A year in the life of the Palm Springs Follies, featuring beautiful ageless performers from around the world in a show that is always standing room only. The film intercuts colorful interviews with the participants and footage of auditions, rehearsals, and the actual performances.
A homeless street character tries to get free food from the night waitress in Solly’s Diner. His plea is interrupted by a desperate business man who pulls a gun and demands all the money in the cash register.
A combination of animated line drawings with live photography of a nude model. A play on the title (living lines, life model, procreation and hand life line).
A classic underground film made in 1968, it is divided into three parts, the Opium Dream, Shaman, & Heavenly Blue Mylar Pavilions. A unique film by the originator of mylar photography.
When a war-torn, suburban family struggles to survive in a dystopic future, they learn how little distinguishes humans from man’s best friend.
Shot in 16mm, Berenice is Rohmer’s first finished film. The film is based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe about a man who becomes obsessed with his fiancé’s teeth. The film was shot at Andre Bazin’s house by Jacques Rivette. Rivette also edited the film.
Paparazzi explores the relationship between Brigitte Bardot and groups of invasive photographers attempting to photograph her while she works on the set of Jean-Luc Godard’s film Le Mépris (Contempt). Through video footage of Bardot, interviews with the paparazzi, and still photos of Bardot from magazine covers and elsewhere, director Rozier investigates some of the ramifications of international movie stardom, specifically the loss of privacy to the paparazzi. The film explains the shooting of the film on the island of Capri, and the photographers’ valiant, even foolishly dangerous, attempts to get a photograph of Bardot.
“If you study the chakras (the psychic centers in the body), you find that there are seven of them…They’re usually depicted as arranged along the spinal column and described starting from the bottom, going to the top. Each chakra has its own unique characteristics, and centuries of elaboration and analysis have accumulated around these characteristics. … In Chakra, I was able to transfer the traditional order of the chakras into a film, starting with the first (lower) chakra and working up to the seventh (top) chakra…” – J. Belson.