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music, biography, art, essay and politics


American Valhalla (region-free DVD)

Directed by Andreas Neumann and Joshua Homme, American Valhalla tells the story of an unlikely musical collaboration between two mavericks of American rock: Joshua Homme, frontman of Queens of the...

A$32.00
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Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (region-1 DVD)

This is the true story of an American icon. Richard Pryor remains an inspiration to many: a man who broke taboos, provoked change and propelled himself through life as a...

A$25.00
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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (region-2 DVD)

Fleeing to America after escaping her Nazi sympathiser husband, Hedy Lamarr then conquered Hollywood. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon, this is the ultimate portrait of Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lamarr. Known...

A$40.00

Faces Places (region-1 DVD)

89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road...

A$40.00

Call me Lucky (region-1 DVD)

Bobcat Goldthwait’s award-winning documentary Call Me Lucky has had the film festival circuit buzzing, with audiences and critics up on their feet in applause for the film and the unlikely comedy hero...

A$40.00

The Mystery of Picasso (region-B blu-ray)

Henri-Georges Clouzot, best known for his classic French thriller Les Diaboliques, took on a different mystery in 1956: the creative process and the essence of an artist, namely Pablo Picasso....

A$45.00

Infernal (region-B blu-ray)

In 1964, Henri-Georges Clouzot, the acclaimed director of thriller masterpieces Les Diaboliques and Wages of Fear, began work on his most ambitious film yet. Set in a beautiful lake side...

A$45.00
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Taskafa: Stories of the Street / Estate, a Reverie (region-free DVD)

Artangel Open Winner, and the first director to be shortlisted for both the Grierson and Jarman Awards, the work of filmmaker, artist and cultural activist Andrea Luka Zimmerman presents tender...

A$35.00

Some Day My Prince Will Come / Philip and His Seven Wives (region-free DVD)

Volume 3 of films by the renowned British documentary filmmaker Marc Isaacs brings together two films chronicling very different perspectives on the nature of love, respect and devotion. With these...

A$35.00

Chasing Trane (region-free DVD)

Respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld's acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, is available on DVD with exclusive bonus features. Set against the social, political & cultural landscape...

A$50.00
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I Called Him Morgan

On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his wife Helen during a gig at a New York City club. The murder...

A$45.00

Laura Poitras Collection (region-2 4DVD set)

Laura Poitras is a filmmaker, journalist, and artist. Her latest film, RISK, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. CITIZENFOUR, the third installment of her post-9/11 Trilogy, won an...

A$65.00

My Journey Through French Cinema (region-1 DVD)

For over 3 hours, Bertrand Tavernier looks at the history of French cinema and how it impacted his life, from his youth as a movie buff to his own career...

A$40.00
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Every Picture Tells a Story: The Art Films of James Scott (region-free 2DVD)

Filmmaker James Scott has enjoyed a diverse career, ranging from early experimental-art documentaries on key 1960s figures such as David Hockney, Richard Hamilton, Claes Oldenburg and R B Kitaj, to...

A$50.00
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Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (region-B blu-ray)

Oscar-nominated director Werner Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly...

A$30.00
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A Life in Dirty Movies (region-1 DVD)

A Life in Dirty Movies is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno and his wife and collaborator Peggy, as he struggles to get one last film on...

A$40.00
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David Lynch: The Art Life (Criterion region-1 DVD)

A rare glimpse into the mind of one of cinema’s most enigmatic visionaries David Lynch, David Lynch: The Art Life offers an absorbing portrait of the artist, as well as an...

A$40.00
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Festival (Criterion region-1 DVD)

Before Woodstock and Monterey Pop, there was Festival. From 1963 to 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached...

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The Great White Silence / The Epic of Everest (region-B/2 blu-ray/DVD)

This limited edition box set contains DVD and Blu-ray versions of two of the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring documentaries ever made. Herbert Ponting’s The Great White Silence is the official...

A$50.00
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Mavis! (region-2 DVD)

Mavis! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers. From the freedom songs of the 60s and...

A$30.00

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