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M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity

   2021    Art
Explore the intriguing world of M.C. Escher in this captivating documentary, which delves deep into his life and artistic journey through his own words. Narrated with excerpts from his writings, the film is visually enriched with archival footage of Escher himself and showcases his iconic drawings. Gain unique insights from interviews with his surviving family members who illuminate aspects of his personal and professional life.
Escher, who often described his work as straddling the realms of art and mathematics, admitted to not excelling in either yet found profound expression in geometry-infused art. Choosing to work in stark black and white, he embraced the challenge of conveying complex ideas without the use of color. The film explores pivotal phases in his career, including his mesmerizing explorations of the human eye and his ultimate obsession with the concept of infinity—depicted in real forms like circles and through visual illusions such as his famous never-ending staircase.
The documentary also features perspectives from admirers such as musician Graham Nash, who argues that Escher's genius remains underappreciated. This film promises not only to shed light on Escher’s innovative work but also to inspire a deeper appreciation for his unique blend of visual storytelling and mathematical precision.

Dire Straits Live BBC Arena

       Art
On 20th and 21st of December 1980, Dire Straits played at the Rainbow Theatre, London. Both nights were recorded for broadcasting on BBC2 television. Cameras were on hand to film the return of Dire Straits from their triumphant 1980 Brothers in Arms world tour. The film features a superb concert they played and band members talk about their music and the pressures and the consequences of success.
Rehearsals took place at the Whood Wharf studio in London as well, between March 4-7, 1980, as well as interviews Less than a year later, before the recording sessions for ‘Making Movies’ ended (after Mark admitted that he wished they would continue indefinitely), David would leave the band, never to return.

The Last Repair Shop

   2023    Culture
Winner of the Best Documentary Short Award, the film tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music. It is also a reminder of how music can be the best medicine, stress reliever and even an escape from poverty.
Since 1959, Los Angeles has been one of the few United States cities to offer and fix musical instruments for its public school students at no cost. Those instruments, numbering around 80,000, are maintained at a Los Angeles downtown warehouse by a handful of craftspeople. The film profiles four of them, each specializing in an orchestra section, as well as students whose lives have been enriched by the repair shop's work. The film concludes with a performance by district alumni.

The Greatest Night in Pop

   2024    Art
On January 25th, 1985, dozens of the era's most popular musicians gathered in Los Angeles to record a charity single for African famine relief. Setting egos aside, they collaborated on a song that would make history. The documentary transports viewers back to the recording of ‘We Are the World,’ capturing a seminal moment in music with gripping detail and emotion. Through an intimate lens, the film chronicles the night when some of the biggest names in the music industry united for a cause greater than themselves.
With exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, candid interviews with the artists involved, and insights from music historians, the documentary reveals the challenges, camaraderie, and sheer talent that converged to make the recording session an unparalleled event in pop culture, making it a poignant reminder of the power of art to effect change.

Taylor Swift The Eras Tour Extended Version

   2023    Art
‘The Taylor Swift The Eras Tour’ transcends a mere concert film, emerging as a cultural phenomenon on the big screen. It offers a once-in-a-lifetime, immersive experience, showcasing the history-making tour of Taylor Swift, one of the most iconic artists of our era. The film spans her entire career, from early country roots to the latest pop anthems, capturing the evolution of her music and the unique themes of each era with stunning cinematic quality. The visuals and sound design are crafted to create a breathtaking and intimate concert experience, highlighting the energy of Swift and her connection with the audience.
This film is not only a celebration of Swift's musical journey but also a testament to her lasting impact on pop culture. It's a masterful blend of concert energy, personal storytelling, and cinematic splendor, making it an essential experience for anyone interested in witnessing the evolution of a music icon and the creation of a cultural milestone.

Thriller 40

   2023    Art
This documentary, directed by Nelson George, offers an unprecedented look into the making of Michael Jackson's iconic ‘Thriller,’ the best-selling album of all time. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the film delves deep into the creative process behind this pop masterpiece. It features exclusive, never-before-seen footage and candid interviews, providing fans with a unique glimpse into the production of this record-breaking album.
Strangest Things

Strangest Things

2021  History
The Hunt

The Hunt

2015  Nature
Leaving Neverland

Leaving Neverland

2019  Culture
P.U.L.S.E

P.U.L.S.E

2006  Art
Prehistoric America

Prehistoric America

2003  Nature