Communication


Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind 117 min.

A love letter to a unique and irrepressible comic talent, who left us far too soon, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind takes viewers through the one-of-a-kind actor and comedian’s extraordinary life and career, revealing what drove him to give voice to the incredible characters he created in his mind. Told largely through Williams’ own voice, captured in interviews and audio recordings, and with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

David Lean 47 min.

Sir David Lean, the two-time Academy Award-winning British director, is best known for his extraordinary cinematic epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Passage to India (1984). Lean co-directed with Noel Cowrad on In Which We Serve (1942); he also directed adaptations of Charles Dickens' novels Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Elia Kazan 46 min.

Elia Kazan was considered one of the most influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history. Founder of the Actors Studio, his work bringing out powerful performances from actors is legendary, with films such as A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and On the Waterfront (1954), both starring Marlon Brando, and East of Eden (1955) with James Dean. During his career, he won two Oscars as Best Direc...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Federico Fellini 47 min.

Federico Fellini was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Known for his distinct style, he is recognized as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. In a career spanning almost 50 years, Fellini won the Palme d'Or for his masterpiece La Dolce Vita (1961). Fellini went on to win four Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film for La Strada (1956), Nights of Cabiria (1957), 8...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Fred Zinnemann 46 min.

Fred Zinnemann, the Austrian-born American film director, won 4 Academy Awards as well as 19 for the actors who starred in his films. He was among the first directors to insist on using authentic locations to create more realism. Among his most-noted films were the western classic High Noon (1952) starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, From Here to Eternity (1953), Oklahoma! (1955), The Nun's Story...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

John Ford 46 min.

John Ford is known for his visually powerful westerns, with his characters framed against America's stunning natural landmarks. Stagecoach (1939) and the highly regarded and hugely influential The Searchers (1956) both starred John Wayne. His four Academy Awards for Best Director remain a record and include such classics as How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Quiet Man (1952), and his adaptation o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

John Huston 47 min.

John Huston wrote most of the films he directed, many of which are today considered classics. He is remembered for his collaboration with Humphrey Bogart, which brought to screen The Maltese Falcon (1941), Key Largo (1948), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), and The African Queen (1951). Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, won twice, and directed his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, An...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Michael Curtiz 46 min.

Michael Curtiz helped popularize the classic swashbuckler with Captain Blood (1935) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). He directed many drama classics such as Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) and Mildred Pierce (1945) as well as the musicals Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and White Christmas (1954). But he is best known for creating one the most-loved films of all timeCasablanca (1942) with Humphr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Sergei Eisenstein 47 min.

Sergei Eisenstein was an extraordinary Soviet film director and a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. His most powerful films came in the silent era reflecting the struggles of Russian people in the early 1920s, including Strike (1925) and his masterpiece Battleship Potemkin (1925), considered by many as one of the greatest films ever made. He was to work in the sound era with his histo...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Stanley Kubrick 47 min.

Stanley Kubrick is considered one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history. His early work includes The Killing (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), and Dr. Strangelove (1964). His cinematic masterpiece was to arrive in 1968, a year before the Moon landing, with the creation of the space epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. This was followed by A Clockwork Orange (1972) and The Shining...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018