Category: Retro

Iceland Safari

Glimpse into the past, with this 1970s documentary all about Iceland and exploring the cities and landscapes of the country....

The Tokyo Olympics 1964

A vintage documentary about the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Captured originally in 16mm film....

The Corner

Restored from 16mm footage from the 1960s, The Corner depicts the life of gang members in Chicago. They call themselves the Vice Lords....

Gershwins 1936-1939

Rare home movie footage from the life of legendary songwriter and lyricist Ira Gershwin, filmed in the late 1930s....

The Vital Juices are Russian

Documentary on Russian pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy. Shows life of a classical musician growing up in the USSR and touring Europe during the 1960’s....

The Forgotten Frontier

The Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) worked to save the lives of the people living in the Appalacian mountain area. Silent documentary produced in 1930....

The River

Produced during the Great Depression, “The River” chronicles the importance of the Mississippi River in American culture and history....

Trance and Dance in Bali

Journey to the island of Bali, 1936, now part of Indonesia. A unique view of Bali’s many cultural aspects including dance, trance, and other rituals....