August 26:

Felix the Cat: The Movie (1988) 82 minutes

Animated fantasy film directed by Tibor Hernádi and based on the cartoon and comic strip character of the same name.  In another dimension, the villainous scientist Duke of Zill, with the help of his mechanical, geometric army, takes over the Land of Oriana, prompting Felix the Cat to save its princess and restore order once again.

The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) 78 minutes

Directed by Janice Karman and written by Karman and Ross Bagdasarian Jr., it stars the voices of Karman, Bagdasarian, and Dody Goodman, and follows the Chipmunks and the Chipettes as they go on a hot air balloon race around the world that is the cover for a diamond smuggling ring.

August 19:

I Love You, Daddy (2017) 114 minutes

Unreleased comedy-drama film written and directed by Louis C.K. and starring C.K., Chloë Grace Moretz, Rose Byrne, Charlie Day, Edie Falco, Pamela Adlon, Ebonee Noel, Helen Hunt, and John Malkovich. Co-producer Vernon Chatman co-wrote the story with C.K. It is the second film C.K. directed after Pootie Tang. He plays television writer and producer Glen Topher, who becomes disconcerted after his teenage daughter (Moretz) is seduced by a much older film director (Malkovich). The film premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2017. Initially scheduled to be released in the United States on November 17, 2017, by The Orchard, the film was dropped following sexual misconduct accusations made against C.K. a week prior to the intended debut.  A love letter to Woody Allen's Manhattan, and his trials and tribulations as an artist.

Ice Cream (1993) 14 minutes

American surrealist short film, written, directed, produced and edit by Louis C.K. The film stars Laura Kightlinger, Craig Anton, Rick Shapiro, Sheldon Wicowitz, Jim Labrioza, and Mike Ivy. Paul Koestner, who would later work as director of photography on Louie, provided cinematography.  Recieved grand prize at the Aspen Shortsfest in 1994.

August 12

Hell’s Angels (1930) 131 minutes

1930 American pre-Code independent epic war film directed and produced by Howard Hughes and director of dialogue James Whale. Written by Harry Behn and Howard Estabrook and starring Ben Lyon, James Hall and Jean Harlow, it was released through United Artists. It follows two dissimilar brothers, both members of the British Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.  It is considered a landmark of early sound and color use, and of the epic action film genre, particularly that of aviation.

Rare Vinyl Recording of Howard Hughes Radio Broadcast (1947) 25 minutes

Recorded in flight by James McNamara

August 5:

Duck, Duck (2019) 4 minutes

Harmony Korine transforms Miami into an unbridled dreamscape of sound and color in Duck Duck — exploring the emerging disciplines of wearable cinema, augmented reality, and immersive, spontaneous storytelling.  

The Beach Bum (2019) 95 minutes

Philosophical stoner comedy film written and directed by Harmony Korine and starring Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Jimmy Buffett, with Zac Efron, Martin Lawrence, and Jonah Hill. The plot follows the adventures of stoner poet Moondog (McConaughey) in and around the Florida Keys as he tries to finish his new novel.

July  29:

Block 13: Episode 1, Season 1 (2000) 7 minutes

Kuwaiti animated television series that serves as the Arabic adaptation of the popular American animated sitcom, South Park. It was the first animated TV series to be produced in the Arab Gulf region.  Produced for the annual Ramadan television season.

Wolves Do Not Eat Meat 'Kuwait Connection' (1973) 91 minutes

Egyptian action/horror film shot in Kuwait directed by Lebanese director Samir A. Khouri and featuring a predominantly Egyptian main cast with Lebanese and Kuwaiti actors. Hired assassin Anwar runs from the police and, wounded, takes refuge in rich libertine Walid's mansion outside Kuwait City. As Anwar narrates his story to Walid's wife Soraya, it is revealed that he was an idealist reporter who became disillusioned with humanity after atrocities he witnessed and was drawn to the criminal world.

3atsah 'Sneeze' (2011)  18 minutes

Directed by Meqdad Alkoot (Kuwait) and starring Ali Azam (Bangladesh), is a short film set in Kuwait. 3atsah a contemporary take on Anton Chekhov's The Death of a Government Clerk realized in the heavily bureaucratic government environment existing in the Arabian Gulf. 

July 15:

St. James Infirmary Blues (1933) 3 minutes

In the Betty Boop short film "Snow White", Koko the Clown (voiced by Cab Calloway) sings "St. James Infirmary Blues" when he believes Betty Boop is dead. Cab Calloway's voice is unique and specially eerie for this song. Koko's dancing during the "St. James" number is rotoscoped from footage of Calloway.

Stormy Weather (1943) 78 minutes

Stormy Weather  is a primary showcase of some of the leading African American performers of the day, during an era when African American actors and singers rarely appeared in lead roles in mainstream Hollywood productions. The supporting cast features the Nicholas Brothers in arguably the screen's most bravura dance sequence, Fats Waller, Katherine Dunham and her dancers, and Dooley Wilson.  Starring Lena Horne, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and Cab Calloway.

Gay Ni**ers From Outer Space (1992) 27 minutes

Danish English-language science fiction short film, directed by Danish performance artist Morten Lindberg. The film is a parody of the science fiction and blaxploitation genres. The film follows a group of intergalactic homosexual black men from the planet Anus, who discover the presence of female creatures on planet Earth. Using ray guns, they proceed to eliminate females one by one from Earth, eliciting gratitude from the previously oppressed male population. Before leaving the planet, they leave behind a "Gay Ambassador" to educate the Earthlings about their new way of life.


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