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.
BEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation.
Dir. Frank Kleinschmidt
SANTA CLAUS, photographed in the wilds of Alaska, tells the story of the man-in-the-red-suit and what it takes to prepare for his yearly one-day trek around the world.
Dir. Velt Helmer
Welcome to ABSURDISTAN, a small village in the high desert mountains, just on the outskirts of reality, where magical visions and bizarre events fuse together.
The Cry of Jazz
Dir. Edward Bland
Filmed in Chicago and finished in 1959, THE CRY OF JAZZ is filmmaker, composer and arranger Edward O. Bland's polemical essay on the politics of music and race: a forecast of what he called "the death of jazz."
Oma and Bella
Dir. Alexa Karolinski
Two older Jewish women, best friends who live together in Berlin (and one of whom, Regina “Oma” Karolinski, is the filmmaker’s grandmother), are Holocaust survivors who have remained in Germany since the war.
Against the Odds
Dir. Jedrzej Jonasz
Of the thousands of men and women imprisoned under inhuman conditions behind the wires of the German concentration camps some found the strength to fight back.
Mongolian Ping Pong
Lü cao di
A ping pong ball found floating in a stream becomes the source of wonderment for three young boys who live in the remote grasslands of Mongolia, a magnificent landscape little changed since the time of Genghis Khan.
With the Marines at Tarawa
Dir. Louis Hayward
Directed by Brit-born actor Louis Hayward, this is a powerful historical record of the Marines' high-casualty fight to capture a tiny Pacific island in late 1943.
For ULYSSE, Agnes Varda grants herself the unusual screen credit of cinécrit, but the écriture in question is actually the titular photograph she took on a beach in 1954.
EVENING LAND depicts "fictional" events in Europe at that time, beginning with a strike at a shipyard in Copenhagen over the building of four submarines for the French Navy.
André Gregory: Before and After Dinner
Dir. Cindy Kleine
ANDRÉ GREGORY: BEFORE AND AFTER DINNER is a wonderful exploration of the life and work of groundbreaking director, actor and artist André Gregory.
Act Your Age
Max and Mona
Dir. Teddy Mattera
Max Bua has inherited his grandfathers talent for mourning. Despite this heaven-sent gift, Max has his sights set on becoming a doctor and must travel to Johannesburg to begin his studies.
Half a Man
A naïve, credulous, gullible and shy young man finds himself alone on an island inhabited by very enterprising and sprightly women..
Berkeley in the Sixties
Dir. Mark Kitchell
Civil rights marches, anti-Vietnam War protests, the women's movement and the birth of the Black Panthers, all captured in their immediacy and passion in this gripping documentary.
China in Flames
CHINA IN FLAMES rallies popular support for the Soviet Union’s alliance with China using an eclectic array of animation techniques and rhetorical strategies.
One of the great, unfinished works in film history, Henri-Georges Clouzot's INFERNO was an audaciously experimental film with a virtually unlimited budget that was stopped only three weeks into production.
An introductory short on the work of Will Hindle made for the occasion of a 2005 screening of his films.
Dir. Trân Anh Hùng
Tokyo, the late 1960s: Students around the world are uniting to overthrow the establishment and Toru Watanabe’s personal life is similarly in tumult.
Echoes of the Rainbow
Sui yuet san tau
Simon Yam stars in ECHOES OF THE RAINBOW, a story of an ordinary family living in Hong Kong from 1967 to 1977.
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.
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.
Welcome to Pine Hill
Dir. Keith Miller
Blurring the line between documentary and fiction, PINE HILL follows that short’s protagonist Shannon, a reformed drug dealer who is now an insurance claims adjuster, in the days following a grim medical diagnosis.
Report from Britain
RAF and 8th Air Force Report from Britain
REPORT FROM BRITAIN documents the toil of the battle in the European Theatre and its impact on the aircraft and, more importantly, the men involved.
Light Keeps Me Company
Ljuset håller mig sällskap
Twice an Oscar Winner and considered one of the foremost cinematographers in the history of film, Sven Nykvist is best known for his work with Ingmar Bergman, with whom he created some of the most important films of modern cinema.
Ydessa, the Bears and etc.
Ydessa, les ours et etc. | Cinévardaphoto
In YDESSA, THE BEARS AND ETC., Agnès Varda devotes her attention to curator Ydessa Hendeles' remarkable exhibit "Partners" which opened at the Haus der Kunst in Munich in November of 2002.
Dir. J.X. Williams
One of the few surviving artifacts of director J.X. Williams's tawdry career, PEEP SHOW is a strange amalgam of dank noir drama and cheesy journalism.
Dir. Andrew Gallerani
Harold (Jeremy Piven) is a tour bus driver. While visiting a good friend in a cafe, Harold spots his favorite actress, Amanda Clark (Sherilyn Fenn).
As Tears Go By
Wong gok ka moon
Already stretched to breaking in a loyalty tug of war between Triad bosses and his loose cannon partner, Wah, a rising star in the HK underworld, finds himself saddled with beautiful, ailing country cousin Ngor.
Dir. Lucius Henderson
An energetic cinematic pacing and intimacy show rapidly improving narrative technique and realism well beyond the limitations of the stage.
Now and Then
NOW & THEN is a four-year journey through the American rite of passage known as college.
Fires of Youth
Dir. Emile Chautard
The productions from Thanhouser’s mature period, 1915-1917, clearly show the advancements that set the stage for the first cinematic golden age, the 1920s. Such advances are evident in this surviving shortened version of FIRES OF YOUTH.
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
Dir. Ryan O'Nan
Recently dumped by his girlfriend, underachiever Alex (Ryan O’Nan) embarks on an impromptu road trip with his new bandmate, the eccentric Jim (Michael Weston).
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.
A History of Experimental Film
This feature length documentary provides a vivid, eye-opening and appropriately personal introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: avant-garde cinema.
Hanoi, Martes 13
Hanoi, Tuesday 13th
Santiago Alvarez’s tribute to the Vietnamese people transcends its narrow aim as anti-imperialist agit-prop.
Dir. Edwin S. Porter
A jealous husband visits the Hawkshaw Detective Agency and asks the detective to obtain evidence of his wife's supposed infidelities.
Dir. Peter Sehr
KASPAR HAUSER tells the bizarre story of an elaborate plot to control the lineage of the throne of the Duchy of Baden.
Dir. Michael Haneke
A succession of sadistic games between victims and perpetrators (and between auteur and spectator) FUNNY GAMES alternates between physical assaults to moments of emotional harassment and vicious psychological tortures.
Everything Is Better Now
Dir. Jonn Herschend
EVERYTHING IS BETTER NOW is an infomercial on the importance of ambiguity in life.
Sun and Moon
Thrown out of his crash pad after traveling the West Coast, a young man, David (Yahn Soon), hits the streets without money or direction.
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.
Brownsville Black and White
Dir. Richard Broadman
This poignant and powerful documentary explores the complex history of interracial cooperation, urban change, and social conflict in Brownsville, a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, from the 1930s to the 2000s.
Cuban Rebel Girls
Dir. Barry Mahon
Errol Flynn. Flynn portrays a war correspondent in Cuba intent on interviewing Fidel Castro prior to the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista. That, alone, would be the equivalent of watching a train wreck. Flynn, at this point, was in poor health and died shor
Dir. Angela Ismailos
Ten of the greatest filmmakers in the world passionately discuss their craft in Angela Ismailos' hugely entertaining documentary GREAT DIRECTORS.
Subway to the Former East Village
Dir. Richard Sandler
Richard Sandler’s gritty city symphony takes stock of New York’s Lower East Side with a decade’s worth of moments and encounters that would otherwise be lost to history.
The European art trade, synonymous with wealth and glamour, has always involved a degree of stolen and smuggled art.
When police find a dead body with the words "lousy actor" written on the corpse, they send beat cop/aspiring actor Chan to acting school in order to get clues to the murder.
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.
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.
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
Dir. Jessica Oreck
BEETLE QUEEN CONQUERS TOKYO delves into the mystery of Japan's age-old love affair with insects. From the first fabled emperor who dubbed Japan the "Isle of the Dragonflies," to modern-day Tokyo where a beetle recently sold for $90,000.
Ernst Lubitsch in Berlin
Dir. Robert Fischer
Featuring interviews with daughter Nicola Lubitsch, film historians Enno Patalas and Jan-Christopher Horak and filmmaker Tom Tykwer (among others), ERNST LUBITSCH IN BERLIN documents the life of the legendary filmmaker.
Dir. Mark Rappaport
Exceptionally engaging, Mark Rappaport's extraordinary short contains more insightful observations of its subject than many feature-length biographical documentaries.