Tod Browning / USA / 1932 / 64 min
Hoping to repeat the success of Universal’s 1931 Dracula, MGM gave horror master Tod Browning the go-ahead to undertake his lifelong passion project. Browning gathered an incredible cast of real sideshow performers for his grotesque and darkly comedic revenge melodrama.
Free Solo Free Solo
Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi / USA / 2018 / 100 min / English
An unflinching portrait of the free solo climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope. Free Solo is both an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who has exceeded our current understanding of human physical and mental potential. Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Free to Rock Free to Rock
Jim Brown / USA / 2017 / 61 min / English
The documentary is about how rock’n’roll helped end the Cold War and concentrates on the time between 1955 and 1991. It includes interviews with presidents Jimmy Carter and Mikhail Gorbachev, as well as Western and Eastern stars like the Beach Boys, Billy Joel, the Scorpions and Stas Namin.
French Waves French Waves
Julian Starke / France / 2018 / 65 min / French
In this documentary, the stories of iconic French and international musicians portray the history of French electronic music as seen by the young generation. The film explores the American roots of the movement, illegal early rave parties and the phenomenon that is “French house”, which played an important role in the establishment of electronic music across the world. Above all, it shows how the most recent wave of French artists adopted this heritage as their own.