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  • Arirang

    Arirang

    South Korea , 2011 , 100 min. In 2008, the once-prolific Korean director Kim Ki-duk watched as his leading actress suffered a near-fatal on-set injury. Traumatized, the devout Buddhist went into hiding and has not re-emerged—except in the form of this raw, corrosive, self-critical video diary.... more
  • The Artist

    The Artist

    France , 2011 , 100 min. French director Michel Hazanavicius has dared to make a silent film in black and white. Set in Hollywood in 1927, it echoes Singin' in the Rain and A Star Is Born as a matinee idol on the wane falls for a female extra destined for stardom in the talkies.... more
  • Beyond Iconic

    Beyond Iconic

    USA , 2011 , 75 min. The works of late photographer Dennis Stock may be better known than he ever was, but in Hanna Sawka Hamaguchi’s documentary he holds forth with the same eloquence, clarity, and confidence that characterizes his images (including the iconic portrait of James Dean in Times Square).... more
  • Come On Down and Pick Me Up

    Come On Down and Pick Me Up

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. This doc paints the portrait of Fred Kress—a man within weeks of dying from terminal liver disease. After receiving the diagnosis, Fred turned his room into a neon hallucination, covering it with fluorescent alien masks... more
  • The Day He Arrives

    The Day He Arrives

    South Korea , 2011 , 79 min. South Korean director Hong Sang-soo provides a self-referential, seriocomic portrait of a brawling, drunken, desperate film director in crisis, combining elements of 8 1/2 with the man-in-a-wheel repetitions of Groundhog Day.... more
  • DocNight: Still

    DocNight: Still

    USA , 2011 , 60 min. Special DocNight presentation Thursday, January 12th at 7pm Followed by a post film discussion with the filmmakers and a reception afterwards Digital presentation - Still tells the story of Clyfford Still’s remarkable life and his indelible contribution to American art. Though... more
  • Four Cubic Feet of Space

    Four Cubic Feet of Space

    USA , 2011 , 8 min.
  • Shapes in the City

    Shapes in the City

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. Abstract shapes from a painting escape the frame in order to spend a night on the town in the “city that never sleeps.”... more
  • Sodankylä Forever: The Century of Cinema

    Sodankylä Forever: The Century of Cinema

    Finland , 2010 , 90 min. Peter von Bagh, the director of the 24-hour movie marathon that is Finland's Sodankylä Film Festival, has compiled a fascinating documentary from the annual panel discussions he hosts: here are Coppola, Forman, Scola, Fuller, and others on the effects of World War II and the Soviet era on world film... more
  • Solo, Piano—NYC

    Solo, Piano—NYC

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. On a cold winter's day, a lone, once-loved piano awaits its fate on a New York City street.... more
  • Still

    Still

    USA , 2011 , 60 min. Still tells the story of Clyfford Still’s remarkable life and indelible contribution to American art. Along with his contemporaries Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko, Still was one of the leaders of the Abstract Expressionist movement—yet he deliberately turned his back on the art establishment... more
  • The Tailor

    The Tailor

    USA , 2011 , 6 min. Set on the streets of Brooklyn, The Tailor is a multicultural mash-up involving two Talmudic students, a pair of Catholic nuns, and a brand-new suit.... more
  • Unfinished Spaces

    Unfinished Spaces

    USA , 2011 , 86 min. Thursday, Sept. 13 @ 7pm Gary Petri, Principal at SLATERPAULL Architects, Inc. will conduct a discussion following the screening. Reception to follow at Limon Restaurant As the codirectors of Unfinished Spaces, Alysa Nahmia... more
  • William Kurelek's The Maze

    William Kurelek's The Maze

    USA , 2011 , 64 min. The half-hour documentary Robert M. Young made in 1970 about the famously disturbed Canadian painter William Kurelek has been expanded to full length—a fitting tribute to the tormented schizophrenic who claimed he saved himself by converting to Roman Catholicism.... more
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