Category “Performing Arts”

The World’s Saddest Dance

The World's Saddest Dance is a documentary that explore's the old Bulgarian tradition of Dancing Bears. In this short film I investigate the way's in which the bears were once treated and the cruelty involved within this form of street entertainment. Whilst on my journey, I also spend some time with one bear owner to understand his ways of life and how this tradition once became his...

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Wing Chun sa Pilipinas

A cinematic documentary from Chibi Moku about Wing Chun Kung Fu being introduced to the Philippines. Shot over a period of 2 weeks in Manila & Laguna. Featuring Sifu Steve McGowan & Sifu Robert Greene. Also featuring actor Raymond Bagatsing and the rest of the Golden Harvest team. Wing Chun is a Chinese form of martial arts that has quite "unique" techniques and foundations. While wing chun can be found all over the world, including the Philippines, it's a "creative rarity of forms" when passed through it's different lineages. Cinematographer - Trip Shaffer - Chibi...

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Blackadder Rides Again

A 60 minute documentary produced by Tiger Aspect for the BBC and broadcast on 25 December 2008, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show. It featured interviews with all of the major cast members and other contributors, including Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Richard Curtis, Ben Elton, Miranda Richardson, Tim McInnerny and Tony Robinson. Rather than relying on 'talking head' interviews and clips from the show, the documentary included several pieces of rare, and even unseen material (behind the scenes clips, cut scenes from Series 1 etc.). It also reunited certain...

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Capoeira: The Art and Soul of Brazil

This is a short documentary film produced by Travis Manning at Full Sail University about the amazing martial art capoeira featuring the Capoeira Guerreiros Orlando...

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Making of The Shining (With Commentary)

This version of the documentary has commentary by Vivian Kubrick "Stanley Kubrick allowed his then-17-year-old daughter, Vivian, to make a documentary about the production of The Shining. Created all originally for the British television show BBC Arena, the documentary offers rare insight into the shooting process of a Kubrick...

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The Making of The Shining

"Stanley Kubrick allowed his then-17-year-old daughter, Vivian, to make a documentary about the production of The Shining. Created all originally for the British television show BBC Arena, the documentary offers rare insight into the shooting process of a Kubrick film." A version of this film with Vivian Kubrick's commentary can be viewed...

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Anvil! The Story Of Anvil

ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL is the sensitive and irresistibly funny story of unsung heroes of Canadian heavy metal Anvil. Jewish teenagers Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow met in the mid-seventies in a Toronto high school and soon decided that rock was their destiny. Anvil was forged. The band gained a cult following among heavy metal enthusiasts during the eighties, but never really made it in the often cruel and clueless mainstream rock circuit. Not withstanding a plethora of eager fans including Metallica and Guns ‘N' Roses, who have frequently cited Anvil as a source of...

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Preview: Petenera – a Flamenco Drama in Music and Dance

(For Preview Only) In this unique 2-hrs DVD, Petenera – a Flamenco Drama in Music and Dance recreates the legendary femme fatale that has haunted flamenco lore for centuries. It portrays her loneliness and evokes compassion for a woman understood by none. Petenera reveals her personal story, her tragedy and how the villagers who saw her as a symbol come to see her as another human being worthy of their respect and their pity. Recorded live in concert at the Kendall Jackson Theater in Sonoma County, California, this explosive dance concert features Seville's undisputed maestro José...

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Preview: My Father, his Flamenco and I

(Preview Only)An 11-year long and 7,000-mile family separation, a search for an heroic father image and a lesson in unconditional love and understanding – "My Father, his Flamenco and I" takes you on a cultural round-trip from Northern California to Paris, France via the Spanish province of Andalusia and sums up in traditional flamenco music and dance the foundations of an artistic life-style. For more information contact [email protected] Documentary feature, 74', France-USA-Spain...

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