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.
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.
THE ONTOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE
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.
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.
THE VIEW FROM A CATHEDRAL
Long after the 1968 anti-semitic campaign a charismatic philosopher Marek Siemek defends the legacy of his academic master Bronisław Baczko.
WITH RICHARD SHUSTERMAN
Creator of Somaesthetics presents his theory in a three part educational series. – 3×30 min
Zygmunt Bauman, one of the greatest sociologists ever, allows a four day visit in his Leeds home. – 55 min.
Janusz Kuczyński champions a philosophy to unite all previous philosophies. His filmmaking son doesn’t get it. – 52 min.
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.
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.
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.
A MISSING SELF
A documentary companion to Phenomenology of Truth. 16 min.
Smaller, promotional philosophy related video productions, and interviews with scholars are on youtube.