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music, biography, art, essay and politics


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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

I Am Belfast (region-B/2 blu-ray/DVD)

I Am Belfast sees celebrated filmmaker, writer and curator Mark Cousins (6 Desires: DH Lawrence and Sardinia, Here Be Dragons) cast his painterly eye on his home town, the port city...

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Viva Dada (region-free DVD)

DADA was born in 1916 at the height of WW1. This cry of revolt against the communities that produced such abominable slaughters has literary, artistic, international as well as dissident...

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The Definitive Document of The Dead (region-free blu-ray/DVD combo)

George A. Romero, director of the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, is one of the horror genre's most celebrated filmmakers. Roy Frumkes amazing 1978 documentary DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD...

A$45.00

I Am Secretly an Important Man (vinyl with DVD)

'I Am Secretly an Important Man' is a portrait of writer and poet Steven J. Bernstein (aka Jesse Bernstein), one of Seattle's most celebrated and troubled voices. His angry, surprisingly...

A$60.00

Jobriath A.D. (region-free DVD)

Narrated by Henry Rollins. Seventies glam rock musician Jobriath was known as “The American Bowie,” “The True Fairy of Rock & Roll,” and “Hype of the Year.” The first openly gay rock...

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We Are X (region-1 DVD)

From the production team behind the Oscar® winning Searching for Sugar Man comes We Are X, a transcendent rock & roll story about X Japan, the world’s biggest and most...

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Buena Vista Social Club (Criterion region-1 2DVD set)

Traveling from the streets of Havana to the stage of Carnegie Hall, this revelatory documentary captures a forgotten generation of Cuba’s brightest musical talents as they enjoy an unexpected encounter with...

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NOTFILM (region-free 2DVD set)

NOTFILM,a kino-essay by Ross Lipman is the feature-length movie on Samuel Beckett's FILM’s production and its philosophical implications, utilizing additional outtakes, never before heard audio recordings of the production meetings, and...

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The Creeping garden (region-free blu-ray/DVD/CD)

The Creeping Garden is an award-winning feature-length creative documentary exploring the extraordinary world of the plasmodial slime mould as revealed through the eyes of the fringe scientists, mycologists and artists...

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Raiders! (region-free blu-ray/DVD)

After Steven Spielberg's classic Raiders of the Lost Ark was released 35 years ago, three 11-year-old boys from Mississippi set out on what would become a 7-year-long labor of love...

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