Category: Short

Why Man Creates (1968) 7.3

Why Man Creates (1968)

Through several amusing live action and animated vignettes, Saul Bass illustrates a fundamental and essential particularity of human nature that keeps us alive and the world turning, evolving and reaching new designs and...

The Claudia Kishi Club (2020) -

The Claudia Kishi Club (2020)

For many Asian American women (and other women of color), Claudia Kishi was the first time they saw themselves in popular media. A main character in the best-selling Baby-Sitters Club books, she was one of the only Asian...

Sculptures by Sofu – Vita (1963) 6.3

Sculptures by Sofu – Vita (1963)

Sculptor Sofu Teshigahara, father of filmmaker Hiroshi Teshigahara, prepares for an exhibition....

The Solar Film (1980) 6.2

The Solar Film (1980)

On the march for progress, mankind kept wasting plenty of natural resources underground, water and energy, polluting the environment without analyzing the losses and problems human beings would endure while trying to obt...

Donner Party: The Musical (2013) 6.5

Donner Party: The Musical (2013)

Snowbound and desperate, some of the Donner Party died of starvation. Some of them did not. They all sang.::Anonymous...

The Massive (2008) (V) 7

The Massive (2008) (V)

Tanner Hall and The Massive crew are on the shred mission. Follow the action from Copper Mountain, CO to Retallack BC. Salt Lake City, UT to St Anton Austria. Pemberton BC to the far frontier of Haines Alaska. And bring ...

Notes on the Popular Arts (1978) 5.7

Notes on the Popular Arts (1978)

This series of light-hearted episodes by Saul Bass illuminates the fantasy lives of those who daily watch, listen and dream in the worlds of television, movies, popular music and print. By turns lyrical and funny, it sho...

Quest (1984) 6.6

Quest (1984)

On a distant planet, descendants of a crashed spaceship are subjected to mysterious forces that cause them to age and die in just eight days. They must also live in caves to escape the bitter cold of night and the killin...

Rose Street (1956) 7

Rose Street (1956)

A look at the day to day life of the inhabitants and workers of Rose Street in Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh....

Joseph Kilian (1963) 7.3

Joseph Kilian (1963)

A man borrows a cat and when he goes back to return it, the place where he got it is no longer there. He begins his search....

Cars Without a Home (1959) 5.4
The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo (1955) 6.1

The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo (1955)

Adaptation of a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins....

Margaret Tait: Film Maker (1983) -

Margaret Tait: Film Maker (1983)

Scottish filmmaker Margaret Tait in conversation with video artist Tamara Krikorian....

The Pharmacist (1933) 6.7

The Pharmacist (1933)

A hard-working, hen-pecked pharmacist, harried by a shrewish spouse, dysfunctional family, and demanding clientele, maintains his patience and a stoic optimism by imbibing frequent martinis. His termagant wife and self-a...

The Trouble with Husbands (1940) 7.3

The Trouble with Husbands (1940)

Benchley, in his own unique way, starts to drive his wife crazy. First he waits until just as she is serving dinner before he goes to wash his hands and shave. Then she sends him to the store for some butter, and he come...

Waiting for Baby (1941) 6.1

Waiting for Baby (1941)

Mr. Benchley examines the pressures faced by expectant fathers.::wmorrow59...

Walking the Baby (1933) 6.9

Walking the Baby (1933)

Street-sweeper George flirts with a pretty, but dizzy, nursemaid in the park. Incorporates Burns & Allen's vaudeville "dizzy" routine.::Rod Crawford ...

Your Hat (1932) 6.8

Your Hat (1932)

George, working in a hat shop, gets tricky with the customers. Then Gracie comes in and drives him batty.::Rod Crawford ...

The Sex Life of the Polyp (1928) 5.4

The Sex Life of the Polyp (1928)

Dr. Benchley is addressing the Ladies Club on the subject of the reproductive habits of the polyp, a small aquatic organism. Although he is not able to display his live specimens, he has prepared a series of pictures of ...

The Barber Shop (1933) 6.7

The Barber Shop (1933)

Barber O'Hair has a vegetarian wife at home a pretty manicurist at work. A dog sits in the barbershop which O'Hair explains: "One day I was shaving a man and cut his ear off. And the dog got it. Been back here ever since...

Oh, My Operation (1931) 6.8

Oh, My Operation (1931)

George is taken to the hospital in mistake for an accident victim. After his needless operation, he meets Nurse Gracie, who adds insanity to injury....

Lighthouse Love (1932) 6.5

Lighthouse Love (1932)

Two marines stationed in the Chinese port of Hang Chow decide to swear off women and join the lighthouse patrol.::wmorrow59...

Singapore Sue (1932) 5.1

Singapore Sue (1932)

Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a Chinese girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Two songs.::Rod Crawford ...

I Surrender Dear (1931) 6.2

I Surrender Dear (1931)

A girl, in love with the radio voice of Bing Crosby, is kissed by him in mistake for his sister; she won't believe it's him, and in a slapstick search through hotel corridors for his new flame, Bing runs afoul of a marri...

The Babbling Book (1932) 6.8

The Babbling Book (1932)

After a domestic scene with her parents, Gracie goes to work at the bookstore next door, just in time for a dizzy conversation with customer George....

Pool Sharks (1915) 5.6

Pool Sharks (1915)

Two ardent suitors for the hand a pretty young woman carry their fight from an picnic to a test of skill in an indoor pool hall. After a series of unbelievable trick shots, the fight degenerates into billiard throwing, w...

Nothing But Nerves (1942) 6.8

Nothing But Nerves (1942)

After some investigation, Robert Benchley finds his nerves are in a bad state. He has the jitters so bad he can't hold his cup still enough to drink his coffee, and he thinks the arrival of some plumbers is just a giant ...

100% Service (1931) 6.9

100% Service (1931)

George registers at the Jefferson Hotel; after the desk clerk gives him the runaround, he meets Gracie at the cigar counter.::Rod Crawford ...

Crime Control (1941) 7.2

Crime Control (1941)

A police officer alerts his audience to the fact that inanimate objects can be as dangerous as human criminals. He then displays several offenders that have recently been brought in. Shoelaces, for example, have an objec...

The Apology (2019) -

The Apology (2019)

Dustin invites his long-time friend since childhood; Anthony out for coffee in attempts to reconnect and ultimately apologize for past behaviors. It doesn't go well....

Where is My Treasure? (1916) 5.9

Where is My Treasure? (1916)

Husband is hounded by his nagging mother-in-law who lives with him and his wife. After coming home drunk one night he is kicked out by the mother-in-law. He disguises himself as a servant and gets a job at his own house....

Ocean Oasis (2000) 6.7

Ocean Oasis (2000)

Ocean Oasis is a fascinating journey into the bountiful seas and pristine deserts of two remarkably different, but inextricably linked worlds - Mexico's Sea of Cortés and the Baja California desert....

A Grand Canal (2013) 7.4

A Grand Canal (2013)

A Greek tragedy told in Chinese pop music. The tragic events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.::Anonymous...

Skyscraper Symphony (1929) 5.9

Skyscraper Symphony (1929)

A montage of the skyscrapers of Manhattan opens with a succession of stationary views of the upper portions of numerous buildings. This is followed by a wide variety of fluid shots, which also begin to show more and more...

Making of ‘Prison Break’ (2006) (V) 8.2
New Earth (1933) 7.1

New Earth (1933)

The film is a documentary portraying a struggle as man tries to subdue nature. To prevent flooding and for purposes of land reclamation, the people of the Netherlands struggle and succeed in building a breaker, thereby e...

Philips-Radio (1931) 7.1

Philips-Radio (1931)

An industrial film which shows the operations inside the Philips Radio plant: In a mêlée of activity, glassblowers make delicate glass bulbs. Machinery assists the bulb manufacture. A virtuoso glassblower begins a more c...

Resident Evil Damnation: The DNA of Damnation (2012) (V) 8
Balloon (2019) 7.1

Balloon (2019)

In the brutal battlefield of junior high, Sam has always tried to stay below radar--but all that changes when he discovers he has superpowers....

High and Dizzy (1920) 6.9

High and Dizzy (1920)

Dr. Hale, fresh out of medical school and having opened his own practice with no patients, is trying to impress a father and his daughter, the latter potentially to be his first patient. But Dr. Hale becomes more enamore...