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'

Trumbo (2007)

Director: Peter Askin
Starring: Nathan Lane, Paul Giamatti, Brian Dennehy, Donald Sutherland, Liam Neeson, Micha...

Legendary Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo ('Roman Holiday', 'Spartacus') was the most well-known member of the Hollywood 10 who famously defied M... 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

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

F for Fake (1973)

Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles

Orson Welles used discarded documentary footage to put together a delightful look at deception of all sorts. The question of 'what is real?' is posed... 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

Melies the Magician (1997)

Director: Jacques Meny

A documentary on pioneering French filmmaker Georges Melies along with fifteen of his rarely seen restored films from 1898-1905. Included are the leg... Read more

The Matrix Revisited (2001)

Director: Josh Oreck

Experience the nuts, the bolts, the creative thunder of the cyber-thriller that thrust moviemaking into an astonishing new dimension with never-before... Read more

Faces Places (Visages villages) (2017)

Director: Agnes Varda, JR
Starring: Agnes Varda, JR

Agnes Varda, one of the leading lights of France's honored French New Wave cinema era, and professional photographer and muralist, J.R., partake on a... Read more

Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

Director: Frank Pavich
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky

Among cineastes, filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious - and failed - attempt to make a movie based on Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel "Dune" in the... Read more

Inside Deep Throat (2004)

Director: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Starring: Narrated by, Dennis Hopper, Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Alan Dershowitz, Larry...

Documentary filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato ('The Eyes of Tammy Faye') take on the '70s cultural phenomenon that was 'Deep Throat'. Fascin... Read more