Study these “Lessons of Darkness”

© Werner Herzog‘s “LESSONS OF DARKNESS” (1992) is a documentary about ravaged oil fields in Kuwait.
Shot from the perspective of an alien, looking down at the area that is constantly set on fire.
Visually stunning and poetic.

“We Live in Public” (2009)

© “WE LIVE IN PUBLIC” (2009) by Ondi Timoner.
A documentary that exposes the life of Dot Com Entrepreneur Josh Harris who also founded

One of Harris’ most famous art project is called : “Quiet: We Live in Public”, which in the late ’90s which placed more than 100 volunteers in a human terrarium under New York City, with many webcams following and capturing every move they made.
The project was forced to shut down on January 1, 2000 by order of the New York Police Department.

Martin on the cover of “Vogue”

© the one and only Martin Scorsese on the cover of French “Vogue”, December 1990 /January 1991 !
One hell of a funny cover ! If you have any more interesting covers, kindly email them to with publishing date and you will be named as a contributor!

Keep on “Following” (1998)

© Love him or hate him, Christopher Nolan‘s experimental directorial debut (unlike his later films) is actually one of my favorites and I find it visually stunning.
No professional actors were hired for this film. Check it out, it’s “Following” (1998). In this photo, Jeremy Theobald.

Whose Life is it Anyway?

© Richard Dreyfuss does not remember making this film in which he plays the role of an artist who becomes paralyzed from the neck down. He was a very heavy drug user at the time.
But you’re not likely to forget: “Whose Life Is It Anyway?”(1981), directed by John Badham, starring R. Dreyfus & John Cassavetes, seen here in the still shot.

From Bosnia & Herzegovina, “Circus Columbia”

© Danis Tanovic (born in Bosnia & Herzegovina) is mostly known for his directorial success in “No Man’s Land” (2001).
This is  a still shot from his most recent film “Circus Columbia” (2010) in which Miki Manojlovic’s character (seen here with Mira Furlan) comes back home after having lived in Germany, right before the break-out of the war in Yugoslavia.
Thank you Alen Duspara for introducing me to this director.

The name is “Loriot” !

© This photo stream is dedicated to Vicco von Bülow (1923-2011), the most celebrated German comedian, cartoonist, film director, actor and writer who went by the name of “LORIOT”.
Below you’ll find his portrait during an autograph session in 1971, another photo of him next to his famous cartoon and 2 videos from featuring 2 of his famous short film: “die Nudle” (with Evelyn Hamann) & “das Ei” (with english subtitles).
Click on them and have a good laugh!

Not your typical hollywood heroine: Miss Bala (2011)

© Based on the real-life drama of Miss Sinaloa, Laura Zuniga.
“Miss Bala”(2011) is directed by Gerardo Naranjo and offers a re-look at beauty pageants, female action figures & corruption in contemporary Mexico. It premiered at Un Certain Regard in Cannes in 2011.
I thought this film poster was the most interesting out of the bunch. Below it is the photo of the actual beauty queen.

“My Little Princess” (2011)

© One of Isabelle Huppert’s most controversial roles. “My Little Princess” (2011)
Inspired by the life of Irina Ionesco and her relationship with her daughter, the director of the film, Eva Ionesco.
Irina took erotic photos of her daughter (then still a minor) that were published back 1970’s Paris.
Find below a still shot from the film as well as one of Ionesco’s work.
Copyright goes to the artist.

Enter the Void (2009)

© A Wild Bunch Production, a “Sunset Boulevard” narrative inspiration, a DMT cinematic drug experience in Tokyo. Gaspar Noé’ planned this film for a period of 15 years. “ENTER THE VOID” (2009).