Everyday the children of the neighborhood known as “Tire Dié”, in the city of Santa Fe, wait for the train to ask for money, shouting “Tire dié!” (toss me a dime!) to the passengers. Considered the first survey-on-film in Latin America.
On stormy night in an ugly urban landscape, Ciro Norte, a scientist with wild hair and thick glasses, straps himself to a chair he’s has fashioned with wires: lightening strikes, convulsing him. It seems his experiment has not worked. The next day, he drives his jalopy to a bar, sits alone, and weeps. But suddenly, a vortex sucks him into a dream state where he wanders, escapes man-eating fish, confronts his doppelganger, walks through a field of giant flowers, and comes upon Venus herself, buried up to her shoulders in sand.
A portrait of Luther Metke, a veteran of the Spanish-American War, poet, philosopher and builder of log cabins in the State of Oregon, in the northwest of the United States.
Directed by French author Georges Perec, Les Lieux d’une fugue is an autobiographical account of the writer’s experience of running away from his aunt’s house at age 11. As much a meditation on the streets of Paris as it is personal narrative, Les Lieux d’une fugue examines how Perec’s verbal games play out alongside a movie camera.
Documentary short film depicting the work of the United Service Organizations (USO) in providing recreational and morale-boosting services for American troops.
We watch a fox cub’s early life: dangers, trials, and tribulations. When still small and its mother away looking for food, it has a close call with an attacking raven. Another day, a dog attacks and the cub’s mother draws the dog’s attention to her own peril. The cub is saved from starvation by its father’s return to the burrow. Again, dogs attack and the fox father draws them away; how can he escape? Later, the cub gets lost and spends a night in the woods. Has an owl found prey?
Love and betrayal are central themes in Anton Chekhov’s play The Bear. In this film adaptation, art and life intersect as the play is performed before an audience of unsuspecting commuters on an in-service NYC bus.
A trio of young men leave a piano by the beach while chasing love interests. Several beach-goers have a go at playing creating an impromptu concert.