BERLIN STILL LIFE
Berliner Stilleben paints a vivid portrait of Germany’s largest metropolis between the World Wars and examines the social and economic climate during that time. Scenes of street life in Berlin include...LEARN MORE.
A LIGHTPLAY: BLACK WHITE GRAY
Moholy-Nagy worked with architect Stefan Sebok and technician Otto Ball to realize his vision for Light Prop for an Electric Stage, also known as the Light Space Modulator, the sculpture featured in this film...LEARN MORE.
At a school for the blind, the students exuberantly show off their remarkable talents as musicians, as radio announcers, as daredevil bicyclists, and most unexpected of all, as photographers. Why...LEARN MORE.
BIG CITY GYPSIES
This film documents the daily lives of Roma in their winter quarters on the outskirts of Berlin, Germany. The film presents insights into the Roma’s complex and often tumultuous society. When...LEARN MORE.
Jan Nemec, a leading filmmaker of the Czech New Wave, creates an original portrait of one of the most provocative artists of the 20th century: Toyen (Marie Cerminova). As a female artist, Toyen...LEARN MORE.
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy originally shot Design Workshops as a silent film to which he lectured when he presented the program of the Institute of Design. Now, after many years, his film can be...LEARN MORE.
DO NOT DISTURB
Moholy-Nagy directed this film with a group of his hipster students at the Institute of Design in Chicago, influenced by industrial design and advertising. A noir-ish atmosphere permeates the stylishly abstract...LEARN MORE.
GORILLA BATHES AT NOON
In this irreverent screwball comedy, Dušan Makavejev revisits the idiosyncratic style that brought him to the forefront of the international art-house community with WR: Mysteries of the Organism and Sweet Movie...LEARN MORE.
IMPRESSIONS OF THE OLD MARSEILLE HARBOR
This is Moholy-Nagy’s first film, where his camera reveled in the hustle and bustle of the harbor life. The documentary has three parts. The first presents the city’s “façade”: its boulevards and quays...LEARN MORE.
PEOPLE'S GALA CONCERT
The film takes a deeper look into Russian anti-Semitism by showing archival accounts of famous Russian actor, Solomon Mikhoels and of Russian Jewish doctors charged for attempting to...LEARN MORE.
Jill Godmilow (Far From Poland, Waiting for the Moon) in collaboration with Joanna Krakowska and Magda Mosiewicz pay homage to the original SCUM Manifesto, a French film made in...LEARN MORE.