Classic surrealist film directed by Buñuel and written by Salvador Dalí.
"I see him as the most supremely religious director in the history of the movies." - Orson Welles
Very early sound films showing the state of 40's "black" music
David Lynch on surrealist cinema BBC Arena 1987
An interesting, if somewhat dry look at Max Ernst and other surrealists
The '60s shaped a generation and sculpted a political landscape that can still be seen today
A man tempts fate and seduction on a surreal bus journey in Mexico
Let's plan a vacation to Mexico City!
Beautiful but controversial early work by Buñuel, cited by some as an early parody of documentary, a form that was brand new at the time
Buñuel's intense, last American film, and one of only a few of his works shot in English
Covers the vastly complex history of the origins of Cinema
Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Dinah Washington, and more!
Special all Black-and-White episode! Featuring videos from Future Islands, Dope Body, Hercules & Love Affair, Spank Rock, & Ed Schrader's Music Beat
Was Buñuel deeply spiritual or subversive?
Great 1955 drama by Buñuel about a would-be serial killer
the queen of dots!
Dada thought that reason and logic had led people into the horrors of war, so the only route to salvation was to reject logic and embrace anarchy and irrationality.
Luis Buñuel loved the traditional drummers from his home town.
Great French doc on the life and work of Luis Buñuel, one of the all-time greats of cinema
Luis Buñuel was not only a master surrealist, he was also a master of melodrama- here's a fine example!
Just try to sit still when the mambo beat takes control!
Somewhat overlooked 1953 drama, (but worthy of re-discovery) by Buñuel visits many themes the director would explore throughout his entire career
1953 doc looks at the history and then-current atmosphere of "Middle America"
Trailers for some of the brilliant works of Luis Buñuel's prolific and varied career