This documentary-style short follows two impoverished teens performing on the streets of London in the days leading up to the London Blitz of 1940.
A dynamic and full of punk energy story based on life of one of the most original and interesting contemporary artist, the performer, Oskar Dawicki (playing himself). The main theme of his art is the search for an answer to the question of whether. Oskar Dawicki exists at all. The trade mark of his performances is his blue shining jacket.
Nouveau Cirque performs the cake-walk.
Upon learning of his wife’s romance with a rich nouveau riche, the computer scientist Gleb leaves, taking his young son. Trying to prove to her and to himself that he, too, can achieve quick success, Gleb decides on a dangerous adventure. Having found an old acquaintance, a former teddy bear, Gleb begins to take mastery lessons from that ... But this is not even about this film. Love will be the main thing that the hero will gain in this whole story. And she will meet her not in her native Moscow, but in Yaroslavl ...
A circus family encounters hard times and family strife, but is brought into the limelight through their chance encounter with a polar bear cub.
Various street performers in action.
Pinku from 1974.
Kimie, a traveling guitarist, performs at various inns at help out her sickly mother. One night while out with her mother, Otoshi, Kimie unexpectedly sees her father, who had abandoned the family 20 years ago. Her hopes for a happy reunion are quickly dashed as her father, having married into a wealthy family, wants nothing to do with her. Will Kimie be able to regain her father’s love?
Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero progresses rapidly from local gigs to scoring a titillating hit with The Climax Sisters, with plenty of ribald adventures along the way!
Uta’s mother died when she was six years old; her father she never met. She was forced to adopt a traveller’s life when her grandmother died, and now she is a dancer and part of a family of actors who travel from town to town, setting up street performances. A way of escape from this marginal existence arises when she gets the chance to move to tea merchant Hiramatsu’s place, where she is asked to teach his daughter to dance.
Using the mirror at the back of the stage as a monitor, Graham voices his unrehearsed observations, activating the various feedback cycles taking place within himself as performer, between the performer and audience, and among audience members. Issues of duration and attention are critical for both performer and audience.
In the sequel to Saltimbancii (1981), Fram the polar bear and the performing Marcellonis weather plotting competetors, bumbling kidnappers and family tragedy in this entertaining family film.
The story of five skiers, sponsored by K2, who tour the U.S. in a red, white and blue van that matched their skis. They travel like a pack of joyful wolves, devouring powder and looking for challenges. Just 26 minutes in length, the film offers ferocious detail, with ski footage that still holds up today. The film revealed the ski culture as a surrogate family. In an interview years later, skier Charlie McWilliams recalled how people came up to him to explain how they deeply identified with this happygo- lucky skiing clan. He saw the film as a groundbreaking portrayal of skiing as a tribal experience. “It was the first time anybody had gone out and made a film of a group of guys traveling around the country having a great time skiing.”
A documentary about the work of Luke Kelly, legendary folk singer with the Dubliners, who died in 1984. Kelly's influence on balladeers has been wide-reaching. Here, his famous contemporaries - like Donovan and Ralph McTell - discuss his art, and the key moments of his development in music. Includes 19 rarely seen live performances, and further contributions by the Dubliners, Damien Dempsey, Paddy Reilly, Jim McCann, Mary Black, Phil Coulter and George Murphy.
Embodying Rainer’s aesthetic rigor and wit, the film combines fiction and documentary, script readings, dance snippets, still photos, and tableaux vivants to explore issues of power and gender that influence the emotional lives of her performers.
In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors. Based 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade', a 1963 play by Peter Weiss.
Dud imagines himself as a daring circus performer (which would certainly impress Mamie.)
Beyoncé: The Ultimate Performer is a live DVD by American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles, released on November 26, 2006. The DVD features exclusive footage and concerts that were held in France, Japan, United Kingdom and New York City.
Has feeling got a physical representation? This video is the story of a feeling represented by a warm vibration spreading all over the body.