Stom Sogo was a brilliant media artist who left his native Japan for America while still in high school. He attended college in NYC and became a central figure in the mid-1990s experimental film community before returning home. GUIDED BY VOICES, a lyrically intense stroboscopic shock to the system, is quite possibly his masterwork. Featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, Sogo re-edited this piece a number of times before his untimely death at the age of 37 at his apartment in Kyoto. (http://2014.riverrunfilm.com/films/shorts-anthology-film-archives)
A lonely man with an intention of documenting every important detail is planning to kill his ex-girlfriend within 72 hours only to realize things are not as easy as he previously imagined.
With this accessible introduction to the work of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, viewers can gain insight into the methods employed by the church's followers to reduce stress, ease anxiety and increase happiness. Based on the writings of Hubbard's popular book Dianetics, this presentation details the step-by-step process the author created to help practitioners gain control over their thoughts and actions.
In September 1909 a small group of determined girls gatecrashed a Boy Scout Rally and asked for 'something for the girls'. That simple action inspired a movement that now boasts ten million members in 145 countries. In this film we look back at the extraordinary story of guiding past and present, with the help of some amazing archive footage and interviews with famous former Brownies and Guides, including Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Dame Kelly Holmes, Kate Silverton and Shappi Khorsandi.
Video documentary of the last show of bass player Greg Demos. Includes footage of the band's practice session on Bob's front porch with Bob playing guitar.
Recorded live at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, PA - May 20th, 2001 -- for HBO's music series, Reverb.
Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Set shortly after Kamen Rider W: Donburi's α/Farewell Beloved Recipe DVD, this video features the content normally found in the Hyper Battle DVD (explaining the powers and weapons of the Kamen Riders), revealed as Philip having come down with temporary amnesia after slipping on a hard-boiled egg and hitting his head.
Live Guided by Voices show at Austin City Limits 2004.
This film chronicles the legend of Guided by Voices, a tale of pop music mastery through self-reliance. Filmmaker Banks Tarver documents the history of the band leading up to the release of their tenth album, Under the Bushes Under the Stars.
In the blink of an eye perception shifts, opening up opportunities to explore and fluidly move between waking and dreaming realities. Shot in the hills of Brown County, Indiana on Super 8 and edited digitally, Attention to Detail Guides the Dreamer explores a recursive, deepening process that eradicates reliance on form and structure, expands space, and invites viewers to heighten their awareness of the multi-layered nature of reality.
An unprecedented look at Guided By Voices live in 1996. The two hour set, including five encores, was captured using three cameras and edited during the show. Recorded live at the Whisky A Go Go on May 10, 1996.
Fractals are the infinite self symmetric patterns found at the heart of nature. Fractal shapes have the remarkable ability to put the conscious mind in a deep meditative state just by looking at them. Mandalas and Yantras from Buddhist and Hindu traditions are examples of fractal shapes which are used for that purpose. Combining fractals and verbal positive suggestions creates a powerful tool to affect positive lasting change. Fractal Healing takes the viewer on a guided visual journey to replace negative beliefs and thought patterns with positive affirmations creating a new positive and empowering belief system.
This 65 minute DVD is an unbelievable collection of never-before-seen footage starring rock legends Guided By Voices. This collection includes some never-released videos including "Weed King," Bob and Demos early studio clips, backstage footage, Bob's high school movie "Wild People" featuring "Lucifer's Aching Revolver," plus an early live performance from 1992.
Deep in the heart of the rural south, a tiny town named Elberton is home to one of the most mysterious monuments of the modern age. The Georgia Guidestones, also known as "America's Stonehenge," bear ominous commandments, apparently for the founding of a New World Order after the collapse of our current civilization.
A definitive record of one of the greatest bands in indie rock, THE ELECTRIFYING CONCLUSION is a chronicle of the last four hours of GUIDED BY VOICES. The film captures GUIDED BY VOICES' final concert at Chicago's Metro on New Year's Eve 2004 - sixty-three songs - completely uncut. Excitement and nostalgia emanating from both the band and audience throughout the memorable evening are powerfully captured here in fantastic performances of both standard GBV tunes and special, seldom-played classics. The DVD includes over 20 minutes of extras including 4 live songs from 1994 and footage of Bob Pollard recording demos for Half Smiles of the Decomposed.
In the late 1970s, a stranger named R.C. Christian arrived in the sleepy town of Elberton, Georgia and ordered the construction of a very imposing granite monument. Since 1980, the mystery of the true identity and purpose of R.C. Christian has fascinated all who visit or even know about The Georgia Guidestones. This documentary explores the project, those involved, and most importantly, R.C. Christian himself.
Early Bruce Lee film.