The film opens on the morning of December 8th 2007, in Karamay's Xiaoxihu cemetery. Daybreak casts a cold grey light over faraway mountains and the Gobi sands. As the camera moves from ... See full summary »
On the 50th anniversary of Warhol's cult film, Sleep I took the risk and decided to make a remake of the classic. Andy could not make it according to his plans due to the technical ... See full summary »
The impact of the decline of heavy industry on workers and their families in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, China, at the turn of the 21st century, documented unflinchingly by a fly-on-the-wall camera.
From 1972 until 1974, Joris Ivens and Marceline Loridan, along with a Chinese film crew, documented the last days of the Cultural Revolution, marking the end of an era. The vast amount of ... See full summary »
Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage. He interviews survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis (whom he had to film ... See full summary »
The movie consist of 13 separate episodes each handling a period between 1960 and 1970. The length of these periods varies from one day to some years. It tells the story of a group of ... See full summary »
This movie was adapted from a newspaper serial (Strange Tales of the Adventurer in the Wild Country) and released in 18 feature-length parts over a period of 3 years (1928-31). In its ... See full summary »
This is a work in progress which started on 7 February 1978, at 11am. It is a silent 8mm film roll (duration: 3'20'') where a person is filmed in the situation he/she has chosen. No editing is done, no second take is allowed. As of June 2007, 2157 "Cinematons" have been shot, mostly artists and friends of author Gérard Courant. Total length is now nearing 150 hours screening. See more »