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.

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12pm
Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense

Dir. Jonathan Demme
(1984)    88 minutes

Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Jonathan Demme's extraordinary documentary captures the groundbreaking Talking Heads in performance at their peak.

Subway to the Former East Village
Subway to the Former East Village

Dir. Richard Sandler
(2008)    32 minutes

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.

This is Hamlet
This is Hamlet

Dir. Greg Watkins
(2010)    136 minutes

THIS IS HAMLET uniquely explores one of William Shakespeare's greatest plays with talk-show style interviews with the main characters.

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Bir zamanlar Anadolu'da
Dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan
(2012)    157 minutes

In the dead of night, a group of men drive through the Anatolian countryside to look for a corpse, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlights of their cars.

Poetry
Poetry

Shi
Dir. Chang-dong Lee
(2010)    139 minutes

POETRY is a portrait of a woman's brave fight against Alzheimer's disease and against her guilt over a relative's brutal crime.

Antares
Antares

Dir. Gotz Spielmann
(2004)    115 minutes

Set in a ubiquitous, concrete high-rise apartment complex on the outskirts of a big city, three couples emerge from this uniform coexistence to search for love, closeness and some form of happiness.

A Fishy Affair
A Fishy Affair

Dir. Mack Sennett
(1913)    6 minutes

A tramp steals Mrs. Perkins' bankroll and tosses it into the river (where her fishing husband reels it in amongst fish and alligators).

2pm
Stroszek
Stroszek

Dir. Werner Herzog
(1977)    108 minutes

Inspired directly from Bruno S.'s real life experiences, Werner Herzog sends him along with a streetwalker and an eccentric old neighbor to a place where they can find acceptance.

Sins of the Fleshapoids
Sins of the Fleshapoids

Dir. Mike Kuchar
(1965)    43 minutes

Along with Kenneth Anger's SCORPIO RISING and Andy Warhol's CHELSEA GIRLS, Mike Kuchar's SINS OF THE FLESHAPOIDS remains one of the most influential films of the 1960s American underground.

Tax Me If You Can
Tax Me If You Can

Dir. Liz Jackson
(2008)    45 minutes

We all know the mega rich pay much less tax than the rest of us but just how do they do it?

Tape
Tape

Jiao Dai
Dir. Li Ning
(2010)    122 minutes

For five grueling years, Li Ning documents his struggle to achieve success as an avant-garde artist while contending with the pressures of modern life in China.

Our Obligation
Our Obligation

Dir. Paul Garns
(1960)    24 minutes

Produced by the L.A. Fire Department (and featuring some very impressive old fire engines), OUR OBLIGATION introduces us to Jerry, a "born leader" who is excited to read his prize-winning essay aloud to his grade school class today.

Othello
Othello

The Tragedy of Othello
Dir. Orson Welles
(1952)    93 minutes

The daughter of a Venetian aristocrat elopes with a Moorish military hero. It doesn't end well.

Postcard from San Miguel
Postcard from San Miguel

Odyssey III
Dir. Lawrence Jordan
(1996)    11 minutes

On the surface, POSTCARDS FROM SAN MIGUEL is merely a postcard from the picturesque Mexican colonial town. Underneath is the mysterious quest for the filmmaker's dream-lover.

Palmer's Pick-Up
Palmer's Pick-Up

Dir. Christopher Coppola
(1999)    107 minutes

Robert Carradine and Richard Hillman play the owner-operators of a hauling business who think it's their lucky day when they get a lucrative contract to drive a large crate cross-country.

A Bullet for the General
A Bullet for the General

Quién sabe?
Dir. Damiano Damiani
(1966)    118 minutes

At the height of the Mexican revolution, a mysterious young American joins a gang of marauders led by El Chucho on a series of savage raids to steal guns for a powerful rebel general.

A Place in Time
A Place in Time

Dir. Charles Lane
(1977)    34 minutes

A New York artist witnesses a crime but later resolves to redeem his earlier inaction.

4pm
Seventeen
Seventeen

Dir. Joel DeMott, Jeff Kreines
(1983)    118 minutes

High School seniors hurtling toward maturity experience joy, despair and an aggravated sense of urgency.

Tony Conrad: DreaMinimalist
Tony Conrad: DreaMinimalist

Dir. Marie Losier
(2008)    27 minutes

This film portrait offers an insightful and hilarious encounter with Tony Conrad as he sings, dances and remembers his youth and his association with Jack Smith.

Tokyo Playboy Club
Tokyo Playboy Club

Tôkyô pureibôi kurabu
Dir. Yôsuke Okuda
(2011)    100 minutes

This black comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Tokyo nightlife follows a stoic drifter hiding out at his friend's nightclub after blunt manslaughter.

On Sundays
On Sundays

Dir. Bruce Baillie
(1961)    27 minutes

Legendary filmmaker Bruce Baillie's first film, shot in San Francisco. A combination documentary and fantasy starring Baillie's "lovely friend" Miss Wong.

Opening Night
Opening Night

Dir. John Cassavetes
(1977)    144 minutes

A Broadway actress is about to open in a play written by her old friend but a series of pre-show disasters threaten to destroy not only the production but her sanity.

Pearl and Puppet
Pearl and Puppet

Dir. Roger Jacoby
(1975)    14 minutes

PEARL AND PUPPET features the filmmaker's sister and her two young children. Music from the Georges Bizet opera "The Pearl Fisher."

Patrick
Patrick

Dir. Richard Franklin
(1978)    112 minutes

Robert Thompson stars as a comatose killer seemingly unresponsive in a small private hospital. But when a hot new nurse begins to question his condition, Patrick will unleash a waking nightmare of psychokinetic carnage.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dir. Peter Hall
(1968)    118 minutes

Hermia is in love with Lysander but are forbidden to marry. Together they set off into the enchanted woods to live together in happiness.

6pm
Shaping Bamboo
Shaping Bamboo

Dir. Hugo Zemp
(1979)    32 minutes

This film shows the making of panpipes, from the cutting the bamboo in the forest to the making of the final bindings.

Starstruck
Starstruck

Dir. Gillian Armstrong
(1982)    95 minutes

Jackie dreams of becoming a singing star and her cousin Angus thinks he has what it takes to be a successful manager.

Tongues Untied
Tongues Untied

Dir. Marlon Riggs
(1989)    55 minutes

Marlon Riggs' essay film gives voice to communities of black gay men, presenting their cultures and perspectives on the world as they confront racism, homophobia and marginalization.

Ouled Bambara
Ouled Bambara

Portraits of Gnawa
Dir. Caitlin McNally
(2009)    35 minutes

Gnawa music is that of the ritual tradition known in Morocco as Tagnawit, "the craft of the Gnawi." Some consider Gnawa to be an underclass in Moroccan society but they nonetheless play a vital role in its spiritual life.

Power and the Land
Power and the Land

Dir. Joris Ivens
(1940)    38 minutes

This historically important documentary tells the story of the Parkinson family, farmers in rural Ohio who electrified their farm with the help of a Rural Electrification Administration loan.

Porcile
Porcile

Pigsty
Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini
(1969)    99 minutes

The story of a cannibal in a medieval wasteland is interwoven with that of the son of an ex-Nazi industrialist in modern day Germany.

Assumptions of Your Phantom(sy)
Assumptions of Your Phantom(sy)

Dir. Karissa Hahn
(2012)    2 minutes

A musing is addressed to a glorious phantom-like entity.

Aguirre, the Wrath of God
Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes
Dir. Werner Herzog
(1972)    94 minutes

Spanish conquistadors searching for a mythical "city of gold" in 16th-century Peru descend into madness as they penetrate ever-deeper into the then-uncharted Amazonian interior.

8pm
Sing Faster
Sing Faster

Dir. Jon Else
(1998)    55 minutes

The story of Richard Wagner's epic masterpiece entirely from the point of view of the opera's unsung heroes, the union stagehands.

Shopping
Shopping

Dir. Paul Anderson
(1994)    106 minutes

In a bleak near-future, a charming ex-con and his sexy girlfriend live for stealing fast cars, leading cops on high-speed chases and crashing through posh store windows to steal everything they can grab.

Ten Nights of Dreams
Ten Nights of Dreams

Dir. Yoshitaka Amano, Kon Ichikawa, Akio Jissoji, Shimmei Kawahara, Miwa Nishikawa, Atsushi Shimizu, Takashi Shimizu, Matsuo Suzuki, Keisuke Toyoshima, Yudai Yamaguchi, Nobuhiro Yamashita
(2007)    112 minutes

Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, TEN NIGHTS OF DREAMS brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual and psychological panache.

That Second Part About That Film About Money
That Second Part About That Film About Money

That Second Film About Money
Dir. James Schamus
(2014)    8 minutes

You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguard and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you’re wrong.

Opera Jawa
Opera Jawa

Requiem from Java
Dir. Garin Nugroho
(2006)    116 minutes

Setyo and Siti live a peaceful life as husband and wife, selling earthenware in their village. But when Setyo is called away on business, a flirtatious butcher, Ludiro, takes advantage of Siti's loneliness to seduce her.

Our Summer Made Her Light Escape
Our Summer Made Her Light Escape

Dir. Sasha Waters Freyer
(2012)    5 minutes

A wordless 16mm portrait of interiority, maternal ambivalence and the passage of time.

Palooka from Paducah
Palooka from Paducah

Dir. Charles Lamont
(1935)    20 minutes

A simple plot, indeed, but the sight of a hirsute Buster Keaton and three other Keatons in the cast makes it a lot of fun.

Pan Tadeusz
Pan Tadeusz

The Last Foray in Lithuania
Dir. Andrzej Wajda
(1999)    147 minutes

A grand and patriotic tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia.

A Hell of a Note
A Hell of a Note

Dir. Eagle Pennell
(1977)    26 minutes

Eagle Pennell was a self-taught filmmaker who had been hanging out around the University of Texas Austin campus when he decided to make A HELL OF A NOTE. The film follows Sonny Carl Davis and Lou Perryman from getting fired to getting drunk.

A Shock to the System
A Shock to the System

Dir. Jan Egleson
(1990)    88 minutes

A middle-aged advertising executive loses his long-awaited promotion to a younger man.

An Interesting Story
An Interesting Story

Dir. James Williamson
(1905)    4 minutes

Annoyed by the modern phenomenon of pedestrians staring at their cellphones, oblivious to everything around them? In the thoroughly analog world of the previous century, there was a close equivalent (according to this comic short).

10pm
Sherlock Jr.
Sherlock Jr.

Dir. Buster Keaton
(1924)    45 minutes

Buster Keaton stars as a movie theatre projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one breathtaking sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life.

Treeless Mountain
Treeless Mountain

Dir. So Yong Kim
(2008)    90 minutes

When their mother needs to leave in order to find their estranged father, seven year-old Jin and her younger sister Bin are left to live with their Big Aunt for the summer.

Tough, Pretty or Smart
Tough, Pretty or Smart

Dir. Dillon Bustin, Richard Kane
(1981)    29 minutes

Through their own words, the Patoka Valley Boys proclaim their love for old-time and bluegrass music.

Oblivion
Oblivion

El olvido
Dir. Heddy Honigmann
(2008)    92 minutes

OBLIVION introduces us to the everyday reality of Lima, celebrating a people who, albeit politically powerless, have resisted being consigned to oblivion.

Our Stars
Our Stars

Dir. Mark Rappaport
(2015)    27 minutes

Stars of the 1940s and 1950s, were they cast for their mutual affinities or for their commercial appeal? If and when they were re-starred years later, did the magic still work? Did sparks still fly?

Pinhas
Pinhas

Dir. Pini Tavger
(2008)    32 minutes

As his mother works night shifts and carries on an affair in the day, Pinhas, a young immigrant from Russia, is drawn to the warmth and unity of a religious family on the third floor.

Aberdeen
Aberdeen

Dir. Hans Petter Moland
(2001)    106 minutes

Kaisa (Lena Headey), a beautiful and feisty Scottish woman, finally has her life together, at least until her mother (Charlotte Rampling) asks an enormous favor: to bring back to her Kaisa's estranged father (Stellan Skarsgard).

Alaska is a Drag
Alaska is a Drag

Dir. Shaz Bennett
(2012)    14 minutes

Standing out in a crowd is not always a good thing when working at a fish cannery in Alaska.

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