"ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL...a smart, funny, quietly effective and authentic slice of older millennial life..."
- Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
Three couples from Chicago vacation for a weekend at a lakeside cabin in Michigan. Over the course of three days in this character-driven relationship drama, hidden tensions and secrets slowly come to the surface.
Think of it as film noir’s answer to It’s a Wonderful Life or a full-length precursor to The Twilight Zone.
Repeat Performance, the most requested film in the early years of the Film Noir Foundation’s restoration campaign, is finally available in digital form! An amazingly original hybrid of film noir, supernatural fantasy, and backstage melodrama, the film stars Joan Leslie as a Broadway actress who magically relives the previous year of her life, but can she alter the fateful mistakes and misjudgments that led to a New Year’s Eve tragedy?
"Stock comes off as a brilliant teacher – both brutally honest and sensitive, and able to clearly articulate what works in a photo, what doesn’t, and why.”
– Filmmmaker The Magazine of Independent Film.
James Dean walks down Broadway, his shoulders hunched against the drizzle. The greatest legends of jazz, from Louis Armstrong to the cool Miles Davis, are caught in some of their most passionate or private moments. All of these images came from the eye, mind and camera of Dennis Stock (1928-2010), one of the most influential chroniclers of the late 20th century.
"…a singular artist whose music reaches us still.”
– New York Times.
This rich portrait tells the story of Reverend Gary Davis, the great blues, ragtime and gospel musician. Tracing his journey from the tobacco warehouses of the rural South to the streets of Harlem, the film is a loving biography of an artist whose unique style and remarkable skills on the guitar made him an icon in 1960s New York and inspired a generation of musicians.
"The album is Paris By Starlight by Bobbie Lovesong and this one positively floats. Yes, this is one of those dreams where you can fly and Lovesong has created a lighter-than-air soundscape. With analog synths, vibey grooves and subliminal voices popping up throughout, Paris By Starlight is an energy all of its own. It’s something special.” -Aaron Stein, Jambase