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The Unusual Subjects

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Have you ever wondered about the diverse reaches (and implications) of dust? Wanted to know the history of a Coney Island roller coaster? What about what it’s like to work on a globe-trotting cargo trip? Or what it takes to compose some of the world’s most adventurous electronic music? Welcome to The Unusual Subjects, a new series of eclectic documentaries plunging into topics few venture to explore.

The Forgotten Space

Allan Sekula, Noël Burch USA, 2010

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The Forgotten Space is an immersive journey into capitalism and the varying forms of its oceanic transport and displacement. Read our review of the film and its many complexities at the Notebook.

15 Corners of the World

Zuzanna Solakiewicz Polen, 2014

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With archive and contemporary footage, this documentary profile of Eugeniusz Rudnik, a composer at the very beginnings of electronic music, is a unique synaesthetic attempt to allow its viewer to see its subject’s revolutionary sounds. Winner of the Critics’ Week Prize at the Locarno Festival.

Zipper: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride

Amy Nicholson USA, 2012

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Next in our documentary series The Unusual Subjects, a Coney Island roller coaster! The Zipper takes on a symbolic role in this ground-level portrait of a changing neighborhood, as the iconic and once-glorious Brooklyn amusement park tries to finds its place in a gentrifying and changing New York.

Portrait of a Garden

Rosie Stapel Niederlande, 2015

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In a picturesque garden on a country estate, two old friends, an 85 year-old pruning master and the gardener, tend to the espaliers. Surrounded by vegetable patches, citrus trees, the orchard and lush grapevines, they talk about food, the weather, their craft and the changing world around them.

Staub

Hartmut Bitomsky Deutschland, 2007

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Ever wondered about the diverse facets of dust? Or the history of a Coney Island roller coaster? What about what it’s like to work on a global cargo trip? We’re starting The Unusual Subjects, a new doc series with surprising topics—beginning with a wry film essay on one of the tiniest of topics.

Das Leben ist zu kurz für schlechte Filme

Jeden Tag wählen wir per Hand einen schönen neuen Film aus und du hast einen ganzen Monat Zeit, um diesen zu gucken. Es gibt also 30 perfekt-handverlesene Filme zu entdecken.