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It was a miracle, and it was too good to be true. In 1994, 13-year-old Nicholas Barclay disappeared without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half year later, he was found. Four and a half months later, they discovered he was an imposter.
She was “a painter who never painted”, he was “an architecture school dropout who never got his license.” But husband and wife team Charles and Ray Eames still became two of America’s most influential and important industrial designers. “Eames: The Architect & The Painter” is their story.
“You don’t need a weatherman to tell which way the wind blows”. The late 1960s and early1970s in the United States were a time of enormous social change. The Vietnam War was being fought. The Black Power movement was gaining momentum. Civil rights were the issue of the day. And a radical group called The Weathermen rose and fell
Looking from afar, the Australian film industry appears glitzy and glamorous, robust and invincible. Into the Shadows challenges this notion and journeys beyond the glamour to meet the filmmakers who have been bringing Australian films to the screen.
“Careless Love” is the latest film by acclaimed Aussie director John Duigan. It tells the story of Linh, a university student who secretly supports her family by working as an escort. But when her two lives collide, how will she deal with the fallout?
Elmo is one of Sesame Street’s most beloved characters. A furry red monster with the voice and personality of a child, his character is so complete it’s easy to forget that a grown man controls and voices the lovable puppet. That man is Kevin Clash, and in this documentary we learn what it is like “Being Elmo”.
A small group of inexperienced sailors from Darwin decide to go on a two month sailing trip around the Indonesian Spice Islands. Along the way, they will connect with locals and see and experience things they have never seen or done before: this is their “Spice Islands Adventure”.
Gil Kofman, an American film director, is on his way to China to make a film. He can’t speak the language, and the government supervisors are already changing his crew and his script. And things are only going to get tougher. His film is about to be “Unmade in China“.