When THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED premiered in Germany on September 23, 1926 it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. More than seventy-five years later, this enchanting film still stands as one of the great classics of animation — beautiful, mesmerizing and utterly seductive.
Less a documentary than a visual poem, Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Antonio Gaudí takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí’s truly spectacular architecture, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona.
The steamy story of a midlife affair that shook the foundations of the ancient world comes to vivid life in the Stratford Festival production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh as the powerful rulers whose insatiable love leads to the greatest of tragedies.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.
BLADE RUNNER, based on the novel Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? by science fiction master Philip K. Dick, is a haunting look at reality, memory and mortality set against the dystopian future of Los Angeles, 2019.
With its lack of polish, surplus of attitude, anything-goes crime narrative, and effervescent young stars Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg, BREATHLESS helped launch the French New Wave and ensured that cinema would never be the same.
Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlinale, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's CAESAR MUST DIE deftly melds narrative and documentary in a transcendently powerful drama-within-a-drama. The film was made in Rome's Rebibbia Prison, where the inmates are preparing to stage Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
Michel Picoli stars as Paul Javal, a novelist hired by American film producer Jeremy Prokosch (Jack Palance) to rework the script for a film adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey. Torn between a desire to preserve his artistic integrity and the promise of a paycheck, Paul is also trying to salvage his marriage to Camille (Brigitte Bardot), who develops a relationship with Prokosch, first at Paul's suggestion and then to his chagrin.
Director Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonlight Kingdom) takes a left turn into stop-motion animation with this adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's book, and the result is an instant classic.
Five Days, Five Nights (Fünf Tage, Fünf Nächte) takes place in Dresden in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. While Dresden is in ruins, over two thousand paintings by artists including Rembrandt, Raphael, Rubens, Giorgione, and Vermeer have disappeared from the city’s Old Masters Picture Gallery. Red Army captain Leonov and his soldiers have been ordered to recover the lost paintings.
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).
JOHN, the new production by DV8 Physical Theatre, authentically depicts real-life stories about love, sex, and more, taken from interviews with more than 50 men. DV8 combines movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Shakespeare’s King John, with commanding performances by Tom McCamus, Seana McKenna, Graham Abbey and Patricia Collins, directed by Tim Carroll, whose recent Shakespeare productions took Broadway by storm.
This powerful and unforgettable production of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy stars the incomparable Colm Feore in the role of a lifetime, directed by Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino.
Dziga Vertov's Man With A Movie Camera is considered one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era. Startlingly modern, this film utilizes a groundbreaking style of rapid editing and incorporates innumerable other cinematic effects to create a work of amazing power and energy.
On August 21, 1911, the Mona Lisa disappeared from her place on the wall in the Salon Carré in the Louvre. Mona Lisa Is Missing is the definitive story of Vincenzo Peruggia, the Italian immigrant who committed the greatest little-known art theft in history.
After a fateful meeting with a big-time talent agent, Kermit the Frog heads for Hollywood dreaming of showbiz. Along the way, Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo, and the dazzling Miss Piggy join him in hopes of becoming film stars too.
Satsuki and Mei move with their father to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who are seen only by children.
Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award® nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice And Men, filmed on stage by National Theatre Live.
Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy (Richard Gere) and Lavinia (Tamsin Greig).
Seeking the promise of America, a beautiful young Honduran woman, Sayra (Paulina Gaytan), joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States.
Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis) feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience), broadcast live from the West End by National Theatre Live.
With Tchaikovsky’s famous, lyrical score, Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, and will no doubt be performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia’s great Bolshoi Ballet.
Noah Baumbach’s exploration of aging, ambition and success stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.