Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most tragic artists of all-time. During his lifetime he sold no paintings. After less than ten years of serious painting, Van Gogh took his own life with a shot to the head – having sliced off one of his ears a couple of years earlier.
NOVA is a full length documentary on contemporary art and the artists behind it. In Brazil, the Nova Contemporary Culture, a month long festival to celebrate young innovative artists, brings together 140 of the world’s most talented and brilliant minds in the contemporary art world.
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out?
This Documentary explores the world of three women who are sexually and emotionally attracted to objects. These so-called ‘objectum sexuals’ shy away from contact with other humans in favour of structures large and small.
Everything is a Remix: in four parts. Digital technology has made everything into a remix: our photographs, our videos, our songs, our memories are a constant re-imagining, re-positioning, and re-filtering.
Here is a very special treat: a rare Leonard Cohen documentary that was made BEFORE his first album. “I can feel myself changing into a completely different kind of man,” Leonard says in the film.
Photographer Chris Jordan discusses his Midway Project; a fine art photography series documenting the tragic phenomenon of the death of the local albatross population due to excessive intake of plastic from the Pacific Garbage Patch.
Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to the sound.
A documentary which profiles some of the major power players in the underground Harry Potter community, including a seven year-old rock star, hilarious home-made audio commentaries to the feature films, and online creative writing sites that dare to challenge corporate agents.
Once Upon a Time in Norway is about Norwegian Black Metal. It’s about Satanist undergrounds, secret brotherhoods, friendship, betrayal, arson, violent death and everything else that makes Norwegian Black Metal the most infamous music genre in the world.
Some birds make sounds that are musical to our ears. Consider the skylark, whose melodious sounds we label as song. So it’s quite natural to wonder whether there is a connection between animal sounds and the music that humans create.