Films Tagged "Art"
A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone
Muralist Edythe Boone uses buildings as canvasses to raise awareness about the ongoing and necessary struggles for racial justice and gender equality.
When are you an artist? And when are you an artist with a disability? ARTS delves into a passionate world of painting, film, drama, writing, dance, music, film, and other creative mediums.
This remarkable documentary reveals the hopes, fears, and triumphs of a newly forged community of acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s legendary Mark Morris Dance Group and people with Parkinson’s as they work together to create a unique performance.
George Tice: Seeing Beyond the Moment
Long recognized for his deeply penetrating photographic record of America, George Tice shares his life and work spanning six decades and eighteen books projects.
The Happy Film
Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well, but in the back of his mind he suspects there must be something more. He decides to turn himself into a design project. His unique designs and painfully personal experiences mark a journey that travels closer to himself than ever intended.
A story of survival and man’s resilience in the face of unspeakable horrors. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey through Marian’s world as he recalls his experience at Auschwitz.
The Rape of Europa
The epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and the Second World War. Narrated by Joan Allen.
To Be Heard
The story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry. These three build a bond based on language, respect and the need to survive.
Art Bastard is both an alternate history of modern art and a provocative portrait of a self-styled rebel who believes that "You can bastardize everything else in your life, but if you compromise your art, why be an artist?"
As Seen Through These Eyes
This powerful documentary, narrated by Maya Angelou, reveals the story of a brave group of people who fought Hitler with the only weapons they had: charcoal, pencil stubs, shreds of paper and memories etched in their minds.
Fish: The Surfboard Documentary
A look at the origin and impact of the fish surfboard design and how it would influence mainstream surf culture 30 years later.
GIFT is a tribute to something that can’t be measured or counted, bought or sold. An exploration of real-life gift economies, it’s a reflection on the creative process, the reasons we labour in service of our gifts, and a celebration of the imagination.
An Honest Liar
A story of cons and deceptions enacted for both good and evil. The film follows the life of James "The Amazing" Randi, a world-renowned magician, escape artist, and master of deception who has entertained and educated the world for over 50 years.
Just as her career is taking off, artist Beverly McIver must fulfill a promise to her mother to become the caretaker of her mentally impaired sister.
A documentary about the unlikely union of eight creative high school students from a youth development program and a group of liberal arts college students over the course of one summer.
Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro
The remarkable story of WWII infantryman and photographer Tony Vaccaro, who created one of the most comprehensive, haunting, and intimate photographic records of the war.
When I Walk
Follow Jason DaSilva during the seven years following his diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Jason picked up the camera, turned it on his declining body, and set out on a worldwide journey in search of healing, self-discovery, and love.
Art from the Streets
An award winning documentary tracking five artists over a year through a unique art program for the homeless. Run entirely by volunteers, this program provides art supplies and a space for homeless people to create art.
Baring It All
Baring it All follows David Jay on an excursion from his life as fashion photographer into a world of young women scarred by breast cancer. The portraits are beautiful yet challenging. The result is cathartic and empowering.
The story of the revitalization of the Longwood Garden's Main Fountain Garden - a lavish jewel in the crown of one of the greatest collections of fountains in the United States.
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
Nicholas Wrathall’s documentary is a fascinating and wholly entertaining tribute to the iconic Vidal, diving into his years on the page, the screen and the scene.
The story behind the making of The Bay Lights, revealing the drama and the daring of artist Leo Villareal and a small team of visionaries who battle seemingly impossible challenges to turn a dream of creating the world’s largest LED light sculpture into a glimmering reality.
Tattoo Nation tells the story of a few people who helped transform the world of tattoo, and the way we think about tattoos, forever. This is the true story of the ink revolution.
In a new take on the Shakespeare tragedy, Teenager Hamlet sharply explores how young people make art and make their morality in the city.
Vigilante Vigilante: The Battle for Expression
A thought-provoking film about graffiti and those who do anything to stop it. Unlike prior films that simply celebrate graffiti and street art, Vigilante Vigilante breaks new ground by focusing on the cultural battle and controversy surrounding these illegal forms of expression.