Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank
Directed by Gerald Fox • Documentary • With Robert Frank, June Leaf • 2019 • 86 minutes
Completed in 2004, Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank was the first ever feature-length documentary about the legendary Swiss-American photographer and filmmaker. Originally deemed too pers...
Terres Barcelo: Miquel Barceló
Directed by Christian Tran • Documentary • With Miquel Barceló • 2018 • 75 minutes
A major exhibition by Miquel Barceló, a Spanish painter and sculptor, at the National Library in Paris is an opportunity to delve into the work of this major contemporary artist. These imposing works, which work t...
Claude Monet in Giverny, Alice's House
Directed by Philippe Piguet • Documentary • 2011 • 50 minutes
For 43 years - half of his life -, from 1883 to his death in 1926, Claude Monet lived in Giverny. When he settled in his house in Normandy, a new life began for the painter. He embarked on an innovative pictorial adventure, developing...
Draw Me Saint-Exupery
Directed by Andrès Jarach • Documentary • 2017 • 52 minutes
On the 31st of July 1944, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea. With this mystery, a myth was born.
Who was the man whose book The Little Prince was translated into more than 250 languages and dialects? Draw ...
Directed by Mark Nickolas and Racha Najdi • Documentary • 2015 • 40 minutes
A story of women, art and revolution, this vibrant film documents the critical role that revolutionary street art played-and is continuing to play-in the political uprising of Egypt. Introducing a cadre of courageous and...
The Grand Masters of the Chauvet Cave
Directed by Christian Tran • Documentary • 2015 • 52 minutes
The paintings and drawings of the Chauvet cave – made 36,000 years ago and discovered 20 years ago in the south of France – are the oldest human artistic expression to date. Their strength and modernity changed radically all the ideas ...
Directed by Aaron Rose, Joshua Leonard • Documentary • With Thomas Campbell, Harmony Korine, Shepard Fairy, Jo Jackson, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Steve Espo Powers • 2009 • 90 minutes
BEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation. In...
Pollock & Pollock
Directed by Isabelle Rèbre • Documentary • With Sylvia Winter Pollock, Francesca McCoy Pollock, James McCoy, Helen Harrison, Peter Namuth, Terence Maloon, Dominic Gould, Rebecca Pauly, • 2020 • 82 minutes
The film tells the story of two brothers, two American painters: Jackson Pollock and Charle...
Directed by Chet Pancake • Documentary • 2019 • 115 minutes
Queer Genius explores the remarkable lives and work of five queer female artists: Barbara Hammer, Eileen Myles, Black Quantum Futurism, Moor Mother, and Dynasty Handbag / Jibz Cameron. Deep, affectionate and intimate portraits resonate ...
Fifi Howls from Happiness
Directed by Mitra Farahani • Documentary • With Bahman Mohassess, Rokni Haerizadeh, Ramin Haerizadeh • 2014 • 102 minutes
Mitra Farahani’s lyrical documentary explores the enigma of provocative artist Bahman Mohassess, the so-called “Persian Picasso,” whose acclaimed paintings and sculptures dom...
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
Directed by Sophie Fiennes • Documentary • With Klaus Dermutz , Anselm Kiefer • 2011 • 105 minutes
In 1993, artist Anselm Kiefer left Buchen, Germany for La Ribaute, a derelict silk factory near Barjac, a town in the south of France. Like a strange, sprawling village, La Ribaute extends over 35...
Directed by Cristóbal Valenzuela Berríos • Documentary • 2017 • 80 minutes
In the style of Exit Through the Gift Shop, Stealing Rodin is a critical and humorous statement about Art and the market around it. The documentary traces the story of Luis Onfray’s artistic and criminal act. In 2005, the...
Directed by Peter Woditsch • Documentary • 2008 • 77 minutes
Throughout the ages, erotic art has been created by some of the world's best-known artists, but it is rarely on public display. Whether it is held in private collections, or kept under lock and key in museums and libraries worldwide, e...
Directed by Ron Peck • Documentary • 1981 • 47 minutes
A study of the 20th century American painter's life and work.
Directed by Michael Gill • Documentary • 1967 • 14 minutes
The artist at work in his studio shows artist Giacometti drawing and modelling in his studio in Paris.
Artists & Love: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Directed by Delphine Deloget • Documentary • 2020 • 26 minutes
This documentary series tells the story of intimate and tumultuous love stories in the context of art history. Each of the couples in this collection answer the same questions: is love compatible with creation? Can artists reveal the...
On the French Riviera with Man Ray and Picasso
Directed by François Lévy-Kuentz • Documentary • 2021 • 53 minutes
A group of friends meet up in the country to spend the summer together. They go to the beach, play cards, and take day trips in the surrounding region. But these aren’t everyday city folk on vacation. The hosts are Pablo Picasso ...
Kentridge and Dumas in Conversation
Directed by Catherine Meyburgh • Documentary • 2009 • 72 minutes
William Kentridge and Marlene Dumas are two of the most celebrated names in international contemporary art. In Kentridge and Dumas in Conversation, the two South African artists speak frankly about their work, their studio practice...
Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own
Directed by Daniel Traub • Documentary • 2020 • 57 minutes
URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD: INTO HER OWN is an artistic biography of one of the few women in the world working in monumental sculpture. Von Rydingsvard’s work has been featured in the Venice Biennale and is held in the collections of some of...
The Silence of Mark Rothko
Directed by Marjoleine Boonstra • Documentary • 2014 • 52 minutes
'He wanted the viewer to step into the painting. What he aimed for was not a consumption of art, but a dialogue. He thought that art could transform the public.' -Annie Cohen-Solal, Mark Rothko biographer Painter Mark Rothko is be...
Directed by Chris Teerink • Documentary • 2012 • 72 minutes
'Conceptual artists leap to conclusions logic cannot reach,' Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) said in a rare audio-interview from 1974. Notoriously camera-shy, Lewitt refused awards and rarely granted interviews, yet in Chris Teerink's sensitive ...
Black Is the Color: A History of African American Art
Directed by Jacques Goldstein • Documentary • 2017 • 52 minutes
In 1969, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York mounted a major exhibit called “Harlem On My Mind.” There was just one thing wrong: the show had no work by African-American artists.
The “Harlem on My Mind” fiasco is emblematic ...
Hidden Heritage: The Roots of Black American Painting
Directed by Andrew Piddington • Documentary • With David Driskell • 1991 • 52 minutes
David Driskell, the pathbreaking art history professor and artist, is the focus of HIDDEN HERITAGE: THE ROOTS OF BLACK AMERICAN PAINTING. He made it his life mission to trace the work of Black artists from the ...
The Mystery of Picasso
Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot • Documentary • With Pablo Picasso,
Henri-Georges Clouzot • 1956 • 78 minutes
Pablo Picasso, the most influential artist of the twentieth century, is making a painting, just as French director Henri-Georges Clouzot (The Wages of Fear and Diabolique) is making...