Films on Philosophy

★★★★★

“This film will force you to ponder its message for days.”

Dan Pal WDCB Collage of DuPage Public Radio – about “Light Denied”

THE MAN IN GOLD
Exposure and self-knowledge.

58 min.

Richard Shusterman, a world-renown American philosopher, a star of the academic lecture circuit in aesthetics and occasional performer (The Man in Gold), faces the challenges to be on camera.

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CONNECTED IN ST. LOUIS

The ontological imperative.

27 min.

John Rensenbrink, a co-founder of the US Green Party, discusses his vision for a better mankind while meeting his friends in St. Louis during a National Green Party Annual Meeting.

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CHARLIE AND THE COMMON GOOD

Big ideas in a small town.

57 min.

Charles Brown a progressive, environmental philosopher prepares for a public debate in Emporia, Kansas, with his friend and ideological opponent conservative historian – Greg Schneider.

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THE VIEW FROM A CATHEDRAL

55 min.

Long after the 1968 anti-semitic campaign a charismatic philosopher Marek Siemek defends the legacy of his academic master Bronisław Baczko.

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PHILOSOPHICAL ENCOUNTERES
WITH RICHARD SHUSTERMAN

Creator of Somaesthetics presents his theory in a three part educational series.  – 3×30 min

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LAWNSWOOD GARDENS

Zygmunt Bauman, one of the greatest sociologists ever, allows a four day visit in his Leeds home.    – 55 min.

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PHILOSOPHER’S PARADISE

Janusz Kuczyński champions a philosophy to unite all previous philosophies. His filmmaking son doesn’t get it.  – 52 min.

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LIGHT DENIED

Friedrich Nietzsche and his pursuit of Dionysian light occupy the minds of scholars and Felix Lewinsky, a fictitious philosopher, who gets too close to the subject. With Krzysztof Janczar and Małgorzata Zajączkowska – 64 min.

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WHAT IF SOME DEMON WERE TO TELL YOU…

A Nietzsche obsessed philosopher goes mad. This is a narrative only part of Light Denied.  – 17 min.

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PHENOMENOLOGY OF TRUTH

Felix Lewinsky, a Warsaw philosophy professor, is the author of “Phenomenology of Truth”. She is a Japanese performer obsessed with his theory. With Krzysztof Janczar and Sakiko Yamaoka.  30 min.

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A MISSING SELF

A documentary companion to Phenomenology of Truth.  16 min.

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Smaller, promotional philosophy related video productions, and interviews with scholars are on youtube.