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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!
Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer join forces with Grammy®-winning superstar Shawn “Jay Z” Carter to create “Made in America”, an electrifying and inspiring behind-the-scenes documentary about last year’s multi-genre Budweiser Made in America music festival in Philadelphia.
From the Academy Award-winning director of “Citizenfour” comes a compelling new portrait of whistle blower Julian Assange. Filmed over six years, “Risk” is a character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial aftermath. Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Julian Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organization he leads and fracture the movement he inspired. Capturing this story, director Laura Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle.
She’s Fed Up and She’s Back… “Pauline Hanson: Please Explain!” charts the rise of the fiesty fish monger from Ipswich who went on to become one of the most divisive politicians in Australian history.
Beamafilm talks to Sarah Jayne Portelli, the director of award-winning short “Daughter”, about the challenges and joys of making the film.
It’s a tough life trying to make people laugh. It might be fun for some but utter misery for others – it is a journey nonetheless into the unpredictable existence of the jobbing comedian.