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'

Andy Warhol's Factory People (2008)

Director: Catherine Schorr O'Sullivan
Starring: Andy Warhol, Lou Reed, Mary Woronov, Billy Name

In 1964, Andy Warhol took up residence in an abandoned hat factory in Manhattan's East Side and turned it into a hotbed of music, art, filmmaking and... Read more

Audience of One (2007)

Director: Michael Jacobs

After Pentecostal preacher Richard Gazowsky got a greenlight from God to make a science-fiction epic based on the story of Joseph, he and his San Fran... Read more

Back to Normandy (2006)

Director: Nicolas Philibert

In 1975, director Nicolas Philibert (To Be and To Have) was a young assistant to film-maker Rene Allio. Together, they made 'I Pierre Riviere, Having... Read more

Barefoot Cinema: The Life and Art of Cinematographer Alun Bollinger (2008)

Director: Gerard Smyth
Starring: Peter Jackson, Gaylene Preston, Helen Bollinger, Vincent Ward, Geoff Murphy, Alu...

A portrait of Alun Bollinger (AlBol), who lives with his wife Helen (HelBol) and assorted grandchildren near Reefton, on New Zealand's remote West Coa... Read more

Barry Barclay - The Camera on the Shore (2009)

Director: Graeme Tuckett

The late Barry Barclay [Ngati Apa] was one of New Zealand's most respected filmmakers. Before his death in February 2008, Barclay was interviewed for... Read more

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)

Director: Constance Marks
Starring: Kevin Clash

As a boy, Kevin Clash was obsessed with "Sesame Street"; as a grownup, he contributed to its enduring success and positive influence as the puppeteer... Read more

Beyond the Golden Compass: The Magic of Philip Pullman (2007)

Director: Jean-Pierre Isbouts

In the lead-up to the release of summer blockbuster 'The Golden Compass', this documentary attempts to unlock the astonishing truths and hidden meanin... Read more

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

Director: Alexandra Dean

Hedy Lamarr was a Hollywood movie star who was hailed as the most beautiful and glamorous in the world. However, that was only the surface that tragic... Read more

Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

Starring: Narrated by, Julie Andrews

Follow over 100 years of song, dance, and magic on "the Great White Way" with this six-part PBS series that chronicles the evolution of the American m... Read more

Burden of Dreams (1982)

Director: Les Blank
Starring: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Mick Jagger

A fascinating and chilling account of the making of Werner Herzog's 'Fitzcarraldo', a project beset by a series of disasters while shooting in the jun... Read more