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. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES 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. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES 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. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES 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. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES | VOD PHILOSOPHICAL ENCOUNTERES WITH RICHARD SHUSTERMAN Creator of Somaesthetics presents his theory in a three part educational series. – 3×30 min PRODUCTION NOTES LAWNSWOOD GARDENS Zygmunt Bauman, one of the greatest sociologists ever, allows a four day visit in his Leeds home. – 55 min. PRODUCTION NOTES | TRAILER | FILM PHILOSOPHER’S PARADISE Janusz Kuczyński champions a philosophy to unite all previous philosophies. His filmmaking son doesn’t get it. – 52 min. PRODUCTION NOTES | TRAILER | FILM 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. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES 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. PRODUCTION NOTES | TRAILER | FULL FILM 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. TRAILER | FULL FILM | PRODUCTION NOTES A MISSING SELF A documentary companion to Phenomenology of Truth. 16 min. TRAILER | PRODUCTION NOTES Smaller, promotional philosophy related video productions, and interviews with scholars are on youtube.