Patricio Guzmán • 2014 • Chile-Spain-France-Switzerland
Navigating Chile's colonial and political histories vis-à-vis its expansive waterways, The Pearl Button charts the labyrinths of individual and collective memory.
Jafar Panahi • 2011 • Iran
Banned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi inscribes small acts of resistance in the fabric of quotidian existence, as he remains enclosed within the confines of his Tehran apartment.
Lars von Trier • 2003 • Denmark-Switzerland-Belgium-France
Documents the re-making of Jørgen Leth's classic short film The Perfect Human through a maddening maze of obstacles imposed by his former student Lars von Trier.
Directed by Bill Morrison • 2016 • USA
Bill Morrison's documentary transports us to a landscape where early cinema intersected with the peak of the Canadian Gold Rush.