Based on a poem by Marie Jacobs, the animated short 55 Socks, by Oscar-winning director Co Hoedeman, pays tribute to the ingenuity of the Dutch people during a dark period of their history - the winter of hunger of 1944-45. It's the closing months of the war in occupied Holland and some women unravel a beautiful bedspread in order to knit 55 socks to barter for food. Reaching back into his childhood memories, Hoedeman has made a simple, poetic film of rare beauty.
A Frank Sinatra-like cat can make all the bobby soxers swoon with one wink. He sets out to conquer the sole exception, but a bulldog gets in his way.
The Christmas celebration of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
An impressionistic documentary on the Piazza San Marco in Venice.
Terry (Henry) is the proprietor of the college service shop; his rival tries to ruin his business and steal his girl.
A patient camera chronicles the Transylvanian village of Viscri slowly extricating itself from poverty typical to the outskirts of the European union in an original way: by the means of sock making. The trade continues a centuries-old handicraft tradition rejuvenated by the conditions of global export. This is the hope of a German businessman who has turned a part of the village where cows cross muddy streets into a large manufacture. In a relaxed way, the directors capture the lives of the people in harmony with the serene beauty of the surrounding landscape to depict its change in details of everyday scenes.
Five people of different ages, backgrounds, cultures and tastes find themselves at a dinner conversing with each other about their lives and where they see themselves in the future. Some deeper, hidden secrets emerge and just when it seems all is to be revealed...all is still kept secretive.
A poor sap tries to impress his girl by fighting the great boxing champion Jack Dempsey.
Terry invents a new formula for gasoline and shows it to his girlfriend's father.
A teenage fan sets out to boost her favorite radio singer's career. Comedy with songs.
The Incredible Socks is a short live-action film that appeared on the The Incredibles DVD. It re-enacts the film's story using sock puppets.
The film accompanies the Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist around the world, shows her at work in her studio in Zurich as well as at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Since she won the Duemila Prize at the Biennale di Venezia in 1997, Pipilotti Rist is an internationally recognized and renowned artist. For the first time, she lets a documentary filmmaker into her world, providing insight into her creative process, the development of projects and the collaboration with her team.
A sock escapes from the clothes line to go clubbing
Video Vixens purports to be a satire of the phony liberalism that resulted in the permissiveness of the 1980s. A libidinous TV executive decides to stage an awards show. But not just any awards show: this one will honor the finest achievements in the world of filmed pornography.