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The Dirt 2019 Completed

The film centers on the hard rock band Motley Crue's rise, complete with all the… more

The film centers on the hard rock band Motley Crue's rise, complete with all the ups and downs in friendships, on tour and in the studio.

The Weird World of Blowfly 2011 Completed

Documents story of Miami musician Clarence Reid and his alter ego Blowfly, the o… more

Documents story of Miami musician Clarence Reid and his alter ego Blowfly, the original dirty rapper. A major force in the Miami soul scene of the 60s and 70s, Reid wrote Top-10 songs for some of the greatest R&B acts of the era, while at the same time, his X-rated recordings and stage antics as Blowfly made him a star of the "party record" scene.

Company: Variance Films

Eames: The Architect an... 2011 Completed

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as Americ… more

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life - from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age - has been less widely understood.

Hey, Boo: Harper Lee an... 2011 Completed

Mary Murphy, who wrote the book, "Scout, Atticus and Boo: A Celebration of 50 Ye… more

Mary Murphy, who wrote the book, "Scout, Atticus and Boo: A Celebration of 50 Years of To Kill A Mockingbird"—reflects upon the impact of Harper Lee’s classic masterpiece with such personalities as Tom Brokaw, Mary Badham, Oprah Winfrey and James Patterson.

Eisenstein In Guanajuato 2016 Completed

In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstei… more

In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film to be titled Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Eisenstein arrives at the city of Guanajuato. Chaperoned by his guide Palomino Cañedo, he vulnerably experiences the ties between Eros and Thanatos, sex and death, happy to create their effects in cinema, troubled to suffer them in life.

Company: Strand Releasing

Jane's Journey 2011 Completed

The film travels with animal research and wildlife conservatist Jane Goodall acr… more

The film travels with animal research and wildlife conservatist Jane Goodall across several continents from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania.

Eadweard 2015 Completed

Eadweard Muybridge, a world-famous 19th century photographer who takes pictures… more

Eadweard Muybridge, a world-famous 19th century photographer who takes pictures of nude and deformed subjects, finds fame with his landscape shots and pioneers motion photography by capturing animals and humans in action and paves the way for motion pictures with his zoopraxiscope device. In his personal life though, he kills his wife’s lover and receives a justifiable homicide verdict.

Charlotte Rampling: The... 2011 Completed

A biographical film of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her ow… more

A biographical film of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her own conversations with artist friends and collaborators, including Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, and Juergen Teller.

Company: Kino Lorber