The Fandor Channel
Welcome to our ultimate non-stop movie mixtape. Our curators have queued up a continuous selection of films that play all day, every day, year-round. Come back anytime to see what's playing! If you're interested in something on the schedule, just click on it to start it from the beginning or add it to your queue.
Back to Normandy
Retour en Normandie
BACK TO NORMANDY is a film about the passage of time. In seeking out the cast, Philibert explores how we make connections between past and present, creating our own meaningful and personal narratives.
Sodom and Gomorrah, New York 10036
Abe Beame, Mayor
SODOM AND GOMORRAH... is a documentary about the sex industry in the mid-1970s around 8th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan.
Wes and Ella
Dir. Christopher Cutri
Strangers to one another and largely to themselves, Wes and Ella venture on an introspective road trip that ultimately reveals that often, one has to get lost in order to be found.
Diptera and Lepidoptera
Dir. Paul Clipson
Fully exercising the transformative potential of the close-up, Paul Clipson brings us face-to-face with the beguiling strangeness of a bee drawing nectar and a butterfly working its wings.
Trinity and Beyond
The Atomic Bomb Movie
TRINITY AND BEYOND is an unsettling yet visually fascinating documentary presenting the history, development and testing of nuclear weapons between 1945 and 1963.
Solomon Northup's Odyssey
Half Slave, Half Free
To be a free man and a man with a trade was a lot to be proud of for a Black man in 19th Century America. Solomon Northup was such a man. Then, one fateful day, his good life and all his dreams came to a crashing halt.
Dir. Alice Guy
This comedy short could otherwise be entitled HERS FOR THE TAKING. The madame of the actual title does, indeed, have a few cravings. She literally takes matters in to her own hands to satisfy those cravings.
A leaping, spinning and singing Michael Crawford stars as the world's greatest showman, Phineas T. Barnum, in Harold Fielding's rousing production of the smash circus musical BARNUM.
Johann Sebastian Bach
J.S. Bach: Fantasia G-moll
The rare film to enter into deep conversation with a piece of music, in this case Bach’s “Fantasia in G Minor.”
The Exploding Girl
Dir. Bradley Rust Gray
Marking Zoe Kazan's first leading role, Bradley Rust Gray's film is a meditative and realistic portrait of a young girl coming of age and finding a deeper kind of love in New York City.
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun
La petite vendeuse de Soleil
African master Djibril Diop Mambety's final film brings us the feisty Sili Lam, a twelve year old paraplegic who becomes the first girl to sell a daily newspaper in the competitive world of young male newspaper vendors.
The World Sinks Except Japan
Nihon Igai Zenbu Chinbotsu
It’s 2011. Due to global warming and the shifting of tectonic plates, most of the Earth’s land mass has sunk beneath the surface of the ocean. Only Japan remains.
45 Minutes from Hollywood
Dir. Fred Guiol
A country boy arrives in Hollywood and encounters a strange collection of characters, including a clueless hotel detective and a cross-dressing thief.
Safe and Sane
Dir. Harold Beaudine
A contest offering $500 to whoever can open a "burglar proof safe" attracts an unfair competitor in Andy (Jimmie Adams); he doesn't bother mentioning that he works for the safe company and has the secret combination.
Zus and Zo
Dir. Paula van der Oest
An Academy Award® nominated comedy about three wacky sisters who try to save their inheritance from their supposedly gay brother, who suddenly appears with fiance in tow.
Dir. Kelly Reichardt
The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains.
Anton Chekhov's classic drama of a country doctor's unrequited love came to the New York stage in 1956, and then the play was filmed for a theatrical release.
The Indestructible Jimmy Brown
Dir. Maximiliano Hernandez
After returning to Pasadena from a stalled career in the New York art scene, and a disastrous break-up, Jimmy finds himself right back where he started.
Kiki and Herb at the Knitting Factory
Dir. Gerard Schmidt
Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman are KIKI AND HERB, worldwide smash punk rebel entertainers, cabaret outsiders and subversive pop stars who rock all over the world.
Dir. George Nichols
This sensational popular story was one of three Haggard novels filmed by Thanhouser.
How to Die in Oregon
Dir. Peter Richardson
In HOW TO DIE IN OREGON, filmmaker Peter Richardson gently enters the lives of the terminally ill as they consider whether (and when) to end their lives by lethal overdose.
Psychiatry in Russia
Dir. Albert Maysles
In 1955, Albert Maysles traveled to Russia, 16mm camera in hand. During this trip, he shot what was to become his first film, PSYCHIATRY IN RUSSIA, an unprecedented view into Soviet mental healthcare.
Across and Down
Dir. Lori Felker
Sampling and participating. Randomness found in rigid frameworks. All of the pieces that make up some of the wholes.
Fear and Trembling
Stupeur et tremblements
A dream job rapidly becomes a nightmare for Amelie, a Japanese-born Belgian woman, who suffers a series of increasingly humiliating demotions after she lands a job as an interpreter.
The Idiotmaker's Gravity Tour
Dir. Daniel Kremer
Max Plugin, full of vague regret, travels to Varanasi, India, in search of his former guru's unknown gravesite.
Little Billy's Triumph
Dir. Robert Thornby
The first of several “Little Billy” films produced by Mack Sennett starring Billy Jacobs as a pint-sized hellion, LITTLE BILLY’S TRIUMPH pioneers the boisterous terrain later taken up by OUR GANG.
Gogol Bordello Non-Stop
Dir. Margarita Jimeno
A vibrant chronicle of one of today’s most notorious and revered live bands, GOGOL BORDELLO NON-STOP follows Eugene Hütz’s gypsy-punk brigade around the world as they spread their liberating libertine musical gospel.
Tripping with Caveh
Dir. Caveh Zahedi
Independent filmmaker Caveh Zahedi approaches legendary songwriter Will Oldham with the unusual proposition of taking psychedelic mushrooms together and filming the results. Surprisingly, Will accepts.
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
Dir. Cathy Randall
Esther Blueburger's quest begins when she escapes from her Bat Mitzvah party and is befriended by Sunni, the effortlessly cool girl who is everything Esther thinks she wants to be.
An introductory short on the work of Will Hindle made for the occasion of a 2005 screening of his films.
Kansas City Confidential
The Secret Four
An ex-GI is framed for an armed robbery, put into jail and tortured.
To the Shores of Iwo Jima
Dir. Milton Sperling
A collaboration between various branches of both the U.S. military and film industry, this color two-reeler commemorated the Allied triumph over the Japanese in seizing Iwo Jima.
Pick and Shovel
Dough and Dynamite
Dir. Charles Chaplin
Chaplin and Chester Conklin play waiters at a cafe/bakery who are forced by their ill-tempered employer to man the ovens when the bakers go on strike.
The Whole Shootin' Match
Dir. Eagle Pennell
Eagle Pennell's first feature, THE WHOLE SHOOTIN' MATCH is a droll ballad about two dreamers chasing one "get rich quick" scheme after another.
Someone Else's Voice
Ivan Ivanov-Vano has been described as the Walt Disney of Soviet animation and this 1949 short does indeed recall the creature comforts of BAMBI but with a decidedly intolerant moral.
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Dir. John Cromwell
John Cromwell's 1936 film version of LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY is the definitive rendering of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved novel, a heartwarming classic with delightful performances from Freddie Bartholomew and Mickey Rooney.
Dir. Robert Gardner
This short documentary tries to show in cinematic language how this man looked at the world; Mark Tobey himself both performs and is observed.
The Love of Jeanne Ney
Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney
A major rediscovery of silent cinema, THE LOVE OF JEANNE NEY tells the story of a young Frenchwoman's struggle for happiness amid the turbulence of post-World War I Europe.
Dir. George Nichols
An elaborately produced version of the well known fairy tale interrupted by just a few summarizing intertitles, with Florence LaBadie and Harry Benham.
Elvis: Return to Tupelo
Dir. Michael Rose
Narrated by prolific country musician and actor Kris Kristofferson, this feature-length documentary takes an intimate look at Elvis Presley’s childhood growing up in Tupelo, Mississippi.
The Battle of San Pietro
Dir. John Huston
Director/narrator John Huston's government-produced chronicle of the late 1943 battle shot right alongside U.S. Army troops.
Wagner and Me
Dir. Patrick McGrady
English actor and raconteur Stephen Fry explores his passion for history’s most controversial composer, Richard Wagner.
High and Dizzy
Dir. Hal Roach
Harold Lloyd's "glasses" character starts HIGH AND DIZZY as a doctor sidetracked from curing his sleepwalking patient when he samples a few bottles too many of his friend's moonshine.
Dir. David Kaplan
TODAY’S SPECIAL, a heartwarming comedy with culinary flavor, tells the story of Samir, a sous chef who dreams of becoming the head chef at an upscale Manhattan restaurant.
I'll See You in My Dreams
Te veré en mis sueños
The most expensive short film ever produced in Portugal also happens to be a two-fisted Cinemascope zombie epic.
This is Martin Bonner
Dir. Chad Hartigan
In this Sundance Award Winning film we discover two men each searching in their quiet solitude to begin a new life amidst an unspoken need for encouragement and support.
Winsor McCay and His Animated Pictures
The legendary Winsor McCay takes a bet from his friends that he can create an animated film in short order.
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
God Afton, Herr Wallenberg
Raoul Wallenberg, an attache to the Swedish Embassy, was sent at the initiative of Swedish Jewish businessmen on a rescue mission of Hungarian Jews.
Sita Sings the Blues
Dir. Nina Paley
The eclectic layering of personal history, epic myth and saucy musical number in SITA SINGS THE BLUES is held together by Nina Paley’s palpable pleasure in the art of storytelling.
Dir. Tomoya Sato
Meet L'ILYA, a young video artist who documents peoples' suicides and projects their final moments out of context in trendy clubs.
Christo in Paris
CHRISTO IN PARIS explores Christo's escape from Bulgaria, his early years as a struggling artist, his romance with Jeanne-Claude and the fulfillment of a ten-year obsession: the wrapping of the Pont-Neuf in Paris.
Bukowski at Bellevue
In 1970, Charles Bukowski, then little-known, packed his overnight bag and took his first plane ride to the state of Washington to read at Bellevue Community College. This is a record of that occasion.
Travellers and Magicians
Dir. Khyentse Norbu
One of Himalayan Buddhism’s most revered lamas, Khyentse weaves parallel fable-like tales about two men who seek to escape their mundane lives in TRAVELLERS & MAGICIANS.
Oranges and Lemons
Dir. George Jeske
Stan Laurel works at a fruit packing/packaging/wrapping factory. The quarrels between employees and factory workers quickly turn into surreal "fruit fights."
Searching for Lin Zhao's Soul
Xun Zhao Lin Zhao De Ling Hun
Lin Zhao was imprisoned in the late 1950s for defending students and leaders persecuted during Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Movement in the late 1950s. Hu Jei brings Lin Zhao story to light and uncovers the details of this forgotten woman's fight for civil
The Puppet's Nightmare
La cauchemar du Fantoche
The nightmare of Émile Cohl’s chalk animation is one of unreliable appearances. Genuinely unsettling, THE PUPPET’S NIGHTMARE anticipates Don Hertzfeldt’s stick-figure fantasias by a century.
Almos' a Man
Dir. Stan Lathan
Almost a man, yet still treated like a child, Dave struggles for an identity. There's one thing, one symbol of manhood, Dave thinks, that could guarantee him instant respect: a gun.
The Woman with the Hungry Eyes
Dir. Hugh Munro Neely
Hollywood’s first and foremost vamp Theda Bara dazzles audiences in THE WOMAN WITH THE HUNGRY EYES.