It took Hitchcock 78 camera angles and 52 cuts to create the shower scene in Psycho. Sixty years later, director Alexandre Philippe examines the scene that redefined the power of the cinematic experience.
Hedy Lamarr was not only a Hollywood star, she was also a freak for innovation who developed a broadcasting system used by the Allies against the Nazis. A documentary portrait of a fascinating woman who did not receive the respect she deserved.
A fascinating documentary on the future of cinema as celluloid reels disappear and digital formats multiply, combining archival footage and interviews with filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.
An exhilarating journey to the birth of cinema via films by cinemograph inventors, the Lumière brothers. Thierry Frémaux digitally restored 98 (of 1400) films, adding narration that illuminates their vast impact on contemporary cinema.
A fascinating, funny, and touching documentary about Afghanistan’s most popular filmmaker who over the past 30 years has directed, produced, and acted in more than 110 movies. Widely appreciated at Cannes this year.