No Ordinary Man
The Murder of Fred Hampton
The Man with a Movie Camera
Kevin Jerome Everson and Claudrena N. Harold’s UVA Black Fire films employ a radical, nonnarrative approach to represent the history of Black achievement and everyday life at the University of Virginia.
A groundbreaking summer camp helps spark a national civil rights movement for people with disabilities in this award-winning documentary with “smart focus, remarkable archival footage and inspiring subjects” (Hollywood Reporter).
“No Ordinary Man . . . is a genre unto itself, a meta-biographical film about a musician who earned his place in history posthumously, for reasons that he carefully avoided revealing throughout his life.” —Richard Brody, New Yorker
An ecstatic portrait of a city and its inhabitants and a compendium of camera and editing techniques, commenting on itself and our own watching, “Dziga Vertov’s experimental silent documentary upends reality in ways that are still dizzying, thrilling and strangely sexy” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian).
Built around interviews with two women, Tempestad employs asynchronous sound and evocative cinematography to suggest the omnipresent effects of organized crime in Mexico.
Restored 35mm Print
This impassioned political documentary investigates the killing of Black Panther Fred Hampton and is an indictment of the Chicago police force.