The Fandor Channel
This is like the ultimate, non-stop mix tape of films. Our curators have programmed a continuous selection of films that play all day, every single day of the year. Tune in any time to see what's playing. You can also click on a movie in the channel's schedule to start it from the beginning or add it to your queue.
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.
Dir. Ben Russell
Two women in Victorian dress land in a new country by sea and wander its emptied industrial landscape. They call each other sister and learn to make money.
Fanny, Annie and Danny
Dir. Chris Brown
Everyone's worst fears are realized when three adult siblings are forced by their powerful mother to reunite for Christmas dinner.
Hunky and Spunky
Dir. Dave Fleischer
A donkey is roped and wrangled as a pack mule by a grizzled old prospector with the reddest nose this side of the Bowery. His mother must ride to junior's rescue.
Edison and Leo
Alice's Balloon Race
Dir. Walt Disney
Reflecting the mid-1920s obsession with air travel, stunts and competition, this short pits Julius against Pete as more or less friendly rivals.
My Dog Tulip
Beautifully animated, MY DOG TULIP is a bittersweet retrospective account of author J. R. Ackerley’s sixteen year relationship with his adopted Alsatian bitch, Tulip.
Dir. Chris Smith
THE POOL is the story of Venkatesh, a hotel worker in India, who sees from his perch in a mango tree a luxuriant garden and shimmering pool hidden behind a wall.
Future So Bright
Dir. Matt McCormick
FUTURE SO BRIGHT is a documentation and mapping project that creatively catalogs abandoned spaces in the American West.
Fear of Fiction
Dir. Charlie Ahearn
Sigrid Anderssen is a hot young novelist who answers an ad in the newspaper by Red, a man who is driving cross-country with his identical twin brother.
House of Flames
A Japanese “Drama of the Absurd.” A young village woman is torn between two suitors. Out of anguish, she decides to destroy herself. Although her intentions are pure, her death reverberates with shocking consequences.
The Steel-Fisted Dragon
Dir. Iksan Lahardi
After Steve Lee's mother and family are attacked by a group of thugs, he pursues the deadly gang and unleashes his kung fu expertise upon them.
Quite possibly the best game of Pictionary ever played. Animator Koji Yamamura’s organizing principle is simple: the last letter of one word supplies the first of the next, from “Retake” to “Evolution” to “Nuclear War” to “Rainy.”
Dir. Johan Grimonprez
Buckle up for DIAL H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, the acclaimed hijacking documentary that eerily foreshadowed 9/11. We meet the romantic skyjackers who fought their revolutions and won airtime on the passenger planes of the 1960s and 1970s.
Dir. Rick Schmidt
MORGAN’S CAKE is the story of a young man (Morgan Schmidt-Feng) about to turn 18, and all the problems that are set to befall him.
For years considered lost, Sergei Eisenstein’s first film is a playful experimental short made for his stage production of Alexander Ostrovsky’s "Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man."
Dir. Tomáš Luňák
This dark-hearted Czech drama traces the haunted memories and mysterious visions of a troubled train dispatcher through the shifting cultural and political landscape in the waning days of the Cold War.
Ants in the Plants
Dir. Dave Fleischer
This backyard kingdom of the ants is a very civilized place, with all mod cons and Munchkin-like voices raised in cheerful song. But there's an eternal threat: that dreaded foe, the anteater.
Dir. Marc H. Simon
Just days before Bernard Madoff captured headlines as the largest Ponzi schemer in U.S. history, Marc Dreier, a prominent Manhattan attorney, was arrested for orchestrating a massive fraud scheme that netted hundreds of millions of dollars.
Dir. Douglas Sirk
It's a tale of power and passions when a Russian siren, who wants the finer things in life, sinks her hooks into a judge, a decadent aristocrat and an estate superintendent, each with surprising results.
Dir. Arvid Gillstrom
Derived from the WINNIE WINKLE comic strip, HAPPY DAYS follows Winnie and her brother Perry in this comedic baseball tale. Contains some sequences certain to offend some viewers.
Enemies of Laughter
Dir. Joseph Travolta
ENEMIES tells the story of a playwright and sitcom writer Paul Halpern who can't buy a break! Somewhat successful professionally, he can't get his private life together.
The Agony of Byzance
L’agonie de Byzance
An unusual period-piece from legendary French director Louis Feuillade, set near the end of the Byzantine Empire, THE AGONY OF BYZANCE chronicles the assault on the city of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks.
Failing all tests of political correctness, Stan Laurel stars as a Chinatown launderer named Sum Sap. MANDARIN MIX-UP compensates for its questionable premise with brilliantly surreal slapstick.
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29
Dir. Kevin Rafferty
Harvard Stadium November 23, 1968. With the Vietnam war raging, Harvard and Yale, both teams undefeated for the first time since 1909, meet for the annual climax of the Ivy League football season.
Alice the Whaler
Dir. Walt Disney
In this entry we can see the fourth and last of the girls who played Alice, the relatively little-known child actress Lois Hardwick.
Koch Brothers Exposed
Dir. Robert Greenwald
A revealing new look at how the billionaire Koch brothers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to twist American values and corrupt our electoral system.
Joe Yabuki is a troubled orphan who ran away from the orphanage. While wandering in the Tokyo slums, he met Danpei, a former boxer who saw the potential in Joe and trained him to become a superb fighter.
Dir. Ken Hughes
Fearful of getting cut from her ailing husband's will, a femme fatale entangles a down and out writer in a scheme to murder her husband.
Dir. Hal Hartley
Hartley and his wife, Miho Nikaido, travel to Japan to see her parents and reflect on twelve years of marriage, her career ambitions and the adventures of growing older.
The year is 1981. Rachel Gerlik, a forty-two year old widow and mother of two beautiful teenage daughters, wants to join the founding group of a new religious settlement in the West Bank.
Terror of Frankenstein
Eschewing the lurid thrills of exploitation pictures, TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN shores up the gothic atmosphere of the original novel with its methodical pacing and altogether philosophical contemplation of dread.
Fears of Children
Dir. Francis Thompson
Why are children afraid? Where do their fears come from? In FEARS OF CHILDREN, a young boy is afraid. His parents have difficulties with his fear. In turn, their son unexpectedly resolves these issues in unusual ways.
The P-38 Pilot
Dir. Bruce Baillie
THE P-38 PILOT is Bruce Baillie’s experimental video portrait of a former pilot outraged by old age and bitter with regrets.
Dir. Sam Newfield
Parolee/truck driver Jim Davis now wants to stick to the straight-and-narrow, but finds himself riding a highway of terror when his truck is hijacked and police suspect him because of his past record.
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.
The Sacred Art of Tibet
Dir. Lawrence Jordan
The making of THE SACRED ART OF TIBET was a long and arduous process. And, it made a deep impression in my life. The film culminated a long period of research into Northern Buddhist philosophy.
Fat, Bald, Short Man
Gordo, Calvo y Bajito
Lonesome, middle-aged virgin Antonio Farfán is picked on and ridiculed as a matter of course, whether by coworkers or his bullying mooch of a brother (who only calls when he needs money).
A Buster Keaton-esque comedy from the former Soviet Union in which a young man's passion for chess threatens to wreck his marriage.
MIDSUMMER MADNESS is a quirky romantic comedy set in Latvia, the former Soviet republic, on the shortest night of the year.
The House of Suh
Dir. Iris Shim
One of Chicago's most famous murder cases surrounded sister and brother Catherine and Andrew Suh, first-generation Korean Americans, who conspired against, shot and killed Catherine's former boyfriend.
In the Hands of the Enemy
A story of a woman spy, her son and a firing squad draws its analogies from the world war; full of intense situations and graphic action.
Hop to It!
Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl
Dir. Manoel de Oliveira
Adapted from a ninteenth-century novella, ECCENTRICITIES... is the story of an ill-fated romance between a young accountant and a mysterious woman he spies through his window.
A story of appetite and destruction, DON JUAN has been a staple of puppet theatre for centuries. Jan Svankmajer brings this tradition to vivid and at times uncanny life in this dynamic film adaptation.
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. Lawrence Jordan
On ancient star maps of magnificent color quality, experimental animator Lawrence Jordan takes the viewer out of this world into a world of cosmic imagination.
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.
The Story of a Horse
The "most sought-after stallion in all Arizona” is shot by the leader of a pack of free-roaming horse rustlers but nursed back to health by legit horse traders. The latter two soon have other run-ins with the ne'er-do-wells.
Shades of Ray
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."
In the Idiom of Santiago Alvarez
What is a filmmaker? It is this vague, perhaps vain question that Travis Wilkerson hoped to answer clearly when he went to Cuba to question Santiago Alvarez, a legend of militant cinema.
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.
Max Ernst Hanging
In this revealing documentary, patron, collector, and curator Dominique de Menil hangs the 1973 exhibition “Inside the Sight,” in conversation with Max Ernst, the 20th-century Surrealist artist.
All's Fair at the Fair
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Winner of multiple festival awards, Jiří Barta’s bold adaptation of the classic fairy tale stands comparison to expressionist landmarks like THE GOLEM and THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI.
Dir. Brent Green
Writes filmmaker Brent Green, "My Aunt Carlin moved in with us when I was a kid. She had diabetes and really wanted to die." CARLIN was shot stop-motion in the farmhouse where Green grew up.
Dir. Stefan Krohmer
Beautiful and assured, Miriam enjoys a seemingly perfect existence. But when her 15-year-old son invites his girlfriend to spend the holidays, Miriam grows jealous of the girl's brazen sensuality.
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.
The Saltmen of Tibet
Die Salzmänner von Tibet
THE SALTMEN OF TIBET documents the ancient traditions and daily rituals of a Tibetan nomadic community and transports us into a realm untainted by the tides of foreign invasion or encroaching modernity.
Moment of Decision
Sid Davis Productions' MOMENT OF DECISION centers on the very instant when four young men decide whether or not to steal an automobile. Each one thinks back to their past and what has brought them to this moment.