DC's famous Blues Alley features drummer extraordinaire Max Roach and his band. Filmed lovingly by filmmaker Gary Keys, this intimate portrait of Roach is ... See full summary »
The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Live and Learn
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Denise gets very excited about wanting to be an instructor to work with children who have learning disabilities but cannot understand that in order to teach she must have a college degree.