Film On Film

Film on Film is all about making movies. Who makes them, how they make them, who's in them...and how did all this crazy light fantastic get started? This is a great section for anyone interested film, it's beginnings, it's personalities, it's ups and downs and it's future. Look behind the red velvet curtain and discover the machine behind the screen. Pictured: The tumultous life of film maker Ed Wood is explored in 'Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora'

The Andrei Tarkovsky Companion (1999)

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky, Chris Marker, Alexander Sokurov, Tonino Guerra

A series of three documentaries on Andrei Tarkovsky - generally regarded as the most important and influential filmmaker of the post-war Soviet era in... Read more

The Beatles: The Making of A Hard Day's Night (1994)

Starring: Phil Collins, The Beatles

On March 2, 1964, shooting began on a film starring four boys who many, including the studio, thought would soon be forgotten. The film was "A Hard Da... Read more

The Celluloid Closet (1995)

Director: Jeffrey Friedman, Rob Epstein
Starring: Narrated by, Lily Tomlin

Illustrated by movie clips and on-screen interviews with actors, directors, producers and writers, we take a fascinating look at the way Hollywood has... Read more

The Fast and Furious Life of Errol Flynn (2007)

Starring: Errol Flynn

Hollywood legend Errol Flynn led a tumultuous life from his troubled childhood in Hobart, to his escape from Australia after stealing the diamonds of... Read more

The First Kings of Comedy Collection (1957)

Director: Robert Youngson
Starring: Ben Turpin, Buster Keaton, Carole Lombard, Charley Chase, Charlie Chaplin, Harry...

Famed documentarian Robert Youngson presents a pair of documentaries that celebrate the era of silent slapstick comedy. First, "The Golden Age of Come... Read more

The Five Obstructions (2003)

Director: Lars von Trier, Jorgen Leth
Starring: Jorgen Leth, Lars Von Trier, Jacqueline Arenal, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Patr...

Idiosyncratic director Lars von Trier has pulled out all the stops in this virtually unclassifiable film as he challenges his mentor, director Jorgen... Read more

The Girl Next Door (2000)

Director: Christine Fugate
Starring: Stacy Baker

This fascinating documentary traces two years in the life of affable Oklahoma houswife Stacy Baker who becomes an adult film star. Directed by award-w... Read more

The Harold Lloyd Comedy Collection (2005)

Starring: Harold Lloyd

He was known as 'The King of Daredevil Comedy' - a box office superstar during the Roaring Twenties. This offering allows the viewer to follow the fil... Read more

The James Bond Story / James Bond Gadgets (1999)

Starring: Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, George Lazenby, Maud...

Two action-packed Bond programs! "The James Bond Story" (1999, 52 mins) Among the greatest fictional cinema icons ever created, Bond first appeared on... Read more

The James Dean Story (1957)

Director: Robert Altman, George W George
Starring: James Dean

Robert Altman co-directed this doco with G.W. George in 1957. The film explores Dean's personal life through interviews with family and friends, as we... Read more