Art and Artists

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Directed by Tamra Davis, the documentary features footage of Jean-Michel Basquiat painting, talking about his art and existing in the two years prior to his death in 1988. Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist, musician, poet, and producer. He began as a graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into Neo-expressionist artist durin

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Detroit Lives

The Motor City has been declared dead more times than Rasputin. But over the last few years, while The News Media (and Dutch tourists) were hemming and hawing over a few neglected streets that had started to look more like meadows, a bunch of creative badasses were quietly buying abandoned 9-story buildings, filling them with everyone they knew, and making Detroit actually pretty fucking incredibl

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Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures is a 2001 documentary about the life and work of Stanley Kubrick, famed film director, made by his long-time assistant Jan Harlan. 135 minutes long, it consists of several 15-minute chapters, each detailing the making of one of his films - and two more showing his childhood and life. Jan Harlan managed to get many of Kubrick's collaborators together for intervi

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Queen: Days of Our Lives

In 1971, four university students got together to form a band. Since then, that certain band called Queen have released 26 albums and sold over 300 million records worldwide. The popularity of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon is stronger than ever. Their story is a remarkable one, a narrative that covers early struggles, huge obstacles, success, arguments, breakups, triumph

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There’s No Place Like Home

From the Producer: "There’s No Place Like Home is documentary about my home city of Bath, England. It follows me as I return home after three years looking to find out if there is something special about the small city of 80,000 people. I look at whether Bath, home to the likes of Ken Loach, Peter Gabriel, Nicholas Cage and Jane Austen has an unusual effect of inspiring its residents. I

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The Ghostvillage Project

The Ghostvillage Project was created over 3 days on the west coast of Scotland. 6 artists - Timid, Remi/Rough, System, Stormie Mills, Juice 126, Derm - were given free reign to paint in an abandoned 1970s village. Working together on huge collaborative walls and individually in hidden nooks and crannies all over the site the artists realised long held dreams and were inspired by the bleakness and

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The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

In December of 1969, four months after Woodstock, the Rolling Stones and Jefferson Airplane gave a free concert in Northern California, east of Oakland at Altamont Speedway. About 300,000 people came, and the organizers put Hell’s Angels in charge of security around the stage. Armed with pool cues and knifes, Angels spent the concert beating up spectators, killing at least one. The film intercu

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The World of the Other

Is it possible to break through our ivory tower and reach over to the world of another person or are we completely sealed off within ourselves and no real communication ever happens? Following a group of contemporary artists in Moscow, the film explores the idea of art as communication. Artists: Alina Gutkina, Gosha Ostretsov, Alexei Buldakov, Valery Chtak, ABC Group, Yulia Zhdanova, Dmitri Te

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