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Non-fiction features and programs, often stranger than fiction, and just as dramatic or comical…

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Norman McLaren: The Collector's EditionNorman McLaren: The Collector's Edition (1948-1968)
Dir. Norman McLaren, Donald McWilliams
A collection of 14 films from Norman McLaren, the visionary Canadian filmmaker who pioneered innovative techniques to blend animation and experimental film, including drawn-on-film animation, visual music, graphical sound and pixilation. Tracklist: Neighbours, Begone Dull Care, Pas de Deux,…
Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through CinemaWomen Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (2018)
Dir. Mark Cousins
Mark Cousin's follows up his ground-breaking THE STORY OF FILM series with this equally-lauded celebration of women in film, with thousands of clips and no less than 183 female film directors represented from every period in film history, and spanning five continents. Presented in forty thematic…
MaidenMaiden (2018)
Dir. Alex Holmes
Documentary about the all-female crew of the Maiden, who won the 1989-1990 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race against all odds, upsetting the male-centric sports industry with their dramatic victory. Skippered by 24 year-old Tracy Edwards, whose ascent from being a cook with male-led crews to leading her…
Recorder: The Marion Stokes ProjectRecorder: The Marion Stokes Project (2019)
Dir. Matt Wolf
Extraordinary documentary about the TV producer and historian Marion Stokes and her vast collection of home recorded American news clips, which form a unique cultural archive spanning three decades and 70,000 VHS and Betamax tapes. As a socialist and an African American, Stokes' collection, which had to…
StuffedStuffed (2019)
Dir. Erin Derham
A documentary about the fascinating and mysterious world of taxidermy, featuring passionate artists and experts and providing a fully rounded encounter with this oft-misunderstood art form.
Booksellers, TheBooksellers, The (2019)
Dir. D.W. Young
A wistful and fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of antiquarian and rare book collecting. Focusses on shops, dealers and collectors from New York City, including Stephen Massey (founder of Christie's NY Book Department) and Nancy Bass Wyden (owner of Strand Bookstore). Narrated by Parker…
Laurel CanyonLaurel Canyon (2020)
Two part documentary series exploring the music and culture of Laurel Canyon and the wider LA rock scene of the 60's and 70's. Features incredible vintage clips of this revolutionary era, including Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, The Eagles, The Mamas & The Papas, Carole King, Crosby, Stills,…