Compiled by Barbara Rose Lange (University of Houston)
Americas | Asia | Europe
| Distributor Addresses
Backstage. 2000. Directed by Chris Fiore. Distributed by Dimension Films
(Miramax), Los Angeles, CA. Video. Follows the Hard Knock Life rap concert
tour. Includes offstage and hotel footage.
The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack. 2000. Directed by Aiyana Elliott. Distributed
by Lot 47 Films, New York, NY. DV, 105 mins. Ramblin' Jack Elliott's daughter
examines his life.
Barenaked in America. 2000. Directed by Jason Priestley. Distributed
by Shooting Gallery, New York, NY. Film, 89 mins. Documents a U.S. tour
made in 1999 by the Canadian group Barenaked Ladies.
Benjamin Smoke. 2000. Directed by Jem Cohen and Peter Sillen. Distributed
by Cowboy Booking International, New York, NY. Film, 72 mins. Examines
the life of Benjamin, lyricist and vocalist of Atlanta punk band Smoke
and Opal Foxx Quartet, who was HIV-positive.
Better Living Through Circuitry. 2000. Directed by Jon Reiss. Distributed
by Seventh Art Releasing, Los Angeles, CA. Film, 85 mins. Examines the
philosophies, professions, and lifestyles of rave dance culture.
Bittersweet Motel. 2000. Directed by Todd Phillips. Distributed by Palm
Pictures, New York, NY. DVD and VHS, 84 mins. Depicts performances of
the band Phish on its tours during the year 1997-1998. DVD and VHS formats
have uncut footage of live performances.
Burning Man: Where's the Fire? 2000. Directed by Fernando Joel Velasquez.
Distributed by Seventh Art Releasing, Los Angeles, CA. Video, 57 mins.
Depicts 1997 episodes from the Burning Man performance art festival held
annually in Nevada.
Calle 54. 2000. Directed by Fernando Trueba. Distributed by Miramax
Films, Los Angeles, CA. Film, 105 mins. Depicts Latin jazz musicians in
rehearsal and performance. Includes footage of Bebo Valdés, Israel
"Cachao" Lopez, and Tito Puente's last filmed performance.
The Filth and the Fury. 2000. Directed by Julien Temple. Distributed
by Fine Line Features, New York, NY. Video, 103 mins. An account of the
Sex Pistols. Includes archive material, interviews, footage of both the
band and its fans.
Marcelo Alvarez: In Search of Gardel. 2000. Directed by Niv Fichman.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, Oley, PA. Video, 55 mins. Documents the
project of Argentinean tenor Marcelo Alvarez to perform and record the
songs of tango singer Carlos Gardel.
Opra Roma: Gypsies in Canada. 2000. Directed by Tony Papa. Distributed
by Documentary Educational Resources, Watertown, MA. Video, 48 mins. Depicts
the history of Roma and aspects of Rom culture in Canada. Footage of a
wedding and of flamenco dancing is included.
Songs for Cassavetes. 2001. Directed by Justin Mitchell. Distributed
by Seventh Art Releasing, Los Angeles, CA. 16 mm b&w. Documents ten
underground bands performing in the mid-1990s.
Chunhyang. 2000. Directed by Im Kwon-Taek. Distributed by Lot 47 Films,
New York, NY. Film, 199 mins. Traditional Korean tale dramatized on film,
simultaneously narrated as pansori, and intercut with pansori performance
The Turandot Project. 2000. Directed by Alan Miller. Distributed by
Alternate Current International, New York, NY. Film, 85 mins. Depicts
Zhang Yimou's staging of Turandot at the Forbidden City in Beijing.
The Art of Amalia. 2001. Directed by Bruno de Almeida. Distributed by
Avatar Films, New York, NY. Film, 90 mins. Explores the life and career
of the fado singer Amália Rodriguez. Condensed version of a 300
minute European TV production.
Alternate Current International
100 United Nations Plaza, Ste. 8A
New York, NY 10017
121 West 19th St., Suite 9-10
New York, NY 10011
P.O. Box 149
Oley, PA 19547
Cowboy Booking International
6 W. 24th St.
New York, NY 10010
Documentary Educational Resources
101 Morse St.
Watertown, MA 02172
Fine Line Features
888 7th Ave., Fl. 19
New York, NY 10106
Lot 47 Films
1133 Broadway, Suite 1101
New York, NY 10010
Miramax Films, Inc.
7966 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
4 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
Seventh Art Releasing
7551 Sunset Blvd. #104
Los Angeles, CA 90046
145 Avenue of the Americas, Fl. 7
New York, NY 10013