A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Constant struggle of good versus evil, saving the World and cute grandmas in trouble, ability of an individual to change the outcome of the entire planet - that’s an important chunk of film industry. Serial production market is becoming bigger and hungrier. This market has produced Incredible Gunnar – a fearless pilot who saves the day, every day! What if somebody came up with an idea to use Gunnar indefinitely? Is the world a safer place for it, or maybe just the opposite?
Farocki frequently chooses a single news photo as his pretext. In his film he explains convincingly that 'learning from images' is not so much a question of having power over the image or a consistent subject-position towards the image, which would allow the filmmaker access to complete knowledge. Instead he insists on pursuing photography's separation of reference and discourse, by proving this to be a separation of the subject as well as a separation within the subject itself. [...] - Thomas Elsaesser
From an origin that promised so much, the Australian film production industry faced new challenges from abroad which ultimately proved to be more than they could cope with. Unfortunately very few films from then now survive.
In her fiery performance of composer Michael Gordon's "tour-de-force of slowly rising intensity" [The Daily Telegraph], violinist Monica Germino revels in pushing the signal-processed limits of her instrument in collaboration with sound designer Frank van der Weij. Filmed and edited by video artist Marcel Wierckx, Industry captures a bold, futuristic and ultimately high-voltage vision of one of the most compelling works in new classical music. At the composer’s request, Germino and van der Weij sought to create the definitive violin version of Gordon's work — a challenge that ultimately resulted in adapting the instrument solely for this piece of music. Germino performs on a modified, amplified, extreme scordatura acoustic violin, together with a battery of effects.
This film follows several independent game developers (Jason Rohrer, thatgamecompany, Douglas Wilson, Zach Gage, Aledander Bruce) examining why they make digital games. The film delves into their creativity and explores some of their thinking and design strategies. Game developers operate in terrain that demands both programming logic and aesthetic quality. The work is hard, however that's what they want to do. The film explores how the developers go deeper into the notion of entertainment and discovery.
"Through rare historical and contemporary footage and interviews with more than 160 doctors, attorneys, educators, survivors and experts on the mental health industry and its abuses, this riveting documentary blazes the bright light of truth on the brutal pseudoscience and the multi-billion dollar fraud that is psychiatry" - The Citizens Commission on Human Rights
Nadav Lapid’s first short film.
A brief documentary made at Stoll Picture Productions LTD in Crichwood. The sequence shows the development of film stock and its processes preparing for distribution.
Noted celebrity photographer, Michael Grecco, sets out to capture the essence of the AVN Awards and Convention where the best in American Pornography is displayed, celebrated and honored.
CNBC's Trish Regan goes inside America's controversial marijuana industry. Going from California's marijuana dispensaries to talking to marijuana growers and law enforcement she paints a picture of how large and important marijuana is to this economy.
A documentary exploring the current state of the music business, as told by those who make their living in the the industry.
The energy and independence of the Austin music scene in the 1980s led to the founding of a festival -- SXSW -- that became one of music's biggest events and a launching pad for scores of "alternative" groups. This film charts SXSW's evolution.
Jettingen Germany is home to Ludo Fact, one of the world's largest manufacturers of board and card games. This documentary shows how a board game makes the leap from an idea to your table. You'll see every aspect of the manufacturing process: the technology and machines, the many detailed steps, and the hundreds of people that are involved in the production of a single game. Mostly, we hope the film gives you a greater appreciation of the time, effort and investment that goes into every quality board game that makes it to the marketplace and your home. The business of fun requires a lot of hard work!
Who of the icons Jay-Z, Diddy, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre becomes the first dollar billionaire?
Hitmakers: The Changing Face of the Music Industry is an up-close look at the music industry’s resilience in the digital age, featuring interviews and performances from notable artists, including Grammy Award-winning rocker Melissa Etheridge, multi-media star Questlove, Electronic Dance Music DJ/producer Steve Aoki, multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer Lorde, powerhouse soul/funk singer Sharon Jones and Grammy-winning blues rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band, along with legendary music executives.
Never Get Tired is the story of underground musician Jeff Rosenstock, who put his songs online for free and redefined punk rock for the internet age.
This French-Canadian co-production goes behind the scenes of the huge tobacco industry, whose economic power has been expanding for five decades at the expense of public health. A gripping investigation covering three continents, Nadia Collot's film exposes the vast conspiracy of a criminally negligent industry that conquers new markets through corruption and manipulation. To confront the tobacco cartel, anti-smoking groups are organizing and scoring points, but the fight remains fierce. With ist diverse viewpoints, shocking interviews and riveting images, The Tobacco Conspiracy deftly defines the issues in a complex situation where private interests and the public good collide. Enlightening and engrossing, this documentary is a hard-hitting critique of an industry gone mad.