An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Director: Jonathan Demme
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Fighting Mad (1976)
Action | Drama
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Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Peter Fonda, Gino Franco, Harry Northup
Short
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Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris
Murder Incorporated (Video 1995)
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A music video for Bruce Springsteen

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Clarence Clemons, Joel C. Simon, Bruce Springsteen
Trying Times (1987–1989)
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A half-hour sitcom anthology on PBS, about people who are struggling with the daily routines of life.

Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr
Red Hot and Blue (TV Movie 1990)
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Contemporary pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter, in music videos directed by established directors.

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Stars: Paul Le Mat, Candy Clark, Bruce McGill
Survival Guide (TV Movie 1985)
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Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, David Byrne, Hope Lange
Cousin Bobby (1992)
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A documentary about Director Jonathan Demme's cousin, an Episcopalian minister in Harlem.

Director: Jonathan Demme
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Line of Sight (TV Movie 2014)
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Stars: Samantha Mathis, Sarah Clarke, David Morrissey
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The best of avant-garde TV
12 May 2002 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

"Alive From Off Center" was produced by KTCA public television in Minneapolis. The show featured independent and cross-cultural works by artists in such media as music, dance, art, film, and comedy. It had a wonderful opening montage, featured people from unknowns to David Byrne, Charles Atlas, and John Sayles, and was scored with music from everyone from Mozart to the Pogues. I truly miss this show (and accidentally wiped out several of the shows I had on tape). It would be great if IFC could get these shows to rerun.


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