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A 30 years odyssey: the world's most intriguing artists and thinkers from the fields of visual art, music, filmmaking, acting, literature, philosophy, politics, business and science, are asked the same question: "Why are you creative?"
Icelandic artist, Björk, performs songs from her eighth album with evocative visuals provided by designers from around the world. (imdb)
Award-winning musician Björk and legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough have admired each other's work for years but this is the first time they have discussed their ... (imdb)
For two hours (or more) we stroll with Jonas Mekas through New York nights, through apartments, studios, backstage rooms, galleries, bars and clubs. We meet old acquaintances like Ken and Flo Jacobs, Yoko Ono, Patti Smith, Carolee Schneemann, Marina Abramovic, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Pip Chodorov, friends, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters, and we also make many new acquaintances. (mubi.com)
Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) (2009) - Direct-to-Video
A DVD compilation of music videos and short films by director Michel Gondry. It was released in April 2009 and includes videos which were not included on Gondry's Directors Label DVD. The compilation includes nearly three hours of videos and never-before-seen behind-the-scenes content. (wikipedia)
Voltaic: Volta and Medúla Live in Reykjavík (2009) - Short Film
A concert Björk gave in Iceland, performing songs from 'Medúlla' and 'Volta'.
A remarkable, multi-media document of Björk's visually dazzling Volta tour. (imdb)
This documentary presents the desire for a renewal in discussion and debate on Icelandic resources; a desire for bridges between different spheres of knowledge, news, composition and productive ideas on self-sustainable evolution, on cluster of start-up companies and other ways than heavy industry. (Hulu.com)
Anna and the Moods (2006) - Short Film
There once was a girl named Anna Young. She was the perfect child. One day, Anna wakes up with a horrible illness. She looks like a sad version of Marilyn Manson and is terribly moody. When her parents take her to Dr. Artmanns' clinic for the unruly child, she is tested in the mad doctors' labyrinth. And the result is shocking. (imdb)
The seventh annual two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley. (Wikipedia)
How does artist Matthew Barney use 45,000 pounds of petroleum jelly, a factory whaling vessel and traditional Japanese rituals to create his latest art project? Barney plowed the waters off the coast of Nagasaki to film his massive endeavor, Drawing Restraint 9. The documentary Matthew Barney: No Restraint journeys to Japan with Barney and his collaborator Bjork, as the visual artist creates a "narrative sculpture" telling a fantastical love story of two characters that transform from land mammals into whales. (IFC First Take)
This documentary chronicles the evolution of the longest running music festival in the world. Fueled by a staggering range of music, the movie embraces the spirit, characters and overwhelming experiences of the festival as it reflects the extraordinary world changes of the last three decades. (ThinkFilm)
A collection of personal stories about defining moments of musical inspiration (a record, a show, a musician, etc.) for 112 musicians who themselves have inspired so many. Although all were asked one simple question - to tell a story about a musical moment that inspired - the responses are as varied as the people interviewed. As a collection, it reveals much about the moments that inspire so many to pick up a guitar or a microphone, to start a label or a band. (Thrill Jockey Records)
The Medúlla Videos (2005) - Short Film
All five music videos from Björk's album 'Medúlla', as well as a short documentary on the making of the music video 'Triumph of a Heart'.
The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui (2005) - Direct-to-Video
The Work of Director Stéphane Sednaoui
The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto. (imdb)
A documentary about the bustling Icelandic musical scene. This documentary covers some of Iceland's most talented and well-known musicians. (imdb)
A documentary film and journey into the life and mind of Japan's most notorious and controversial photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki. (Troopers Films)
A documentary that follows Björk and the making of her new album "Medúlla." Features the singing/beatboxing talents of Shlomo, Rahzel, Tanya Tagaq, Dokaka, Mike Patton, and Björk herself. Filmed all over the world, "The Inner or Deep Part of a Plant or Animal Structure" is a documentary you won't want to miss. (Sal Profaci)
The Work of Director Spike Jonze (2003) - Direct-to-Video
The Work of Director Spike Jonze
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham (2003) - Direct-to-Video
The Work of Director Chris Cunningham offers a feast of visual ingenuity, with Cunningham involving you in his nightmares. From the urban monstrosities of Aphex Twin's "Come to Daddy" to the limb-shattering weirdness of Leftfield's "Afrika Shox," Cunningham's music videos emphasize the freakish and the bizarre
I've Been Twelve Forever (2003) - Direct-to-Video
An autobiographical documentary by Michel Gondry.
Björk at the Royal Opera House (2002) - TV Movie
A live performance by Björk on the Vespertine tour, recorded live at the Royal Opera House in London, England on 7 December 2001. The broadcast omits performances of two songs that were performed on the night - "Play Dead" and "Bachelorette". A mini-documentary "Touring Vespertine" is also included as a bonus feature. (Wikipedia)
Volumen Plus (2002) - Short Film
Offers those who purchased the original Volumen release an opportunity to own the missing seven videos included on the newer release. It includes all the videos from "Alarm Call" to "Nature Is Ancient", the latter of which being the only video on the release for which there was no corresponding single release, as the video was created only for the promotion of the Family Tree box-set. (Wikipedia)
Björk: Live at Cambridge (2002) - Direct-to-Video
A live performance by Björk on the Homogenic Tour, recorded live at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in Cambridge, England on December 2, 1998. It was amongst one of the last of the concerts performed on that tour. (Wikipedia)
Pagan Poetry (2001) - Short Film
A bride prepares for her wedding night.
Bjork stars as Selma, a Czech immigrant and single mother working in a factory in rural America. She is losing her eyesight and her 10 year-old son stands to suffer the same fate if she can't put away enough money to secure him an operation.
A look at how the dance sequences in 'Dancer in the Dark' were choreographed.
It explains the complicated process of filming 'Dancer in the Dark', that utilized 100 cameras(or eyes) to capture as many possible angles at one time. By using this process, Lars was able to create a "live" feeling to the film, especially in the non-musical parts. This process was invented by Lars von Trier and his crew and is entirely exclusive to this film. This documentary also reveals what Lars feels were the successes and the failures of using this technique. (imdb)
Björk: Volumen (1999) - Direct-to-Video
Features 14 stunning videos of Björk. The videos for Human Behaviour (from her first solo album Debut), Isobel (from her second album, Post) and Bachelorette (from her 3rd studio album, Homogenic) form a trilogy - all directed by Michel Gondry. (imdb)
Fuji Rock Festival '98 (1998) - TV Movie
The second annual rock festival held in Naeba Ski Resort, in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. (Wikipedia)
Sarah Pirozek filmed this documentary combining interviews with concert footage of the 1996 San Francisco Tibetan Freedom Concert, which attracted 100,000 people to Golden Gate Park. The film's executive producer, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, is a Buddhist who initiated the concept of the annual concert. Included are current-events clips (the Dalai Lama addressing Congress, President Clinton announcing a continuation of trade despite China's treatment of Tibetans). (movies.msn.com)
Bjørk - et portræt (1995) - TV Movie
A portrait of the musical artist Björk.
Bjork: Vessel (1994) - Direct-to-Video
A live performance by Björk on the Debut Tour, recorded live at the The Royalty Theatre in London in May 1994, interspersed by short interviews with Björk on the streets of London, including her singing an improvisation to the sound of a car alarm and her thoughts on moving from Reykjavík to London. (Wikipedia)
Margit and her sister, Katla, flee their homeland in Iceland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer named Jóhann which makes him fall in love with her, ensuring the wellbeing of herself and Margit. Jóhann's son sees through Katla's plan and pleads for his father to make her go away. To help him in his struggle, Margit's mother appears to Margit in visions and provides a magic amulet of protection for the boy. (imdb)
Two friends get fired from a restaurant like every job they ever had. With no money, they're looking for a change of pace, see an advertisement for people to work in fish at Vestmanneyjar (an island in Iceland), so they jump on that to get some money; Vestmanneyjar also famous for it's party's and drinking habits of it's locals. (imdb)
A thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland. Most of the film consists of performances by a wide variety of rock-groups in various clubs in Reykjavik in 1981-82. There are also interviews with members of the groups representing different views on such features of the rock scene as sex, drugs and politics. 19 groups appear in the film. (imdb)