To celebrate its 250th anniversary the Hermitage Museum opened its doors to director Margy Kinmonth for the first time. Revealing life behind the gallery walls with the curators and staff of this most secret of institutions.
Director Oeke Hoogendijk's film follows the ten year renovation of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum. Carefully balancing a variety of characters, from arguing curators to a caretaker guarding the building as it if it were his own child.
A witty, access-all-areas peek into the life of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum. Director Johannes Holzhausen, who has a background in art history ensures the centuries-old artworks come into their own on screen.
A fascinating documentary about a handful of Europeans who couldn't get along when they separately settled on one of the tiny uninhabited islands in the Pacific West of South America in the early 1930s.
As lead singer of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, Kathleen Hanna became the controversial voice of the 90s feminist movement, 'Riot Grrrl'. Mixing interviews and archive footage The Punk Singer charts the life of this unique artist.
The Chinese state's shabby treatment of its independent artists comes into sharp focus in Zheng Kuo's epic documentation of the enforced evictions from three "artist colonies" in East Beijing during the freezing winter of 2010/11. Featuring chinese artist Ai Weiwei The Cold Winter is a spirited contribution to the fight for grass-roots democracy in China.
The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 remains the biggest in American history. This mesmerising new doc from filmmaker Bill Morrison is created from hours of archive footage from 1927 and set to a score by jazz legend Bill Frisell.