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 Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)

Director: Ray Muller
Starring: Leni Riefenstahl

Despite her fame as an actress and director in the '20s and '30s, German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl will best be remembered as the creator of the mode... Read more

Wadd: The Life and Times of John C. Holmes (1998)

Director: Alan Smithee, Cass Paley

Porn has had its fair share of superstars but none were bigger in every sense than John Holmes. He was in Los Angeles in 1969 when the censorship wall... Read more

Jurassic Park Boxset (1993)

Director: Joe Johnston, Steven Spielberg
Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Richard Attenborough, Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Tea...

'Jurassic Park' - Michael Crichton re-invented his earlier 'Westworld' story by adding dinosaurs to the mix. The result is a thrill ride that became o... Read more

My Voyage to Italy (1999)

Director: Martin Scorsese

Aka "Il Mio Viaggio in Italia". Martin Scorsese, one of the most acclaimed directors of our time, directs and narrates this remarkable in-depth look a... Read more

Cinema of Unease: A Personal Journey by Sam Neill (1995)

Director: Judy Rymer, Sam Neill
Starring: Sam Neill

Sam Neill looks at our national cinema using dozens of film clips to explore the dark undercurrent beneath the seemingly uneventful surface of New Zea... Read more

Frank Hurley: The Man Who Made History (2004)

Starring: Frank Hurley

Frank Hurley left behind a collection of striking and daring photographs. His most famous images are of Ernest Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedi... Read more

Listen to Me Marlon (2015)

Director: Stevan Riley
Starring: Marlon Brando

There is no other actor who possesses the cinema screen with the authority of Brando in his great roles. And there's not been a biography yet that cut... Read more

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Director: Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper
Starring: Eleanor Coppola, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Sheen

Explore the riveting, behind-the-scenes making of Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now'. Based largely on original footage, shot by Eleanor Coppola,... Read more

American Movie (1999)

Director: Chris Smith
Starring: Mark Borchardt, Mike Schank

A funny, acclaimed documentary focusing on Wisconsin filmmaker Mark Borchardt, a Hollywood wannabe who will do anything to finish his latest no-budget... 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