Matt Smith (The Crown, Doctor Who) plays Robert Mapplethorpe in this compelling biopic about arguably one of the most controversial photographers in American history. From the artist’s early days as best friend to Patti Smith to his relationship with curator Sam Wagstaff, MAPPLETHORPE looks at the time as he was embracing his sexuality in the gay scene of 1970s New York and as he was… “Mapplethorpe”
A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of fashion icon Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, extensive recovered archives, exquisite visuals and fitting music, McQUEEN is an authentic and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary. From his early life in England apprenticing with designers to his breakthrough as a singular talent, the film plays… “McQueen”
John McEnroe is at the center of an unconventional cinematic work–a project as unorthodox and fascinating as the tennis legend himself. Mesmerizing and witty, this visual essay ruminates on film theory while it deconstructs the tennis champion at the height of his career, documenting his strive for perfection and the hardest loss of his career at the 1984 Roland-Garros French Open. Narrated by actor Mathieu… “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection”
Three strangers are reunited by an astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret – a secret with radical repercussions for us all.
In 1973, Olga Hepnarová, a young woman in Prague, drove a truck into a group of people, killing 8 of them, and became the last woman to be executed in Czechoslovakia. I, OLGA follows her before the attack–a lonely lesbian who found it difficult to connect with others. Shot in black and white with an eye for detail, the film compellingly captures a specific time… “John Waters Presents I, Olga”
This intimate, riveting portrait examines one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians. Told largely through Williams’ own voice and using a wealth of never-before-seen footage, director Marina Zenovich takes us through his extraordinary life and career and reveals the spark of madness that drove him. Included are testimonials from his colleagues, Billy Crystal and David Letterman, describing Williams’ genius and his ability to… “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind”