This documentary explores Dali's contribution to the world of cinema, with productions like Un chien andalou, L'age d'or, sets for Hitchcock's film Spellbound, scripts written jointly with the Marx Brothers, the Destino project undertaken with Walt Disney (and only recently released), and some rarely seen film extracts held by private collectors or friends. The program also reveals some intimate moments of the life of Dali and Gala, and commentary from friends and associates.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could kill. To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. His shots have been the cause of tears, grins and jeers but also they have recently been exhibited at art galleries such as New York's Museum of Modern Art. But what does it mean to exhibit the work of the man who considers himself the very first paparazzo? Just what is it that makes his photographs art or are they the opportunistic snaps?
Winner of more than 12 awards internationally, including an Oscar at the 2004 Academy Awards, this internationally acclaimed animated Australian short film is written, directed and animated by Australian filmmaker Adam Elliot and narrated by Geoffrey Rush.
Studio Ghibli, the brainchild of directors Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki, has captivated audiences the world over with its dreamlike, fantastical animations such as Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle and Grave of the Fireflies. This documentary looks at how they managed such an amazing run, and what could be next for the beloved studio. As Ghibli celebrates its 30th birthday, award-winning filmmaker Mami Sunada gives us unprecedented access into their unique, fascinating world.