Films From USA

The 1956 exhibit of Steuben Glass of the first American crystal engraved with designs by leading contemporary artists of 16 nations of the Near East. ... Read more
Mahinder Watsa is 93 years old and the Mumbai Mirror's resident sexpert. Vaishali Sinha introduces us to a man who's heard it all and is fighting for a fairer, freer and more loved-up India. ... Since 1976, Mahinder Watsa has been India's foremost sexologist, a straight-talking skewerer of tradition and superstition who has dished out frank and funny sex advice to generations of confused Indians. ... Read more
To his surprise, an astronaut finds communication with a Martian quite easy. ... Read more
Asylum presents everyday life at Kingsley Hall, a community in North London run under the auspices of the Philadelphia Association, whose chairman is Dr R. D. Laing. The center provides a different kind of refuge for the mentally disturbed. There are no apparent divisions between 'staff* and 'patients', nor are there formal consultations with doctors. ... Rules are cut to a minimum, and the member... Read more
... ... American New Wave originals, Robert Almereyda (Girl from Another Planet. Nadja] and Amy Hobby take their obsession with the toy. Fischer Price pixelvision camera to the Sundance Film Festival. Turning it on the directors. producers, writers and actors they corner there. they transform a talking-heads documentary into a dreamy, insouciant dissection of Hollywood verses 'indie' attitude, pow... Read more
An integrated collection of diverse animated sequences presented as a film within a film. ... 1st Prize, ASIFA East. ... Read more
Atlantis, a mythical island state, was swallowed up by the sea and vanished. This film explores Plato's suggestion that the legend was based on fact, and relates it to exciting new discoveries in the Aegean Sea. ... Read more
A documentary abstraction recorded ... at night in Los Angeles backed by ... the music of Stockhausen. It is a ... preliminary effort to organise camera ... and audio images through a cybernetic ... editing model and a digital computer. ... Read more
Atomic Artist is a portrait of Tony Price, ... a painter and sculptor who for the last ... fifteen years has been using the salvage ... from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (”Birthplace of the Atomic Age”) in New Mexico as the raw material for his sculptures. ... Read more
Tells the story of Atomic Ed. a former nuclear scientist turned-atomic-Junk-colleclor who is building a museum of nuclear waste in an attempt to preserve Los Alamos National Laboratory's hidden history. ... Read more
"Infuriating, heartbreaking and vital, Audrie & Daisy is required viewing." – The Guardian ... In 2012, 15-year-old Audrie Pott and 14-year-old Daisy Coleman were sexually assaulted in unrelated but all-too-similar instances in different American towns. Both went to parties, passed out after drinking alcohol, and were taken advantage of by guys they thought were their friends. Footage of both inci... Read more
A young British artist, driving through the States in the heat of August, discovers a man whose face he has recently drawn without ever having seen. The two men are drawn toward the terrifying climax they are both powerless to control. ... Read more
Along the windswept Coney Island boardwalk, Sonny meets young Eddie who introduces him to some of the many mysteries of this faded, forgotten neighbourhood. McCleave's moody and mysterious rust-tinted mini-drama shows a truly cinematic elan over its 16 gripping minutes. ... Read more
Academy Award winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) brings us this hilarious and heartfelt story of a young couple embarking on the most exciting, frightening, strange, and wonderful journey imaginable: starting a family and settling down. When Burt and Verona discover that they are going to have a baby, panic sets in. They hate the small town where they live, and now that Burt's parents a... Read more
Reconstructing some of the most significant characteristics of the pre-Aztec and Aztec civilisation, the film explores notable ruins, carvings and murals which depict this culture. Religion is found to have played an important role in the life of the Aztec people. ... Read more
It can be argued that experimental cinema has always been 'queer'. But now. Queer Cinema is stirring things up in a new way-in revolt; a calcuiated, cunning, vulgar modernism. The vulgar classism fixed in our popular culture-like the TV family sitcom—is now being peeled back to reveal all that a vulgar mind knows is within. Greg Sax's "27" does exactly this. ... "27" is about "boys who play with f... Read more
Baadasssss! USA Mario Van Peebles was 13 when his filmmaking father, Melvin, asked him to perform his first on-screen sex scene in the groundbreaking 1971 blaxploitation flick Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song. Baadasssss! is Mario's loving and stylish dramatic recreation of his father's pioneering independent film career, literally stepping into Melvin's shoes to reignite the revolutionary fire that c... Read more
In The Last Mohican, Paul Leaf directed Alan Arkin in a sketch written by Arkin. Here former comedy team of Mike Nichols (director of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Graduate) and Elaine May (star of Luv) appear in their sketch about two pseudo-intellectuals in bed for the first time. ... Read more
Ted Davis is a superhuman ladies man. He is worshipped by his pals who live vicariously through Ted's raunchy sexploits. Ted has all the lines, all the moves and a one hundred percent success rate in bar pick-ups. Needless to say he also has a fairly high opinion of himself as a high-flying, macho programming executive at TCSN, theTotal Complete Sports Network. He has earned respect advertising do... Read more
The Back of Her Head is the story of a shy daydreamer who develops a crush on a girl in his building, even though he's only seen the back of her head. ... Not in competition. ... Read more
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