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“Seduced and Abandoned” is the story of two men, James Toback and Alec Baldwin, attempting to film their attempt to make a film deal at Cannes, and all the hilarious, moving and surprising things that happen to them along the way. An intimate, personal chat with Scorsese, Polanski and Coppola, a chase after the likes of Jessica Chastain and Ryan Gosling, an exposé of back-room wheeling and dealing.
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010. Featuring rare and never-before-seen footage!
Sake, often called “Japanese rice wine,” is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice and has a wide range of flavour, consistency and price. This special drink has a long, deep history rooted in Japanese culture, but outside of Japan, as a specialty drink, it’s still not well understood. For many international diners, sake remains a mystery; a beautiful, tasty, clear liquid that only has two questions to answer when ordering. Dry or sweet; and hot or cold? But of course to a true gourmet and aficionado sake is so much more than that.
“Ants On a Shrimp: Noma In Tokyo” is an exploration of creativity and inspiration, and a journey of discovery into the people and places, sights and sounds, tastes and flavours, of one of the world’s most amazing food cultures.
Ever wanted an invitation to one of New York’s premier cultural events? Well here’s your ticket in. In “The First Monday in May”, we’re invited behind the scenes as the heavyweights of the fashion world come together to create and curate two of New York’s greatest creative institutions: “China: Through the Looking Glass” the most attended fashion exhibition in the history of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the 2015 Met Gala, the star-studded fundraiser.
Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2015) is an epic film about about courage, family, Aboriginal culture and law as Putuparri Tom Lawford, a Kimberley Wangkajunga man, takes a deeply rewarding journey back to his desert home and traditional lands.
“Hired Assassins” is a documentary that explores Australia’s political landscape as seen through the sharp eyes of its best editorial cartoonists. In it, we are plunged into the editorial world of daily newspapers and political satire as the cartoonists attempt to distill humour from the chaotic blend of world events.
In “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict”, award-winning French director Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s paints an intimate portrait of one of modern art’s most influential patrons. The film documents the life of Peggy Guggenheim, a woman who used her inherited fortune to create one of the greatest collections of twentieth-century art.