The resulting film paints an intimate portrait of a performer who always kept his personal life private as he strived to raise public awareness about some pretty important issues.
Furry fandom is a fandom for fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. Examples of anthropomorphic attributes include exhibiting human intelligence and facial expressions, the ability to speak, walk on two legs, and wear clothes. Furry fandom is also used to refer to the community of people who gather on the Internet and at conventions.
Many movies lend themselves to dramatic interpretations, but none as rich and far ranging as Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. In LA filmmaker Rodney Ascher's Room 237, we hear from people who have developed far-reaching theories and believe they have decoded the hidden symbols and messages buried in the late director's film.
His influence reached through the fashion, club and art worlds to impact, amongst others, Meadham Kirchhoff, Alexander McQueen, Lucian Freud, Vivienne Westwood, Boy George, Antony and the Johnsons, Lady Gaga, John Galliano, the Scissor Sisters, David LaChapelle, Lady Bunny plus numerous Nu-Rave bands and nightclubs in London and New York City which arguably perpetuated his avant garde ideas.
Eldon, his family, colleagues, and friends offer frank interviews about all aspects of the cartoonist's life and work; the sexual revolution, religion, Cold War humor, and intimate stories about the artist's sixty-year marriage to painter, Virginia Conroy.
A lot of the story comes from the street artists themselves. They are always generous with their time and information. They're developing the process, they want this story to be told. This is a story about discovering a hidden world, an extraordinary subculture and the struggle between an artistic community painting for freedom of expression and an increasingly restrictive dogmatic government.
Lomography started as an art movement through which the students put on exhibitions of photos within Vienna; the art movement then developed into a commercial enterprise. Since 1995, Lomography has been the sole distributor of the LC-A camera outside of the former Soviet Union, and has moved into producing their own range of analog cameras, films and accessories.
Filled with interviews from friends, family members, and even Pat Carey herself, "A Portrait of Pat Carey" is an engaging and in-depth look at a woman many people had probably never heard of. Once the documentary concludes, however, you will feel like you know her well, and be a little sad that you never got to meet her yourself.
Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank.
This film is Granrud's exploration of Jim McVicker's world, and a tribute to his work. We follow the painter as he works in the places he loves: The meadows, forests, harbors, the little weatherbeaten towns, and the ragged sea-cliffs of Humboldt County.
But beyond the glamour is a powerful story of personal transformation. Dressing up helps many cosplayers subvert cultural norms and experiment with new identities. For some, it makes them feel more comfortable in their own skin. A practice that on the surface seems just for fun, in fact can have a profound effect on the cosplayer, revealing another side to this intriguing contemporary movement. This is a documentary films about the arts and development of cosplay