Art and Artists

Samsara

Samsara

Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, Samsara transports us to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders. By dispensing with

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Ancient Ink: Blood and Tattoos

Starting in New Zealand, Craig Reynolds explores the tattooing culture around the globe. He kicks off with the Maori and the artists who maintain the ancient tattooing tradition.  There are so many different and diverse patterns and techniques…many are quite simply painful to endure. The Maori moko is very significant both for the male and female tribes folk. Many of the Moari moko’s were const

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The Seams

The Seams

Ice sculpture is a form of sculpture that uses ice as the raw material. Sculptures from ice can be abstract or realistic and can be functional or purely decorative. Ice sculptures are generally associated with special or extravagant events because of their limited lifetime. The lifetime of a sculpture is determined primarily by the temperature of its environment and thus, a sculpture can last f

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Bob Dylan: Don’t Look Back

Don’t Look Back is both a classic documentary film and a vital pop-cultural artifact, Pennebaker’s portrait of Bob Dylan captures the influential singer/songwriter on the cusp of his transformation from folk prophet to rock trendsetter. The film was shot during Dylan’s 1965 British concert tour, Don’t Look Back employs an edgy vérité style that was, and is, a snug fit with the artist’s own cons

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Back of the Busk

An online mini-series about street/subway performers who busk in New York City. New York City is one of the few metropolis' in the world that supports buskers and is known as a "Busker Haven" when it comes to the audience, reach, and vibe that the city provides. Buskers in NYC receive a tremendous amount of love and support that other cities don't offer. The city, being a melting pot of differe

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The Art of Lap Ngo: World Painter

Documentary about a diverse painter who paint and teaches many styles. Born in Vietnam, studied in France, lived 24 years in Africa and now works towards educating children about art and culture in North Texas - USA From the islands of Halong Bay to the dusty back roads of south Texas, Lap Ngo has traveled the world. His paintings are an expression of his travels. They speak to us as beautifull

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Between the Folds: The Art of Origami

Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the world fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through the art of origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This docu

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Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan is a feature length documentary film about street art in Barcelona. Until now there hasn't been a definitive film made in Barcelona which explores the history, motivation, politics and the numerous characters involved in the street art scene. Featured artists:Zosen, Mina Hamada, Kenor, Kram, El Xupet Negre, Debens, Fert, Dase, SM172, Ogoch, Kafre, Aleix Gordo, Meibol, Eledu,

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The World’s Most Expensive Paintings

Go inside the glittering world of the super-rich as art critic Alastair Sooke tracks down the ten most expensive paintings to sell at auction. This film tells the stories behind the astronomical prices of art, and why the world’s richest people want to spend their millions on it. Sooke enters a world of secrecy and rivalry, passion and power. The documentary features works by Picasso, Monet, Re

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