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.
From seabed to seafood restaurant, this charming short documentary follows a band of intrepid Sussex fishermen as they venture out to sea to lay their lobster pots. The action moves below the...LEARN MORE.
This film is Moholy-Nagy's cinematic journal, which recorded the meeting of the CIAM (International Congress of Modern Architecture) in August of 1933. The meeting was held on a yacht that...LEARN MORE.
Scary Man takes an unprecedented look at the peculiar, sometimes grotesque, relationship between humans and birds. Dutch directors Eugenie Jansen and Albert Elings approach this...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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.