Shot using time-lapse photography on 16mm film over a period of six years, Ted Ciesielski's My Empire keeps a solitary watch over the Empire State Building, conjuring up impressions of both the human ingenuity that built it and the human excess that it represents. | Read MoreDocumentary
My Radio starts with a little girl and a box of colored chalk. Four lines and a couple of circles later, her imaginary radio is finished. She then tunes in to a fantastic radio station that exists only in her mind, and we are allowed a glimpse into her inner world and the beings that populate it. This charming film, buoyed along by the carefree humor of its little star, is a celebration of the unique fantasy worlds that children so effortlessly create. | Read More
Native New Yorker is a kind of Manhattan travelogue seen through the eyes of Native American Terry "Coyote" Murphy. Starting from Inwood Park, Coyote makes his way down Broadway and winds up at ground zero. Along the way, locations are stripped of their conventional meaning and imbued with their significance to local Native American history. Filmmaker Steve Bilich shot the film with a 1924 hand-cranked Cine-Kodak camera over a period of several years, ultimately mating it to an original score composed by William Susman.
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Between a heart attack and an ugly third divorce everything is slipping away from Dallas powerbroker Max Hagen (Tom Wilkinson). And when the soon-to-be-ex (Janine Turner) throws him out of his mansion it pushes him over the edge, but a wild night with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend (Nick Stahl) just might bring him back. Also starring Selma Blair and Frances Fisher. | Read More
A diary portrait of underground filmmaker Marie Menken based on the reminiscences of her family and friends. Various interviewees recount stories of how Menken and her husband, filmmaker Willard Maas, became the inspiration for the protagonists of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In English. | Read MoreDocumentary