Arts Shows

This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
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Japanoizy

Japanoizy

Discover traditional and modern Japan.
1 Episode
ANYDOKO

Arts Episodes

Banksy painting self-destructs right after sale

Banksy painting self-destructs right after sale

A Banksy work has self-destructed at Sotheby's auction house at the moment it sold for nearly 1.4 million dollars. As the hammer went down, the painting was sucked into a shredder hidden in the frame. Lucy Fielder reports
1min
Reuters
Banksy shredded artwork reaction

Banksy shredded artwork reaction

Banksy shredded artwork reaction
2mins
News, ,
ITN
James Turrell, Master of light

James Turrell, Master of light

James Turrell is one of the most significant artists of our time. He creates his works with space and light. The Frieder Burda Museum in Baden Baden is now holding Europe's largest-ever retrospective of the American artist's work.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Banksy's hoax artwork returns to the British Museum

Banksy's hoax artwork returns to the British Museum

A hoax artwork by Banksy is reappearing the British Museum, 13 years after the artist first placed it there without permission.
1min
Press Association
Art on the road

Art on the road

The Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art is an art space on wheels. The decommissioned school bus journeyed through West African countries, arriving in Dakar for the launch of the DAK'ART festival.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Africa in Germany

Africa in Germany

Wurzburg's Africa Festival has developed into Europe's largest celebration of African music and culture. Initiated 30 years ago, the festival offers live music, exhibitions and much more.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Bee In The City trail creates buzz

Bee In The City trail creates buzz

A "colony" of super-sized bee sculptures will go on display in Manchester throughout the summer in a public art trail.
1min
Press Association
Living in a Dying City?

Living in a Dying City?

Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, is teetering on the brink of collapse. It's become a second home to architect and professor Jana Revedin. She talks about what life is really like behind the facades the tourists see.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

Beethovenfest goes Mumbai

India is the partner country of the 2018's Beethovenfest in Bonn. A joint Indian-German music piece will be created for the event. To get things started, German percussionists met their Indian counterparts in Mumbai.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
India's world literature

India's world literature

Since the early 1990s, Kolkata-based Seagull Books have been publishing ambitious literature in the English language. Publisher Naveen Kishore scours the globe to find his authors, including in Germany. For that, he was awarded the prestigious Goe...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

Interview: Film Curator Andreas Struck

The 68th Berlin Film Festival showcased nearly 400 motion pictures. But who selected them and what were the criteria? Andreas Struck knows. He compiled the program for the Panorama section.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Fact Check: Architecture

Fact Check: Architecture

Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

Interview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner

A lot of art may be produced in Germany - but the money is made in New York and London. Stefan Korner from the world-renowned Grisebach auction house explains.
2mins
Deutsche Welle
Distinguished Austrian author Robert Menasse

Distinguished Austrian author Robert Menasse

Robert Menasse puts the EU bureaucracy under the spotlight in his new novel, set in the heart of the European Union: Brussels. His efforts have earned him the German Book Prize. An in depth interview.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
How relevant is Karl Marx?

How relevant is Karl Marx?

For now, London is still Europe's financial capital. Karl Marx lived out his last decades in the city, and wrote his famous work 'Das Kapital' there. What would he have said about today's investment banks, gender pay gaps and artificial intelligence?
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Connecting Hamburg and Tehran

Connecting Hamburg and Tehran

German architects are enjoying growing popularity in Iran. Renowned German architecture firms share their know-how and learn about traditional Iranian architecture. Building bridges between cultures.
9mins
Deutsche Welle
INNOVATE 2018

INNOVATE 2018

Andrew Keen sits down with Chris Hughes, Co-Founder of Facebook & Author of "Fair Shot"
13mins
Tech Crunch
Street artist reveals giant 17,500 square metre painting in London

Street artist reveals giant 17,500 square metre painting in London

Banksy collaborator and street artist Ben Eine reveals a 17,500 sq m painting on industrial ground in East London, which took over five hundred hours to create.
1min
Press Association
Japanoizy - Nishimonai Bon Odori - The Dance For the Deceased

Nishimonai Bon Odori - The Dance For the Deceased

Japan's beautiful traditional dance for the deceased.
2mins
ANYDOKO
This Is - This Is: Sheung Wan Street Art

This Is: Sheung Wan Street Art

Where to find the coolest street art in Hong Kong.
1min
ANYDOKO
Peter Allen - A Celebration

Peter Allen - A Celebration

The original Boy from Oz and international superstar Peter Allen captured the imagination of audiences from an early age. Singing alongside Chris Bell in the 1960s as half of The Allen Brothers, Peter was a born performer ready to take on the world.
169mins
Music, , ,
Umbrella
Joan Sutherland in Performance

Joan Sutherland in Performance

Considered by many as one of the most remarkable female opera singers of the 20th century, Dame Joan Sutherland's achievements in the performing arts are indubitable. Her reputation is richly celebrated in this rarely seen live performance.
59mins
Music, ,
Umbrella
A Flickering Truth

A Flickering Truth

The remarkable story of exiled filmmaker Ibrahim Arify as he returns to his native Afghanistan, tasked with restoring 8,000 hours of lost films against Taliban wishes. Films burned and destroyed and thought never to be seen again - until now.
96mins
History, , ,
Umbrella
The Mystery Of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

The Mystery Of Agatha Christie with David Suchet

David Suchet, TV's Poirot, has spent much of his life acting out the plots and dramas created by Agatha Christie. He embarks on a journey to learn more about the woman who created him.
49mins
Arts, , ,
ABC
Graphic Novels! Melbourne!

Graphic Novels! Melbourne!

Graphic Novels! Melbourne! is the definitive introduction to the Melbourne comics explosion!
72mins
Titan View
Les Miserables: The History

Les Miserables: The History

From Victor Hugo's classic French novel of the nineteenth century to Tom Hooper's award winning blockbuster, Les Miserables has undergone one of the most successful transitions from book to stage to screen. This documentary follows that journey.
54mins
Umbrella
Hired Assassins

Hired Assassins

Australia's political life as seen through the eyes of five editorial cartoonists.
58mins
Ronin
Art of War

Art of War

The period 1914-1918 was a virtual catalogue of art movements: Impressionists, Expressionists, Realists, Cubists and Futurists all contributed images from the battlefields. This unique documentary shows how the First World War transformed art.
49mins
Arts, ,
Reel
The Bolshoi Drill

The Bolshoi Drill

Experience the pressures of the world's most famous ballet school at the Moscow Academy for Choreography. 700 children apply for 44 places and they are pushed by trainers and parents with high expectations.
59mins
Reel
Shakespeare Behind Bars

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Winner of eight film festival awards, an unexpectedly delightful documentary that follows the casting, rehearsal, and presentation of Shakespeare's play, The Tempest, by convicted felons inside Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex.
93mins
Madman
The Cats of Mirikitani

The Cats of Mirikitani

Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a new journey.
74mins
Madman
Smash His Camera

Smash His Camera

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 what does it mean to exhibit the work of the man who considers himself the very first paparazzo?
90mins
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Explore Scott Walker's music and career, from his early days as a jobbing bass player on the Sunset Strip, to mega-stardom in Britain's swinging 60s pop scene, to his evolution into one of the most astonishing soundmakers of the last few decades.
96mins
Music, ,
Madman
Man On Wire

Man On Wire

On a windy day in the summer of 1974, a lone figure appeared high above the heads of the people of Manhattan, balancing perfectly on a high-wire strung between the World Trade Centre towers in one of the greatest daredevil acts in history.
94mins
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work takes us on a year long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers, peeling away the mask of the legendary performer, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking performer.
85mins
Madman
Not Quite Hollywood

Not Quite Hollywood

Not Quite Hollywood is a fast moving journey through Australian genre cinema of the 70s and early 80s - a forgotten cinematic era unashamedly packed full of pubes, boobs, tubes... and kung fu.
99mins
Movies, ,
Madman
The Battle for the Tote

The Battle for the Tote

Punk, passion, politics and public protest collide in an exploration of the rich musical history of Melbourne and the overwhelming public outcry ignited by news of the imminent closure of one of its most renowned and beloved rock and roll venues.
57mins
Madman
Mrs Carey's Concert

Mrs Carey's Concert

At a Sydney girls' school, music director Karen Carey prepares her young students for a concert at the Opera House. Believing in the transformative power of great music, Carey sets a dauntingly high performance standard.
96mins
Madman
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

Inside the mind of a modern musical genius... for 18 months Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Scott Hicks followed the legendary Philip Glass across three continents, creating a remarkable portrait of this brilliant composer.
115mins
Music, ,
Madman
Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens

Annie Leibovitz has produced some of the most iconic images of the last 30 years and is, literally, our most influential woman photographer. She has shot the rich and famous, the profound and powerful, the exceptional and notorious.
80mins
Media, , , , ,
Madman
Chris and Don

Chris and Don

The true-life story of the passionate three-decade relationship between British writer Christopher Isherwood, whose stories inspired the Caberet phenomenon, and American portrait painter Don Bachardy, thirty years his junior.
87mins
Documentary, , , ,
Madman
Chevolution

Chevolution

In 1960, Cuban photographer Alberto "Korda" Diaz captured a photo of Che Guevara during a mass funeral. History conspired to enable this dynamic portrait to become an international symbol of protest and dissent.
86mins
Madman
A Walk Into The Sea

A Walk Into The Sea

A Walk Into The Sea is director Esther Robinson's personal inquiry into the truth behind her Uncle Danny Williams' mysterious 1966 disappearance. Virtually unknown today, Danny was Andy Warhol's lover, and a promising young filmmaker.
78mins
Biography, , , ,
Madman
Nothing on Earth

Nothing on Earth

Murray Fredericks is an award-winning artist renowned for his photographs of the vast, empty space of Lake Eyre, South Australia. When he relocates his work to the Greenland Icecap, he finds himself alone in a landscape where he's never been before.
58mins
Flame
The First Fagin

The First Fagin

First Fagin explores the visionary relationship between Charles Dickens, Fagin and colonial Australia.
87mins
Documentary, , , ,
Flame
Premiere

Premiere

The story of young Australian Kym Ellery's journey from a small country town in Western Australia to a world-renowned fashion designer.
80mins
Arts, , ,
beamafilm
Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton

This multi-award winning film explores the actor's enigmatic outlook on his life and his unexploited talents as a musician.
73mins
Biography, , ,
Antidote
Art and Copy

Art and Copy

From the creators of Just Do It, I Love NY and Think Different, these are the influential advertising creatives who have profoundly impacted our culture
85mins
Antidote