Hitting Home

Hitting Home 1988

Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to New York, only to discover that the crime is not covered by the extradition treaty between Canada and the US. She becomes obsessed with bringing the criminal to justice.

Lady and the Tramp

Lady and the Tramp

Live action of the animated movie "Lady and the Tramp". It told the love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack by Tramp, who tries to show her to live her life footloose and collar-free. More doggone adventures ensue.

Rain on the Roof

Rain on the Roof 1980

Another of Dennis Potter's "visitation dramas": Adultery by John disturbs Janet, so she flirts with the simple, mistreated Billy during the middle of giving him a reading lesson. Unfortunately, it triggers aggressive behavior in Billy which he directs toward John.

Talking Heads: Live in Rome

Talking Heads: Live in Rome 1980

On December 18, 1980 the touring version of the Talking Heads featuring stunt guitarist Adrian Belew delivered a fantastic performance at Palaeur Arena in Rome that was filmed for broadcast on Italian TV. Taking place just two months after the release of Remain In Light, that night’s set was heavy on material from that album such as Born Under Punches, Crosseyed and Painless and The Great Curve. Using multiple cameras and a masterful director, who really enjoyed airing shots of bassist Tina Weymouth shaking her butt, the resulting footage is must-see for any Talking Heads fan.

Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus

Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus 1972

The work of photographer Diane Arbus as explained by her daughter, friends, critics, and in her own words as recorded in her journals. Illustrated with many of her photographs. Mary Clare Costello, narrator Themes: Arbus' quirky go-it-alone approach. Her attraction to the bizarre, people on the fringes of society: sexual deviants, odd types, the extremes, styles in questionable taste, poses and situations that inspire irony or wonder. Where most people would look away she photographed.

After Liverpool

After Liverpool 1974

An encounter exploring how people can fail to communicate even when they are talking by either not saying anything, not listening or simply evading.

Factory: Play At Home

Factory: Play At Home 1984

A short film made in 1984 by the band New Order which sees them interview the personnel behind their record label Factory, including Tony Wilson, Martin Hannett, Rob Gretton, Alan Erasmus, and Peter Saville amongst others. It also includes three live performances of New Order at the Haçienda.