The documentary is based on newly discovered, powerful archival material documenting the most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Africa.
CONCERNING VIOLENCE describes an exploration into the mechanisms of decolonization through text from Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth". Fanon's landmark book, written over 50 years ago, is still a major tool for understanding and illuminating the neocolonialism happening today, as well as the violence and reactions against it.
The film focuses on the emancipation of the woman, which is part of colonial liberation. As a cinematographic essay combining Fanon's text, Lauryn Hill's voice, archive material and music, the film translates the complex theoretical ideas into an emotional film experience..
This visually stunning monumental work is an emphatic reminder of the enduring threat of total annihilation by nuclear weapons.
The driving electro soundtrack was composed especially for the film by electronic music quartet The Acid. Intentionally non-chronological, THE BOMB edits together footage of missile tests, military parades, and instructional films.
Sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation, the film was conceived for projection onto meter-high, 360-degree screens. As classic silent films, it was to be presented with live music performed by The Acid. However, the work also unfolds its full impact on home screens.
"A multimedia experience that shocks, shakes and, above all, opens your eyes." (The Upcoming).
In Pahokee, a small town in the Florida Everglades, four teens experience the joys and heartbreaks of their last year in high school.
From sporting events to beauty contests at school, the filmmakers explore social and community rituals, and how gender and identity are portrayed as new stories are created.
Photographer Alex is leaving Barcelona to work in Los Angeles for a year. Will her relationship with Sergi survive the 10,000 kilometer distance?
Alex and Sergi get along great and live together in a small apartment in Barcelona. They hope that Alex will soon become pregnant. But Alex accepts a job invitation to move to LA alone for a year to work on her career as a photographer.
The film begins with a man called 'Thief' who is harvesting a type of larva for the bizarre effects it has on the human mind.
Thief kidnaps a woman (Kris) at a club and makes her swallow the larva. The drug induces a hypnotic, suggestible mental state which the Thief exploits to gain control of Kris' mind and her bank account.
Thief eventually releases Kris, who awakens at home to find several large worms visibly crawling under her skin. she has no memory of the Thief. By chance, she meets Jeff, who seems to be going through the same ordeal. Together they set out to find the perpetrator.
"Another work of genius. One thing is certain: Shane Carruth's name is becoming synonymous with innovative concepts and ideas." (The London Film Review)
"An outstanding hybrid piece that enchants you on all possible levels, invigorating both the brain and the senses." (Cine Vue).
Premiering at the Sundance Festival, film critic Kogonada's debut feature interweaves themes of crystal meth, coma and architecture with a romantic tragicomedy set in the titular town of COLUMBUS, Indiana.
After her decision to end and unwanted pregnancy, 34-year-old Bridget reluctantly becomes a nanny to the bright and boisterous Frances. Unexpectedly Bridget also forms a close bond with Frances's family.
In Brazzaville, 'invisible forces' rule the world. The monk Medard tries to heal the sick victims of evil spells. But he is accused of practicing black magic.
He is accused of causing a lightning strike that led to the death of children.
Medard adheres to traditional beliefs based on ancestral spirits, magical beings and spells. Directors Hadrien La Vapeur and Corto Vaclav follow their Medard as he works.