House of Z (2017)

  House of Z chronicles the meteoric rise of fashion designer Zac Posen, his epic fall from favor, and his challenge to rebuild his company and his reputation.

     

  The film is a portrait of an artist as a young man, an insider’s view of the ups and downs of the fashion industry, and a look behind the curtain of one of the 

most glamorous brands in the world - revealing the battle between art and commerce.


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Split (2016)

   Split is the surreal, epic journey a young woman takes to claim her darkness and sexuality so she can stop putting it into the hands of her abusive lover. When Inanna, an actress, becomes obsessed with a mask maker, she sacrifices parts of herself to win his love. At the same time, she enters a mythic journey in the theater, blurring her performance, dreams, and real life which results in a provocative, powerful confrontation that frees them both.   


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Shakespeare High (2011)

   Shakespeare High is a feature-length documentary about a determined group of teens whose immersion in the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California's high school drama program compels them to overcome their difficulties and create better lives for themselves.


   Among the many famous alumni of this nearly 100 year-old program are Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham and Richard Dreyfuss, all featured in the movie. 


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They Came to Play (2008)

   Enlightened amateurism is the theme which explores the hopes and desires of contestants in the Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs. 


   The film traces the event itself and the lives of the contestants. Despite their widely disparate backgrounds, participants are united by their love of music and chosen instrument. They're so impassioned, they're willing to face the nerve-shattering process of performance and judgement for recognition from their peers. 


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