HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD
AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN'T CHANGE

Written and Directed by Josh Fox

Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away? (Sundance/HBO)



CASTING BY

Directed by Tom Donahue
Our8s and Creative Chaos
in association with Tashtego Films

A feature documentary about the history and impact of the Hollywood Casting Director featuring the accomplishments of the "one-woman casting revolution" Marion Dougherty. Legendary casting director Marion Dougherty had a career in movies and television that spanned 50 years. Marion Dougherty's legacy, represented in over 100 motion pictures  and over 1,000 television programs, brought to screens the likes of Al Pacino, Glenn Close, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman, Richard Gere, Christopher Walken, Mel Gibson, Debra Winger, Robert Duvall, Diane Lane, Brooke Shields, Brendan Fraser, Martin Sheen and Bette Midler, and enduring, timeless movie unforgettables such as The Sting, Midnight Cowboy, Slaughterhouse-Five, Lenny, Pretty Baby, The Last  Picture Show, The Killing Fields, A Little Romance, The Great Gatsby, The Man Without a Face, Lethal Weapon and Batman. (Toronto/HBO)



FULL BATTLE RATTLE

Directed by Tony Gerber and Jesse Moss
A Market Road/Mile End/Don't Foam/
Pop's Paper Route/Tashtego Films Production

In the Mojave Desert, the US Army has built a "virtual Iraq" and populated it with hundreds of Iraqi role players. The film follows an Army battalion through the simulation as they attempt to quell an insurgency and prevent Medina Wasl, a mock Iraqi village from slipping into civil war. Comic, surreal and poignant, the film provides a revelatory look at the soul of the American war machine, and finds a potent allegory of the Iraq War and the cultural and religious differences that confound America's efforts. (Berlin Film Festival and SXSW).

THE TOPDOG DIARIES

Directed by Oren Jacoby
For ITVS, PBS/Stage on Screen

An intimate portrait of playwright Suzan-Lori Parks featuring actors Don Cheadle and Jeffrey Wright with director George C.Wolfe. In this inside look at the creative process, Parks spends two years struggling to produce her 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Topdog/Underdog. From her early mentorship years with the legendary James Baldwin to her recent marriage to a blues musician, this film charts an astonishing story complete with behind-the-scenes footage of rehearsals and close-up coverage of the play.



CHANGING STAGES

In a six-part series, Sir Richard Eyre, one of the world's leading theater directors and former director of Britain's Royal National Theatre, shares his passion for the theater and his personal view of key moments of the 20th Century stage.An impressive cast joins Richard Eyre, including John Geilgud and Jason Robards (each in one of his last ever interviews), Peter Brook, Caryl Churchill, Stephen Daldry, Judi Dench, David Hare, Kim Hunter, Tony Kushner, Arthur Laurents, Robert Lepage, Ian McKellan, Arthur Miller, Liam Neeson, Trevor Nunn, Harold Pinter, Sidney Poitier, Harold Prince, Luise Rainer, Stephen Rea, Vanessa Redgrave, Sam Shepard, Fiona Shaw, Stephen Sondheim, Tom Stoppard, Julie Taymor, August Wilson, George C. Wolfe and many others.




TANTALUS: BEHIND THE MASK

Fifteen years in the writing, seven months in rehearsal, and over ten hours in the playing, Sir Peter Hall's production of John Barton's epic play cycle "Tantalus" premiered at the Denver Center For the Performing Arts. The production brought together an outstanding international cast, a Greek designer, a Japanese lighting designer, an American choreographer, and an Irish composer to create one of the most extraordinary and ambitious theatrical journeys undertaken in world theater.

 

MERICA IN HEALING

americainhealingriversidechurchjamesaforbesvhscoverart2PBS, SPECIAL BROADCAST
In response to 9/11, on September 16, 2001, a live interfaith service with Joshua Bell, Mandy Patinkin, Thomas Hampson, Dawn Upshaw, Susan Graham, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Lillias White, and others.

THE COLLEGE OF COMEDY with ALAN KING

KING1PBS SERIES
Directed by Matthew Diamond
Filmed at Caltech, Pasadena
with Carl Reiner, Bill Maher, Shecky Greene, Kathy Najimy, Rita Rudner, Brad Garrett, Caroline Rhea, and George Wallace

 





 

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