films

A curetted section of documentaries on the art and craft of cinema.

I AM YOUR FATHER

  • 2015
  • 82 min
  • Colour

DirectorToni Bestard and Marcos Cabotá

LanguageEnglish/Spanish

CountrySpain

David Prowse, the actor who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars Trilogy, never revealed his face during the films. He could have done it only once in Return of the Jedi, but something happened. ..... Read more

KEEPERS OF MAGIC

  • 2016
  • 78 min
  • Colour

DirectorVic Sarin

LanguageEnglish

CountryCanada/ Brazil/ France/ USA

Keepers of the Magic celebrates the breathtaking cinematic images that have transfixed audiences around the world. This groundbreaking documentary explores our fascination with moving images and provi..... Read more

THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX

  • 2015
  • 104 min
  • Colour

DirectorAlexandre Poncet, Gilles Penso

LanguageEnglish/ French

CountryFrance

Legends of monster design provide a colorful introduction to their craft.An ode to an endangered art form that refuses to succumb to "those were the days" nostalgia, Creature Designers: The Frankenste..... Read more

LIFE, ANIMATED

  • 2016
  • 89 Min
  • Colour

DirectorRoger Ross Williams

LanguageEnglish

CountryUSA

Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world. By evocatively interweaving classic Disney sequence..... Read more