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 People vs George Lucas (2010)

Director: Alexandre O Philippe

Few filmmakers have experienced the extreme levels of both adoration and animosity that George Lucas has. This funny and fascinating documentary uses... Read more

A Film Unfinished (2010)

Director: Yael Hersonski

In 1942, more than two years after Nazi troops herded Poland's Jews into a ghetto in Warsaw, where they were to be held until they were sent to exterm... Read more

Fashion in Film (2010)


From the catwalks of Paris to the red carpets and silver screens of Hollywood, discover the history of the costumes, couture and glamour icons that ha... Read more

Shadow Play: The Making of Anton Corbijn (2009)

Director: Josh Whiteman
Starring: Anton Corbijn

Internationally renowned artist and filmmaker Anton Corbijn has created some of his generation's seminal rock images. Photographing musicians as diver... Read more

The Magnificent Tati (2009)

Director: Michael House
Starring: Jacques Tati

Director Michael House explores the life and work of the magnificent Tati through clips and interviews with those who know his work best. Tati is foll... Read more

Two in the Wave (2009)

Director: Emmanuel Laurent
Starring: Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut

The two are Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, friends and writers for the magazine Cahiers du Cinema, whose films "Breathless" and "The 400 Blows... 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

Once Upon a Time... Les Enfants du Paradis & Le Mepris (2009)

Director: Antoine de Gaudemar, Julie Bonan
Starring: Arletty, Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Jean-Louis Barrault, Michel Piccoli, Pi...

A behind-the-scenes look at two classic French films and the era in which they were created. "Les Enfants du Paradis" ("Children of Paradise") (1945)... Read more

Once Upon a Time... Notorious & Some Like It Hot (2009)

Director: Auberi Edler, David Thompson

A behind-the-scenes look at two classic American films and the era in which they were created. "Notorious" - In 1946, at the end of World War II, Alfr... Read more

Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut (2009)

Starring: Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jone...

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the first broadcast of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' by BBC TV in 1969, 'Almost The Truth: The Lawyer's Cut' tell... Read more