Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out. Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion, often at the cost of our lives?
Captured live from the National Theatre in London in 2012, this critically acclaimed production directed by Marianne Elliot (ANGELS IN AMERICA, WAR HORSE) has astonished audiences around the world and has received seven Olivier and five Tony Awards.
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This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic.
Delving deep into Van Gogh's fascinating and sometimes deeply troubled world comes this definitive, award-winning documentary directed by David Bickerstaff. VINCENT VAN GOGH: A NEW WAY OF SEEING showcases Van Gogh’s iconic works like never before and features exclusive interviews with the curatorial team at the Van Gogh Museum.
Mika Kaurismäki's documentary traces fifty years of Miriam Makeba's music and her performing life. Through rare archive footage of her performances and through interviews with her contemporaries we discover the remarkable journey of Miriam Makeba.