From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China 1981

A beautiful expression of two differing cultures brought together by the warmth and dedication of a great musician and humanitarian. In 1979, as China re-opened its doors to the West, virtuoso Isaac Stern received an unprecedented government invitation to tour the country.

Andar Baahar

Andar Baahar 1984

A Police Inspector, Ravi, has been assigned the task of apprehending notorious gangster, Shera, who, however, proves to be too elusive for him. Ravi then seeks the assistance of another gangster, Raja, who is doing time in prison. Released in the custody of Ravi, who doesn't know that Raja has his own agenda behind this so-called co-operation.

Arım Balım Peteğim

Arım Balım Peteğim 1971

Daughter of a private eye falls in love with father's playboy client. Pretending to have a busy love life, she makes him jealous and he also starts to love her. When father discovers the affair he asks the Playboy to leave his daughter not knowing she's pregnant.

Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier 1979

This performance of Richard Strauss' opera Der Rosenkavalier (1979) features the vocal talents of Gwyneth Jones in the lead role; recorded at the National Theatre Munich.

Den røde tråd

Den røde tråd 1989

A movie with the popular band Shu-bi-dua. With bad guys, proud heroes, ladies in trouble and last but not least .... bus chases... without a ticket!

GRU-PDX

GRU-PDX

Brazilian indie band 'Quarto Negro' sets out to Portland, Oregon in the USA to record their second album. During six months of coming and going, we discover with them the rich music scene that's been established in Portland during the past decade and that recording a music album isn't a task for the faint of heart.

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Zalvation

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Zalvation

Zalvation: Live In The 21st Century is a live album that was released in 2006, the album served as a The Sensational Alex Harvey Band reunion. This was the first live album (second overall) to be made without Alex Harvey, the other album produced without Alex Harvey being the band's eighth studio album, Fourplay. Despite the death of Alex Harvey in 1982, this album features Max Maxwell on vocals, and also sees the return of Hugh McKenna to the band. His last appearance being on the Fourplay album, where he took over on vocals. The album not only served as a reunion tour, but also a farewell tour, but after the success of touring, the band decided to continue.

Hawkwind: The Solstice at Stonehenge 1984

Hawkwind: The Solstice at Stonehenge 1984 1984

Hawkwind plays the final Peoples' Free Festival at Stonehenge during the Summer Solstice and this tiny snippet of film is an amazing yet important document of a time when there was still the free spirit of independence and nonconformity. Blasting its audience into deep space with their high-octane space rock and surreal theatrics of it lead-singer, it really is time to buckle your seat belts and take a trip into times' long gone past.

Tommy Battles the Silver Sea Dragon

Tommy Battles the Silver Sea Dragon

Tommy Silver stands trial in an epic musical fantasy where he must reckon with the guilt of his mother's death before it destroys him and the one he loves. Part nightmare, part daydream - as if Kafka and Gondry made a musical.

Shiva Ka Insaaf

Shiva Ka Insaaf 1985

A child is raised by his father's friends, who teach him the art of combat. They also provide him with supernatural weapons to help him avenge his parents' death.

Norma

Norma 1981

Live performance 1981 by Canadian Opera Company with Joan Sutherland and Tatiana Troyanos

Il trovatore

Il trovatore 1983

Elijah Moshinsky's production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", filmed live at the Australian Opera in 1983. Joan Sutherland stars as Leonora, with Kenneth Collins as Manrico, Jonathan Summers as Count di Luna, and Lauris Elms as Azucena. Richard Bonynge conducts the Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra.

Rock 'N' Roll Goldmine: The Sixties

Rock 'N' Roll Goldmine: The Sixties 1986

A history of rock music during the 1960s, covering everything from the British Invasion that began with the Beatles to the psychedelic sound from San Francisco.

The Mikado

The Mikado 1984

In a mythical Japan, Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor, has been appointed Lord High Executioner and must find someone to execute before the arrival of the ruling Mikado. He lights upon Nanki-Poo, a strolling minstrel who loves the beautiful Yum-Yum. But Yum-Yum is also loved by Ko-Ko, and Nanki-Poo, seeing no hope for his love, considers suicide. Ko-Ko offers to solve both their problems by executing Nanki-Poo, and an agreement is reached whereby Ko-Ko will allow Nanki-Poo to marry Yum-Yum for one month, at the end of which Nanki-Poo will be executed, in time for the arrival of the Mikado. But what Ko-Ko doesn't know is that Nanki-Poo is the son of the Mikado and has run away to avoid a betrothal to an old harridan named Katisha. The arrival of the Mikado brings all the threads of the tale together. This is the Stratford Festival of Canada, directed by Brian Macdonald. This is a filmed version of a stage performance, and the sets are beautifully spare and economical.