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1. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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51 Metascore

Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute. Meanwhile, Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Gemma Jones

Votes: 38,713 | Gross: $3.25M

2. Mon pire cauchemar (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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52 Metascore

Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Jardin du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van. She is the head of an important contemporary... See full summary »

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Benoît Poelvoorde, André Dussollier, Virginie Efira

Votes: 2,260 | Gross: $0.02M

3. Un tranquillo posto di campagna (1968)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror

6.8
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A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country.

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Georges Géret, Gabriella Boccardo

Votes: 816

4. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

R | 91 min | Documentary

7.6
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81 Metascore

A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government.

Director: Alison Klayman | Stars: Ai Weiwei, Dan Ai, Lao Ai, Lee Ambrozy

Votes: 3,646 | Gross: $0.49M

5. Herb & Dorothy (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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74 Metascore

Herb and Dorothy Vogel redefine what it means to be an art collector.

Director: Megumi Sasaki | Stars: Paula Antebi, Will Barnet, Robert Barry, Lynda Benglis

Votes: 747 | Gross: $0.19M

6. Swim Little Fish Swim (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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54 Metascore

When a bubbly young artist moves into a couple's tiny Chinatown apartment, their already fragile balance is upset even further.

Directors: Ruben Amar, Lola Bessis | Stars: Lola Bessis, Dustin Guy Defa, Brooke Bloom, Anne Consigny

Votes: 847

7. Museo Coconut (2010–2014)

25 min | Animation, Comedy

6.9
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Stars: Raúl Cimas, Carlos Areces, Joaquín Reyes, Ernesto Sevilla

Votes: 234

8. Gaze (2010)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

6.7
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An exploration of twenty artists and their bodies of work.

Director: Matt Riddlehoover | Stars: Derrick Barry, Ryan Basham, Rob Beyond, Adam Bouska

Votes: 306

9. Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe (2007)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.0
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A documentary on the relationship between curator Sam Wagstaff, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and musician/poet Patti Smith.

Director: James Crump | Stars: Pierre Apraxine, Dick Cavett, Dominick Dunne, Raymond Foye

Votes: 205

10. La brindille (2011)

81 min | Drama

5.7
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Sarah is a twenty years old hard working woman who learns that she is six month pregnant. But she doesn't want to have a child at this moment: she will try to find a balance between the life she wants and the steps she has to go through.

Director: Emmanuelle Millet | Stars: Christa Théret, Johan Libéreau, Maud Wyler, Anne Le Ny

Votes: 104

11. Musée haut, musée bas (2008)

97 min | Comedy

5.3
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A curator terrified of green plants, a ballet of Virgin Saints, a minister of Culture lost in an exhibition of sex organs, a car that has disappeared in the Rembrandt car park, visitors in ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Michel Ribes | Stars: Michel Blanc, Simon Abkarian, Victoria Abril, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 380

12. Meet Beau Dick (2017)

Documentary

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Meet Beau Dick gives an intimate look into the life of one of Canada's greatest artists. Beau Dick worked within an ancient tradition and rose to the ranks of international success within the white cube world of contemporary art.

Directors: Natalie Boll, LaTiesha Fazakas | Stars: Bruce Alfred, Wayne Alfred, Eric Angus, Roy Arden

13. Plantain (2017)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History | Post-production

A duo of performance artists embarked in May 2015 on a month-long walk from Germany through Poland to the Russian region of Kaliningrad, to perform on location of true events of post-WWII displacements.

Directors: Andrea Pagnes, Verena Stenke | Stars: Verena Stenke, Andrea Pagnes, Vlada Smirnova, Josephine Macri

14. The Great Contemporary Art Bubble (2009)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Ben Lewis

Votes: 94

15. Act & Punishment (2015)

90 min | Documentary

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Young actionist artists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Ekaterina Samutsevich decide to separate from the well-known actionist group Voina. They feel pressure of male participants of the group. ... See full summary »

Director: Yevgeni Mitta | Stars: Mariya Alyokhina, Alexander Cheparukhin, Ekaterina Dyogot', Boris Groys

16. Themes & Variations (2015)

4 min | Short

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A fully CG rendered short film based upon contemporary artworks from artists Yayoi Kusama and Ai Weiwei, the short film explored the infinite possibilities by using 3D digital art to create new "versions" of existing artworks.

Director: Ziye Liu

17. Edward Hopper (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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Edward Hopper (1882 - 1967) is one of the best known and most admired of American artists. He found poetry in quiet, private moments set in unexceptional places, such as anonymous hotel ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Moore | Stars: Steve Martin, Judith A. Barter, Avis Berman, Eric Fischl

Votes: 9

18. Reset: The Documentary (2016)

58 min | Documentary

9.4
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Belgian artist Gert Robijns returns to his native village to make his masterpiece Reset Home. He creates a sculpture from his grandmothers' house, a struggle that takes two years to complete.

Director: Aldine Reinink | Stars: Gert Robijns, Luc Tuymans, Ai Weiwei

Votes: 8

19. The R&B Feeling (2015)

70 min | Documentary

7.9
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1971, the Los Angeles performance art scene is flourishing. Chris Burden has just ordered a studio assistant to shoot him in the left arm with a rifle, Barbara T Smith is staging ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Werner Hed, Nathaniel Mellors | Stars: Cornelius, John Duncan, Myriam Morales, Marjorie Parks

Votes: 7

20. Art Safari (2009 Video)

224 min

7.5
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In ART SAFARI, Art Geek Ben Lewis travels the world in search of Great Contemporary Art - and art that might be great. A playful series of eight films that are both analytical adventures ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Lewis | Stars: Matthew Barney, Sophie Calle, Maurizio Cattelan, Wim Delvoye

Votes: 11

21. William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible (2010)

55 min | Documentary

6.5
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"William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible" gives viewers an intimate look into the mind and creative process of William Kentridge, the South African artist whose acclaimed charcoal drawings,... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Atlas, Susan Sollins | Stars: William Kentridge, Nokrismesi Skota, Philip Miller, Samuel Kentridge

Votes: 15

23. China Power: Art Now After Mao (2009 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

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A dynamic film about a vibrant art scene, at a time when the world is looking east. Chinese Art has caught the world's attention. Once considered obscure and exotic, it now commands ... See full summary »

Director: Pia Getty

24. Mario Benjamin (2008 Video)

53 min | Documentary

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Around an exhibition which took place in Port-au-Prince in June 2008, Mario Benjamin, this charismatic man shares his thoughts with us, on his work, the art and the difficulty in being an artist in a Third World country.

Directors: Irene Lichtenstein, Irène Lichtenstein

25. Um Domingo com Frederico Morais (2011)

60 min | Documentary

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An intimate encounter with Frederico Morais, art critic and creator of the Sundays of Creation, a series of events that shook up Rio de Janeiro's Museum of Modern Art between January and ... See full summary »

Director: Guilherme Coelho

26. Ciria, Pronounced Thiria (2013)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Artur Balder | Stars: Georges Armaos, José Manuel Ciria, Christopher Cutts, Fukumi Kashiwagi

27. Paroles peintes (2010 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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A journey inside Robert Combas' studio (painter, sculptor and visual artist) that will allow the viewer to watch him create a painting «live». The project is thus an original discovery, ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Taieb | Star: Robert Combas

28. Hollandse Meesters in de 21e eeuw (2010–2016)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Ronald Ophuis, Bernard Heesen, Marjan Teeuwen, Ina van Zyl

29. Eventide (2004)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Eventide is a Snap-Motion Re-Animation of the sunset, an icon in snapshot photography. It is a collection of 1,391 photographs that are placed in succession to reveal a story about innate ... See full summary »

Director: Cassandra C. Jones

Votes: 8

30. Paisagens Urbanas (1996– )

136 min | Documentary

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3 programs about the relations between contemporary art and the metropolis of São Paulo, Brazil.

31. Ved'ma (2013)

14 min | Short

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CETTE INSTALLATION MULTI-CANAUX/ FILM EXPÉRIMENTAL RACONTE SIMULTANÉMENT L'HISTOIRE DE TROIS FEMMES QUI SONT LIÉES ENTRE ELLES... See full synopsis »

Director: Cornelia Eichhorn | Stars: Mélodie Etxeandia, Elodie Grech, Louise Kalfon, Roxane Lebrun

32. Queda la palabra: un retrato de Juan Carlos Romero (I) (2014)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Maria Rosa Andreotti

33. Doom Eager (2015)

10 min | Short

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Director: Erin Wilson | Stars: Mary Jo Priest, David Strong, Hannah Sullivan, Amy Wilson

34. Shapes of Things Before My Eyes (2017)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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The four-channel video work developed at the depot of Natural History Museum where the bountiful archive of artefacts from nature spanning over two hundred years is sub-divided into four ... See full summary »

Director: Dejan Markovic

35. Welcome to Kandos (2015)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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A contemporary art festival takes over a dying cement producing town in rural Australia exposing a delightful clash of cultures and exploring the transformative role of art outside the white walled gallery.

Director: Fran Tinley

36. Mau Wal: Encontros Traduzidos (2002 Video)

52 min | Documentary

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Mauricio Dias and Walter Riedweg often say that their studio is the street. It is from the observation of street life and the people in it that their installations about encounters, ... See full summary »

Directors: Fabiana Werneck Barcinski, Marco Del Fiol | Stars: Mauricio Dias, Walter Riedweg

37. Ich weiss keine bessere Welt (2003)

128 min | Biography

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Director: Alexander Schukoff | Stars: Ingeborg Bachmann, Susanna Knechtl

38. Streets to Art (2005)

45 min | Documentary

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The documentary describes a wider range of contemporary art. It asks for the motivation behind making the art.

Director: Jules Gladys | Stars: Futura, Damien Hirst, Jonathan Meese, Polly Morgan

39. L'art vivant (1950)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Philippe Este | Stars: André Lhote, Fernand Léger, Marc Chagall, Jacques Villon

40. Sam Gabai. Presenze (2005)

27 min | Short, Biography

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Director: Villi Hermann | Star: Gabai Sam

41. Queda la palabra: un retrato de Juan Carlos Romero (II) (2014)

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Director: Maria Rosa Andreotti