David Potter, owner of a small town weekly newspaper, decides to get a more secure job. Despite his wife's misgivings, he applies to be a publicity writer at the mammoth Ilium Works. Although shaken at seeing how the company immediately plans out his entire career, he accepts the position. He is then given his first assignment, recording the capture of a deer that has slipped onto the grounds of the Works.
Jack Oakie stars as seedy sideshow barker Nicky, who uses everyone he meets to get ahead. Nicky isn't even above exploiting his singing sweetheart Lily (Dorothy Dell) to suit his purposes, but this time it is he who ends up the loser -- at least until he gets wise to himself.
A short film set in modern times with Shakespeare's language.
Leonardo da Vinci is acclaimed as the world’s favourite artist. Many TV shows and feature films have showcased this extraordinary genius but often not examined closely enough is the most crucial element of all: his art. Leonardo’s peerless paintings and drawings will be the focus of Leonardo: The Works, as EXHIBITION ON SCREEN presents every single attributed painting, in Ultra HD quality, never seen before on the big screen. Key works include The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Lady with an Ermine, Ginevra de’ Benci, Madonna Litta, Virgin of the Rocks, and more than a dozen others.
Interview with film historian S. Torriano Berry inspects the work of James and Eloyce Gist.
Yet another factory gate exit film from Mitchell and Kenyon.
Part of BFI collection "The Driving Force."
The maverick Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, whose adventures in harmonic minimalism marked much of his work, wrote the three orchestral works -- "Hymnos," "Hurqualia" and "Konx-Om-Pax" -- presented here. Each piece is interspersed with excerpts from a fourth Scelsi composition, "Canti Del Capricorno." Though he had little formal training, Scelsi is now regarded as one of the most creative composers of the 20th century.
Before Henson was known for THE MUPPETS and Sesame Street, he created TV shows and short form content, such as the local Emmy-winning Sam and Friends. Henson also wrote, directed, produced, and sometimes starred in several experimental short films between 1964 and 1969, including The Cube, and the 1966 Oscar Nominated live action short, Time Piece. In these early works, Henson's artistic vision is unmistakable, shining a light on the film techniques and inspirations that shaped his storytelling and puppeteering career. (BroadwayWorld.com)
Craig Armstrong the Golden Globe, Bafta and Grammy winning composer performs pieces from his beautiful and critically acclaimed album Piano Works. Filmed in location in Paris the music films centres on a unique solo performance by Craig. This one hour long film shows an extremely rare sighting of the composer in the legendary Parisian Studio, Studio Eclair the un-modernised home to the French new-wave cinema movement of the 1960's. As the music swirls around, in and out of this historic cinematic space, so too does the viewer; jettisoning into the surrounding cityscape to experience the source of Craig's inspiration for the music.
During the early-2000s filmmaker Sean Weathers took 3 projects into production which he would not finish (Gangz vs. Cults, The Erotic Adventures of Samson & Delilah and Escape from Bloodbath Island).
1 Conscience Of Kings 2 As The Dragonfly Flies 3 A Factory In The Desert 4 In The Cauldron Of Love 5 Windfall 6 Out Of Season 7 Lover's Day 8 Slingshot 9 Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream) 10 Hollow Horse 11 Nirvana 12 The Atheist
Three men perform the entire 37 play canon from William Shakespeare in under two hours. A lot of quick costume changes and even more laughs.
Compilation of four short films by Digby Rumsey: For All the Immigrants in England, Windows, Nature and Time and The Moonlight Comb. Also includes new linking footage.
On many tours and in countless concerts, Vanden Plas has proven again and again that it is among the world's leading Prog-Metal bands. The quintet's glowing reputation carries across the pond to the USA, where Vanden Plas was invited to appear at the renowned Prog Power Festival in Atlanta in 2011. Regardless of a band's fame, an invitation to this prestigious venue is an honor, and their performance will certainly retain an exceptional place in the Vanden Plas history. It is for exactly that reason that Vanden Plas decided to record that unique moment. "The Seraphic Live Works" fascinates for 9 songs, beginning with the straightforward opener "Postcard to God" through the atmospheric "Far Off Grace" to the brilliant closer "Silently." In this extended live version of the song, Vanden Plas ignites a Prog-Metal-Fireworks-Display that is unparalleled, leading the listener through more than 11 magnificent minutes to a spectacular conclusion.
The story of lives inextricably linked to the Yang Ban Xi, the propaganda spectacles which replaced traditional opera during the Cultural Revolution in China.
An intimate look at the life and career of Gordon Parks a true Renaissance man who has excelled as a photographer, novelist, journalist, poet, musician and filmmaker.
Life is short. The complete works of Shakespeare are long. To the rescue: The reduced Shakespeare company, the three-man comedy troupe known for fast, funny, physical condensation of real serious stuff. The wrap up the Bard's outsized oeuvre in 90 roller-coaster, rib-tickling minutes. After warming up with a nothing-is-sacred send-up of Romeo and Juliet, they're off, dispensing with the comedies in one fell swoop (because the tragedies are funnier). You decide after you see Othello as a rap song, Titus Andronicus as a cooking program and the show's unforgettable finale - Hamlet - told with the help of the audience members and lascivious sock puppets. Contains material not seen on the PBS broadcast.
Bon Iver - Live at the Pioneer Works Warehouse in Brooklyn NPR
A users' guide to the cosmos, from the Big Bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons: where did it all come from and how does it all fit together? A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.
The Works is a series that airs on the History Channel. Each episode focuses on the history and processes used for common objects and services.
The Works is a weekly RTÉ One Arts magazine programme. It is broadcast in Ireland on Thursday nights at 10:15pm, focusing on the best of the week's arts and culture news, covering books, art, film, music and the performing arts. The show is presented by John Kelly and features reports from Sinéad Gleeson, Nadine O'Regan and Kevin Gildea.
The Body Works was a Canadian educational children's television series which was produced by TVOntario and Access. The show debuted in 1980 and consisted of 40 ten-minute episodes. The show taught exercise, health, and nutrition to children.
Biologist Liz Bonnin and geologist Martin Pepper set out on a global expedition to answer the most thought-provoking questions in earth science today. Throughout history, such geologic events as volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, tectonic plate motion, earthquakes, and asteroid impacts have continually reshaped Earth's surface, spreading chaos across the planet. By performing experiments, making observations in the field, and consulting expert scientists, the eight-part series works to uncover Earth's immeasurable capacity to create and destroy.