What are some of you favorit arts-related documentaries?
[This inquiry does not necessarily relate to Sundance – but I don’t know how to move the discussion!]
I loved Rivers and Tides, the documentary about artist Andy Goldsworthy. I’ll try to think of some others.
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The Mystery of Picasso (Henri Georges Clouzot)
Quince Tree of the Sun (Victor Erice)
In the Realms of the Unreal
Speaking of which, I have just come across a new (French) publication called Cinema et Peinture : http://museumviews.com/2011/12/reading-wishlist-cinema-et-peinture-cinema-and-painting/ – Would like to hear responses from anyone who may read it …
Beautiful Losers is great!
The Mani Kaul film The Mind of Clay, about pots and figures in India, is superb. I would also recommend Satyajit Ray’s The Inner Eye, about the painter Binode Bihari Mukherjee who went blind