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Filmworker (2017) – Leon Vitali had it all in the 1960s and 1970s as a star on the rise, but he gave it all up when he met Stanley Kubrick. A heartfelt and stirring documentary about the right-hand man of one of cinema’s greatest visionaries, director Tony Zierra charts Vitali’s career from its early promise to his tutelage by Kubrick to his eventual role as protector of the legendary director’s legacy after his death.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006) – Since its inception, the Motion Picture Association of America’s Classification and Ratings Administration has been met with the ire and derision of filmmakers, but director Kirby Dick’s “This Film Is Not Yet Rated” was the first full-frontal assault against the organization. The documentary explores the hypocrisy and corruption behind the business of rating movies,
That Guy…Who Was in That Thing (2012) – From directors Ian Roumain and Michael Schwartz, “That Guy…Who Was in That Thing” explores the frustrating phenomenon of actors who are in everything, yet aren’t household names.
Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) – Taking a simple idea and elevating it to essential cinema, director Kent Jones assembles a diverse group of voices—from Scorsese to Fincher, to Kurosawa, to Linklater—to discuss the famous meeting that took place in 1962 between Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut that cast a light on the auteurs’ cinematic process.
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014) – There are lots of well-respected film studios, but Cannon Films isn’t one of them. And thank the movie gods because, without Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, we wouldn’t have such classics as “Ninja III: The Domination,” “King Solomon’s Mines,” and “Cobra.”
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