Filmed 50 summers ago, The Moon and the Sledgehammer is a poetic and eccentric classic of British nonfiction filmmaking, that we’re excited to be screening on the Autumn Equinox.
This BAFTA Award-winning film tells the remarkable story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee and political theorist Gene Sharp, described as the world's foremost scholar on nonviolent revolution.
Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.
In this tender insight into the bumpy road of nurse-training, Director of the brilliant Etre et Avoir Nicholas Philibert explores how young students learn to cope with people in their most vulnerable moments Each and Every Moment (De chaque instant).
Ella Fitzgerald was 15 years old when she won a talent contest at the Apollo Theater and rose to meteoric success. With access to never-before-seen archives, this is an intimate account of the incredibly innovative musician.
The latest film from legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, Ex Libris invites you to spend three hours behind the scenes at the New York Public Library, one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning.
From the team behind Earth, an astonishing look at the power of the natural world over the course of one single day tracking the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands and from exotic jungles to urban landscapes.
Born in 1940, Frank Zappa - self-taught composer, musician, bandleader, producer and independent thinker -first transcribed his avant-garde, Varèse-influenced compositions onto paper at fourteen. He only began to write lyrics in his early twenties....
The first of two LGBTI Human Rights Activism and Film events organised by the ‘School of Advanced Study’ as part of the Being Human Festival 2015.
This event will focus on the experiences of the Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights transnational project (www.envisioninglgbt.com) in its innovative work with grassroots activists in participatory video film-making, to document the experiences and human rights struggles of LGBTI people.
When reports emerge of crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch sends emergency investigators to document violations and reveal them to the world. These specialist investigators, the first on the ground, are the E-Team.
Weijun Chen's film looks at the realities of Chinese education through the lives of Wang Zehziang, a tutor at a private college, Wang Pan, high school graduate and would be student, and Wan Chao, graduate job seeker who goes from one unpromising interview to another.
Fantastic film by acclaimed French documentarist Nicolas Philibert that charts half a year in the life of George Lopez and his infant and junior pupils at a tiny, single-class school in the Auvergne. Philibert reaches an extraordinary intimacy with his subjects that is never voyeuristic.