In the early years of cinema, editors were usually women. This short documentary looks at how they wielded power, and how their work was made invisible.
Maureen is trailing her boyfriend on the highway when his car drifts off to the shoulder. Out of nowhere, she finds herself holding vigil amid a cluster of beeping machines, trapped in the particular purgatory of hospital walls. Loss and reunion are complexly intertwined in this richly textured, precisely designed, emotionally haunting film.
Two romantic couples are each married to different people! They really DO love each other. At the beginning Kitty thinks Larry is un-funny...
Full of hopes, the young Raymonde leaves her country life in north of France to work in Paris. She promises her first love, François, that she will return to marry him. But their lives take differents paths, even if they never stop loving each other.
For one night Michael Pilz rides through New York with a remarkable taxi driver, Jeff Perkins. Sitting by his side, looking and listening, sometimes intervening, he uses his handy high-8 camera like a writing instrument, a „camera-stylo“.
In an effort to impress Darla (Darla Hood), Alfalfa (Carl Switzer) tells her that he's a famous bear trainer. Little does he know that Darla's father owns a circus - and a bear costume. It's time for everyone to uncover the "bear facts".
Aka National Lampoon's True Facts
Porky Pig works hard on his farm all year. On a neighboring farm, a bear lazes around and allows his animals to be idle. The winter comes, and he has nothing to eat.
In this animated short, a self-important colonial explorer emerges from a sailing ship and plants a flag on the Arctic ice, as a bemused Inuit hunter looks on. Then the explorer plants another, and another, and another, while the hunter, clearly not impressed that his land has been “discovered,” quietly goes about his business. In this charming and humorous re-imagining of first contact between Inuit and European, Jonathan Wright brings us the story of a savvy hunter and the ill-equipped explorer he outwits.
A Matter of Facts, 1982, 17:32, color Written, directed and produced by Eric B. Mitchell in collaboration with Squat Theatre. Starring Stephan Balint, Klara Palotai, Boris Major, Peter Halasz, Peter Berg, Eric Daillie, Anna Koos, Eszter Balint, Harold Vogl, Vince Pomilio, Philippe Pagowski and Arto Lindsay. Director of Photography: Seth Tillett.
Private Snafu learns about fear
Got the facts on Milk? (also known as "The Milk Documentary" is an entertaining, award winning feature documentary that dares to question the conventional wisdom of the much publicized health benefits of milk and dairy products. Addressing myth, truth and all in-between, the film is a humorous yet shocking exposition that provokes serious thought about this everyday staple.
Charlatans or therapists offering alternative treatment? New Facts about Akvap's Prague Consultation and Therapy Institute in the current document by Šárka Maixnerová. (Česká televize)
The film centers on an unusual photograph dating back to the 1930s. An investigation of its particulars reveals a tapestry of secrets hidden in the details, and a tale of kidnapping and murder captured in a haunting moment.
“A montage of still and moving images, mixing and alternating black people and white people, fantasy and reality, a presidential suite and a mother’s kitchen: a sensitive, poetic evocation in the manner of the film-maker’s Remembrance. Brilliantly colored and nostalgic, it comprises a magical transformation of painterly collage and still photographic sensibility into filmic time and space.” - Charles Boultenhouse
After receiving two separate marriage proposals, Natalie asks the gang to reunite in Peekskill, NY.
Private Snafu learns about inflation
Milk - an essential food for our wellbeing? The highly processed white industrial product we are supposed to consume on a daily basis is suspected of causing numerous diseases of civilization. We take a closer look at the ongoing debate.
Animal Facts Club Presents is an educational, artistically innovative short series about science. It blends large-scale sets, puppetry, animation and choreography with documentary segments. Endangered Rituals focuses on the nearly extinct Attwater Prairie Chicken and the critically endangered Houston Toad who both have incredible mating displays.
The Facts of Life is an American sitcom that originally ran on the NBC television network from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it the longest running sitcom of the 1980s. A spin-off of the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes, the series' premise focuses on Edna Garrett as she becomes a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.
History as we generally know it is full of holes or half-truths, and a mother lode of juicy details have been lost, distorted, covered up or simply ignored along the way. Military Channel's new series, "AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION" is on a mission to set the record straight. Hosted by former Naval officer and actor Jamie Kaler (TBS' "My Boys"), "AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION" is a wake-up call about the surprising hidden facts behind the most familiar and beloved stories from our nation's and military's past, filling in the blanks, debunking the occasional myth, and exploring why we sometimes get our own history, well, slightly wrong. Examining the past with a fresh perspective, this all-new series reveals that the "story" of America is just that - and far more remarkable than we ever thought.