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A high speed roadtrip through modern creativity, STATION TO STATION is a revolutionary feature comprised of 62 one-minute films highlighting an exciting and eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, places, and perspectives.
Welcome to Kandos - the cementing of an unlikely friendship - is a unique 33min documentary about inaugural contemporary art festival Cementa13.
A colourful character who was not only ahead of her time but helped to define it, Peggy Guggenheim was an American heiress who became a central figure in the modern art movement.
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, and grandiose landscapes.
A documentary that goes inside one of the great museums of the world: The National Gallery in London.
Banksy is revered and reviled, considered both a vandal and a genius. Completely anonymous, he is nevertheless without question one of the worlds best known living artists.
Director Godfrey Reggio reveals humanity's trance-like relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.
This candid New York story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and his artist wife, Noriko.
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Inside Out is a film about the french artist JR giving away his method and the inspiring stories that follow.
Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Chinaâ??s most famous and outspoken visual artist and dissident, Ai Wei Wei works domestically against a background of strict censorship and internationally to great acclaim.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers.
Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramovic has been redefining what art is for nearly 40 years.
This 15 minute documentary tells the story of Denis Smith, professional light painter.
The US has operated military bases in Japan for six decades. Their presence has rubbed salt into unhealed wounds from the war, a complex trauma.
"A film about a man who tried to make a film about me" is how renowned British graffiti artist Banksy describes this feature.
Both born at the same time as the birth of cinema itself, Picasso and Braque were pioneering figures in modern art.
Behind the scenes of the blockbuster exhibition of paintings by the Indigenous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye which toured Japan attracting record crowds.
Art & Copy is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray, it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time.
An astonishing portrait of one of the world's most renowned artists, David Hockney.
Annie Leibovitz has produced some of the most iconic images of the last 30 years. Life through a Lens reveals a woman who has become as iconic as the people she has photographed.
He worked in a post office. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history.
This intimate portrait, filmed over 18 years, reveals the individuals behind the living sculptures that are Gilbert and George.
When he died in 1987, Sam Wagstaff left behind a photography collection worth $5 million at the Getty Museum - and very few solid facts about his life.
A renowned photo-realist, Close's artistic glory is his talent for creating remarkably true-to-life portraits of famous friends and peers.