from Checkerboard Film Foundation
Often addressing themes of remembrance, loss, and transcendence, Ross Bleckner ties his visionary painting to his philanthropic work.
from La Distributrice de Films
Watch two intriguing experimental short films from Canadian filmmaker Olivier Godin.
from Kevin Schreck
Striving to make the greatest animated film of all time, animator Richard Williams toiled for decades on his masterpiece – only to have it torn from his hands.
from Michael Blackwood Productions
Students and fans of expressionist painting of the 1980s get an in depth and focused introduction, exploration and analysis of six notable artists of the time.
from Sally Potter
From the brilliant filmmaker Sally Potter comes an original high-concept, star-studded satire of the fashion world in a minimal, monologue-driven format.
Francis Bacon's chaotic studio and intense paintings are contrasted fabulously in this casual, conversational film on the legendary artist's life and his work.
from Duncan Ward
An experimental film which examines journey making as an act of art collection.
from Treehauz Media
An atmospheric study of passion and obsession follows a young woman lost in a mysterious forest, incorporating stunning visuals and an electrifying soundtrack.
from Jane C. Wagner
When Pamela Joseph lost her beloved husband, she tapped a deep well of artistic inspiration, exploring themes inspired by early 20th century freak shows.
from Chris Ordal
Based on the story of real-life crop artist Stan Herd, EARTHWORK tells the story of a massive environmental artwork in Manhattan during the 1990s.
from Adam Lawton Boozer
Running by Sight follows painter and photographer Tim Hussey through a year of inspiration and production. Filmmaker Adam Boozer captures the spirit and struggles…
from Arthaus Musik GmbH
1000 Masterworks from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful series about art.
from Perut + Osnovikoff
Filled with striking images of a vast, barren landscape in the salt flats of Chile, Surire is a visual tone poem about desolation and dying culture.
A primer for appreciation of abstract art, this documentary directly introduces you to some of the major figures of late 20th century painting and sculpture.
An intimate, detailed look into the work of world famous photographer Tina Barney, through the illustration of a lecture she delivered recently.
Get a sense of the late artist Sol LeWitt through the eyes of his many collaborators as they install a retrospective of his famous wall drawings at MassMOCA.
from Journeyman Pictures
This doc serves as part-retrospective, part-visual document of the year conceptual artist Ulay believed could be the last of his extraordinary life.
from Roger Sherman, Florentine Films
Alexander Calder is the definitive portrait of the inventor of an art form, the mobile. The one-hour American Masters PBS program he film received rave reviews,…
An extended interview with the performance artist/choreographer Elizabeth Streb with a look into her troupe working on new work.
A documentary that provides answers, featuring the exhibit, A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA.
from DKR Films
Meet a dozen notable artists of Cuba as they discuss their craft and the national, historical, political and economical contexts that influence their works.
from Andrew Garrison
Meet the most amazing sanitation workers, all of them prideful and passionate and positive people, also frank and funny, as they put on a unique kind of show.
from Factory 25
STINKING HEAVEN is like a piece of stinky cheese. The stench of it might put some off, but if you bite into it you'll be rewarded with a film brimming with life
from VOXBOX FILMS
Documentary winner of two Emmys about the charmingly humble but defiantly distinctive painter, Mary Cane-Honeysett, the 74-year-old mother of the filmmaker.
Abstract white shapes dance across a black screen in a piece of visual music by Fischinger, one of the greatest artists and filmmakers of the twentieth century.
Iconic artist David Hockney takes us on a guided tour through his photo diaries, offering insight into his artistic process as well as entertaining anecdotes.
An inside look at Wolfgang Beltracchi, a German artist who tricked art collectors for decades by forging paintings of 20th century masters.
from Beta Pictures
Returning to her childhood home to renovate and sell it after her mother's unexpected death, the director learns deep, personal secrets about her mother.
from SeeThink Films
Shown through the eyes of her grandson, ALICE NEEL is an intimate portrait of a struggling 20th-century American painter and artist.
Still I Strive focuses on the Cambodian children orphaned by the Khmer Rouge and their efforts to heal the scars of the past via storytelling and the arts.
What if that old hermit in the dilapidated house with all of the cats down the street from you is actually a hugely prolific artist? Here is the story of one.
An unforgettable peek into contemporary modern art with luminaries such as Warhol, Johns, Lichtenstein and many more. A must see for art historians & lovers.
A haunting and evocative film by the photographic master of mystic innuendo, Duane Michals.
These five unique, edgy dance shorts use choreography and body movement to tell universal stories; about friendship, about survival, about cities and love.
from Betsy Eby
Two artists travel across the US to discover the beauty and art of everyday life. When the unexpected happens, their journey suddenly has more critical meaning.
from Seventh Art Releasing
A compelling look at one family's turbulent story of art restitution that would change the modern definition of ownership in the post-war era.
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